GBA FAQs

Got Questions?

Got questions? We are here to help! Explore our Frequently Asked Questions below for more information, or reach out to us at GBA@jcsu.edu and we will help you get your answer.

Frequently asked questions

Why wait? We want you to register for Golden Bull Academy as soon as possible!

Yes, it is free for you and your two guests!

Yes, it is mandatory! We want to ensure your curricular and co-curricular success and you can get a “head start” by joining us to learn more about your educational, social and cultural journey at JCSU, by attending Golden Bull Academy. 

Please contact us at GBA@jcsu.edu and we will work with you and your family to move your session date. 

Johnson C. Smith University has a thriving international presence on campus and we are excited that you have selected our institution. Yes, you should attend GBA! We encourage you to take into consideration your overall travel plans to the United States since the spring semester commences on Monday, January 2, 2023.  For more information about our International Student Experience, I-20 generation process, etc., then please contact the Registrar’s Office at Registrar@jcsu.edu.

Yes! JCSU requires that you arrive fully vaccinated and boosted--meaning you have either received the Johnson and Johnson ("one-and-done" shot) or the Moderna/Pfizer (two shots) vaccinations and a corresponding booster. 

Verification of your vaccination and booster experience will be determined by one of the following:  

  • Providing a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card that will be kept in your health records in Health Services; or
  • Including vaccination and booster verification, as evidenced by a doctor or vaccination clinic, as a part of your regular Health Immunization Form submission to Health Services

Since you will be coming to Golden Bull Academy, you can bring your verification with you and provide a copy to Health Services. If you have questions or concerns about these requirements, then please contact Dr. Marian Jones, Director of Health Services, at myjones@jcsu.edu or 704.378.1074, for further assistance. 

Great question! You can provide your completed Health Immunization Form and all supporting medical documents two, main ways (see below). And don’t forget, you can bring your Health Immunization Form and medical documents, including proof of your COVID-19 vaccine and booster, to Golden Bull Academy with you.  

By Fax: 704.378.3530

By Email: Healthcenter@jcsu.edu

 

Johnson C. Smith University is committed to upholding and abiding by the Americans with Disabilities Laws and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and promotes the removal of barriers for all students with disabilities as they pursue both their curricular and co-curricular success.  

If you (or a family member) need ADA-specific accommodations prior to your arrival or during Golden Bull Academy, or throughout the academic year, then please contact LaTausha Perkins-Allen at lpallen@jcsu.edu, Coordinator of Disability Services, or email us at GBA@jcsu.edu. We will gladly assist!