Early Commit Track

Commit to JBU by January and have peace of mind (plus a few perks)

If you are serious about JBU and want to commit to attending JBU before the regular May 1 deadline, we would love for you to do so!

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The Timeline for Fall 2021


October 1 – December 1

Submit the FAFSA

October 1 – Early January

Deposit to JBU and accept your award letter

Mid-January (date to be determined)

Early Commit deadline

End of January

Receive your dorm assignment and pick your roommate

Mid-April

Register for fall classes

June (date to be determined)

Eagle Base Camp with exclusive Early Commit event

The Perks

  • Receive your financial aid package before January
  • Register for classes in April instead of June
  • Find out your dorm and pick a roommate in January instead of May
  • Be part of a float trip in June just for Early Commit Students
  • Have peace of mind that your college decision is done early!

The Process

  1. Apply to JBU
  2. Work on the required steps
  3. Commit to JBU by digitally signing this official agreement (also available in your applicant portal).

Important Scholarship Information

If you are planning to compete for our competitive scholarships, you’ll need to interview in the the fall timeline in order to have your scholarships decided by the January 10 deadline.

Similarly, if you are planning on applying for art major or music major scholarships, you’ll need to have turned in your portfolio or auditioned by December 1 so you can find out about those scholarships before the early commit deadline.