Visit Charlotte, N.C.

An in-person tour is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the JWU community, check out student life firsthand and explore the unique city of Charlotte. If you can't make it to campus, get to know JWU from the comfort of your own home on our interactive tour. Browse the Wildcat Center, suite-style residence halls, multiple culinary labs and other exciting places on campus.

Student-Led Walking Tours

Visiting our Charlotte campus is the best way to see if JWU is the right fit for you! On our student-led walking tour you'll get the chance to view our academic center, residence halls, dining center and so much more. This is a great opportunity to meet with students, hear from an Admissions officer and have your questions answered. 

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JWU Visit Grant

$1,000 Renewable Visit Grant – Available to incoming undergraduate first-year students who take part in an in-person visit experience through December 31 of their senior year of high school.  Full details can be found on the scholarship page.


Johnson & Wales offers a unique undergraduate experience. If you haven’t yet had a chance to visit, check out campus and student life through this immersive online resource.

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Where To Stay

Looking for a Charlotte-area hotel for your visit?

Owned by JWU, the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton is right on campus, minutes from downtown Charlotte, and an internship site for many JWU students.

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