Visit John Wood!

JWCC Open House - VIP Red Carpet

Join John Wood Community College two free open house events for students and the general public to learn more about the college process. No reservations are necessary!

John Wood staff will be on hand to answer questions regarding the admissions process, advising and registration for classes, career exploration, Smart Start for high school students, payment options and more. The College will also help students and parents file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Parents will need to bring their 2020 taxes to complete the FAFSA.

VIP Red Carpet

  • Wednesday, July 7, 2021 / 1:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021 / 1:00 – 6:00 PM

JWCC’s main campus – 1301 South 48th Street, Quincy, IL

Set up a Visit!

Take a Tour!

Tours are available daily at 10:30 am and 2:00 pm. 

  • Meet with admissions-ask questions, make a plan
  • Tour JWCC Campus (Main Campus, Workforce Center or Ag Center)
  • Talk to a current student about what it’s REALLY like at JWCC
  • Get help with financial aid and figure out costs
  • Receive assistance choosing a major

Schedule Your Tour Today!

Schedule a Group Tour (5 or more)

  • Tour JWCC main campus- Quincy
  • Tour JWCC Workforce Development Center
  • Meet with admissions/ college presentation
  • Sit in on a class (if program specific)
  • Great for high school classes, clubs, teams, etc.

Have a Large Group? Email Us!

Just want to sit down and talk?  

Schedule an admissions appointment.

  • Meet with admissions-ask questions, make a plan
  • Get help with financial aid and figure out costs
  • Receive assistance choosing a major

Schedule your appointment directly with one of our advisors below:

Meet with Matt Bilgri

Meet with Melissa Hess

Meet with Kristen Ritterbusch

Visit Us Virtually!

If you prefer to do things virtually, we are here to help!

  • Meet with an advisor by phone, email, text or Zoom!
  • Get help with financial aid and figure out costs
  • Receive assistance choosing a major
  • Need to send transcripts?
  • Ready to register? Contact or call 217.641.4355

Schedule your virtual appointment directly with one of our advisors:

You may also text or call Admissions at 217.393.8400 or email

Special Events

Trail Blazer DayTrail Blazer Visit Day

Prospective students and their families are invited to visit the College, meet professors and students and learn about academic programs and student life activities.

Students and their parents or families will tour the campus, learn about scholarships and financial aid, hear about JWCC’s 30 academic majors, learn where JWCC graduates transfer or begin employment and have the opportunity to interact with current students.

Parents of prospective students will also have the opportunity to hear from parents of current JWCC students as well as College administrators and faculty during a panel discussion.

JDUB Day photoJDUB Day

High school juniors explore John Wood on JDUB Day. Students must receive an excused absence from their high school guidance counselor to attend.

JDUB Day includes:

  • Scavenger Hunt of JWCC (Prizes for the winning team)
  • Prizes for best photos using #JDUBDAY(Twitter, Instagram and Facebook)
  • Meet JWCC Faculty
  • Free Lunch
  • Free T-shirt
  • Photo Booth
  • An opportunity to meet other students from area high schools

Application and Registration Days

John Wood has a variety of dates throughout the year to give prospective students a chance to explore John Wood and learn more about the College. Watch for special events posted on this website, local news media and social media.