North Miami Events

September 2017

Friday, September 1

Registration, student ID & parking permit pick up

Registration, student ID & parking permit... 8am

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

Wildcat Center - North Miami 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  
Ongoing Student Financial Services Appointments

Ongoing Student Financial Services Appointments 11:30am

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

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

Don’t fall into the Parent Trap: Roxanne Vogel... 12:50pm

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...

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

Family Session: How to Empower your Student:... 1:40pm

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...

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Optional Tour with Admissions

Optional Tour with Admissions 2pm

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

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Lobby  
Dinner at The Mix

Dinner at The Mix 5pm

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

The Mix Dining Hall - North Miami Campus  

Saturday, September 2

Select Offices Open

Select Offices Open 8:30am

Residential Life, Financial Services, Admissions and Safety & Security will be open select hours.

North Miami, Wildcat Center   
Dinner at The Mix

Dinner at The Mix 5pm

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

The Mix Dining Hall - North Miami Campus  
Whiteout Ultra Paint Party

Whiteout Ultra Paint Party 8pm

Kickoff party for the new academic year! DJ, refreshments and lots of JWU spirit!

Arch Creek Athletics Field - North Miami Campus  

Sunday, September 3

Select Offices Open

Select Offices Open 10am

Residential Life, Financial Services, Admissions and Safety & Security will be open select hours.

North Miami, Wildcat Center   
Hollywood Beach Trip

Hollywood Beach Trip 11am

Come enjoy some fun in the sun at Hollywood Beach! The bus will be departing from the Wildcat Center!

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Dinner at The Mix

Dinner at The Mix 5pm

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

The Mix Dining Hall - North Miami Campus  

Monday, September 4

MANDATORY Residence Hall Floor Meeting: General Session

MANDATORY Residence Hall Floor Meeting: General... 10:30am

MANDATORY floor meetings for all resident students. Please choose one of the two available times.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Residence Halls  
New Students: Mandatory College of Culinary Arts Meetings

New Students: Mandatory College of Culinary... 11:30am

*Note: Culinary/Pastry uniform required Students should eat prior to attending.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Gym  
MANDATORY Residence Hall Floor Meeting: General Session

MANDATORY Residence Hall Floor Meeting: General... 12:30pm

MANDATORY floor meetings for all resident students. Please choose one of the two available times.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Residence Halls  
New Students: MANDATORY College Meetings

New Students: MANDATORY College Meetings 1:30pm

School of Business: Wildcat Center, Johnson and Wales Ballroom School of Hospitality: SEE Center Arts & Sciences: International Student Center

University Center - North Miami Campus  
Academic Procession for New Students

Academic Procession for New Students 2:45pm

Attend the ceremonial walk from college meetings to convocation!

North Miami Campus  
Wildcat Welcome Back Street Fest

Wildcat Welcome Back Street Fest 4pm

Celebrate the end of summer and the start of the new school year with music and entertainment. Purchase posters and art to decorate your new room. Sample and...

North Miami Catwalk  
Dinner at the Catwalk

Dinner at the Catwalk 5pm

Enjoy a meal on the Catwalk with your fellow Wildcats!

The Catwalk  

Tuesday, September 5

Meet the Greeks

Meet the Greeks 7pm

Come out and see what it means to be Greek. Get to know the Greek community, meet the orgs, and find out about upcoming events!

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus  
Lip Sync Battle

Lip Sync Battle 8pm

You've seen the TV show, now be a part of it! Greel Council will be hosting their own version of Lip Sync Battle. Bring Props, pick your favorite song, and...

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Ballroom  

Wednesday, September 6

Wildcat Wednesday

Wildcat Wednesday

Show your JWU pride by wearing wildcat swag & receive free food in the mix and discount in the bookstore!

North Miami Campus  

Thursday, September 7

Friday, September 8

Wildcat Jump Off

Wildcat Jump Off 7:30pm

Clubs & Orgs showcase, involvement information and giveaways.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Johnson & Wales Ballroom  

Monday, September 11

Wildcat Welcome Week: 9/11 Observance Ceremony

Wildcat Welcome Week: 9/11 Observance Ceremony 8:30am

Join fellow students, faculty and staff as the Student Government Association leads a memorial ceremony in honor of the fallen victims and heroes of 9/11.

Wildcat Center Plaza  

Tuesday, September 12

Wednesday, September 13

Thursday, September 14

Sugar Shack

Sugar Shack 8pm

An open mic platform for students to express themselves

North Miami Catwalk  

Friday, September 15

All New Students: Join Work Unite

All New Students: Join Work Unite 8am

A campuswide community service day. Mandatory for all new students.

North Miami, Palm Court  

Saturday, September 16

Sunday, September 17

Tuesday, September 19

Internship 101 Workshop

Internship 101 Workshop

Learn more about the internship process and start looking for your internship site!

 

Wednesday, September 20

The Sex Scene: Speed Dating

The Sex Scene: Speed Dating 8pm

Brought back by popular demand! Whether the topic of sex was open for discussion in your home or completely taboo, join us for an interactive dicusion with...

North Miami Campus, Wildcat Center  

Thursday, September 21

Friday, September 22

Wildcat Jump Off

Wildcat Jump Off 7:30pm

Clubs & Orgs showcase, involvement information and giveaways.

Wildcat Center - North Miami Campus, Johnson & Wales Ballroom  

Wednesday, September 27

The Sex Scene: Speed Dating

The Sex Scene: Speed Dating 8pm

Brought back by popular demand! Whether the topic of sex was open for discussion in your home or completely taboo, join us for an interactive discussion with...

North Miami Campus, Wildcat Center  

Thursday, September 28

Sophomore &S'mores

Sophomore &S'mores 8pm

Join us for part ne of celebrating our sophomore class for sucessfully completing their first yeat at JWU. Celebration will include guest speaker, Felicia...

North Miami Campus, Wildcat Center  
Sugar Shack

Sugar Shack 9pm

An open mic platform for students to express themselves

North Miami Catwalk  

Friday, September 29

All New Students: Join Work Unite

All New Students: Join Work Unite 8am

A campuswide community service day. Mandatory for all new students.

North Miami, Palm Court  

September 2017