Welcome to JSU

Jacksonville State University has a long history of serving Post-Traditional students within the surrounding communities.  It is our goal to provide better access to academic success at JSU by providing resources and referrals to needed services and programs, both on and off campus, for all enrolled Adult Learners, Commuters, Students with Children, and Transfer Students.

Next Steps

In order to ease your transition to JSU, we have created two resources for your convenience:

Support Services

Arlene Brothers


Phone Number: 256-782-8873

Success coaching is a service that assists students with time management, motivation, using academic resources, and accountability to ensure students are successful. Your success coach also addresses faculty-issued alerts in Navigate and refers students to other campus resources.

Schedule an in-person or virtual meeting with your success coach. To view availability, click here

Upcoming Workshops

Adult Learner: Steps to Success

August 29th| 6:00 PM-7:00 PM| Virtually via Teams 

Description: In this workshop, adult learners will learn how to be successful by taking advantage of JSU's free resources. Learn how to get connected with your success coach, in-person and virtual tutoring services, supplemental instruction, parent support group, and more. 

Register Now

Midterm Prep: Testing Strategies

Tuesday, September 27th | 5:00-6:00 PM| In-person and virtual option

2-A Houston Cole Library | 2nd Floor

Virtually via Teams

Description: Looking for ways to perform better on tests? This workshop focuses on various strategies and approaches to different test formats. Students attending this program will learn skills for test preparation, improving memory, and test-taking strategies.

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Parents in College Group

Initial Meet and Greet

Tuesday, August 23rd |6:00-7:00 PM| 5th Floor of Houston Cole Library

Meet other student parents and tour the 5th Floor Kids corner

Register Now

Additional Meetings: September 13th, October 11th, and November 8th

If you need assistance filling out your FAFSA, or understanding how financial aid or scholarships work, book a time to chat with a Financial Aid Representative.

Information about JSU's completely online degrees

Are you interested in jumping back into college without the commitment?

Give our JSU Try It courses a spin and see that you can be successful in college.

Information about various campus services at JSU

Information on parking rules and passes while on campus

Information about our free shuttle system on campus