Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: the  Jarvis Christian University campus in Hawkins will resume normal business hours at 8 a.m. Thursday, February 2, 2023.   The Jarvis Dallas Teaching Site will remain closed Thursday, February 2, with students taking classes online. 

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Jarvis Christian University

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Jarvis Christian University is a historically Black liberal arts, four-year institution affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The mission of the university is to prepare a diverse population of lifelong learners intellectually, socially, spiritually, and personally through providing interactive services and using varied modalities of instructional delivery.

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  • Bachelor of Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Criminal Justice
    • Kinesiology
    • MASS Communications
    • Mathematics
    • Nursing (dual degree)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
    • Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science (Teacher Cert.)
    • Business Education (6-12)
    • Elementary Education (EC-6)
    • English/Reading/Language Arts (4-8)
    • English/Reading/Language Arts (8-12)
    • History (8-12)
    • Life Sciences (8-12) Biology
    • Mathematics (4-8)
    • Mathematics (8-12)
    • Physical Sciences (8-12) Chemistry
    • Science (4-8)
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JARVIS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TO RESUME OFFICE HOURS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2023

Wednesday, February 01, 2023
Jarvis Christian University campus in Hawkins, Texas, will resume regular office hours at 8 a.m. Thursday, February 2, 2023.

JARVIS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TO FEATURE CLARENCE GLOVER, EXPERT ON LIFE AND WORK OF MLK TUESDAY, JANUARY 17 CHAPEL SERVICE

Thursday, January 12, 2023
jarvis Christian University will host a special Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., chapel at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 17, 2023 in the Smith-Howard Chapel on the JCU campus in Hawkins,... Continue Reading

JARVIS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TO HOST 'UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY' PRAYER BREAKFAST HONORING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., JANUARY 14

Friday, January 06, 2023
Jarvis Christian University is hosting its annual "Unity in the CommUnity" prayer breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, January 14, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,... Continue Reading

JARVIS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TO OFFER DEGREE COMPLETION SCHOLARSHIPS TO DALLAS CITY, COUNTY, GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

Thursday, January 05, 2023
Jarvis Christian University is offering Dallas city, county and government employees Opportunity Scholarships to complete their undergraduate degrees in business administration and criminal justice at the university’s Dallas Teaching Site... Continue Reading
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Jarvis Christian University 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 University. To view PDFs, you may download Adobe Reader here.