Events

July 2017

Monday, July 3

No classes; Independence Day

No classes; Independence Day

For undergraduate and graduate programs.

Providence Campus  

Tuesday, July 4

No classes; Independence Day

No classes; Independence Day

For undergraduate and graduate programs.

Providence Campus  
Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay 4pm

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay - Every Tuesday (Start: May 23rd End: August 29th) 4-4:30pm Meet up outside of the Athletic Field House, next...

Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletic Complex Athletic Facility - Harborside Campus, Meet outside Field House  

Wednesday, July 5

(Early Arrival) Welcome to your Full House!

(Early Arrival) Welcome to your Full House!

Check in at Biscayne Commons residence hall to things started.

Biscayne Commons - North Miami Campus  
Wildcat Wednesday: July 5

Wildcat Wednesday: July 5 8am

The next Wildcat Wednesday is Wednesday, July 5 for all JWU staff, faculty & students. On Wildcat Wednesday, remember to: - Wear your JWU gear (t-shirts,...

Providence Campus  
Self Expression Wednesdays

Self Expression Wednesdays 1pm

Expressive Self-Portrait - It is intriguing to create an expressive self-portrait that focuses more on your inner state than your outer appearance. This...

The BRIDGE - Downcity Campus  
Ongoing Student Financial Services Appointments

Ongoing Student Financial Services Appointments 2:30pm

Finalize your payment arrangements, submit financial documents, complete online forms & submit payments.

University Center - North Miami Campus  
New Student Orientation Check In

New Student Orientation Check In 4pm

Check In: Last Names A-L at 7:15am, Last Names M-Z at 7:45am.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  

Thursday, July 6

New Student Orientation Check In

New Student Orientation Check In 7:15am

Check In: Last Names A-L at 7:15am, Last Names M-Z at 7:45am.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Let's Get It Started (Wildcat Center Gym)

Let's Get It Started (Wildcat Center Gym) 9:15am

Meet your orientation team, administrators, staff and the campus president

Wildcat Ballrooms - North Miami Campus  
Family Session: Family Matters

Family Session: Family Matters 10:30am

Families meet with student affairs representatives to learn about how to best support your students during college. Representatives from Health Services,...

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Johnson Ballroom  
Student Session: The 305 & Crunk Hype Session (Wildcat Center Gym)

Student Session: The 305 & Crunk Hype... 10:30am

Represent your team and meet others in this Get-To-Know-You event

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Student Session: Wildcats explain it all! Get down with your OLs for this FYI session! (Throughout campus)

Student Session: Wildcats explain it all! Get... 11:30am

Find out what it means to be a wildcat in these team team meetings and review your schedule with the Orientation Leaders. Blue team - ASC 305 & 308 Yellow...

North Miami,  
JWU Interest Session 1 (Select One)

JWU Interest Session 1 (Select One) 12:15pm

Full House (Library) Learn how to navigate through residence hall living, including: available services and amenities, conflict resolution, and important...

North Miami, ASC 104, Oak Dining Room, Library  
JWU Interest Session 2 (Select One)

JWU Interest Session 2 (Select One) 2:20pm

Full House 101 (Library) Learn how to Navigate through residence hall living, including: available services and amenities, conflict resolution, and...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
The JWU Show (Wildcat Center Ballrooms)

The JWU Show (Wildcat Center Ballrooms) 3:15pm

An insiders look at the first year experience and what to expect as you transition into college.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Class of 2021: Don't be shady (Wildcat Center Ballrooms)

Class of 2021: Don't be shady (Wildcat Center... 3:50pm

Review campus conduct policies, sanctions and Safety & Security resources.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Culinary & Pastry Uniform Fitting & Issue (Commuter Lounge) Students with the last names A-L

Culinary & Pastry Uniform Fitting &... 4:30pm

All culinary, baking & pastry students need to collect uniforms. Make sure you have space in your Luggage to take your uniform home! Note: You mush be...

Commuter Student Lounge - North Miami Campus  
Optional Campus Tours (Wildcat Center Lobby)

Optional Campus Tours (Wildcat Center Lobby) 4:45pm

Explore Residence halls, and find out where your campus resources are located.

