Intercollegiate Athletics

Eligibility Requirements

To fulfill general and academic eligibility requirements, each student-athlete at Johnson & Wales University's Denver Campus must

  1. be a full-time matriculating student enrolled in a minimum of 12 quarter credit hours

  2. maintain a 2.00 or above grade point average (freshmen must attain a 1.50 GPA after 1 term of full-time enrollment and a 1.85 GPA after 2 terms of full-time enrollment; graduate program students must maintain a 3.00 or above GPA)
  3. earn a minimum of 36 quarter hour degree credits every academic year
  4. sign NCAA student-athlete statement forms related to eligibility, recruitment, financial aid, amateur status, etc.
  5. sign an NCAA drug testing consent form
  6. sign conference and department sportsmanship and code of conduct forms

Varsity Teams

A provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), the Denver Campus of Johnson & Wales University welcomes quality student-athletes who wish to become a part of the 15-team varsity athletic program. Denver Campus teams travel throughout the Midwest and Rocky Mountain region to compete against some of the top teams in the nation. Varsity programs at Johnson & Wales University's Denver Campus include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track, and women's volleyball.

Note: The university reserves the right to hold transcripts, registration eligibility and/or diplomas if uniforms and/or equipment are not returned to Athletics after the official competition season.

Women's Sports Season Tryouts
Basketball Winter Mid-October
Cross Country Fall Early September
Golf Fall/Spring Early September
Indoor Track Winter Mid-September
Lacrosse Spring Mid-September
Outdoor Track Spring Mid-September
Soccer Fall Late August
Volleyball Fall Late August
Men's Sports Season Tryouts
Basketball Winter Mid-October
Cross Country Fall Early September
Golf Fall/Spring Early September
Indoor Track Winter Mid-September
Lacrosse Spring Mid-September
Outdoor Track Spring Mid-September
Soccer Fall Late August

For information on tryouts and schedules, please call Athletics using the JWU Directory.