Golden Bull Academy

Welcome to Golden Bull Academy (GBA)!

Golden Bull Academy is a two-day information-packed orientation program that will:  

  • Acquaint you and your family members with Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) 
  • Get you acclimated with your “living and learning” environment at the University!
  • Help you in making a smooth transition to your new college life in Golden Bull territory!

Whether or not you are a traditional, transfer or an evening/online student, GBA has something for you!

Our GBA will allow you and your family members to:  

  • Engage with University leaders, faculty, staff and students, to learn about JCSU’s curricular and co-curricular offerings and expectations! 
  • Interact with academic advisors and register for courses! 
  • Take care of your University business with offices like Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Housing and Residence Life and Health Services! 
  • Meet our Student Orientation Leaders! 
  • Learn about “life outside the classroom” and how to get involved on campus!  
  • Become an official Golden Bull! 



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