Policies and Procedures

Registration:  Registration forms may be submitted online, via mail, in person or by calling 217.641.4941.  Payment in full must be received before students are officially registered in a class.  Credit or debit card payments are the easiest and most efficient way to secure your registration.

Register online and call 217.641.4941 with credit/debit card payment.

Mail Form and Payment:
Community-Based Outreach
1301 South 48th Street
Quincy, IL 62305

Payment Options:  Cash, check or credit/debit card. Payments must be made through the JWCC Business Office, located in the Student/Administrative Center or by calling 217.641.4211. JWCC’s Business Office hours are 8am-5pm Monday – Thursday and 8am -12pm on Friday.

Registration Confirmation:  Registration is confirmed after payment is completed. Students will receive a course schedule by email or mail with class details.

Cancellation:  Classes that do not meet minimum enrollment standards are subject to cancellation. Community-Based Outreach reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes, and will notify students as soon as possible. Students enrolled in a cancelled class will be given a full refund.

Class Locations:  Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held at the JWCC Quincy Campus. The specific classroom location is detailed on the student course schedule.

Refund Policy:  Unless otherwise noted in advance, a student who notifies Community-Based Outreach (CBO) of their desire to drop or inability to attend a class no later than three business days prior to the day of the seminar or class will receive a 100 percent refund. A full refund will be provided if the class is cancelled due to low enrollment, instructor cancellation, or inclement weather. No other refunds will be given.

Inclement Weather:  When the college is closed or classes are cancelled due to inclement weather, Community-Based Outreach classes will also be cancelled.  If classes are cancelled, local radio and TV stations will be notified, a message will be placed on John Wood’s website, and an announcement will be recorded on the JWCC Weather Line (217.641.4100). Community-Based Outreach makes every effort to ensure that students are aware of cancellations related to inclement weather.

Accommodations:  Participants with physical disabilities requiring special accommodations should indicate needs when registering.  JWCC will do our best to meet your needs.

Notice of Nondiscrimination:  John Wood Community College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all applicants and members of its student body, faculty and staff. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, disability or other factors prohibited by law in the administration of its educational policies, admission and recruitment policies, financial aid programs, employment policies or other school-administered programs. Further, the College administers all educational programs and implements the terms, conditions, and privileges of employment free of sexual harassment. Questions in reference to educational opportunities may be directed to the following individuals at the College (1301 South 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305):
  • Rob Hodgson, ADA/504 Compliance Officer, 217.641.4349
  • Dana Keppner, Affirmative Action Officer and Title IX Deputy Coordinator, 217.641.4241

Regarding COVID-19:  JWCC continues to proactively develop and implement plans following the recommendations and mandates issued by local, state and national government agencies. JWCC’s main objective is always to provide a safe environment for our students, faculty, staff and our community. Learn more at: