The University has reserved a block of rooms especially for out-of-town guests visiting the city of Charlotte and our campus for our Commencement weekend.

Stay at Mosaic Village

Experience Mosaic Village during Commencement Weekend! Located at 1635 West Trade Street in Charlotte’s historic West End, the building is just one block from the Johnson C. Smith campus and an easy commute to Uptown Charlotte. 

Enjoy “suite” style accommodations on the 4th floor, specifically designated for guests visiting JCSU and the surrounding community. Stay in a suite that includes (4) private bedrooms, each with a full-size bed, and (2) shared bathrooms. Other amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, sitting area and Wi-Fi. Rent a single bedroom and share the unit or rent the entire suite.

Room Type   Rate (per night)
Individual Room $75.08
Full Suite $300.30

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlotte

The DoubleTree by Hilton Charlotte is located at 895 W. Trade Street on the edge of Uptown Charlotte. This hotel is conveniently located off I-77, 15 minutes away from Charlotte Douglas International Airport and minutes away from the campus of Johnson C. Smith University.

You will be greeted by team members with a warm Signature DoubleTree chocolate-chip cookie. Guest rooms feature 37-inch flat-screen HDTV’s with an extensive selection of HD premium channels, wired and wireless internet connectivity, and laptop-compatible safes. Stay connected with complimentary, standard WiFi in guest rooms, lobby, public spaces, 24-hour business center and lounges.

  • A block of Double Queen and King guest rooms have been reserved especially for Johnson C. Smith University Commencement guests.
  • The rate is $139 per night plus taxes. Parking is $14 per night in the DoubleTree by Hilton garage.
  • To reserve a room to check-in Friday, May 13th and check-out Sunday, May 15, click

 NOTE: The special rate of $139 is available for three days before (beginning Tuesday, May 10) and after the weekend (ending Wednesday, May 18) on a limited basis. Please call Michelle Mercier directly at 704.227.2815 for an extended reservation.