The Academy (Academic Foundations Lab)

Purpose:  The purpose of the Academy is to provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills that will help you succeed in your Learning Support and College courses.

Placement:  Your ACT or COMPASS score determined your placement into the Academy.  You have been placed into one or more Academy subjects according to your scores.  Theses scores are as follows:

ADMISSIONS POLICY FOR THE ACADEMY

 Admission to the Academy is granted to accepted applicants to Jackson State and to potential applicants who meet the requirements for regular admission. 

Answers to Questions: Contact Laura Wells at 425-2614 or lwells@jscc.edu and/or Mary Jane Bassett at 425-2614 or mbassett@jscc.edu.

Registration and Payment: Financial Assistance Form

Cost:  (Under certain circumstances, financial assistance may be available for Academy reading and writing when it is the first attempt in a subject.  If assistance is needed, fill in the form above and attach it to your registration form, which can be obtained in the Registration Center or the Academic Assistance Center.)

Materials needed: 

Length of the Academy:  Up to 45 hours to be taken in 3 to 12 week sessions for Reading, Writing, and Math.  

Fall Schedule at the Jackson campus:

Please note that except for two of the Math classes, Academy classes start later than other classes.  

READING
DATES DAYS TIMES ROOM
Sept 8-Nov 17 Mon&Wed 10:00-12:30 C233
Sept 9-Nov 18 Tues&Th 9:30-12:00 C233
Sept 9-Nov 18 Tues&Th 1:00-3:30 C233
       
       
WRITING
DATES DAYS TIMES ROOM
       
Sept 8-Nov 17 Mon&Wed 1:00-3:30 C235
       
       
 Sept 6-Dec 6  Sat  9:00-12:00  C235
       
MATH
DATES DAYS TIMES ROOM
Aug 25-Sept 8  MW  2:00-3:15 by permission/ See Mrs. Bassett C126B
Aug 26-Sept 4  TR
2:00-3:15 by permission/ See Mrs. Bassett 2nd floor of Library
C126A
 Sept 8-Nov 10  MW  2:00- C234
       

 

Fall 2014 Schedules at the Centers:  Please check with the office at the Center you attend.  Their schedules will be posted on this page as soon as possible.

 Schedule at the Lexington Campus 

READING & WRITING
DATES DAYS TIMES ROOM
Sept 2 - Nov 1  T/R/F

See Office

142 
       
MATH
TBA     TBA
       
       

Schedule at the Savannah Campus

WRITING
DATES DAYS TIMES ROOM
TBA      
       
MATH
TBA      

COMPASS test is required after Academy Reading and Writing completion as an exit test.

Requirements to Register for Next Classes in Sequence:  

Questions?  Contact the Academic Assistance Center staff at (731) 425-2614.