Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) enhances student academic success and persistence from entrance through graduation. ACE develops student academic skills; student adjustment to college; student/faculty /staff appreciation of cultural diversity; faculty/staff pedagogy and student-centered skills, and intrusive academic advisement. ACE services include Advisement Services and Tutoring Services for student athletes.
The University Campus Bookstore is located on the second floor of the Theron Montgomery Building. Students may purchase books and supplies at the University Bookstore including new and used books, school and office supplies, clothing and gifts, software, and study guides.
Career Services (CS) provides cooperative education to undergraduate and employment assistance to graduating seniors and alumni. These services consist of employability skills workshops, on-campus interviews, job listings at https://jsu-csm.symplicity.com, career fairs, corporate information, resume editing, and individual counseling concerning job search strategies.
The Center is operated by the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and supports the instructional goals of the department. The Center provides students and faculty opportunities for study and research related to the child.
The University has an extensive network of computer resources that provide access to the Internet, the JSU Administrative and Academic Networks, and the Alabama Research and Education Network. Academic Computing labs are located throughout the campus and are available to all currently enrolled students. Email accounts are given to all currently enrolled students.
Counseling Services offers individual and group counseling for JSU students, faculty and staff. Personal counseling is conducted in a private setting under the strictest confidence. Counselors are available on an individual or group basis. Counseling Services is the registration site for CLEP, R-ACT, C-BASE, MAT, and other examinations.
The University Dining Service provides a variety of flexible meal plans to meet the needs of both resident and non-resident students. There are four dining facilities on campus: the Jack Hopper Dining Hall, the Food Court located in the Theron Montgomery Building, the Gamecock Diner located behind Stephenson Hall, and the Jazzman’s Café located in the Houston Cole Library. Meals can be purchased in all four locations on a cash basis. University Dining Services also provides catering services both on and off campus.
Through a variety of services and programs, Disability Support Services provides reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is the goal of DSS to ensure that students with disabilities have equal opportunity to achieve their personal academic goals while concurrently maintaining the integrity of JSU’s academic program requirements.
Jacksonville State University strives to meet the needs of all students. Distance education enhances our ability to do so by utilizing the ever-expanding set of technological tools to reach students who may before have been unable to participate in the University environment.
The Student Health Center is a primary health care facility that provides outpatient medical services and promotes preventive health measures to currently enrolled students, staff, and faculty. Patients are seen by appointment, with the exception of emergencies. Consultation with the physician is free of charge.