About Jackson State University

The School of Lifelong is within the E. L. Thrash Education and Research Complex (Universities Center) on Ridgewood Road. This complex consists of a 90,000 square feet single story structure with offices, a library, several large conference rooms and smaller breakout conference rooms/classrooms. This complex houses degree programs in Business, Urban and Regional Planning, Social Work, and Public Policy and Administration. Continuing Education's mission is to make a quality difference in the urban community by extending the educational services of Jackson State University to those who wish to further the economic development of the state and the life-long learning experiences of the citizens of Mississippi and the region. There are six units within Continuing Education. They include: Business and Community Services, Continuing Education Learning Center, Special Academic Programs and Services, the Southwest Mississippi World Class Teaching Initiative's (SMWCTI), The Institute for Child Life Assessment, Studies and Services (I-CLASS), The Southwest Mississippi Education Consortium -Regional Education Service Center Congressional District IV (SMEC).


Current students: Please direct questions about your lessons, quizzes, assignments, and other course materials to your instructor or course administrator. You can use the course discussion areas for this purpose.

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New or potential students: If you have questions about course content, prerequisites, requirements, follow-ups, or instructors, you'll find the information you need by locating the courses that interest you. Click the course title to review the course details.

If you require any assistance with registration, please contact:

Jackson State University
School of Lifelong Learning
Carolyn Mack
R & D Center/Universities Center
3825 Ridgewood Road, Box 23
Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: 601-979-8888
Fax: 601-979-9303
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