JWU Denver Athletics Quick Facts

Founded: 2000

Address: 7150 Montview Blvd., Denver, CO 80220

Enrollment: 1,170

President: Dr. Richard Wiscott, Ph.D.

Athletic Director: Dr. Greg Waggoner

Associate Athletic Director: Mike Gallegos

Senior Woman Administrator: Robin Wheeler, ATC

Sports Information Director: Sean Star

Mascot: Wildcats

Affiliation: NCAA Division III  (Year 1 Provisional Member)

Conference: Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Colors: Royal Blue, White & Gold

Facility: Wildcat Center (capacity 550)


Johnson & Wales (Denver) finished Year 2 of its NCAA Division III provisional memership process in 2019-20. The 2020-21 academic year is expected to be the third and final year of the membership process and marks the first year the Wildcats are eligible to compete in all SCAC conference championships. 

JWU Denver will not be eligible to compete in NCAA postseason competition until becoming a full NCAA member.

JWU Denver is one of just two DIII schools in the state of Colorado along with fellow SCAC member Colorado College. Division III is the largest of the NCAA's three divisions with 443 member schools (not including provisional or reclassifying schools). Division III student-athletes do not receive athletics scholarships, but 80 percent receive non-athletics aid. Learn more about NCAA Division III here