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Vikings Care
636-481-3215
TTY Users dial 711
vikingscare@jeffco.edu
Student Center, Top Floor


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Self-Actualization

Esteem

Love and Belonging

Safety Needs

Physiological Needs

Physiological Needs (Ex: Food and shelter resources)

On-Campus Assistance

JEFFERSON COLLEGE'S CARE TEAM 

  • Jefferson College Care Team: Works with students to support their well-being in a trauma-informed way. The Care Team can answer questions, assist in identifying campus/community resources, or just listen.

FOOD PANTRY 

  • Vikings Vault: The Jefferson College Vikings' Vault Food Pantry is stocked with perishable/nonperishable food, cleaning products, and personal hygiene items for Jefferson College students in need. The pantry is located near the cafeteria on the bottom floor of the Student Center. Mini vaults are also available in the Library and at the Arnold location. Please bring your student ID with you when shopping the vault.

FINANCIAL AID

  • Jefferson College‚Äôs Financial Aid Office: Assists students in applying for and acquiring state and federal financial aid, facilitates the A+ program, awards scholarships, oversees the federal work study program, and assures compliance with state and federal financial aid guidelines.  This includes calculating the amount of overpayment of paid federal financial aid should a student quit participating in all courses prior to the 60% point of the semester. 636-481-3212 or finaid@jeffco.edu. TTY Users dial 711

ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCE OFFICE

  • Accessibility Resource Office (ARO): Students may also be entitled to additional services and supports if they have a disability, including those who developed a disability as a result of experiencing sexual misconduct. The ARO of Jefferson College is committed to the fulfillment of equal educational opportunities, autonomy and full inclusion for students with disabilities.  ARO serves to determine and ensure appropriate accommodations for qualified students with documented disabilities, to assist students in self-advocacy and to ensure compliance with the ADA, ADAAA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. ASII, Room 303; 636-481-3158. 

VISA AND IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE

ON-CAMPUS HOUSING 

  • Jefferson College Viking Woods: Viking Woods Student Housing provides an opportunity for Jefferson College students to learn new life skills through independent living and relationship building. Our multi-person apartments are nestled on a southern hillside of the Hillsboro campus - just a short walk to everything the campus has to offer. All apartments are equipped with full access kitchens and furnished living areas.

Off-Campus Assistance

  • Jeffco Express: Jeffco Express operates a deviated fixed-route system that seeks to provide greater transit options for the entire population of Jefferson County.                     Phone Number: 636-933-9380, Website: https//www.oatstransit.org/jefferson, Location: 3875 Plass Road, Bldg #A, Festus, MO 63028.

Safety Needs (Ex: Safety and health resources)

On-Campus Assistance

JEFFERSON COLLEGE'S CARE TEAM 

  • Jefferson College Care Team: Works with students to support their well-being in a trauma-informed way. The Care Team can answer questions, assist in identifying campus/community resources, or just listen.

ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG RESOURCES

  • On-Campus Counseling Services: Counseling services are confidential and free for any college student. Virtual and in-person counseling services are offered. Virtual services are offered through Central Methodist University, contact cccjeffco@centralmethodist.edu. In-person counseling is offered through Compass Health and is located in the Student Center, Room 202; 636-481-3215, TTY Users dial 711; counseling@jeffco.edu. 

  • Jefferson College's College Behavior Profile (CBP): The College Behavior Profile (CBP) is a web-based brief intervention program designed to reduce high-risk drinking, marijuana use and related harms among college students.  The CBP can also reinforce low-risk behaviors and reaffirm those who choose to abstain from alcohol and marijuana use. 

  • Missouri Alliance of Collegiate Recovery Organizations (MACRO) Recovery Ally Training: The Collegiate Recovery Ally Training is designed to help faculty, staff, and students:
    • Understand substance use disorders and recovery
    • Recognize myths and understand stigma about substance use disorders
    • Know how to use person first, recovery friendly language
    • Know how to support someone seeking, or already in, recovery

GAMBLING SUPPORT AND RESOURCES

  • On-Campus Counseling ServicesCounseling services are confidential and free for any college student. Top floor of the Student Center room 202, 636-481-3215. TTY Users dial 711. 

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT/VIOLENCE

  • Jefferson College Title IX: The Jefferson College Title IX Sexual Harassment Procedure and Grievance Process for students and employees both prohibit any form of discrimination on the basis of sex, inclusive of sexual harassment. Reports may be made in person, verbally, by phone, in writing, through the College's Maxient reporting portal (found in MyJeffco), or any other manner that delivers the information to the Title IX Coordinator at any time. Vice President of Student Services/Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Kimberly Harvey-Manus, top floor of Student Center, room 205; kharvey@jeffco.edu; 636-481-3200, TTY Users dial 711. 

VICTIM ADVOCACY

  • Student Advocate: Is able to assist you after you have experienced dating/domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking on or off-campus. The Advocate is exempt from reporting to the Title IX Coordinator; however, they may report non-identifying information to the Clery Officer for crime statistic purposes. An Advocate's role is to support you in your decision-making, they will provide you with the options you have and are dedicated to finding resources that best serve your needs. Student Advocate: Alexis Lowery, top floor of the Student Center, room 207; alowery3@jeffco.edu; 636-481-3267, TTY Users dial 711.

  • On-Campus Counseling ServicesCounseling services are confidential and free for any college student. Top floor of the Student Center, room 202; 636-481-3215, TTY Users dial 711.

HEALTH

  • Accessibility Resource Office (ARO): Students may also be entitled to additional services and supports if they have a disability, including those who developed a disability as a result of experiencing sexual misconduct. The ARO of Jefferson College is committed to the fulfillment of equal educational opportunities, autonomy and full inclusion for students with disabilities.  ARO serves to determine and ensure appropriate accommodations for qualified students with documented disabilities, to assist students in self-advocacy and to ensure compliance with the ADA, ADAAA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Accessibility Resource Office, 636-481-3169, Technology Center 101. TTY Users dial 711

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

  • Jefferson College Police The Police Department can provide assistance with available processes within the criminal justice system. The Jefferson College Police Department is responsible for enforcing any judicially issued protective measures, such as an Order of Protection, Restraining Order, or similar order. The Jefferson College Police Department can assist individuals in seeking such Order and should be provided with a copy of any Order obtained by a member of the campus community. 636-481-3500 or 911. TTY Users dial 711 

Love and Belonging (Ex: Student clubs, etc.)

On-Campus Resources

  • Jefferson College Student Clubs and Organizations: Joining a student club or organization is a great way to meet people, gain practical leadership experience, and have fun! Jefferson College has a variety of clubs and organizations available to join. 

  • Jefferson College AthleticsJefferson College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), NJCAA Region XVI and the Midwest Community College Athletic Conference (MCCAC) and is widely recognized as one of the premier NJCAA Division I colleges in the nation!

  • First Year Experience: At Jefferson College, we place a special emphasis on each student's first year. First year experience initiatives and events throughout your first year will prepare you for a successful second year and beyond. 

Esteem (Ex: Mental health)

On-Campus Assistance

EMOTIONAL HEALTH


Off-Campus Assistance

Self-Actualization (Ex: Academic advisors)

On-Campus Assistance

  • Jefferson College Advising ServicesAdvising Specialists will assist you to develop your academic plan, register for classes, direct you to resources on campus, provide financial aid guidance, and discuss transfer and career opportunities. Meeting with the Advising Specialist in your preferred pathway is critical to ensuring that you choose the right program for your educational and career goals, and accomplishing your goal of graduation and/or transfer.  

  • Transfer Resources: Whether you are transferring to or from Jefferson College, the College has resources to help you achieve your goals. 
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