North Miami, Wildcat Center  
Visit our Bookstore

Visit our Bookstore 4:45pm

Are you ready to become a Wildcat? Well a Wildcat isint complete with out his or her school spirit. Check out the bookstore for cool merchandise like Hats,...

Bookstore - North Miami Campus  
Dinner at the Mix

Dinner at the Mix 6pm

Enjoy a delicious meal from Johnson & Wales' own Mix Dining Hall!

The Mix Dining Hall - North Miami Campus  
Family Session: Night Out (Wildcat Center Lobby)

Family Session: Night Out (Wildcat Center Lobby) 7pm

Guests will enjoy an amazing south florida experience! Note: Sign up is required

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Student Session: Thriller Night (Biscayne Commons Pool)

Student Session: Thriller Night (Biscayne... 8pm

Come show your moves to Willie the Wildcat and make a splash at the pool party!

Biscayne Commons - North Miami Campus  
Student Session: Super Wildcat Kart (optional)

Student Session: Super Wildcat Kart (optional) 10:30pm

Got the late night munchies? Transportation available for those wanting to purchase pizza & snacks (Walgreens, Burger King & Evios Pizza) Meet in Biscayne...

Biscayne Commons - North Miami Campus  
In Biscayne Commons for the Night

In Biscayne Commons for the Night 11:59pm

*PLEASE NOTE this is a fully chaperoned program. Students are NOT permitted to leave campus

Biscayne Commons - North Miami Campus  

Friday, July 7

Talent Advancement Program Overview Breakfast (Acorn Dining Room, University Center)

Talent Advancement Program Overview Breakfast... 8:30am

Grab your breakfast in the mix and have a Meal & Greet. Come and meet your TAP manager. Students enrolled on the Talent Advancement Program must attend this...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Academic Welcome: Meet your academic team

Academic Welcome: Meet your academic team 9:15am

Culinary students: Wildcat Center BallroomsBusiness students: University Center, Nograd Dining RoomCriminal Justice Students: University Center, Oak Dining...

North Miami, Wildcat Center Ballrooms, University Center Nograd Dining Room, University Center Acorn Dining Room  
Family Session: Don't fall into the parent trap: Roxanne Vogel & Victoria Brown (Oak Dining Room, University Center)

Family Session: Don't fall into the parent... 10am

We know that your student is your life, but its time to let them go! throughout this presentation parents and guest will learn what theit student's actual...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Students Session: What’s the 411? (ASC 303,305,306,307,308,309)

Students Session: What’s the 411? (ASC... 10am

You’re here, now what? Get helpful hints from your OL’s on navigating your first year. Minimizing Student Conflict the Hey Arnold Way (ASC 302) Hey...

Academic Services Center Building  
Student session: What's the 411? (ASC 303, 305, 306-9)

Student session: What's the 411? (ASC 303, 305,... 10:35am

You're here, now what? Get helpful hints from your OL's on navagating your first year.

Academic Quad - North Miami Campus, 302, 308, 306, 305, 309, 307  
Family Session: Time of My Life

Family Session: Time of My Life 11:40am

A discussion with academic deans and college chairs on how to help your students survive in the classroom

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Student Session: The Final Countdown

Student Session: The Final Countdown 11:40am

Before you start rollin outta here, meet with your OL for welcome week dates times & gifts! Don't be left out of the known! Locations: Blue Team: ASC 305 &...

Academic Quad - North Miami Campus  
Recess: Lunch

Recess: Lunch 12:10pm

Come enjoy some delicious food at The Mix! Don't you forget About Me: Survery collection and recieve a FREE gift!

The Mix Dining Hall - North Miami Campus  
Culinary & Pastry Uniform Fitting & Issue

Culinary & Pastry Uniform Fitting & Issue 1pm

Student with the last names M-Z All culinary and baking & pastry students need to collect uniforms. Make sure you have space in your luggage to take your...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Family Session: How to Empower your Student: Sompa Adhya-Taylor (Oak dining room, University Center)

Family Session: How to Empower your Student:... 10:50pm

Learn about some of the top challenges college student face. Discover how you can effectively empower your student from a distance and care for their...

