Agriculture Student Orientation Session

Tue. 18th of Jun. 2013 at 8:00 am


New students and prospective students interested in learning more about John Wood Community College’s agriculture, agribusiness, agronomy, animal science, beef and swine specialist programs are encouraged to attend a special orientation and registration session Tuesday, June 18.  The session will be held at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center on Route 104 near Perry.   Prospective students who have not completed the COMPASS testing to meet admission requirements should arrive at 8 a.m. for the testing.  Students who have completed the COMPASS test may arrive by 10:15 for the orientation session.  The event will conclude with course registration beginning at 1 p.m.

Registration is encouraged, but not required.  Contact the JWCC Agricultural Education Center at 217.236.4711 or 217.641.4558 to register or for more information.

The program will include COMPASS testing for new students and offer information about admissions, financial assistance and scholarships.  Details about JWCC’s agriculture courses, certificates and degrees will be shared and University of Illinois representatives will explain the unique opportunities available for JWCC students through the Orr’s Research Center.  Other presenters will provide overviews of JWCC Student Government Association, Agriculture Club, Livestock Evaluation Club, and Alumni Association.  JWCC academic advisors will be on hand to register participants for fall classes.

JWCC Agriculture Alumni association will provide a complimentary lunch at noon.

JWCC fall semester classes begin the week of August 19.  Many classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays only and students may attend full or part time.  Classes can also be taken individually based on students’ schedules.  The last day of regular registration for fall semester is August 9.

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