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Wildcat Welcome

Welcome to JWU, Wildcats!

Move in, make new friends and launch your Johnson & Wales University career at Wildcat Welcome 2014.

Sept 6: Students move in
Sept. 6: Convocation
Sept. 6: Campus Closes to Parents
Sept. 9: Classes start
Full schedule

NEW students: You are expected to attend each day of Wildcat Welcome, after you move in. Please make work/travel arrangements accordingly.

What to Bring

  • Wildcat ID card (always keep it on you)
  • Casual attire is for most events
  • Business casual attire for Convocation and Academic Orientation

What’s Wildcat Welcome?
Ready to discover all JWU has to offer you? Meet fellow students, have a great time at our programs and start finding your place in our community.

  • Move into your hall + meet your RA
  • Buy books
  • Learn about academics
  • Explore campus

WIGIS 
You will be guided by experienced, well-trained students, including WIGIS Leaders and Resident Assistants (RA).

In groups, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and connect with students.

If you are living on campus, your RA can provide you with additional support and serve as a resource and confidante all year long..