To fulfill general and academic eligibility requirements, each student-athlete at Johnson & Wales' Charlotte Campus must
- Be a full-time matriculating student enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester credit hours.
- Maintain a 2.00 or above grade point average. (First-year students must attain a 1.60 GPA after one semester of full-time enrollment and a 1.75 GPA upon accumulating 24–48 semester credit hours.)
- Earn a minimum of 27 semester hour degree credits every academic year.
- Sign the Department of Athletics Handbook, team-specific academic and code of conduct forms.
Johnson & Wales University's Charlotte Campus offers 11 collegiate sports teams. As members of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), JWU Charlotte teams play a variety of opponents across all levels of intercollegiate athletics, such as NCAA, NAIA, NCCAA and NJCAA opponents. For more information, visit the JWU Charlotte Athletics team pages below:
- Men's Basketball
- Men's Soccer
- Men's Cross Country
- Men's Golf
- Men's Tennis
- Women's Basketball
- Women's Soccer
- Women's Volleyball
- Women's Cross Country
- Women's Golf
- Women's Tennis
All Wildcat Athletic teams compete as a part of USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association). Each program competes for the opportunity to play in the national tournament, and student-athletes may be honored as Academic All-Americans, Players of the Week, All-Americans, Student-Athlete of the Year, or National Player of the Year. Players are recruited who have a desire to be the best at their chosen sport, be dedicated students, and will represent JWU Charlotte Athletics with pride.
For more information on each program or tryouts, students should go to the JWU Charlotte Athletics webpage for the latest news on JWU Charlotte athletic teams.