 

Saturday, July 8

Monday, July 10

Session II classes begin

Session II classes begin

For undergraduate and graduate programs.

Providence Campus  
Orientation Session Five: July 6-7

Orientation Session Five: July 6-7 7:30am

New Student Orientation is a mandatory, two-day overnight program that assists new students with their transition into the JWU Community. Presentations and...

Providence Campus  
Orientation Session Six: July 10-11

Orientation Session Six: July 10-11 7:30am

New Student Orientation is a mandatory, two-day overnight program that assists new students with their transition into the JWU Community. Presentations and...

Providence Campus  
New Student Orientation Check In

New Student Orientation Check In 4pm

Check In: Last Names A-L at 7:15am, Last Names M-Z at 7:45am.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
(Early Arrival) Welcome to your Full House!

(Early Arrival) Welcome to your Full House! 5pm

Check in at Biscayne Commons residence hall to things started.

Biscayne Commons - North Miami Campus  

Tuesday, July 11

New Student Orientation Check In

New Student Orientation Check In 7:15am

Check In: Last Names A-L at 7:15am, Last Names M-Z at 7:45am.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Let's Get It Started (Wildcat Center Gym)

Let's Get It Started (Wildcat Center Gym) 9:15am

Meet your orientation team, administrators, staff and the campus president

Wildcat Ballrooms - North Miami Campus  
Family Session: Family Matters

Family Session: Family Matters 10:30am

Families meet with student affairs representatives to learn about how to best support your students during college. Representatives from Health Services,...

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Johnson Ballroom  
Student Session: The 305 & Crunk Hype Session (Wildcat Center Gym)

Student Session: The 305 & Crunk Hype... 10:30am

Represent your team and meet others in this Get-To-Know-You event

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Student Session: Wildcats explain it all! Get down with your OLs for this FYI session! (Throughout campus)

Student Session: Wildcats explain it all! Get... 11:30am

Find out what it means to be a wildcat in these team team meetings and review your schedule with the Orientation Leaders. Blue team - ASC 305 & 308 Yellow...

North Miami,  
JWU Interest Session 1 (Select One)

JWU Interest Session 1 (Select One) 12:15pm

Full House (Library) Learn how to navigate through residence hall living, including: available services and amenities, conflict resolution, and important...

North Miami, ASC 104, Oak Dining Room, Library  
JWU Interest Session 2 (Select One)

JWU Interest Session 2 (Select One) 2:20pm

Full House 101 (Library) Learn how to Navigate through residence hall living, including: available services and amenities, conflict resolution, and...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
The JWU Show (Wildcat Center Ballrooms)

The JWU Show (Wildcat Center Ballrooms) 3:15pm

An insiders look at the first year experience and what to expect as you transition into college.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Class of 2021: Don't be shady (Wildcat Center Ballrooms)

Class of 2021: Don't be shady (Wildcat Center... 3:50pm

Review campus conduct policies, sanctions and Safety & Security resources.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay 4pm

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay - Every Tuesday (Start: May 23rd End: August 29th) 4-4:30pm Meet up outside of the Athletic Field House, next...

Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletic Complex Athletic Facility - Harborside Campus, Meet outside Field House  
Culinary & Pastry Uniform Fitting & Issue (Commuter Lounge) Students with the last names A-L

Culinary & Pastry Uniform Fitting &... 4:30pm

All culinary, baking & pastry students need to collect uniforms. Make sure you have space in your Luggage to take your uniform home! Note: You mush be...

Commuter Student Lounge - North Miami Campus  
Optional Campus Tours (Wildcat Center Lobby)

Optional Campus Tours (Wildcat Center Lobby) 4:45pm

Explore Residence halls, and find out where your campus resources are located.

North Miami, Wildcat Center  
Visit our Bookstore

Visit our Bookstore 4:45pm

Are you ready to become a Wildcat? Well a Wildcat isint complete with out his or her school spirit. Check out the bookstore for cool merchandise like Hats,...

Bookstore - North Miami Campus  
Dinner at the Mix

Dinner at the Mix 6pm

Enjoy a delicious meal from Johnson & Wales' own Mix Dining Hall!

