Admissions Open House

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

6:00—7:00 p.m. • League Headquarters

We are hosting an Admissions Open House for everyone interested in joining the JLC. Current members and Leaders will be available to answer any questions you may have about the admissions process or Junior League membership. We will have an in-person session as well as a virtual session via Zoom so you can choose what works best for you.

In-person Open Houses:

  • Sunday, October 22, 2023 at 4:00—5:00pm
    Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Please register here to join us.
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023 from 6:00—7:00pm
    Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Please register here to join us.

Junior League Headquarters of Columbia
2926 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205

The League trains a class of first-year members each year starting in August to prepare them for effective community and League involvement. New members complete a comprehensive training series that allows them the opportunity to develop new friendships, serve the local community, and learn about the JLC’s structure and history.

Prospective members must meet the following criteria to be eligible for membership with the JLC:

  • Be at least 23 years old by June 1.
  • Have EITHER one active or sustaining current member who serves as a sponsor OR submit a letter of recommendation with the prospective member’s application. The letter may be written by an active or sustaining member of the League, or by a person who is not a member of the League but who can comment on the prospective member’s character and/or dedication to service in the community.
  • Reside in the Midlands area (Richland, Lexington, Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Orangeburg, Saluda, Newberry and Sumter counties)
  • Be enthusiastic and excited about making a difference!
  • Show an interest in developing her potential for community service

The application for the 2024-2025 New Member Class is now open. Click here to apply. 

2022-2023 New Member Requirements Checklist
This checklist is provided for prospective members who may have questions regarding what is expected of them during their New Member year.  This checklist may change for the 2024–2025 League year, but it will give prospective members an overview of what is required.

For more information about joining the JLC, please complete this membership inquiry form and a JLC member will contact you.