Wildcat Welcome Weekend!
Charlotte Campus
Last Updated: 2/12/2024

Get ready for an unforgettable start to your JWU journey! Move-In Day is set for Thursday, August 22, 2024, and we can't wait to welcome you all between 8 am - 5 pm. It's not just a move-in; it's the beginning of an incredible adventure!

The first weekend on campus is all about diving into the heart of JWU's community values and discovering the myriad opportunities and responsibilities that come with being a student here. Breakout sessions, social events, and activities galore! It's your chance to settle in, meet awesome peers and campus partners, and chart a course for exploring your intellectual and personal passions.

We've lined up an array of exciting sessions and events where you can connect with fellow students, faculty, and staff who are eager to share advice and support throughout your transition to JWU. This isn't just a college; it's a community ready to embrace you.

Mark your calendars, pack your enthusiasm, and get ready for an amazing kick-off to your JWU experience! #JWUAdventure #NewBeginningsAtJWU

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Important Dates

  • August 26: New Student Move-in and Speedfriending
  • August 27: Wildcat Weekend Events
  • August 28: First Day of Classes 

    *New Students, don’t forget to review the First Year Kick-Off Events to learn about all required programs.



New Student Orientation

Our summer orientation programs are designed to support first year students in making a smooth transition to our campus community through various sessions which are intended to promote academic success, individual development and connection to the university.

First-year students who have yet to register for a summer session; no worries, we have one left!!  Friday, August 25th, from 8am-5pm in Wildcat Center during Wildcat Welcome Weekend, we will have a few information sessions to ensure you begin your JWU experience with lots of knowledge.  Please let me know if you have any questions, and please click HERE to register