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Destination to a Dream

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Destination to a Dream

“Destination to a Dream” (D2D) is a partnership between the State University of New York at Fredonia and Jamestown Community College designed to give you a seamless pipeline from JCC to Fredonia, while offering you the experience of integrated student life at Fredonia.

This program allows all students to be part of the Fredonia experience regardless of academic background. Students who were not previously eligible to attend Fredonia can take course work at JCC and earn a GPA necessary to continue their education at Fredonia. Successful students will receive both an associate’s degree from JCC and a bachelor’s degree from Fredonia.

Determining eligibility

  • The Fredonia Admissions Office will identify applicants eligible for the D2D program.

  • You will be jointly admitted to both JCC and Fredonia.


  • For the first two years, you will attend classes at JCC’s Main Campus in Jamestown or North County Center in Dunkirk. 

  • You must maintain continuous, full-time enrollment over two years at JCC.

  • You will receive thorough advising from Fredonia and JCC academic advisors to determine your courses and help you move seamlessly from JCC to Fredonia at the end of two years.

  • You cannot register for any courses offered at Fredonia until the completion of your coursework at JCC.

  • To continue as a Fredonia student after your two years at JCC, you will need to reach the required GPA for your major.

    • 3.0 GPA for education & communications disorders

    • 2.75 GPA for communications

    • 2.5 GPA for social work

    • 2.0 GPA for other majors

Student Life

D2D students have two communities to explore and connect with!

  • You will be immersed in student life at both Fredonia and JCC.
  • Pending your major, you will live on either the Fredonia's campus and JCC's main campus.
  • You can enjoy dining and athletic facilities at both Fredonia and JCC.
  • You are welcome to join many of Fredonia's and JCC's student clubs and organizations.



For more information on the D2D program, click on this FAQ page, or call the Fredonia Admissions Office at 716-673-3251.

Questions about D2D?

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