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The Blue Streaks are back! As John Carroll University welcomes back its students for the Fall 2021 semester, follow along with this webpage and on social media with #BlueStreaksAreBack to stay up-to-date with the latest news and highlights from "Blue Streaks are Back" events!


New Blue Streak Move-In Day

Click-through the photo gallery below to see some of the best shots from JCU's celebration of Freshman Move-In Day on August 25, 2021!


Boler Inspired Business Forum 2021

John Carroll University hosted its Inspired Business Forum 2021 on August 28, 2021. Below are the best photos from the event!


COIN: Friday, Sept. 3 at 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Back Concert 2021

The Blue Streaks are Back and so is live music at John Carroll University. 

COIN, a Nashville-based alt-pop group, performed for JCU students on the Main Quad on Friday, Sept. 3. The annual fall concert was sponsored by the Student Union Programming Board (SUPB). 

Read more about the concert here and view the photo gallery below for highlights of the event.


The #BlueStreaksAreBack on the Field!

The Blue Streaks are Back are back on the field. 

John Carroll University welcomed back athletics and fans to Don Shula Stadium when the Blue Streaks hosted Washington and Jefferson College for the football team's season opener on September 4.


The Inauguration of President Alan R. Miciak, Ph.D.

John Carroll welcomed Alan R. Miciak, Ph.D., as the 26th president of the University with an inauguration ceremony and Mass of the Holy Spirit in September 9.

The celebration of President Miciak will continue with a student celebration on September 25.


dolan science center and spring flowers on campus

Schedule of Events

Aug. 12 - First student athletes move into residence halls 

Aug. 22 - Prospective Student Cookout

Aug. 23-24 - New Student Orientation

Aug. 23 - New Grad Student Welcome; International Student Welcome

Aug. 24 - Graduate Assistant Orientation

Aug. 25 - First Year Student Move-In

Aug. 25-29 - Streak Week

  • Aug. 25 - Presidential welcome to campus
  • Aug. 25 - Family Farewells
  • Aug. 26 - Living the Mission Day
  • Aug. 27 - New Student Convocation
  • Aug. 27 - Presidential Convocation for faculty and staff

Aug. 27 - Transfer Transition Day

Aug. 27-28 - Upperclassman Move-In

Aug. 28 - Inspired Business Forum

Aug. 29 - Sophomore Sunday

Aug. 30-Sept. 4 - Welcome Back Week

  • Aug. 30 – Donuts and Directions
  • Aug. 30 – Group Fitness Classes
  • Aug. 30 – Multicultural Welcome Celebration
  • Aug. 31 – Intramural Yard Games
  • Aug. 31 – Movie Night on the Quad (Cruella and A Quiet Place 2 double feature)
  • Sept. 1 – Craft Pop-Up
  • Sept. 1 – Commuter Welcome Back Event
  • Sept. 1 - First "Tower Time" of Fall 2021
  • Sept. 2 – SUPB Trivia Kick-Off
  • Sept. 2 – Faith That Does Justice Kick-Off
  • Sept. 3 - Welcome Back Concert
  • Sept. 4 - JCU Football Season Opener at Home

Sept. 9 - Mass of the Holy Spirit

Sept. 10 - Involvement Fair