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Coronavirus and Paris Junior College

Published or Revised January 23, 2023

All available funds for Spring 2023 aid of $1500/$500 have been awarded

As of Jan. 23,2023, all available funds for Spring 2023 qualifying students to receive $1500 (15 hours or more) or $500 (under 15 hours) have been awarded. The aid was awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Below is information for those who already applied and are waiting for funds to be disbursed.

When will the funds be processed?

The funds will be processed beginning January 25, 2023.

How did students qualify?

Students who registered for the Spring 2023 semester at PJC and then completed the online form on how to receive funds may choose to have them applied to a balance or refunded through a preferred refund choice, which is set up through a MyPJC account. A FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) was NOT required to qualify.

How did students set up how to receive the funds?

Students should have chosen to apply the funds directly to the spring semester balance or have the funds go directly to them. Please use this link to make your choice.

Directions on how to set up or change refund information

Login to your MyPJC portal at https://mypjc.parisjc.edu/ics. Click on the STUDENT tab, then select STUDENT REFUND CHOICE from the left navigation bar and follow the prompts.

This short video explains how to select your refund choice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCLMerMUT2M.

Can the funds pay a past due balance or go toward an installmant plan?

Yes, if you would like the funds applied to a past due balance or go toward your current installment plan, please provide consent by completing this application.

Do the funds affect my financial aid?

No, your financial aid is not affected.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) Reports (original post 6-12-20; updated January 9, 2023)

PJC HEERF 12-31-22 Quarterly Report
PJC HEERF 9-30-22 Quarterly Report
PJC HEERF 6-30-22 Quarterly Report
PJC HEERF 3-31-22 Quarterly Report
PJC HEERF 12-31-21 Quarterly Report
PJC HEERF Report
PJC CARES Act HEERF 12-31-20 Quarterly Report
PJC HEERF 9-30-21 Quarterly Report
PJC CARES Act HEERF 6-30-21 Quarterly Report
PJC CARES Act HEERF 3-31-21 Quarterly Report
PJC CARES Act HEERF 9-30-20 Quarterly Report
PJC HEERF 8-31-20 Report
PJC HEERF 7-31-20 Report
PJC HEERF 6-30-20 Report

 

Paris Junior College student COVID-19 cases (updated July 13, 2022)

POSITIVE CASES CURRENT ACTIVE CASES RECOVERIES
Paris Campus: 77 Paris Campus: 4 Paris Campus: 73
PJC - Greenville Center: 16 PJC - Greenville Center: 0 PJC - Greenville Center: 16
PJC - Sulphur Springs Center: 20 PJC - Sulphur Springs Center: 0 PJC - Sulphur Springs Center: 20
Clinical Site: 1 Clinical Site: 0 Clinical Site: 1

Important Contacts at PJC during the pandemic

While all locations are currently open, these important contact numbers remain to help students.

Admissions / Registrar (applying for admissions / transcripts): 903-782-0425 or pjcadmissions@parisjc.edu; secondary numbers are 903-782-0256, 903-782-0271, or 903-782-0212.

Advising / Counseling (signing up for classes): counseling@parisjc.edu or your assigned advisor directly.

  • Paris Campus: 903-782-0426; secondary numbers are 903-782-0281, 903-782-0430, 903-782-0432, or 903-782-0434.
  • PJC - Greenville Center: 903-454-9333
  • PJC - Sulphur Springs Center: 903-885-1232

Financial Aid: finaid@parisjc.edu or 903-782-0429; secondary numbers are 903-782-0371 or 903-782-0368.

Business Office: businessoffice@parisjc.edu or 903-782-0232

Testing Center (NOTE: NOT COVID TESTING, THIS IS ACADEMIC TESTING ONLY): To get contact numbers and testing hours available in Paris, Greenville or Sulphur Springs, click here.

IT Help Desk (for assistance with MyPJC and Blackboard): helpdesk@parisjc.edu or 903-782-0496

Writing Center: writingcenter@parisjc.edu

PJC Faculty/Staff Directory: https://www.parisjc.edu/pjc2/main/directory

PJC Library: https://www.parisjc.edu/pjc2/main/learning-center/ (This page also features a virtual reference web chat located on the right side of the page, with the hours it is available.) To access the Library's Off-Campus Databases, go to https://proxy.parisjc.edu/login.

PJC - Greenville Center: 903-454-9333

PJC - Sulphur Springs Center: 903-885-1232

PJC Bookstore: visit the campus bookstore website at https://www.bkstr.com/parisjcstore. The Paris campus bookstore is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday. Students may also call the Paris location at 903-782-0344.

Internet Hot Spots: For assistance accessing the Internet, password enabled wifi hotspots will be available in the parking lots of the following buildings. The password will be provided via DragonMail to each student.

  • PJC - Greenville Center parking lot (best in first row of parking spots)
  • PJC - Sulphur Springs Center parking lot (best in first row of parking spots in north side parking lot)
  • Paris Campus - Math and Science Building parking lot and Library south parking lot

Spectrum is offering free internet service to students in areas that have access to this service. Contact 1-844-488-8395.

To create a PDF - use the free app “Genius Scan”. This app can convert a picture taken on a phone to a PDF and the PDF can be attached to an email.

Paris Junior College is committed to assisting students during this time. Please continue to monitor your DragonMail and watch for Dragon Alerts for more information. (If you have not received Dragon Alerts recently, sign up at https://www.getrave.com/login/parisjc.)

For PJC COVID-19 Guidelines for the Current Semester

Paris Junior College and public health experts strongly encourage everyone to do their part in keeping the college healthy by doing the following:

  • Get tested regularly.
  • Wear a well-fitted mask.
  • Get fully vaccinated.
  • Get the flu shot.

Quarantine vs. Isolation

  • You quarantine when you might have been exposed to the virus and may or may not have been infected.
  • You isolate when you are sick or when you have been infected with the virus, even if you don’t have symptoms.

Click here to see the full PJC COVID-19 guidelines for the current semester.

Resources

For the latest information about coronavirus, visit the dedicated CDC webpage.

The following resources also are available with information on COVID-19: