Do you want to graduate early?
Earn credits while trying something new and exciting?
Focus on a challenging course with fewer distractions?

You can do all that and more this summer at Jamestown Community College.

Our small class sizes, flexible schedules, and diverse learning options enable you to maximize your time and energy.

Too busy to come to campus? No problem. No matter where you are or what your schedule, you can earn credits online without setting foot in a classroom.

Our summer classes are perfect for:

  • Catching up on credits to graduate on time
  • Completing credits so you can focus on an internship or study abroad in the fall
  • Working on prerequisite courses
  • Taking a class while home from another college (most of our courses are fully transferable)
  • Learning about something new and different outside of your major

Summer Internships

Earn and learn this summer. JCC offers both paid and unpaid summer internships and can create a customized internship that connects you to your specific goals and fits your busy schedule. Make this summer count by exploring a variety of internships available to students in diverse fields.

Students applying for credit-bearing internships must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours prior to the internships with a grade point average of 2.0 or better.

  • Business
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Human Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Math and Science
  • Office Technology
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Videography
  • Youth Services
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Human Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Math and Science
  • Office Technology
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Videography
  • Youth Services
For more info, contact:
  • Annie Chartrand, 716.338.1381 (Jamestown Campus / North County Center)
  • Gregg Karl, 716.338.7531 (Cattaraugus County Campus)

Earn Credits Online

Take advantage of the convenience and flexibility of our online courses to stay on track or get ahead with your education.

We deliver many online summer courses, including biology, business, computer science, introductory languages, and more.

The best part? You study when it works for you.

Other Opportunities

PEP Grant

The PEP grant ​is good for one­-half tuition—up to $300—for all high school students who are concurrently enrolled at JCC through the Pre­College Enrollment Program.

Download the application >>

English Language Immersion

JCC's summer English language immersion program offers you an opportunity to study English grammar and improve your vocabulary, pronunciation, listening skills, speaking, reading, and writing. No TOEFL scores are required.

Experience small class sizes and excursions around Chautauqua County and surrounding regions. Classes are held Monday through Friday by qualified ESL professors. You will stay in a modern suite-style residence hall on campus equipped with a full kitchen and individual bathrooms.

Our 2018 program is scheduled for August 6-18, 2018.

Learn a Language

Mastering a new language can give you a huge edge when it comes to landing a job, making more money, and getting ahead. Summer is the perfect time to get started.

We offer courses in Spanish and French.

Take a course at Chautauqua Institution

Chautauqua Institution Bell Tower

This summer's courses include The Art of Play, The Ethics of Dissent, and Music and Global Understanding. Each course includes daily amphitheater lectures by renowned speakers.

Summer Session I (May 21-July 2)

January 2 - May 16 Session I mail-in registration
May 11Financial Responsibility Agreement due
May 18Course payment due
May 17-18 In-person registration: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
May 21 Classes begin, 8 a.m.
May 21-22 Late registration and special audit registration for students age 60 and over
May 28 Memorial Day-no classes
June 4 Last day to choose CR/F or audit grade options
June 13 Last day to change CR/F back to regular grade
July 2 last day to officially withdraw from an individual class with a grade of 'W'
July 2 Summer Session I ends

Summer Session II (July 9-August 16)

January 2 - July 3 Session II mail-in registration
May 11Financial Responsibility Agreement due
May 18Course payment due
July 5 In-person registration: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
July 6 In-person registration: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
July 9 Classes begin, 8 a.m.
July 9-10 Late registration and special audit registration for students age 60 and over
July 19 Last day to choose CR/F or audit grade options
July 31 Last day to change CR/F back to regular grade
August 16 last day to officially withdraw from an individual class with a grade of 'W'
August 16 Summer Session II ends