JBU Scholarship Competition Event Guide

February 20–21, 2022

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.

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 Tours #1 (offered in English)

Simmons Great Hall Lobby

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Lunch

Simmons Great Hall - B

1:00 PM

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

Simmons Great Hall Lobby

Sessions & Academic Showcases

9:00am

Honors Scholars Program

SGH A

Music & Theatre

BPAC 107

Political Science

CTH 301

Psychology

LRC 149

10:00 AM

Bible & Ministry

WSC 230

Engineering, Computer Science and Cybersecurity

BTC 129

English

CTH 213

Family & Human Services

LRC 150

Financial Aid & Admissions

SGH B

History

CTH 313

11:00 AM

Biology

BSH 123

Business Department

SBC 110

Chemistry

BSH 110

Construction Management

BTC 200

Criminal Justice

CTH 306

Education Department

LRC 153

Mathematics

BSH 203

Nursing

HEB 207

Visual Arts Department

WVAW 115

Campus Tour (excluding dorms) (English)

SGH Lobby

Dorm Tour (dorms only)

SGH Lobby

12:00 PM

Cathedral Choir

BPAC

1:00 PM

Kinesiology

WLHC 139

Spanish

CTH 207

Campus Tour (excluding dorms) (English & Spanish)

SGH Lobby

Dorm Tour (dorms only)

SGH Lobby

1:30 PM

Undeclared

LRC 132

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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