C.I.'s Jobs and Education Empowerment Project (J.E.E.P.) provides classes which helps adult residents achieve independence through finding jobs and furthering their education. Programs operate on the Columbia University campus and various neighborhood sites.

Each semester (Fall, Spring and Summer) from Monday to Thursday we offer GED, College Transition, ESL and Spanish GED classes. The teachers and tutors in the adult classes are Columbia and Barnard  students, alumni, the university and the wider community. 

Class times are:

GED: 10:30am - 1:00pm or 6:00pm - 8:30pm

College Transition: 10:30am - 1:00pm or  6:00pm - 8:30pm

ESL: 4:00pm - 6:00pm or 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Spanish GED: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

We encourage you to explore the program opportunities by viewing our program pages listed on the right column.

Are you interested in registering for classes?  Fill out the Pre-registration/Interest Form here.


Are you interested in volunteering as a teacher or tutor?

 If so please complete the form http://communityimpact.columbia.edu/get-involved/interested.

For more information, contact the Adult Education Coordinator, Rendolph Walker at rw2344@columbia.edu.