Admission Requirements

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Enrollment Documents

All applicants must submit one primary form of identification and a signature page for admission. Documents may be submitted in person, by mail, e-mail or fax. (Please note: Identifications generally do not fax well.)

Enrollment Services is available at every Jefferson State location to provide information to incoming students. Please use the menu on the left for a detailed list of requirements for admission to Jefferson State. We look forward to helping you through the admission process so you can begin a rewarding experience at Jefferson State.

Mailing Address:

Enrollment Services – Admissions and Records
2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215
admissions@jeffersonstate.edu
(205) 856-7704
(205) 856-8091 (Fax)

Admission Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Listed are the Admission Requirements & Document Submission Policies for All Enrolling Students.

FRESHMAN

  • Primary Identification
  • Signature Page
  • Official High School Transcript/GED

TRANSIENT

  • Primary Identification
  • Signature Page
  • Transient Letter (must list enrollment term and JSCC courses to be taken)

TRANSFER

  • Primary Identification
  • Signature Page
  • Official High School Transcripts/GED
  • Official College Transcripts

RETURNING

  • Primary Identification
  • Signature Page
  • Official High School Transcripts/GED *If not already submitted
  • Official College Transcript(s) *If not already submitted

Identification Requirements

Examples of primary forms of identification:

  • Unexpired Alabama Driver’s License or instruction permit
  • Unexpired Alabama identification card
  • Voter Registration Card
  • Unexpired U.S. Passport
  • Unexpired U.S. Permanent Resident Card
  • Resident Alien Card — Pre-1997
  • Unexpired Driver’s License or instruction permit from another state or possession that verifies lawful presence, dated 2000 and beyond
  • U.S. Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-151) prior to 1978
  • BIA or tribal identification card with photo
  • I-797 Form with expiration date

Selective Service Registration

Males between 18-26 must submit verification of Selective Service Registration if applying for Financial Aid. Visit www.sss.gov to print selective service verification number. It may be mailed, hand-delivered, faxed or e-mailed.

Transcript Submission Policy

Transcripts must be official. College and GED transcripts must be sent directly from the college or educational agency by mail or electronic submission service, such as e-Scrip, to records@jeffersonstate.edu. High school transcripts must list a graduation date and may be submitted by mail or e-Scrip from the high school or delivered in person by you if sealed inside an envelope from the school. GED transcripts may be requested through www.ged.com. Transient letters may be mailed, faxed, presented in person by student or e-mailed as a PDF.

High School Seniors, please submit your final high school transcript after graduation.

Former Dual Enrollment and Accelerated High School students must submit a final high school transcript before enrolling as a college student at Jefferson State.

Students who need to apply using a paper application, click here

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