The Mix Dining Hall - North Miami Campus  
Family Session: Night Out (Wildcat Center Lobby)

Family Session: Night Out (Wildcat Center Lobby) 7pm

Guests will enjoy an amazing south florida experience! Note: Sign up is required

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Student Session: Thriller Night (Biscayne Commons Pool)

Student Session: Thriller Night (Biscayne... 8pm

Come show your moves to Willie the Wildcat and make a splash at the pool party!

Biscayne Commons - North Miami Campus  
Student Session: Super Wildcat Kart (optional)

Student Session: Super Wildcat Kart (optional) 10:30pm

Got the late night munchies? Transportation available for those wanting to purchase pizza & snacks (Walgreens, Burger King & Evios Pizza) Meet in Biscayne...

Biscayne Commons - North Miami Campus  
In Biscayne Commons for the Night

In Biscayne Commons for the Night 11:59pm

*PLEASE NOTE this is a fully chaperoned program. Students are NOT permitted to leave campus

Biscayne Commons - North Miami Campus  

Wednesday, July 12

Talent Advancement Program Overview Breakfast (Acorn Dining Room, University Center)

Talent Advancement Program Overview Breakfast... 8:30am

Grab your breakfast in the mix and have a Meal & Greet. Come and meet your TAP manager. Students enrolled on the Talent Advancement Program must attend this...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Academic Welcome: Meet your academic team

Academic Welcome: Meet your academic team 9:15am

Culinary students: Wildcat Center BallroomsBusiness students: University Center, Nograd Dining RoomCriminal Justice Students: University Center, Oak Dining...

North Miami, Wildcat Center Ballrooms, University Center Nograd Dining Room, University Center Acorn Dining Room  
Family Session: Don't fall into the parent trap: Roxanne Vogel & Victoria Brown (Oak Dining Room, University Center)

Family Session: Don't fall into the parent... 10am

We know that your student is your life, but its time to let them go! throughout this presentation parents and guest will learn what theit student's actual...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Students Session: What’s the 411? (ASC 303,305,306,307,308,309)

Students Session: What’s the 411? (ASC... 10am

You’re here, now what? Get helpful hints from your OL’s on navigating your first year. Minimizing Student Conflict the Hey Arnold Way (ASC 302) Hey...

Academic Services Center Building  
Student session: What's the 411? (ASC 303, 305, 306-9)

Student session: What's the 411? (ASC 303, 305,... 10:35am

You're here, now what? Get helpful hints from your OL's on navagating your first year.

Academic Quad - North Miami Campus, 302, 308, 306, 305, 309, 307  
Family Session: Time of My Life

Family Session: Time of My Life 11:40am

A discussion with academic deans and college chairs on how to help your students survive in the classroom

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Student Session: The Final Countdown

Student Session: The Final Countdown 11:40am

Before you start rollin outta here, meet with your OL for welcome week dates times & gifts! Don't be left out of the known! Locations: Blue Team: ASC 305 &...

Academic Quad - North Miami Campus  
Recess: Lunch

Recess: Lunch 12:10pm

Come enjoy some delicious food at The Mix! Don't you forget About Me: Survery collection and recieve a FREE gift!

The Mix Dining Hall - North Miami Campus  
Culinary & Pastry Uniform Fitting & Issue

Culinary & Pastry Uniform Fitting & Issue 1pm

Student with the last names M-Z All culinary and baking & pastry students need to collect uniforms. Make sure you have space in your luggage to take your...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Self Expression Wednesdays

Self Expression Wednesdays 1pm

Intuitive Doodling - Doodling can be taken to an eloquent level of personal expression and is a good activity to do when you feel emotions that you cannot...

The BRIDGE - Downcity Campus  
Family Session: How to Empower your Student: Sompa Adhya-Taylor (Oak dining room, University Center)

Family Session: How to Empower your Student:... 10:50pm

Learn about some of the top challenges college student face. Discover how you can effectively empower your student from a distance and care for their...

 

Thursday, July 13

Orientation Session Seven: July 13-14

Orientation Session Seven: July 13-14 7:30am

New Student Orientation is a mandatory, two-day overnight program that assists new students with their transition into the JWU Community. Presentations and...

