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JU a top “Best for Vets College” on prestigious Military Times list

Jacksonville University has been selected among the top schools on the Military Times “Best for Vets Colleges 2017” list, the most prestigious of such designations.

best-for-vets-colleges-logoThe eighth annual rankings are based on results of Military Times’ comprehensive school-by-school survey of …

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Growth spurs major Williams Hall Renovation Project

Increased residential enrollment has spurred the University to begin a major renovation of its 132-room Williams Hall, with work on the $5.9 million project to begin Nov. 7 and the housing available to incoming freshmen beginning fall 2017.williams

The project …

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Largest incoming Honors class setting up for Honors Program Orientation

The largest incoming class of honors students will be in for an exciting upcoming weekend as they head out for the annual Honors Orientation Friday, but the 80 or so freshmen have no idea where they are going.

“They won’t …

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Before You Get Here: Write a resumé

Do you have a resumé yet? If you don’t, now is the time to make one, since you’ll need a resumé to apply for jobs and internships. Not sure what a resumé is, or how to get started? Not to …

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Dollars and Bills: Understanding Financial Aid and Living on Budget

For many students, earning a college education can prove to be a smart investment for longterm success. However, for many students, access to financial assistance is critical. There are billions of dollars of financial aid available to those who need …

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Understanding FERPA: What we can and can’t tell you about your student

Throughout the school year, we occasionally receive calls from parents and other family members who are interested in learning more about their student’s experience at Jacksonville University. In some instances, they want information about grades. In others, they have questions …

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Before You Get Here: Learn to do laundry

Photo by Kim MyoungSung

If you’ve never done your own laundry before, transforming dirty clothes into clean ones without anything shrinking or changing colors can seem a little too much like sorcery. We promise: it’s not as difficult as all that. In fact, most …

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Before You Get Here: Watch some classic movies

We’ve all got those movies we know we should have seen by now and just haven’t gotten around to yet. Maybe “watch Casablanca” just never made it to the top of your to-do list, or finally watching Fight Club

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