About JCU

John Cabot University Campuses, Facilities, and Hours

John Cabot University's three urban campus centers (Guarini, Tiber and Caroline Critelli) are located along the banks of the Tiber River in the historic center of Rome.

fall and spring opening hours*

Campus Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday-Sunday
Guarini 8 AM - 9:45 PM 8 AM - 8:45 PM 12 PM - 8:45 PM
Tiber 8 AM - 9:45 PM 8 AM - 5:45 PM Closed
Caroline Critelli Guarini 8 AM - 8:30 PM Monday and Wednesday
8 AM - 8:00 PM Tuesday and Thursday
8 AM - 6 PM Closed
*The opening hours indicated refer to when classes are in session
Guarini Campus

Guarini Campus

Situated in Via della Lungara 233, the Guarini campus hosts the Aula Magna Regina auditorium as well as the Frohring Library, one of Italy's most comprehensive English language libraries. The Guarini campus also hosts numerous study rooms, media production facilities, a meditation garden, as well as JCU administrative offices.

Tiber Campus

Tiber Campus

JCU's Tiber Campus is located in Lungotevere Raffaello Sanzio 12, on the banks of Rome's famous Tiber river and a five-minute walk from Guarini. In addition to classrooms, the Campus houses offices such as Student Services and Immigration Services. It is also home to John Cabot University's cafeteria, the Tiber Cafe, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers various meal plan options.

Critelli Campus

Caroline Critelli Guarini Campus

The Caroline Critelli Guarini Campus, situated in Piazza Giuseppe Gioachino Belli 11, is the first property owned by John Cabot University and it hosts classrooms, administrative offices, and a physics laboratory. It was named for Caroline Critelli Guarini (1900 – 2001), mother the Hon. Frank J. Guarini, former Chairman of the JCU Board of Trustees and generous benefactor of the University.

Media Production Facilities

Media Production Facilities

The Media Production Facilities, located on the Guarini Campus, support a wide range of audio and video production activities, from screenwriting through principal photography and onward to editing, visual effects, and musical composition. Students, faculty, and staff make use of Panasonic camcorders and Canon cameras, Tascam and Zoom audio recorders, and Rode microphones in order to create beautiful images and immersive soundscapes.

Largo dei Fiorentini Studio Art Facilities

Largo dei Fiorentini Studio Art Facilities

A short walk from Guarini campus, and housed in a historic Roman palazzo at Largo dei Fiorentini, the Studio Art Facilities host courses in film and digital photography, graphic design, figure drawing, painting, and fresco painting.