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.

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Charlotte culinary students walking across the quad.

Student-Led Walking Tour

On our student-led walking tour, JWU students answer questions and share their experiences while showing you what life is like on campus. Explore our academic center, labs, residence halls, dining center and receive a brief presentation from an Admissions Officer. 

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Open House

Our Open House also includes a student-led walking tour where you'll discover what life is like as a Wildcat. Attend an in-depth information fair with Admissions, Residential Life, faculty and staff. This is a great opportunity to connect with the JWU community!

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Plan Your Campus Visit

View JWU Charlotte Campus Map

Download the map to get familiar with our Charlotte campus before your visit. Discover where academic buildings, parking, residence halls and safety & security are located.

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Find Parking & Directions

Visitors are welcome to park at the Cedar Street Parking Deck, accessed from the Doubletree Hotel. Bring your ticket to the Admissions Center to be validated. Doubletree Hotel: 895 W. Trade St. Charlotte, NC 28202. 

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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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