Admissions Events

2019-2020 Admissions Calendar of Events

7th and 8th Grade Shadow Days
Fridays, September through April – 7:50 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Register online at

Girls Volleyball Junior High Night
Monday, September 16, 2018
6:00 p.m. vs. Providence Catholic High School

Homecoming Parade/Football Game
Friday, September 20, 2019
5:00 p.m. Parade; 7:30 p.m. Kickoff vs. Fenwick High School

Fall Junior High Night (Joliet Memorial Stadium)
*Junior High students and youth travel football organizations are invited. Band, Cheer, and Dance Summer Campers will perform.
Friday, October 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. Kickoff vs. Carmel Catholic

8th Grade Boys Basketball Tournament
Sunday, November 17, 2019

Open House

Sunday, November 3, 2019
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Full Guided Tours and Presentations

Thursday, November 14, 2019 “Competitive Advantage Night”
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
No Guided Tours; Presentations Only

Pre-Exam Workshop
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Placement Exam
Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:00 a.m.

Incoming Freshman JCA Leveraged Financial Aid Application Deadline
January 1, 2020
* Financial Aid deadlines will differ for JCA, the Catholic Education Foundation, and Empower Illinois.

Girls Basketball Junior High Night
Friday, January 10, 2020
7 p.m. vs. Carmel Catholic High School

Boys Basketball Junior High Night
Saturday, February 1, 2020
6:30 p.m. vs. Mount Carmel High School

7th Grade Step Up Day
Thursday, March 5, 2020

Class of 2024 Celebration and Registration Night
Thursday, March 19, 2020; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

The complete JCA 2019-2020 Events Online Calendar can be found at

Questions? Contact the JCA Admissions Staff:

Admissions Office Staff

  • Ryan Quigley, Director of Admissions and Communications 815.741.0500, ext. 214
  • Mary Ragusa, Assistant Director of Admissions 815.741.0500, ext. 274
  • Joe Gura, Assistant Director of Admissions 815.741.0500, ext. 284

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