Wildcat Welcome
Charlotte Campus
Last Updated: 1/4/2021

Discover all Johnson & Wales University has to offer at Wildcat Welcome Spring 2021! Wildcat Welcome events are designed to connect and engage all new and returning students to JWU Charlotte through interactive programming during the first week of the academic year.

Wildcat Welcome 

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Spring 2021 Important Information


Residential Students


Commuter Students

COVID-19 Campus Arrival Guide


Parking & Directions

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Important Dates

  • January 14: New Student Orientation and move-in at 1:00pm
  • January 15: Day Two of New Student Orientation 
  • January 15-18: Returning student move-in
  • January 19: Classes begin

*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 should check out our New Student Orientation website for registration, schedules, and activities regarding this program