A Message from the Dean of Students

Welcome to Lon Morris College!


Lon Morris College is a private, two-year liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1854, it is the oldest chartered two-year college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The college is a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT). In 2011 Lon Morris celebrated its 100th commencement exercise in Jacksonville, TX.


The Office of the Dean of Students (DoS) is here to help you navigate the opportunities and challenges of college life, and to serve as your advocate and to guide you to the many essential resources available to you on campus.


For prospective students explore our website or call our Admissions Office at 903-589-4005.  Visit us here in Jacksonville, and we will be happy to give you and tour of our campus and tell you why this is a special place.


Guarantee your success by:


·   Accepting full responsibility for your class work

·   Getting involved. Lon Morris College offers many clubs and organizations that allow students to have meaningful involvement in the campus community.

·   Building Relationships. Lon Morris College offers a small, close-knit community which allows students to have a one-on-one experience with faculty and staff who can serve as mentors and provide much needed support. Additionally, students have the opportunity for peer to peer support for studying as well as socializing. It’s not uncommon for students to meet new friends that they stay in touch with long after their time at LMC.