Jarvis Christian College

Mission Statement

Jarvis Christian College is a historically Black liberal arts, associate and baccalaureate, degree-granting institution affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The mission of the college is to prepare students intellectually, through academic programs that promote excellence in teaching and learning; socially, through student-centered support programs that encourage positive and constructive communication among peers, faculty, and staff; spiritually, through programs that stimulate spiritual growth and worship; and personally, through interaction that fosters self-development and maturity using different modalities of instructional delivery. The mission further seeks to prepare students for professional and graduate studies, productive careers, and to function effectively in a global and technological society.

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News & Updates

Jarvis Christian College to Host Social Justice Conference

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Three human rights leaders will gather on Jarvis Christian College’s campus for “Mission, Vocation and the Call to Social Justice: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Dr. John D.... Read More

Former GM Executive Mr. Kevin W. Williams is keynote speaker for Honors Convocation

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mr. Kevin W. Williams, former Board Chairman, President and Managing Director of General Motors (GM) of Canada Ltd., will give the keynote address during Jarvis Christian College’s Honors Convocation at... Read More

Rev. Jerard R. Mosley Sr., speaker for Tuesday's Chapel service

Monday, April 09, 2018

The Rev. Jerard R. Mosley Sr., pastor of North Star Missionary Baptist Church in Tyler, will be the Chapel speaker at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Smith Howard... Read More

Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke to speak at J.N. Ervin Lecture

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke, Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), will be the speaker at Jarvis... Read More

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Calendar

  • Apr
    25
    Final Examinations for Graduating Seniors

  • Apr
    30
    Graduating Senior Grades Due

  • May 04
    Apr 30
    Final Exam Period

  • May
    1
    Sankofa Ceremony

  • May
    4
    Last Day of Class

  • May
    5
    Commencement

  • May
    7
    Final Grades Due

  • May
    28
    Memorial Day (College Closed)

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Jarvis Christian College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Jarvis Christian College.