The following represents a timeline of some important dates and steps to take in the enrollment process:


  • November 15 – Priority FAFSA deadline
  • December 1 – Signature Program Scholarship applications due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Our Signature Programs: Arrupe Scholars, Leadership Scholars, Honors Program, and Social Innovation Fellows.


  • Mid January – Financial aid award notification begins
  • February 15 – Housing application opens and Student Health Form application opens
  • March 11 – Orientation registration opens
  • March 30 – Admitted Student Celebration
  • May 1 – Enrollment Reservation Forms due (postmarked)
  • Summer 2019 – Attend a New Student Orientation or Transfer Registration Day
  • August 28 – First-year students move in to their residence halls; Streak Week fall orientation begins
  • August 29 – Transfer students move in to their residence halls
  • August 30 – Transfer Transition Day fall orientation
  • September 3 – Fall 2019 classes begin

We encourage all admitted students to join our Facebook groups:

First-year Students – JCU Class of 2023

Transfer Students – JCU Transfers

This is a space where students who have been admitted for the fall can connect, ask questions, and meet other prospective Blue Streaks! To join, just visit the appropriate page and request to join the group. Once approved, you will receive a Facebook notification letting you know you are able to post and comment in the group.