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Next Steps for Accepted First-Year Students

The start of your academic career at JAVĿ¼ will be here before you know it. Keep the following information in mind as you finish up high school and prepare to join us on campus in September.

In the meantime, you can start connecting with your fellow accepted students (and future best friends) via our private !

Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

Want to secure your spot in the Class of 2028?

Submit your enrollment deposit today!

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

Friday, December 15

Preferred deadline for select scholarship applications.

Monday, January 15

Today is the scholarship application deadline for:

Have you filed your FAFSA? Today is the preferred filing deadline. JAVĿ¼'s school code is 002821.

Late January through April

Accepted Student Dessert Receptions

Dessert receptions for accepted students will be scheduled in select regions. Invitations will be mailed in the coming weeks.

Overnight Visits and Shadow a Class

Check back soon for details and dates!


Financial aid offers are mailed.

Friday, March 1

Have you decided on JAVĿ¼? Today is the Early Decision Applicant Deposit Deadline. Pay your deposit online.

Early March

Deposited students will find information about “Next Steps” on the , including details regarding course selection for your first semester, housing, Great Beginnings, and other general information to get you started at JAVĿ¼!

Great Beginnings is the first of JAVĿ¼’s orientation programs designed to enable you to interact with faculty, staff, and other members of the Class of 2028.

Saturday, March 23 and Saturday, April 13

Taste of JAVĿ¼ Accepted Student Days

Save the date! Come get a taste of JAVĿ¼ as an accepted student! We'd love to welcome you back to campus for lunch, and to learn more about our financial aid programs, academic majors, and what it's like to call JAVĿ¼ home. You will also have the chance to speak with faculty, meet other accepted students, visit the bookstore, take a tour of campus, and attend our Taste of JAVĿ¼ Fair!

Wednesday, May 1

Candidates’ Reply Date. Please pay your $300 non-refundable enrollment deposit no later than May 1 to secure your place in the Class of 2028. After May 1, we may not be able to accommodate you in terms of admission, financial aid, or housing. Pay your deposit online.

Late June

Join us for Great Beginnings Orientation! Great Beginnings 2024 will be held on the following dates:

  • Monday, June 17
  • Tuesday, June 18
  • Thursday, June 20
  • Monday, June 24
  • Tuesday, June 25
  • Wednesday, June 26