Business Office

FALL 2018

The Business Office is located on the second floor of the Administration Building. Normal hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Prompt and accurate settlement of all accounts is expected of all students.

Legal residents of the State of Mississippi meet the criteria set forth in Section 37-103, Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated. A copy of this Section of the Code is available in the Admissions and Records Office.

FEES

Academic and Technical General Tuition Fee:
$1700.00 (15-21 hours) per semester.
$130.00 per semester hour (less than 15 hours)
*more than 21 hours creates a $130 per hour surcharge

Vocational Tuition Fee:
Approximately $567.00 for a five week session, and $850.00 for a seven week session.

Academic, Technical and Vocational Out-of-State Tuition Fee:
Part time (under 15 hours) $205.00 per semester hour, not to exceed $1,000.00
Full Time (15-19 hours) $1,000.00
Non-Resident (Out-of-State) students are charged both Out-of-State and General Tuition.

Legal residents of the State of Mississippi meet the criteria set forth in Section 37-103, Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated. A copy of this Section of the Code is available in the Admissions and Records Office.

Registration Fee: $40.00

Senior Citizens:
If space is available, senior citizens over the age of 65 may enroll in courses without paying registration or general fees. However, any applicable lab fee must be paid. Information concerning this program may be obtained from the Deans’ Office.

Mini Session/OnDemand Courses:
A student may enroll in a mini and/or OnDemand session that is offered within the regular semester schedule. These courses are additional hours and may require a student to owe additional tuition or tuition-related fees charges. Please see the Business Office prior to enrolling in any additional courses for an overview of new charges.

Duals: Dual Credit:
Students are charged based on individual county contracts. Students should contact Jamie Williams in Recruiting (601) 477-4057 for more information.

Dual Enrolled:
Students are charged the same price as a regularly enrolled student.

*The Board of Trustees of Jones County Junior College reserves the right to change any or all fees without notice.*

FOR RESIDENCE HALL STUDENTS

$466 Key Pick-up Payment/Move-in Payment
This fee applies towards the overall dorm cost

Residence Hall Fees

FALL 2018
$2066.00 for the fall semester or four payments of $400 after $466 move in payment.

$400 due August 31, 2018
$400 due September 28, 2018
$400 due October 31, 2018
$400 due November 30, 2018

THESE FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE IF A STUDENT MOVES OUT

Except on official school holidays, resident hall students are provided three meals per day each day of the week. Meals are provided if the dorms are open. All resident hall students are required to purchase a mailbox and a college cafeteria meal plan.

Residence Hall Move Out
To withdraw officially from the dormitory, a student must secure a withdrawal notice from the Director of Housing.

The room and board fees are not refundable.

A student who moves out may no longer live on campus; however they will still be allowed to continue to use their dorm meal ticket in the cafeteria for the remainder of the term.

Residence Hall Room Processing Fee
A residence hall room processing fee of $50.00 is payable in advance in order to reserve a room in the resident halls. This fee is nonrefundable unless the college fails to provide the student a room by the first day of class.

Dorm Meal Plan
Please see the appropriate housing office for various meal plan options for dorm students; do so by the first week of courses.

MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND EXPENSES

Work-Based Learning: $130.00 per semester hour
Change of Schedule Fee: $20.00
Returned Check Fee: $40.00
Replacement Identification Card: $40.00
Replacement Key Card (Smith Hall): $40.00
Multiple Decals or Replacement: $25.00
Commuter Meal Ticket See the OneCard Office

Alternate Option to Commuter Meal Ticket
Students who do not wish to charge or purchase a commuter meal ticket may purchase Bobcat Bucks to be applied to their JCJC OneCard. These funds can be used in the cafeteria, bookstore, select vending machines, and other, multiple on and off campus locations.

Students who are full time in the fall semester will receive a yearbook. Yearbooks are delivered near the end of spring semester and qualifying students must pick up their yearbook before the close of the second summer semester. See College Calendar 2017-2018 for these dates.

REFUND/WITHDRAW POLICY

It is the student's responsibility to withdraw officially. Refunds of fees are computed according to the date the student personally contacts the Student Success Center to complete the withdrawal process or the date the student drops their courses themselves online, not the last day of class attendance.

Students must withdraw from a course by the first day of class in order to receive 100%.

Requests for exceptions because of extenuating circumstances such as illness or death must be submitted in writing to the Business Office. An administrative committee will review the request, and the student will be notified as to whether or not an exception to the refund policy can be made. The college will not refund fees originally paid by check until the check has successfully cleared the student’s bank.

Registration Fee This fee is not refundable.

Laboratory Fees Laboratory fees can be refunded if the student officially withdraws from the lab course by 08/17/2018 for regular session courses and by 08/20/2018 for online courses.

General Fee, Technology Fee, Part-time Fee, and Non-Resident Tuition. Students who officially withdraw from school before the end of the term are entitled to partial refunds under certain conditions. These fees will be refunded as follows:

Fall 2018

 
Session 100% 50%
Regular 08/17/18 08/31/18
4W1 08/17/18 08/31/18
5W1 08/17/18 08/31/18
7W1 08/17/18 08/31/18
AU4 08/20/18 08/27/18
AU8 08/20/18 09/04/18
WWW 08/20/18 09/04/18
4W2 09/14/18 09/28/18
SP4 09/17/18 09/24/18
5W2 09/24/18 10/08/18
7W2 10/11/18 10/25/18
4W3 10/15/18 10/29/18
OC4 10/15/18 10/22/18
OC8 10/15/18 10/29/18
5W3 11/01/18 11/15/18
4W4 11/12/18 11/26/18
NO4 11/12/18 11/16/18

*Hybrid Online courses are considered Regular Session. Therefore, the Regular Session dates must be considered when determining refund amount.

Students must withdraw from a course by the first day of class in order to receive 100%.

BUSINESS OFFICE INFORMATION

Payment of Tuition and Fees Students may make payment with cash, check, credit card, money order or Bobcat Bucks at the business office during regular office hours.

Online Payments Students may make payments online. Log on to myJones and choose the PeopleSoft app. Next navigate to the Student Center, click Account Inquiry and/or Make a Payment. Students may pay online with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.

Phone Payments Students may make payments by phone by calling 1-866-526-6007 and using Visa, American Express, MasterCard or Discover.

PAYMENT POLICY

The following is the Jones County Junior College Payment Plan for the Fall 2018 term:
September 14, 2018 12 of Balance Due
October 15, 2018 12 of Balance Due


All students must adhere to this plan to maintain enrollment for the fall 2018 term.

  • Payment plan applies to ALL students.
  • Interest Free and No Down Payment Required
  • No payment due to begin classes; however, any payments received by August 15th will receive 10% in Bonus Bucks.
  • Payment plan balance is all charges less any aid or scholarships; however, if you do not have aid and/or scholarships on your account when payment is due, you will be required to make a payment.

Scholarships, Pell grants, loans or other types of aid must be completed and awarded to the student’s account in order to satisfy the payment plan. The priority deadline for fall 2018 is April 1, 2018. FAFSA applications received after April 1 are not guaranteed to be completed and awarded by September 14th when the first payment is due. Accordingly, students must make payment themselves in order to secure and maintain their enrollment. In the event aid is completed and awarded after a student makes payment, this payment will not be refunded. Any payments will be returned to the student in the form of a refund during the published refund dates and not before.


Past Due/Overdue Balances.

Failure to pay your balance could result in any, or all of the following:

- Deletion of Schedule/Enrollment
- Late Payment Fee Charge
- Unable to Enroll in a Future Term
- Unable to Receive a Transcript