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Fall Kick-Off Day & Welcome Week Activities


Tuesday Aug. 15th 10am-12pm (Sign-Up in Advance)

Feeling overwhelmed or excited about college? Take this extra day before the semester starts and prepare ahead of time! Join us on Tuesday, August 15th from 10am-12pm for a welcome panel session, brunch in the courtyard, and meet your faculty/staff. Please visit this link to register for Fall Kick-Off Day.

View Flyer for Our Fall Kick-Off Event (PDF)

What to Expect

  • Free Swag
  • Faculty/Student Q&A Panel (10am-11am)
  • Free Lunch (11am-12pm)
  • Meet your faculty/staff
  • Find your classes
  • Visit the bookstore
  • Get your Student ID made
  • Ensure your MyJALC Login is working
  • Info about clubs and student life

Contact College Readiness

Office Phone: (618) 985-2828 Ext. 8268
April Martinez – Manager for Recruitment and Student Life

Students at table with popsicles


Wednesday, August 16th – Thursday, August 17th

Welcome week events are free to all students and are hosted during the first week of class. The activities and programs offered during this week are designed to assist first-time and returning students in making a successful transition to college life while having fun and becoming acclimated to campus.