John F. Kennedy University

John F. Kennedy University

John F. Kennedy University is a nonprofit, private university located in Pleasant Hill, California, with satellite campuses in San Jose and Berkeley. It was founded in 1964 to focus on providing continuing opportunities for non-traditional higher education. Enrollment is approximately 1,600 (as of fall 2010) with no campus housing. The faculty consists of over 700 adjunct faculty employed in their subject areas in addition to about 60 full-time academics.

JFK University has three colleges – Undergraduate Studies, Graduate and Professional Studies, and Law. The University also has a Continuing Education division and an Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership.

In April 2009, JFKU became an affiliate of the National University System. JFK University retained its name, identity and accreditation as an independent university.

John F. Kennedy University is committed to giving back to the communities of which it is a part and in preparing our students to be effective change-makers in the world.

JFK University students also have the opportunity to get involved in their communities through JFKU Engaged, a service learning program launched in 2014.

JFK University offers a variety of services for students including Academic Support, Career Services, and Computer Labs. These services, which are summarized in the pages in this section, are in addition to financial aid services and advising from faculty and staff who are here to support you throughout your education at JFK University.

Also provided in this section are the policies which the University has put in place to ensure a safe, healthy, and welcoming learning environment.  These include the student conduct code and the conflict resolution policy for students.

Current students should login to MyJFKU for registration, course details, and resources specific to them.