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Complete your Reply to Offer of Admission Form and submit your deposit by logging in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal at

You can access your Transition Checklist by logging into your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal. You’ll find links in this checklist that will take you directly to some of the items listed below, including the Housing Application, New Student Orientation Registration form, and Student Health Record form.

Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal and click on “View Your Letter” at the top right.

Note: You’ll need to click to “View Update” first, if you have not already viewed your acceptance letter online.


The FAFSA is the only financial form you need to be considered for all need-based financial aid at John Carroll. It’s easy to apply at, if you haven’t already. To submit the results to John Carroll, just use our federal code: 003050.


Your JCU email address is very important. All University updates and communication from this point forward regarding items such as financial aid, billing, course registration, and other updates will be sent to your JCU email account. Please allow 24-48 hours from the time of your enrollment deposit to have your JCU email address created.

You’ll find your initial login credentials to access your new JCU email account in your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal.

Be sure to check your email account regularly!

Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal and click the link in your Transition checklist to access the housing application. 

The Housing Application will remain open until June 4 at 11:59 p.m. Roommate selection information will be shared with residential students on May 3. Roommate requests must also be submitted by June 4 at 11:59 p.m. Housing assignments will be released in mid-July. 

A comprehensive guide on the housing process can be found here

First-year students will be placed in either Hamlin, Campion or Pacelli halls. As a first-year student, you are not able to preference which of these halls you would like to live in. 

Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal and click the link in your Transition checklist to register for orientation. 

Summer 2021 Orientation Session Dates 

Session 1: June 7-8 (on campus)
Session 2: June 10-11 (virtual)
Session 3: June 14-15 (on campus)
Session 4: June 21-22 (on campus)
Session 5: June 24-25 (on campus)
Session 6: June 28-29 (on campus)
Session 7:  August 23-24 (on campus)

Visit the New Student Orientation website at for more information. 


You’ll find a link to complete your Student Health Record form in your Transition Checklist in your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal. Once you log in to the health portal, select Forms in the top menu.

The forms listed under the Health Services Forms section MUST be completed. These forms include:

  • Student Health History (if you are under 18, please print out the Student Health Record and Health History form found in the Downloadable Forms section, complete it, have a parent sign it, and then upload it)
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire

If you answer Yes to any of the questions on the TB Screening questionnaire, you MUST download, print, complete, and submit the High Risk TB Assessment form found in the Downloadable Forms section. 

Students who will be living in on-campus housing are also REQUIRED to complete and submit the Meningococcal and Hepatitis B Vaccination Status Form, also found in the Downloadable Forms section.

Submit your final high school transcript when it becomes available. Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal for more information. 


If you have taken AP tests and/or IB exams and/or enrolled in college-level courses during high school, please make sure any and all applicable exam scores and/or OFFICIAL college transcripts are sent as soon as possible to the Office of Admission for official credit evaluation. Visit our course credit page for more information


Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal and click to access your “Financial Aid and Billing page” on the right side of the screen. You’ll find all of the information you need there. You will also have an opportunity to make an appointment to meet with a financial aid representative during your New Student Orientation Session to go over your next steps. 


Move-In for first-year students will take place the week of August 22. 

More information about parking permits will be available closer to the start of the fall semester.

The Carroll OneCard is the official identification card for students at John Carroll University. It offers a convenient, easy, and safe way to utilize campus services and make purchases. You can use your Carroll OneCard to access meal plans and Dining Dollars/Plus Points, athletic facilities and recreation equipment, campus events, and library services.

Details on how to upload your photo for your Carroll OneCard will be available shortly.