Providence Campus  
Let's Get It Started (Wildcat Center Gym)

Let's Get It Started (Wildcat Center Gym) 8:30am

Meet your orientation team, administrators, staff and the campus president

Wildcat Ballrooms - North Miami Campus  
Class of 2021: Don't Be Shady

Class of 2021: Don't Be Shady 8:45am

A glance at campus conduct policies and consequences and safety & security resources

Wildcat Ballrooms - North Miami Campus  
Academic Meet & Greet

Academic Meet & Greet 9:20am

Meet YOUR College Chair, Orientation Leaders, Career Service Advisor, and Academic & Financial Services Advisor. Meet your college chair & academic advisor...

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Ballroom  
Family Session: Family Matters (Wildcat Center, Johnson Ballroom)

Family Session: Family Matters (Wildcat Center,... 9:50am

Families meet with student affairs representatives to learn about how to best support your students during college. Representatives from Health Services,...

University Center - North Miami Campus, Oak Dining Room  
Student Session: What's the 411?

Student Session: What's the 411? 9:50am

There's a link for that In this session you will learn how to navigate our online portal, jwuLink, and other websites linked to it as well as the relevant...

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Johnson Ballroom  
Student Session: Off campus Wildcats

Student Session: Off campus Wildcats 10:45am

Commuter students will get to know all the resources available for them on campus.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, The Den  
Student Session: On Campus Wildcats

Student Session: On Campus Wildcats 10:45am

Students will learn all they will need to know about on campus living.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Johnson Ballroom  
Lunch in The Mix

Lunch in The Mix 11:15am

Come and enjoy a delicious lunch in The Mix!

The Mix Dining Hall - North Miami Campus  
Orientation: Term Start Stations

Orientation: Term Start Stations 11:30am

Complete business activities required for starting classes. (Submit final grades, health documents and work study new hire paperwork, print class schedule,...

Term start stations  

Friday, July 14

Monday, July 17

Orientation Session Eight: July 17-18

Orientation Session Eight: July 17-18 7:30am

New Student Orientation is a mandatory, two-day overnight program that assists new students with their transition into the JWU Community. Presentations and...

Providence Campus  
Orientation session

Orientation session 8:30am

Charlotte summer Orientation runs July 17 to July 18.

Charlotte ,North Carolina, Residence Hall  

Tuesday, July 18

Not Just Iced Coffee Hour

Not Just Iced Coffee Hour 1pm

Photo Frame Making and get an Instant Polaroid Photo! Create your own photo frame using popsicle sticks for a polaroid photo!

The BRIDGE - Downcity Campus  
Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay 4pm

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay - Every Tuesday (Start: May 23rd End: August 29th) 4-4:30pm Meet up outside of the Athletic Field House, next...

Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletic Complex Athletic Facility - Harborside Campus, Meet outside Field House  

Thursday, July 20

Orientation Session Nine: July 20-21

Orientation Session Nine: July 20-21 7:30am

New Student Orientation is a mandatory, two-day overnight program that assists new students with their transition into the JWU Community. Presentations and...

Providence Campus  

Friday, July 21

Monday, July 24

Orientation Session Ten: July 24-25

Orientation Session Ten: July 24-25 7:30am

New Student Orientation is a mandatory, two-day overnight program that assists new students with their transition into the JWU Community. Presentations and...

Providence Campus  

Tuesday, July 25

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay 4pm

Summer Guided Meditation Sessions By the Bay - Every Tuesday (Start: May 23rd End: August 29th) 4-4:30pm Meet up outside of the Athletic Field House, next...

Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletic Complex Athletic Facility - Harborside Campus, Meet outside Field House  

Wednesday, July 26

Self Expression Wednesdays

Self Expression Wednesdays 1pm

Word Collage - It is often quite revealing to randomly choose words and phrases to spontaneously collage. Prepare a free-form colored background for your...

The BRIDGE - Downcity Campus  

Thursday, July 27

Orientation Session Eleven: July 27 (Transfer Session)

Orientation Session Eleven: July 27 (Transfer... 7:30am

New Student Orientation is a mandatory, two-day overnight program that assists new students with their transition into the JWU Community. Presentations and...

Providence Campus  

July 2017