JBU Scholarship Competition Event Guide

November 7–8, 2021

Welcome

Welcome to JBU's Scholarship Competition! If you need assistance at any point during the event, you will find Admissions staff in the Simmons Great Hall ready to help.

You may also text us at (479) 274-0794. This phone number will not receive voice calls and is only monitored during the event.

As of November 1, masks are optional at this event except in the Cathedral during The Gathering. You will find masks available in the Simmons Great Hall if needed.

Event Schedule

This is a general schedule of events. Your interview times are found in your printed brochure provided at check-in. See below for a schedule of Academic Showcases.

Sunday

5:00-6:00 PM

Check-in and Hors d’oeuvres

Simmons Great Hall

6:00-7:15 PM

Honors Banquet

Simmons Great Hall

7:30-9:00 PM

Parents: Q & A with President Pollard

Simmons Great Hall

Students: Honors Coffee House

Walker Student Center

9:00-10:00 PM

The Gathering (student-led chapel service)
*Masks are required at this event

Cathedral of the Ozarks

Monday

Time varies

Group interview – see name tag for assigned time

Executive Board Room (above Kresge Dining Hall)

Time varies

Individual Interview – see name tag for assigned time

Soderquist Business Center

Time varies

Academic Showcases – see below for times and locations

Location varies

7:00-9:30 AM

Breakfast

Kresge Dining Hall

9:00-10:00 AM

Honors Scholars Program Session

Simmons Great Hall - A

10:00-11:00 AM

Financial Aid Session

Simmons Great Hall - A

11:00 AM

Campus & Dorm Tour #1 (offered in English)

Simmons Great Hall Lobby

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Lunch

Simmons Great Hall - B

1:00 PM

Campus & Dorm Tour #2 (offered in English and Spanish)

Simmons Great Hall Lobby

Academic Showcases

9:00am

Bible & Ministry Department

WSC 218C

Biology

BSH 123

Education Department

LRC 132

English (option 1)

CTH 213

Honors Scholars Program

Simmons Great Hall - B

Visual Arts Department

WVAW 112

10:00 AM

Business Department

SBC 115

Chemistry

BSH 110

English (option 2)

CTH 213

Financial Aid & Admissions

SGH B

Kinesiology

WLHC 139

Nursing

HEB 104

11:00 AM

Campus Tour (English)

SGH Lobby

Criminal Justice

CTH 306

11:15 AM

Psychology

LRC 152

12:00 PM

Mathematics

BSH 208

1:00 PM

Engineering, Computer Science and Cybersecurity

BTC 221

Campus Tour (English & Spanish)

SGH Lobby

History

CTH 313

Spanish

CTH 207

Directions & Parking

Visitors are permitted to park in any parking lot on JBU's campus. The most convenient lot for this event is located just west of the Simmons Great Hall (building #8 on the campus map).

Directions to Simmons Great Hall

Note: There are a few reserved parking spaces on campus for specific positions (e.g. resident directors of residence halls).

Recommended reading for the event

Come and Listen

Excerpted from President Pollard's book May It Always Be True: Educating Students in Faith

Copyright ©2010 by Charles W. Pollard
Reprinted by permission of the publisher, ACU Press

Why a Christian College?

Excerpted from Arthur Holmes' book The Idea of a Christian College

Interested in reading more? Purchase the book here.

Copyright ©1975 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Reprinted by permission of the publisher; all rights reserved.

Contact information and other details

If you need assistance at any point during the event, you will find Admissions staff in the Simmons Great Hall ready to help.

You may also text us at (479) 274-0794. This phone number will not receive voice calls and is only monitored during the event.

Before or after the event, please contact the Associate Director of Enrollment Events, Tori Ledbetter, at tledbetter@jbu.edu or 479-524-7161.

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