Students gather at computers in the JWCC Library

JWCC Closing for Winter Recess

JWCC main campus building
December 16, 2020

All offices and classrooms at John Wood Community College will be closed for winter recess Thursday, December 24, 2020, through Sunday, January 3, 2021. This schedule includes the campus in Quincy and all other centers and offices in Quincy, Mt. Sterling, Baylis and Pittsfield, as well as all JWCC classes offered throughout the area.

In-person registration for spring classes will continue through December 23 and will resume January 4. While the college is closed, students may still begin or continue the admissions process online at www.jwcc.edu/admissions/. A Take the Plunge event is scheduled for Wednesday, January 6, to help new students complete admission and registration processes for the spring semester.

Most Spring semester classes begin the week of January 11. A 12-week course session begins February 8.


John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.