Upcoming Events

Johnson C. Smith has a number of events coming up to give you the opportunity to learn more about our educational programs.

Learn more about our school, meet our dedicated faculty, and tour our beautiful campus overlooking the city of Charlotte.

Find the open house event that is right for you and RSVP today.

GBE 2016

Join us for Golden Bull Express! 


July 6, 7, 8  from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Wednesday-Friday)

July 9 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Saturday) 

What is GBE?

Golden Bull Express is a one day orientation program for entering JCSU students and their parents/guardians. GBE is designed to give students the opportunity to secure their spot in the entering class of 2016. GBE also provides an overview of academic programs and campus resources. 


Students and their families will be guided through the processes of financial aid, student accounts, academic advising, and become familiar with the campus community. 


During GBE, students and their families will be able to acquire knowledge in financial literacy and complete the following steps:

  •   Academic Advising
  •   Course Registration
  •   Financial Clearance Process 

Register for free GBE one day orientation today

Register for one of the Golden Bull Express sessions online »

For additional information, please contact Ms. Vesterine White, Orientation Coordinator at vwhite@jcsu.edu or 704.378.3559. 


To be financially cleared for full admittance and to guarantee your spot at JCSU, click on the link to complete the 9 Steps to Enrollment

Important dates to remember

  • Biddle Institute Pre-Semester Session July 22 - Aug 11
  • Financially Cleared-New Students Move-In to Residence Halls on August 11
  • New and Transfer Student Orientation August 12 -17
  • First Day of Classes August 18

Important campus phone numbers:

Admissions   704.378.1010
Financial Aid  704.378.1035
Business Office 704.378.1145 
Residence Life 704.378.1237 
Student Activities  704.378.1046
Health Center  704.378.1075 

First-year experience

Orientation Coordinator, Ms. Vesterine White 704.378.3559 

Associate Dean, Dr. Cathy Jones 704.330.1461 


Orientation housing options

If you are in need of housing accommodations the JCSU Mosaic Village 4-Br Suites are fully equipped with a kitchen and conveniently located within walking distance to campus.

For room reservations and rates, contact Mr. Alan Morgan by phone at 800.824.0889 or by email at amorgan@jcsu.edu