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1220 Coffeen St
Watertown , New York 13601-1897

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1220 Coffeen St
Watertown, NY 13601-1897
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About Jefferson Community College

Jefferson Community College, located in the city of Watertown, New York, is a public institution offering a wide range of educational opportunities to students in the region. With a focus on providing a quality education, the college serves as a gateway for students to pursue their academic, career, and personal goals.

Established in 1961, Jefferson Community College has become a prominent institution in the North Country region of New York. As a two-year college, it offers associate degrees and certificate programs in various fields of study, providing students with a solid foundation for further education or entry into the workforce. With a commitment to accessibility, Jefferson Community College ensures that individuals have the opportunity to benefit from higher education regardless of their backgrounds or circumstances.

Situated in Watertown, a vibrant city with a population of approximately 27,000 residents, Jefferson Community College enjoys a prime location in the heart of Jefferson County. The college offers students the opportunity to engage with the local community and take advantage of the numerous amenities and attractions available in the area. With its close proximity to the magnificent Thousand Islands region, students can explore the scenic St. Lawrence River, visit historic sites, and engage in outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, and hiking.

Jefferson Community College prides itself on providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students. Faculty members are dedicated to student success and offer a personalized approach to education, ensuring that students receive the attention and resources they need to thrive academically. The small class sizes at the college allow for greater interaction between students and professors, fostering a collaborative and engaging experience.

Alongside academic pursuits, Jefferson Community College offers a range of extracurricular activities and programs to enhance the college experience. Students can participate in student clubs and organizations, join intramural sports teams, or take part in community service initiatives. These opportunities not only contribute to personal growth but also help students develop leadership skills, build friendships, and create a sense of belonging within the college community.

Furthermore, Jefferson Community College provides a host of support services to ensure student success. From academic counseling and tutoring services to career exploration and job placement assistance, the college strives to support each student’s individual needs and aspirations. In addition, the college’s dedicated veterans’ services office provides resources and assistance to military-affiliated students, recognizing and honoring their service.

As an affordable educational option, Jefferson Community College offers a range of financial aid options to help students achieve their educational goals without placing excessive burden on their financial resources. Scholarships, grants, and work-study opportunities are available to students, ensuring that finances are not a barrier to obtaining a quality education.

In conclusion, Jefferson Community College serves as an invaluable institution in the North Country region of New York, offering accessible and affordable education to students seeking to pursue various paths of academic and career advancement. With its commitment to student success, supportive environment, and opportunities for personal and professional growth, Jefferson Community College stands as a beacon of higher education for the community it serves.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations