The Jewel of
the Queen City

Come experience why JCSU shines as one of the brightest jewels in Charlotte.

Our beautiful, 100-acre campus features a lovely view of the Queen City. The NCAA named JCSU’s Irwin Belk Complex among the most scenic stadiums in the U.S. Charlotte is served by the major airlines, bus routes, as well as Amtrak. We arealso served locally by the Gold Line, a streetcar that stretches from JCSU to Charlotte’s east side.

We invite you and your family to visit us and learn more about our vibrant community.

Exterior photo of Biddle Hall

Campus Tour

Join a member of the admissions team on one of our campus tours. We have Individual, Family and Group tours that are 45 to 60 minutes made by appointment only. Plan a visit to our campus to see firsthand what an outstanding college career you can have at JCSU.
Map of Campus

Campus map

Once you are here, feel free to explore our open, 100-acre campus located on the highest point in the center of Charlotte and see what we have to offer!

Parking Information

Once you arrive on campus, please make sure to check in with the security booth at the JCSU campus entrance. Our campus police will provide you with parking information and help you find your way around.

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Aerial view of JCSU campus
Get Directions

Located at 100 Beatties Ford Road, near the intersection of West Trade Street, Fifth Street and Rozzelles Ferry Road in Charlotte, the campus is easily accessible from Interstate 85 and 77.

100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216


Driving directions from Atlanta

Take I-85 North

Take NC-16 Brookshire Blvd (Exit 36) toward / US-74E/Downtown 

Merge onto NC-16 S toward Charlotte/Bank of America Stadium

Take the ramp toward Beatties Ford Rd/JC Smith University

Merge onto French Street

JCSU campus is on your left.

Driving directions from I-85 North

Take I-85 South to I-77 South

Merge onto I-77 S/US-21 S (Exit 38) toward Columbia 

Take Fifth St./West Trade Street (Exit 10C)

Turn right onto W. 5th Street

Turn right onto Beatties Ford Road

JCSU Campus is on the right.