Jackson Academic/Technical Center
Welcome to the Jackson Campus – Academic/Technical Center! At the Jackson Campus, you are not just a number. You are a part of a family environment! We are here to help you reach your educational and career goals. Whether you are a first time college student or returning to school after a number of years, we’ll be here for you every step of the way. Conveniently located just off I-220 at Sunset Drive, we offer a variety of programs that will set you on a path for a bright and successful future.
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Experience the benefits of the Jackson Campus – Academic Technical Center
- Small class sizes, where instructors know your name
- Free tutoring in Math, English, and Reading
- Child Care Center
- Day, Night, and Online Classes
- Comprehensive Student Support Services
- Conveniently located off I-220 with access to public transportation
- Academic classes guaranteed to transfer to Mississippi’s universities
- One-two year career and technical programs that get you job-ready
- Student Government, Phi Theta Kappa, and other student organizations
- MI-Best Program for students seeking both a GED and college credit
Need more information? Give us a call at 366.1405 or submit a message to our Jackson Campus.
The Jackson Campus offers a variety of academic courses needed in your first two years of college in order to pursue any bachelor’s degree. Students will save an average of $8,000 in tuition costs when they attend Hinds in their first two years before transferring to a public university! At Hinds, you can complete the 62 credit hours required to receive an Associate of Art Degree. In addition, we maintain a close relationship with Mississippi’s universities to ensure that your credits transfer. Be sure to check out the Mississippi Articulation Transfer Tool to guide you through academic transfer programs.
Career and Technical programs are designed to give you hands-on training and education to equip you with a skill set for a specific profession. These programs can be one - two years in length and result in either the Career Certificate, Technical Certificate, or Associate of Applied Science Degree:
- Architectural Engineering Technology
- Banking and Finance Technology
- Business and Office Technology
- Computer Servicing Technology
- Culinary Arts Technology
- Early Childhood Education Technology
- Electronics Technology
- Engineering Drafting and Design Technology
- Geographic Information Systems Technology
- Hotel and Restaurant Management
- Paralegal Technology
- Telecommunications Technology
- Travel and Tourism Technology
- Welding and Cutting Technology
When you are ready to register for classes for the upcoming semester, we invite you to visit with a Hinds Counselor on the Rankin Campus who will advise you and help you select the right courses. For more information about our classes, please contact the Rankin Campus Counseling Office at 601.936.1879.
The Jackson Campus has activities that meet both the academic and the social needs of our students. We host fun activities throughout the semester such as Welcome Week, Spring Fever, cook-outs, guest speakers, competitions, and more.
In addition, students can get involved in these organizations:
|Associated Student Government (ASG)||Sponsors: Dr. Marla Wiley and Dr. Linda Pates / 601.987.8176|
|PHI Theta Kappa (PTK)||Sponsor: Hilda Wells / 601.987.8174|
|Delta Epsilon Chi (DECA)||Sponsor: Jerry Ainsworth and Austin Lee / 601.987.8179|
|Hinds Association of Legal Students (HALS)||Sponsor: Shivochie Dinkins / 601.987.8114|
|M2M (Minority Male Leadership Initiative)||Sponsor: Aleisha Escobedo / 601.987.8109|
|PHI Beta Lambda (PBL)||Sponsor: Linda Pates / 601.987.8136|
|Spanish Club||Sponsor: Margaret Mathews / 601.987.8759|
|Sociology Club||Sponsor: Dr. Joyce Scott / 601.987.8149|
|Book Club||Sponsor: Jackie Quinn / 601.987.8123|
The Jackson Campus offers comprehensive student services including Admissions, Counseling and Advising, Financial Aid, Business Office, ACCUPLACER testing, the Residual ACT, and online course proctored testing. Student Services offices are located in the Administrative Building.
In addition, we offer these support services:
The Jackson Campus provides a full service Math lab to accommodate students who are registered for any math course. We offer free tutoring services, proctored testing and computer access for homework assignments. Located in our Jobie Martin, Room 206, the lab is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 3:00pm (except holidays when the college is closed), as well as evening hours advertised per semester. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Early Childhood Education Center provides a healthy learning environment for infants through age four with half day, full day, or weekly rates. Priority is given to our Jackson campus students, faculty and staff; but if slots are still available, doors will then open to the community as well. For more questions, please contact 601.987.8127.
Stop by our Single Stop office for unique support services that will help meet your personal needs while you are pursing your college degree! Some of the FREE benefits screenings offered through Single Stop include assistance with foods stamps, Medicaid, housing, public assistance, social security, disability SSI, transportation, mental health care, domestic violence services, foster-care placement, food vouchers, debt solution, credit report, financial planning, maintaining small business, free tax preparation, and legal advice. For questions, contact Anita Bell-Muhammad at 601.987.8105 or Anita.Bell2@hindscc.edu.
Train for a job while you earn your GED! MI-Best is a unique program for students who wish to pursue a GED and enroll in college courses at the same time to prepare for a career. For more information about applying to MI-Best, contact Betty Gibson at 601-987-8150 or Betty.Gibson@hindscc.edu.
We invite you to visit! If you would like to schedule an individual or group tour, please submit a tour request here or call 601.857.3767 to schedule an appointment.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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