New Options Program

Are you an adult thinking about…

  • beginning college after being out of school for a long time,
  • taking classes to upgrade your skills for re-entering the workforce,
  • getting a college degree to help you get a better job,
  • fulfilling a lifelong dream of attending college?

If you are single (25 or older); married/divorced/widowed; single parent; or GED recipient, attend this FREE seminar at the Jefferson Campus.  You will receive information on admissions, financial aid, and beginning college.

If you are interested in attending, please call NEW OPTIONS to pre-register at 856-7718 or toll-free 1-800-239-5900, ext. 7718.

Seminar Schedule

New Options Schedule Borders 2020

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The program offers free seminars each semester at the Jefferson, Shelby-Hoover, St. Clair-Pell City and Chilton-Clanton campuses. These seminars help participants prepare for classes and cover many topics including beginning college, applying for financial aid, study skills, job search skills and becoming a successful student.



Lynn Evans
Jefferson Campus
Fitzgerald Student Center 301
(205) 856-6076

Floyce Adams
Office Manager
Jefferson Campus
Fitzgerald Student Center 301
(205) 856-7718

It is the policy of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education including all postsecondary institutions under the control of the Alabama State board of Education, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. 

(Each institution will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.)