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News Release

Registration for Summer Classes at John Tyler Community College to Begin in April

Primary Media Contact:
Holly Walker
Public Relations Manager

Secondary Media Contact:
Heather Busch
Creative Services Manager

Released on March 27, 2013

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – When you think of summer, picnics, vacations with family and friends, and outings to the pool and beach often come to mind. Summer is definitely a great time for all those activities. It’s also a wonderful time to catch up, get ahead, get creative and continue your education. John Tyler Community College can help you do that. The best part? You don’t have to give up summer fun to take classes. At John Tyler, we understand that our students often must juggle family, work and time off with their classes, so our summer schedule includes day, evening, weekend, online and hybrid (partially online and partially in the classroom) courses offered in 5-Week,  6-Week and 10-Week session lengths. And, whether you are a new student, a continuing John Tyler student, a teacher who needs recertification credits, or a student at a four-year college or university who is home for the summer, we have classes that will meet your needs. Our schedule includes classes in subjects such as calculus, biology, U.S. history, creative writing, German, music appreciation, first aid and safety, drawing, developmental psychology, jazz and more. We also know money matters. So we work hard to keep classes affordable. Currently, tuition and fees at John Tyler are just over one third the tuition and fees charged at a four-year public college or university in Virginia. And, thanks to guaranteed transfer agreements, John Tyler associate degree graduates who wish to continue their education and who meet certain criteria are able to seamlessly transfer to more than 25 four-year colleges and universities in Virginia where they can finish their bachelor’s degrees.

General Registration for John Tyler Community College’s Summer 2013 semester begins April 8, 2013. A complete list of classes may be found online at http://www.jtcc.edu/schedule. If you already are enrolled at John Tyler, you may register online using the Student Information System found at http://www.jtcc.edu/myTyler. You also may register in person at either the Chester Campus, located at 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway, or the Midlothian Campus, located at 800 Charter Colony Parkway. 

Hours for in-person registration are as follows:

Chester Campus
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Midlothian Campus
Monday – Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours (both campuses)
May 13-16 and May 20-23
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Please note: On Wednesday, May 8, the College will close at 10:00 a.m. for an internal college-wide event. Online registration will still be available on that day.

If you are interested in attending John Tyler but are not enrolled at the College, you must first submit an application for admission. If you applied to the College but did not attend classes in the past year, you must reapply to John Tyler. The application for admission may be found online at http://www.jtcc.edu, or it may be picked up at the Chester or Midlothian campuses. There is no application fee. Tuition and fees are $124.50 per credit hour for Virginia residents and $316.60 per credit hour for out-of-state residents.  All students must pay a comprehensive fee of $25.

John Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and is the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian and off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler offers quality and economical opportunities for students who want to earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year college or university, train for the workforce, or switch careers. The College, which served more than 14,895 students during the 2011-12 academic year, offers 18 associate degrees, eight certificates, and 35 career studies certificates. The institution also serves 15,000 non-credit students and more than 1,000 companies and government agencies annually through the Community College Workforce Alliance. The College also is committed to sustainability. In July 2010, it received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification for Hamel Hall on its Midlothian Campus, becoming the first in the Virginia Community College System to receive such recognition. John Tyler Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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