Friday, September 1

Registration, student ID & parking permit pick up

Check in to orientation, and obtain your ID at this time. You can also mingle with other students and Orientation Leaders!

Let's Get It Started (Wildcat Center Gym)

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

Class of 2021: Don't Be Shady

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

Academic Meet & Greet

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

Family Session: Family Matters (Wildcat Center, Johnson Ballroom)

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

Student Session: What's the 411?

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...

New2JWU - Success 101

*Required for all new students Section A Culinary and Baking & Pastry Students 10:00am – 12:00pm Section B Arts & Sciences, Business, and...

Student Session: Off campus Wildcats

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

Orientation: Term Start Stations

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

Don’t fall into the Parent Trap: Roxanne Vogel & Victoria Brown

We know that your student is your life, but it is time to let them go! Throughout this presentation parents and guests will learn what their student’s...

Family Session: How to Empower your Student: Sompa Adhya-Taylor

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...

Optional Tour with Admissions

Join admissions to familarize your self with the campus, and learn about important resources you can find on campus.

New2JWU - Accuplacer Placement Test Completion

For those students who have yet to complete the Accuplacer Placement Test. Students will be allowed to begin testing up until 3:30pm. Students may call...

Dinner at The Mix

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

New2JWU - Queen City Ventures

Get to know JWU and what Charlotte has to offer by participating in a wide variety of events planned just for first-year students! #New2JWU #WildcatWay...

Friday, September 1