Registration Day

Packet Mailed to Parents

For a digital version of the packet mailed to parents, please click the link below. For a copy of the photo packet containing photo ordering information from Loupe Photography, please click here.

Registration Day (formerly known as Book Day) is Jesuit’s annual event held each summer to ensure that students begin their academic year on the right foot. The principal’s office sends students a packet of information, known as the “summer mailing” in July that includes Registration Day schedules and procedures along with the following:

  • Bulletin
  • Student ID and photo details
  • Mandatory forms to submit on Registration Day
  • Guidance questionnaire
  • Seniors’ college counseling forms
  • Automobile registration
  • Athletic forms
  • Parent volunteer information
  • Cafeteria information
  • Dress code information
  • Mandatory attendance details of upcoming events for parents and students

On Registration Day, students arrive at their scheduled day and time to submit mandatory forms, take their yearbook and ID photos, and pay their fee bills.

Mandatory Forms to Submit on Registration Day

Each student’s Emergency Data Sheet(s) will be emailed to his parents.

The other required forms (2-4 below) are available only on the website. Please download and print these forms that are required to be submitted at the beginning of Registration Day. These forms must be completed at home and signed by the student and a parent/guardian for the student to participate in Registration Day. A student who does not have these mandatory forms completed and signed will not be allowed to participate in Registration Day activities.

  1. Emergency Data Sheet(s): Emailed to Parents

    Parents will receive an email with an attached Emergency Data Sheet for each student. Please print and sign the Emergency Data Sheet(s). For students with multiple Emergency Data Sheets, all must be completed. Verify that all information is correct and make any changes if necessary.
  2. Bulletin Review/ Honor Code/ Media Release Form: Bulletin Review/ Honor Code/ Media Release Form

    This form serves as a written acknowledgement that the student has read and agrees to abide by the rules and procedures of the Bulletin and the principles of the Jesuit Honor Code. The Bulletin will no longer be printed.  Students & parents must view a PDF of the Bulletin online at jesuitnola.org/bulletin. Additionally this form grants Jesuit permission to take and use video and photographs of students in publications. It must be signed by the student and a parent/guardian. A student who has not submitted this form by Registration Day will not be allowed to begin class.
  3. Guidance Questionnaire: Guidance Questionnaire

    Jesuit’s guidance office requires all students to complete an informational questionnaire before attending Registration Day .
  4. Student Automobile Registration: Student Automobile Registration

    Students who drive to school must register their automobiles in case Jesuit needs to contact them about their vehicles.

Dress Code/Uniforms

Students are required to wear complete uniforms on all school days while on campus. (See the Bulletin for full dress code details.)

The dress code for Registration Day is as follows:

  1. Grooming/Dress Code: All students must have a proper haircut and they must be clean-shaven. (See the Bulletin for full dress code details.)
  2. Underclassmen must bring a dress shirt, coat, and tie for the pictures.
  3. Seniors must wear a shirt with a collar.

Please be certain to wear your complete uniform for New Student Orientation, the first full day of school, and every regular school day thereafter. Your shoes must be shined. You must be clean-shaven. Your hair should be properly cut. Your name tag should be in place above the pocket on the right side of your shirt. Find more dress code details in the Bulletin.

Uniforms and/or shoes may be purchased from many stores in the area. While Jesuit does not endorse any particular outlet, the following stores are listed for your convenience:

Perlis Clothing (New Orleans, Mandeville)Schumacher’s Uniforms (Metairie)
Perret’s Army Store (Kenner)Skobel’s (Belle Chasse, Metairie, Westbank)
Schiro’s Shoes & Uniforms (Metairie)Uniforms by Kajan (Metairie, Marrero)

Uniform Patches

The official Jesuit Blue Jay patch should be sewn on the left sleeve with the top of the patch ¼ inch below the shoulder seam. Uniform patches are sold for $1.50 and may be purchased at the switchboard located on Banks Street throughout the school year, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Call (504) 483-3800 for details.

Monetary Transactions and Procedures

All financial arrangements for the first semester should have been concluded by Monday, July 1.  Students may not be able to attend class if financial obligations have not been cleared through the finance office, Room 420 in the administration wing – phone (504) 483-3845.

On Registration Day, students will submit their mandatory forms and then receive a Fee Bill tailored to their own grade level and class schedule.

  1. Fee Bill: (Check should be made out to Jesuit High School)
    The Fee Bill will list which books students need along with other fees appropriate to their grade level (such as senior graduation fee, junior retreats, yearbook, name tags, etc.). This fee bill will be modified according to what students purchase or decline to purchase. When students have completed Registration Day selections, they will be able to write a single check for all purchases made.  
    • Textbooks: Starting with the 2020-21 school year, textbooks are purchased online. Visit the Jesuit Virtual Bookstore to complete this process.
    • School-Issued Supplies: These supplies from the Blue Jay Shop are included on the student’s Fee Bill. All P.E. clothing, name tags, student planner, and two combination locks (one for his book locker and one for his P.E. locker) are school-issued and must be purchased from the Blue Jay Shop in person on Registration Day.
    • School Calendar: The School Calendar will no longer be printed.  Families may view (and print) a PDF of the school calendar online at jesuitnola.org/calendars.
  2. Student ID Pictures: (Check made out to Loupe Photography)
    All students will take ID pictures. This picture will also be used in the yearbook for underclassmen, while seniors will have their tuxedo photos used instead. Optional picture packages may be purchased from Loupe Photography.  
    • Grooming/Dress Code: All students must have a proper haircut and they must be clean-shaven. (See the Bulletin for full dress code details.)
    • Underclassmen must bring a dress shirt, coat, and tie for the pictures.
    • Seniors need only a shirt with a collar for their ID picture. Each senior must schedule an appointment with Loupe Photography to take his tuxedo picture no later than August 30.
  3. Cafeteria: (Check made out to Jesuit Cafeteria)
    Cafeteria staff will assist students to set up new accounts and take deposits for existing accounts on Registration Day. If a student plans to purchase breakfast/lunch from the cafeteria, he should deposit a minimum of $30 into his account on Registration Day . Learn about food services, meal prices, menus, and financial procedures and more at jesuitnola.org/cafeteria.
  4. Senior Rings: (Check made out to Balfour)
    Seniors will pay the balance due on their senior rings.

Athletic Forms

Football season tickets order forms, sports brochures advertisements forms, and LHSAA athletic forms are available for download at jesuitnola.org/athletic-forms.

Parent Volunteer Activities & Information

Learn more about parent activities such as Celebration, the Blue Jay Bazaar, and Mothers’ Rosary Group at jesuitnola.org/parents/get-involved/.

Registration Day Checklist

Mandatory Forms for All Students

☐ Emergency Data Sheet (will be emailed in early August)
☐ Bulletin Review / Honor Code /Media Release Form
☐ Guidance Office Questionnaire
☐ Student Auto Registration Form (Student Drivers Only)

Checks Needed (8th-11th Grade)

☐ Jesuit High School (for Fee Bill)
☐ Loupe Photography (Optional: Purchasing school pictures)
☐ Jesuit Cafeteria (Optional)

Checks Needed (12th Grade)

☐ Jesuit High School (for Fee Bill)
☐ Balfour (Balance due on senior rings)
☐ Jesuit Cafeteria (Optional