Complete your term start requirements by the "in good standing" deadline:
Send in reservation fee
Living on campus? Apply for housing + complete roommate questionnaire
Make a payment plan + submit required documents to Student Financial Services
Complete your health requirements
Complete your online Academic Assessment
Sign up for Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) — or opt out IF you have coverage
International Students: Complete your pre-arrival checklist
Submit final high school transcript(s) + proof of graduation
All students must review the student handbook to be familiarized with university policies
In order to be in good standing with the university, new students need to complete term start requirements. The final deadline to complete these requirements is:
Fall term 2019: July 13, 2018
Winter term 2019: Nov 12, 2019
Spring term 2020: Feb 11, 2020
If you do not complete term start requirements, your housing and class assignments may be removed and holds will be placed on your account.
Students or Parents with Disabilities
Call 305-892-7026 to make the proper arrangements for assistance during Orientation.
You’ll get ready for class by completing check-in items like:
Getting your student ID
Setting up your email account
Getting familiar with jwuLink, our online student system
Finalizing work-study paperwork through Student Employment
Reviewing your class schedule via jwulink
Familiarizing yourself with campus transportation + directions
Purchasing textbooks and supplies at the JWU Bookstore
Submitting your parking permit (if bringing a car to campus)
What to Bring
Familiarize yourself with our campus’ dress and manners policy.
Culinary students receive uniforms during Orientation. Arts & Sciences, Business, Hospitality and Technology majors must provide their own attire.
Living on campus? Residential Life can fill you in on what to bring.
If eligible for work study, check list of acceptable original documentation.
If parking a car on campus, check parking for list of needed documents.
Plan on budgeting $700-1,400 per year for books and supplies. This is not included in your tuition. Books and supplies are available in our bookstore. You can also see required books in jwuLink class schedules.
Students with disabilities requesting services must provide the Center for Academic Support with the required documentation. Please refer to the student handbook for more information.
The department of Information Technology (IT) is happy to welcome you to JWU! As a new student, we want to make it easy for you to get up and running. Check out the Student IT Information page for detailed information and instructions regarding your Wildcat email account/password, free and discounted software, discounted hardware, computer labs, printing, on-campus network/Wi-Fi, gaming, cable TV, mobile apps, and more. For other IT resources, please go to http://it.jwu.edu.
IT looks forward to helping your academic experience at JWU be a successful one.