Learn About the Unmatched Student Support Available at JCU

June 13, 2023
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In addition to a high-quality Liberal Arts education, beautiful surroundings, and abundant, exciting learning experiences, John Cabot University provides students with an unparalleled supportive environment. If you’re considering joining the John Cabot community, you’ll be glad to know that plenty of support is available to help you thrive academically and socially as you adapt to life in Rome through our student services. Keep reading to learn how we’ll help you stay engaged with your school work, maintain your health and well-being, and become accustomed to life in Italy.

Student Support at John Cabot Helps Students to Fully Engage in Learning 

The already robust learning experience offered at JCU is further enriched by various activities and services that help students discover their interests, build their CVs, make valuable connections, and create lasting memories. For example, through student services, you’ll have access to various exciting clubs and organizations that enable you to participate in fun, community-building, and purposeful activities to bolster your education. These clubs include:

Art History Society

Arab Student Association
Asian Culture Club

Black and African Student Association
Board Game Club
Business Society
Debate Club
Grassroots Environmental Club
Interfaith Alliance
International Relations Society
Model United Nations

Newspaper Club
Organization of Latin American Cultures
Queer Alliance
Slavic Cultural Club
Student Government
Studio Art and Design Club
Universities Fighting World Hunger
Women’s Leadership Initiative

Interested in joining some of our clubs? Reach out to studentservices@johncabot.edu for more information. Another way to make the most of your learning experience at JCU is to get involved in Community Service projects like serving breakfast to local community members in need. Giving back to the community fosters the social responsibility and compassion it takes to make a positive impact on the world after you’ve completed your studies at John Cabot University. Reach out to jcucommunityservice@johncabot.edu with your questions. 


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Access clubs, organizations, and activities through JCU's Student Services


Stay Happy and Healthy as You Study at John Cabot University

At JCU, we prioritize the health, safety, and well-being of our students. For this reason, provisions are in place to promote good physical and mental health. Campus doctors are available for in-person consultations from Monday to Wednesday from 14:30 to 18:30. They will be at the on-campus doctor’s office at the Guarini campus next to the Aula Magna. Remember that exercise is an excellent way to maintain your well-being. Get involved in Athletics to do this.


John Cabot student receiving counseling service in a room

Counseling at John Cabot University will help you maintain your mental health


Your mental health is a crucial part of your academic and personal success. To support your mental health and help you through personal issues, counseling is offered both remotely and in person. Health services at John Cabot University are included in your tuition costs, making access extremely convenient. In addition to professional attention, many students find strength and healing in spirituality. When you study at our American University in Rome, you’ll find that we support multiculturalism through religious life. We will connect you with your place of worship, a friendly chaplain, faith-based service opportunities, and enriching interfaith activities.


Adjust Seamlessly to Life in Rome

Studying abroad or seeking a degree in Italy requires official student status. Through Immigration Services, we provide you with all the necessary resources to make a smooth transition, acting as an intermediary between you and Italian authorities and keeping you informed about necessary procedures and documentation. Carla Wiegers, our Dean of Students, wears plenty of hats to ensure your general well-being and success as a student. To adjust to life in Rome and make the most of your once-in-a-lifetime experience at JCU, she is available to answer your questions, provide support, and connect you with helpful resources. John Cabot University seeks to nurture success in all areas of student life. Join us to benefit from our unmatched student support provisions.


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