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The 2020 orientation dates for incoming first-year and transfer students are:

  • Session 1 – June 8/9 
    Deadline to register: June 1
  • Session 2 – June 11/12
    Deadline to register: June 4
  • Session 3 – June 15/16
    Deadline to register: June 8 
  • Session 4 – June 22/23
    Deadline to register: June 15
  • Session 5 – June 25/26
    Deadline to register: June 18
  • Session 6 – June 29/30 
    Deadline to register: June 22
  • Session 7 – August 24/25**
    Deadline to register: August 17

**Note: Deadlines to register only apply if spaces still remain for a session. Sessions may fill up earlier than the posted deadline.

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 7, due to the arrival of returning students to their residence hall rooms for the fall semester, please note that there are <strong>no overnight accommodations available on campus for any parents or for commuter students. Students who will be living on campus in the fall will pick up their keys to move into their assigned residence hall rooms on either Sunday, August 23 from 9:00a - noon Monday, August 24 from 8:30 - 9:30a

Transfer Registration Dates

  • Session S – January 10
    • Deadline to register: January 3
  • Session T - June 19***
    • Deadline to register: June 12
  • Session U - August 27***
    • Deadline to register: August 20

Transfer Transition Day (for all summer transfers)***

  • August 28

***All transfer students who attend one of the summer Transfer Registration days will be automatically invited to the Transfer Transition Day on August 28.