Admission Events

Tri-C All Campus Visit
Oct 20 all-day
Tri-C All Campus Visit @ John Carroll University | University Heights | Ohio | United States

John Carroll University is looking forward to hosting current Tri-C students on campus!  Our faculty, students, and staff will make sure your questions are answered so you leave ready to take the next step. We will share details about our programs, scholarships and student experiences as well as lunch in the dining hall. We hope you can join us to see why JCU is where you belong!

We will provide transportation from the Western and Eastern campuses or you may come on your own. For specific transportation information please contact the Tri-C Transfer Center on your campus or the Office of Admission at JCU.


  • 9:30 a.m.:   Bus Departs Tri-C Western Campus
  • 10:00 a.m.: Bus Departs Tri-C Eastern Campus
  • 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.:
    • Admission Presentation
    • Student Panel
    • Campus Tour and Lunch

To Register, visit your Tri-C Transfer Center or click here to REGISTER online. If you plan to come directly to the JCU campus for the visit, please register HERE.

Homecoming and Family Weekend Visit Day for Prospective Students
Oct 28 all-day
Homecoming and Family Weekend Visit Day for Prospective Students @ John Carroll University | University Heights | Ohio | United States

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Homecoming and Family Weekend Visit Day gives prospective students and their families a glimpse of the excitement that surrounds Homecoming and Family Weekend at John Carroll University. This serves as a  chance to see the Blue Streak pride that defines our community.

During this visit day, you will engage in a walking tour of campus, learn the John Carroll story, have the opportunity to participate in our football tailgate and attend our homecoming football game in Don Shula Stadium.

  • All legacy students (parents, grandparents or siblings must be a John Carroll Alum) will receive a special gift by mentioning their legacy status and completing the questions in the registration form.

The agenda for Homecoming and Family Weekend Visit Day is as follows:

  • 10:00 a.m. – Check-in opens- Dolan Science Center
  • 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Campus Tour and Information Session
  • 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. – JCU Blue Streaks Football Tailgate (coupons provided for food trucks)
  • 1:30 p.m. – Homecoming Football Game vs. Muskingam (tickets are complimentary)


Blue Streak Preview Day (Fall Open House)
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am
Blue Streak Preview Day (Fall Open House) @ John Carroll University | University Heights | Ohio | United States

Blue Streak Preview Day (Fall Open House)

Saturday, November 4, 2017

John Carroll University’s Blue Streak Preview Day serves as an informative, enjoyable experience for students and families engaged in the heart of the college search and application process. Our faculty, students, and staff will make sure your questions are answered so you leave ready to take the next step.

Held in the fall and designed primarily for high school seniors (juniors are still welcome to attend), our Blue Streak Preview Day is an open house-style event that allows visitors the opportunity to explore John Carroll in greater depth. You will be able to discover for yourself what sets JCU apart during our fall open house.

Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

  • Meet with your future professors to discuss your academic interests.
  • Speak with students and staff to learn about the programs, activities, services, and opportunities that will shape your JCU experience.
  • Learn about our Signature Scholarship Programs.
  • Tour our science labs, residence halls, athletic facilities and more.
  • Ask questions of your future classmates to hear about life as a Blue Streak.
  • Enjoy a complimentary lunch.

Event Schedule

8–9 a.m. Student Activities Fair

9:10–10 a.m. Welcome

10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Morning Sessions

  • College of Arts and Sciences/Undecided
  • Boler School of Business
  • Admission/Financial Aid Information Session
  • Athletics

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Campus Tours

11 a.m.–1 p.m. Student Research Demonstration

Noon–1:45 p.m. Academic and Engagement Fair

11:15 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Lunch

12:15–1 p.m. Signature Scholarship Programs (Honors, Arrupe, Leadership)

1–1:45 p.m. and 2–2:45 p.m Academic Sessions

  • Biology/Chemistry/Pre-Health
  • Communication and Theatre Arts
  • Education
  • Sociology/Criminology/Pre-Law/Political Science
  • Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Sports Studies
  • Psychology
  • Humanities
  • Math/Computer Science/Data Science/Physics

2:45–3:30 p.m. Admission/Financial Aid Information Session

Registration has closed.


Class of 2022 Celebration
Mar 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

See why JCU is a place where you belong
at our Class of 2022 Celebration.


During this special day for admitted students, you will:

  • Meet your future classmates.
  • Learn more about our strong academic programs from professors and advisors.
  • Talk with students about life on campus, including student organizations, campus ministry, service, performing arts, and study abroad.
  • Tour our labs, library, first-year residence halls, and neighborhood.
  • Discover more about our connections to Cleveland and enjoy food from local food trucks.
  • Hear from alumni on the impact of their John Carroll education.
  • Sit down one-on-one with a financial aid professional to have your questions answered.

Additional info

For our guests visiting from out of town:

Spirit Squad Tryouts will be held Sunday, March 25:

More information will be posted to this page as it becomes available.

Photos of last year’s Class of 2021 Celebration

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Junior Open House
Apr 14 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Junior Open House @ John Carroll University | University Heights | Ohio | United States

Junior Open House
April 14, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Held in the spring for high school juniors, this open house will give you a first view of JCU while you learn about the college search process:

  • Framing your college search
  • Admission and financial aid information
  • Academic overview presentations
  • Student-led campus tours
  • Lunch in our dining hall with current students and staff