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2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook


Message From The President

Welcome Tyler Trailblazer!

This is an exciting time to be part of John Tyler Community College. It’s our 50th anniversary, and you are invited to take part in the celebration! As we mark this important occasion, we are also looking forward to what’s next, and that includes you. We cannot wait to see what trails you blaze during your time at John Tyler and after you graduate.

As you prepare to begin your educational journey, please take some time to explore this Catalog, the college’s web site, and our social media channels. Through these resources, you’ll find important information about your major, including milestones that may allow you to earn additional college credentials and industry certifications. You’ll also learn about services and opportunities available to you, such as scholarships, career fairs, student activities, advising, tutoring, and student clubs - just to name a few.

We look forward to helping you find your pathway to success.


President's signature

Edward “Ted” Raspiller, Ed.D.

President, John Tyler Community College

Copyright © 2017 by John Tyler Community College

The information, procedures, regulations, rules and policies listed in this catalog are subject to change by the College, the College Board, the Virginia Community College System or the State Board for Community Colleges. This catalog is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to establish contractual agreements between students and the College.

Nondiscrimination Policy

John Tyler Community College (JTCC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability in its programs or activities. Also, JTCC does not discriminate against pregnant and/or parenting students. Please note that any gender-based discrimination or sex-based discrimination to include sexual misconduct should be directed to Sandra Kirkland, Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator and/or Michelle Spencer, Associate Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator. Please refer to the JTCC Title IX policy at www.jtcc.edu/about/title-ix-and-sexual-misconduct for policy and procedures related to Title IX.

Inquiries related to the College’s nondiscrimination policy should be directed to:

Ms. Sandra Kirkland, Dean of Students
13101 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831

Michelle Spencer, Associate Dean of Students
13101 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831

Content Disclaimer

John Tyler Community College provides its web site, catalog, handbooks and any other printed materials or electronic media for your general guidance. The College does not guarantee that the information contained within them, including, but not limited to, the contents of any page that resides under the DNS registration of www.jtcc.edu, and the associated social media sites of www.facebook.com/johntylercc, www.twitter.com/johntylercc, www.linkedin.com/school/59502, www.flickr.com/johntylercc, www.instagram.com/johntylercc and www.youtube.com/johntylercommcollege, is up-to-date, complete and accurate, and individuals assume any risks associated with relying upon such information without checking other credible sources, such as a student’s academic program advisor or a member of the advising center. In addition, a student’s or prospective student’s reliance upon information contained within these sources, or individual program catalogs or handbooks, when making academic decisions does not constitute, and should not be construed as, a contract with the College. Further, the College reserves the right to make changes to any provision or requirement within these sources, as well as changes to any curriculum or program, whether during a student’s enrollment or otherwise.

Links for references to other materials and web sites provided in the above-referenced sources are also for information purposes only and do not constitute the College’s endorsement of products or services referenced.

Photography and Video

Photographs and videos taken at John Tyler Community College and at College-sponsored events may be used in the College’s print, television/video and web-based advertising, promotions and publications.