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Denver Campus

Denver, Colorado

JWU’s Denver Campus offers undergraduate business, hospitality and culinary arts programs. The Denver Campus also offers graduate MBA programs in business and hospitality. As one of the nation's top ten places for business and careers, the Denver metro area offers an exciting range of experiential education opportunities for JWU students including multinational corporations, sports event management, tourism, hospitality and business.

For more information about the Denver Campus, contact

Johnson & Wales University
7150 Montview Boulevard, Denver, CO 80220
1-877-JWU-DENVER (598-3368)

The Campus

Located in the historic Park Hill neighborhood of Denver, the Denver Campus combines old-world charm with the latest technological resources, including stately turn-of-the-century buildings and newer academic buildings in a quiet park-like landscape. Students enjoy access to a variety of academic and laboratory classrooms, residence halls with private and semi-private bathrooms, and a recreation center which includes a dining center, gymnasium and fitness center.

Academic Facilities and Administrative Offices

THE ACADEMIC CENTER at 1900 Olive Street houses academic classrooms, Alumni Hall, atrium, an auditorium, Center for Academic Support, College of Management's School of Business and School of Hospitality, Experiential Education & Career Services, faculty offices, Fashion Merchandising & Retailing, Legacy Hall, Library, Outtakes, Ricoh Printing & Mailing Services, Student Academic & Financial Services, University Event Center, and Wildcat Lounge.

CENTENNIAL HALL at 1800 Pontiac Street houses academic classrooms, Alumni Relations, an auditorium, Centennial café, clubs and organizations, Communications & Media Relations, Dean of Students, Development, executive offices, faculty and administrative offices, Health & Counseling Services, New Student Orientation & First-Year Initiatives, Residential Life, Student Conduct, and Student Involvement & Leadership.

The COLLEGE OF CULINARY ARTS at 1895 Quebec Street houses academic classrooms, Colorado Dining Room, Coors Beverage Laboratory, Dick Saunders Dining Room, International Baking & Pastry Institute, and laboratories.

ASPEN HALL at 7039 East 18th Street houses Accounting, Admissions, College of Arts & Sciences, Criminal Justice, faculty offices, Human Resources & Payroll, Information Technology and Purchasing.

VAIL HALL at 1785 Quebec Street houses academic classrooms, a culinary lab and a computer lab.

WILDCAT CENTER at 7050 Montview Boulevard houses Athletics, Campus Dining, Facilities Management, a fitness center and gymnasium.

Residence Halls

Johnson Hall and Wales Hall

Housing first-year and transfer students, these suite-style residence facilities accommodate two to three students per room with a semi-private bathroom shared between two rooms. A limited number of single rooms with shared bathrooms are also available to those students who are not first-year, traditional students.

Presidents Hall

Presidents Hall is preferred housing for sophomore, transfer and returning students, featuring double-occupancy rooms. Each air-conditioned room accommodates two students and includes private bathrooms.

Founders Hall

This newly renovated hall is home to sophomore and transfer students. Each air-conditioned floor features suites that accommodate two students with a private bathroom. Single rooms with shared bathrooms are also available.

Triangolo Hall

Triangolo Hall is a newly renovated, air-conditioned apartment-style residence hall reserved for upper-class students. Accommodating two or four students per apartment, Triangolo features living rooms and large kitchenettes with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.

Gaebe Hall

Gaebe Hall features single, double and multiple-occupancy rooms. All rooms are suite-style with full-sized beds, shared bathrooms and kitchenettes. This hall is reserved for upperclass and transfer students.

Campus Dining

Students have access to dining facilities on campus in the dining center and at our convenience store, Outtakes. Late night dining options will be available in our new Centennial café.

Residential students are able to choose from a variety of meal plan options and prices based on the type of housing they choose.

  • Returning and transfer students may select a minimum meal plan of 10 meals per week, with the option to upgrade to a 14- or 18-per-week meal plan.
  • New students are eligible to select the 18- or 14-per-week meal plan.
  • Each plan comes with an additional $150 “flex dollars.” $50 per term may be used for purchases at additional campus dining locations beyond the Wildcat Dining Center, in any denomination. This includes late night options that are offered in the new café in Centennial Hall.
  • During a brief adjustment period, at the start of each term, students will be able to change their meal plan to a selection that best matches their dietary needs and weekly schedule.


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