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Complete your Reply to Offer of Admission Form and submit your deposit by logging in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal at

You can access your Transition Checklist by logging into your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal. You’ll find links in this checklist that will take you directly to some of the items listed below, including the Housing Application, New Student Orientation Registration form, and Student Health Record form.

Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal and click on “View Your Letter” at the top right.

Note: You’ll need to click to “View Update” first, if you have not already viewed your acceptance letter online.


The FAFSA is the only financial form you need to fill out to be considered for need-based financial aid at John Carroll. It’s easy to apply at, if you haven’t already. To submit the results to John Carroll, use our federal code: 003050.


Your JCU email address is very important. All University updates and communication from this point forward regarding items such as financial aid, billing, course registration, and other updates will be sent to your JCU email account. Please allow 24-48 hours from the time of your enrollment deposit to have your JCU email address created.

You’ll find your initial login credentials to access your new JCU email account in your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal.

Be sure to check your email account regularly!

Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal and click the link in your Transition checklist to access the housing application. 

The Housing Application will open at 3:00 pm on March 1, 2023, and will remain open until June 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.


The New Student Orientation registration form will open on March 1, 2023. Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal and click the link in your Transition checklist to register for orientation. 

Summer 2023 Orientation Session Dates:

  • Session 1 – June 7/8
  • Session 2 – June 12/13
  • Session 3 – June 20/21
  • Session 4 – June 22/23
  • Session 5 – June 26/27
  • Session 6 – June 29/30
  • Session 7 – August 21/22

Visit the New Student Orientation website at for more information. 

Information about completing your student health record form will be available soon. 

Submit your final high school transcript when it becomes available. Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal for more information. 


If you have taken AP tests and/or IB exams and/or enrolled in college-level courses during high school, please make sure any and all applicable exam scores and/or OFFICIAL college transcripts are sent as soon as possible to the Office of Admission for official credit evaluation. Visit our course credit page for more information


Log in to your JCU Gateway Admitted Student Portal and click to access your “Financial Aid and Billing page” on the right side of the screen. You’ll find all of the information you need there. You will also have an opportunity to make an appointment to meet with a financial aid representative during your New Student Orientation Session to go over your next steps. 


More information about move-in will be available soon, so be sure to check back for more information.  

More information about parking permits will be available closer to the start of the fall semester.

The Carroll OneCard is the official identification card for students at John Carroll University. It offers a convenient, easy, and safe way to utilize campus services and make purchases. You can use your Carroll OneCard to access meal plans and Dining Dollars/Plus Points, athletic facilities and recreation equipment, campus events, and library services.

Details on how to upload your photo for your Carroll OneCard will be available shortly.