Office of Student Activities
Main Campus: D-1010
Phone: (815) 280-2308

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday : 8:00am - 6:30pm

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Student Leadership Training 

First Impression 

Emerging Leaders Program

This program is for JJC students who are nominated OR apply and are accepted to this program. The student must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA to participate.

There are two tracks to this program. The Life Skills track occurred in Fall 2013 semester and included sessions on Goal setting, Conflict Resolution, and Time Management. The Career Track will occur this semester, Spring 2014, on Fridays from 11:00-12:30 once a month. Dates and topics for the sessions are: March 7, Identifying Your Strengths; April 4, Presenting Yourself; May 2, Speed Networking.

The purpose of this series is to help students develop employability skills that will enhance possibilities in a future job market.

This series is co-sponsored by Student Activities, Alumni Relations and Career Services.

Student Leadership Program for Club Leaders

This leadership program is specifically for students who are part of clubs at JJC. The sessions will be held on Fridays from 1:00-3:00pm and will be on topics relative to clubs (promoting your club, fundraising for your group, paperwork completion for chartering etc.)

Dates for these sessions are: Sept. 20th, Oct. 25, Feb. 21, and March 14.

Campus Community Leadership Lunches

These leadership sessions are open to any JJC student who is interested in developing or improving upon their  leadership skills. Sessions will occur on various days and at various times and will include topics for all students. For example, "You Can Win! Being Successful in College", "Building your Team", "Ethical Leadership", "The Well Student", "Strong or Weak?" and "Diversify Me!" are topics for 2013-2014. See OSA for a schedule of topics!

These sessions are led by community members and JJC staff/faculty members. Dates and locations are listed below:

  • Thurs., Sept. 5th, Noon-1:30p,   A-1002
  • Thurs., Oct. 24th, 1:00-2:00p,   A-1002
  • Wed., Nov. 13, 2:30-3:30p,      U-1026
  • Mon., Feb., 10th, Noon-1:00p,     A-1002
  • Tues., March 18th, 2:00-3:00p, A-1002
  • Mon., April 14th, 2:00-3:00p,    A-1002

Scholarship Opportunities

Each of these tiers of leadership training will provide students with the chance to improve upon their skills and possibly earn a scholarship. For each level, one $500 scholarship per semester will be awarded to the student meeting the attendance requirements, completing the community service component and the required essay.

For information about any of these programs, contact the Office of Student Activities at 815-280-2755 or email

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Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431-8938
Phone: (815) 729-9020