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Jacksonville State University

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Jacksonville State University was established on February 22, 1883.


Jacksonville State University is a public, comprehensive university serving northeast Alabama by extending knowledge, skills, and resources to the community and the global market through classroom lecture and distance education, research, and service.


Welcome to the Office of Institutional Research and Analytics (OIRA). The central mission of OIRA is to provide data and analysis to internal and external stakeholders such as the federal government, the state of Alabama and the administration of Jacksonville State University. We also provide routine and ad-hoc reports and analysis to assist in informed decision-making across the institution.


To learn about all of the jobs that Career Services knows about for you, our students and our alum, please visit JLink; Career Services manages all of the job postings in JLink.  JLink is a secure website that organizes internship, co-op, seasonal, part-time and full-time employment, specifically for JSU students. 


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GSSA 2019

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Student services

The purpose of the Dean of Students Office is to help students enhance their collegiate experience by providing co-curricular programs and activities that promote a better quality of life by assisting students in developing personal leadership skills and community responsibility.

The office is student oriented, focused, and willing to serve a diverse student body. The services provided by the Dean of Students Office are intended to compliment the educational process and contribute to a well-rounded education so that students may develop physically, socially, spiritually, intellectually, and morally. 

Housing services

We want you to make Gamecock housing your home away from home, and enhance your community through joining its goals and purposes. We hope this year will be full of personal growth and educational accomplishments. Please know that our residence life staff is here to assist and support you in the community!

On-campus living provides opportunities for involvement, activities, and knowledge. We believe that learning does not end in the classroom but is enhanced by interacting with a diverse group of residents, participating in leadership opportunities, and engaging in life-learning activities.

Library services

The mission of the Houston Cole Library is to provide information services and resources to support the scholarly and informational needs of the University community. In doing so, the Library strives to reflect the curriculum first, with secondary emphasis on faculty research and statewide resource sharing.

Medical services

Jacksonville State University Student Health Center is committed to promoting health and wellness on campus. The following information is offered to assist you in making informed decisions. Jacksonville State University is not affiliated and in no way endorses any agencies or organizations listed or mentioned.

Student Life

Campus life

Your personal tour guide will begin your visit by sharing information about the enrollment process of admission, financial aid, housing and student life. Next, you will visit a residence hall, the student commons building and the wellness center. If you're interested in classroom or instructor appointments as part of your tour, we'll try our best to accommodate your request if you'll kindly call ahead to schedule. 

Sports facilities

University Recreation offers opportunities for JSU students and employees to experience active and healthier lifestyles. Our programs can assist you in reaching your personal fitness and recreational goals. Utilize our cardio, strength training and free weight areas, or come to a dynamic group fitness class to stay active and fit during your university life. Join an intramural or sports club team to enjoy competition and an active social life. Explore the beautiful Northeast Alabama outdoor areas through our Adventure Recreation offerings. Or even join our team as an employee and grow with us as we prepare for the new JSU Fitness and Wellness Center opening in the Spring of 2019! 

Student clubs

At Jacksonville State University we realize that there is more to college life than attending classes and studying. We encourage student involvement through a wide range of diverse campus organizations. We celebrate the uniqueness of what each group contributes to our campus.Student organizations are a vital part of the educational experience here at JSU. They provide opportunities for you to make new friendships with those who share your interests and to acquire leadership development through your involvement. Student organizations also serve as a catalyst for personal and professional development. The skills acquired will serve as a benefit throughout your academic experience and later in your chosen career.


Jacksonville State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. 

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Jacksonville, Alabama, United States

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