The 2017 orientation dates for incoming first-year and transfer students are:
Deadline to register
- Session 1 – June 12/13 June 5
- Session 2 – June 15/16 June 8
- Session 3 – June 19/20 June 12
- Session 4 – June 22/23 June 15
- Session 5 – July 6/7 June 29
- Session 6 – July 10/11 July 3
- Session 7 – July 13/14 July 6
- Session 8 – August 21/22** August 14
Transfer Registration Dates
- Session T – June 27 June 20
- Session U – August 4 July 28
- Session V – August 24 August 17
- Friday, August 25 ***N/A
Please keep in mind that all students attending New Student Orientation must plan to stay at JCU for the duration of the orientation session and they will not be permitted to leave campus. All students should plan to stay overnight in a residence hall with the other incoming students as a part of the New Student Orientation program. Parents and guests are also invited to stay on campus in a residence hall. Overnight accommodations are included in the New Student Orientation fee.
**Please note: For session 8, no on-campus housing is provided for students who will be commuting or for parents and guests for this final session. students who will be living on campus for the fall semester will move into their permanent room assignments and sleep in those spaces. Residential students will pick up their keys to move into their assigned residence hall rooms on either Sunday, August 20 from 9:00a – noon or Monday, August 21 from 9:00 – 10:00a.
*** All transfer students who attend one of the three Transfer Registration Dates will be automatically registered for the Transfer Orientation on August 25.