What is J(anuary) Term?

The J-Term, (January Term) is a 3-week mini term in January. This mini term was added to our academic calendar due to the extended break between our fall 2020 and spring 2021 terms. The J- Term is part of the spring 2021 term and runs from January 4-22, 2021. The traditional semester begins January 25, 2021.

What's the benefit to enrolling in J-Term?

Students only take one course so that they can fully concentrate on the instruction and assignments.  By enrolling in J-Term, students can fit more credit hours into the spring term.

How long are the J-term courses and how many hours can I take?

The term is three weeks in length. Students can take a maximum of 4 credit hours, in addition to whatever is planned for your traditional spring term. All courses within the J-term are offered as online.

Does financial aid cover J-Term?

There is no unique financial aid for J-Term. It is part of your spring award.

Is housing available during J-Term?

Housing is not available during J-Term.

What classes are available during J-Term?

The most current list of J-Term courses is available in banner. To find J-Term courses:

  1. Log in to Banner
  2. Select Student tab
  3. Select Registration
  4. Select Look up classes
  5. Select Spring 2021
  6. Select Advanced search
  7. Select all subjects – click on the first subject, let go, scroll to the bottom of the list, shift click on the last subject and now all subjects are highlighted
  8. In Part of Term: Choose J-term (January Term) from the options.

You’ll get a list of all the classes offered during J-Term. The chart below represents the J-Term classes available as of the date in the chart.