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The History of John Carroll University

Established in a humble wood-framed building in Ohio City, JCU has grown into an institution that educates its students to become change agents and leaders in our society.

JCU Campus Being Built

John Carroll University - A History Through Photos

Founders' Day & Day of Giving Logo

Celebrate Founders' Day 2022

JCU Alumni across the nation will unite for Founders' Day 2022 with receptions in six different cities, including: Cleveland, Columbus, Chicago, Buffalo, Detroit and Charlotte.