The Academy (Academic Foundations Lab)

Purpose:  The purpose of the Academy is to provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills that will help you succeed in your Learning Support and College courses.

Placement: Your ACT or COMPASS score determined your need for the Academy. Because of your scores, we recommend that you register for one or more Academy classes. These scores are as follows:

Admissions Policy for the Academy

Admission to the Academy is granted to accepted applicants to Jackson State and to potential applicants who meet the requirements for regular admission. 

Answers to Questions: Contact Laura Wells at 425-2614 or

Registration and Payment:


Materials needed: 

Length of the Academy

Up to 45 hours to be taken in 4 week sessions for Reading and Writing.  

Spring Schedule at the Jackson campus:

Subject Dates Days Times Room
Reading    tba  tba  tba
Writing    tba  tba  tba
Math    tba  tba  tba

Schedules at the Centers: Please check with the office at the Center you attend. Their schedules will be posted on this page as soon as possible.