SJU offers many resources for students - we encourage you take advantage. For additional assistance/information, please talk with your advisor, a professor, resident assistant, Advising Support Center staff member, or other member of the SJU community. Print a list of all campus resources with contact information.
Educational Support Services
Bellarmine Ground Floor
The Office of Student Educational Support Services (SESS) offers a variety of programs and services to meet the academic needs of the undergraduate and graduate student body. It also provides for the needs and advocacy of specific populations such as student athletes, students with learning/physical differences and students in special admissions programs at Saint Joseph's University such as Passport.
Learning Resource Center
Bellarmine Ground Floor
The Learning Resource Center provides academic programs and resources that help students to achieve scholarly competency and success. They offer numerous programs, including Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and Workshops, all tailored to the SJU students' needs. See the LRC's website for this semester's tutoring schedule and for additional information on requesting a tutor.
The Writing Center
Dr. April Linder
162 Merion Hall
All writers, from beginners to professionals, need feedback from trusted readers. The Writing Center is a place where you can get that feedback. They serve student writers at any level of expertise, in any stage of the writing process. The Center is staffed primarily by Writing Fellows, undergraduates who have been trained as peer tutors, and who have a keen interest in both writing and tutoring. Writing Center services are free of charge.
The Writing Center is open during the following hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 8
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 to 8
They also have Sunday evening hours, from 5 to 8, upstairs in the group study rooms of the Drexel Library.
HEALTH & WELLNESS (Physical, Psychological, and Spiritual)
The SJU mission emphasizes development of the total person - Spirit, Mind and Body. You are better able to perform well in school or work, participate in activities, cultivate relationships, and enjoy life when you feel well - physically, mentally, and spiritually.
Sourin Hall – 1st Floor
Student Health Services offers hours Monday - Saturday during the regular school year. Walk-in services for illness or injury are available during all hours of operation. For more information, please see their website or stop by the Student Health Center, Sourin Hall – first floor.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Merion Gardens – 5th Floor
Counseling and Psychological Services promotes the psychological well-being of the SJU community through preventive programming and therapeutic interventions. The Counseling Center provides individual and group counseling, workshops, guest lectures, referral services, consultation and training at no cost to students.
The Wolfington Center
Campus Ministry serves the mission of St. Joseph's University by making visible the religious identity of the institution, and by nurturing the spiritual development of students, faculty and staff.
See their website for programs and hours
The Recreation Office sponsors instructional programs, special events, an extensive intramural program, sports club offerings, and an outdoor recreation program. The Recreation program reinforces the educational mission of SJU, which emphasizes development of the total person Spirit, Mind and Body. Experiences gained through participation provide a base of knowledge and skills necessary to function responsibly in society. The Recreation component of the Athletic Department strives to identify, schedule, promote, and implement a diverse offering of activities, which facilitate this educational mission.
STUDENT RECORDS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
Hawk Central is SJU's student-focused service center where counselors are available to meet with students and families to analyze and assess needs related to student academic records, financial aid, and billing.
Office of Multicultural Life
The Office of Multicultural Life, better known around the SJU campus as OML, seeks to enlighten and educate the university community at large through programming that focuses on embracing and understanding our cultural differences. Serving also as a bridge of support for all students of color, the Office of Multicultural Life is central to rooting students to the campus community.
ON AND OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING
Office of Residence Life
LaFarge Residence Hall
The Office of Residence Life strives to provide secure, academically focused housing which fosters a community of civility and respect and supports a positive living-learning environment consistent with Ignatian ideals.
Office of Student Success
Dr. Kim Allen Stuck
By supporting students as they face obstacles associated with college life, the Office of Student Success assists students to make connections with campus resources and provides coaching on strategies for having a positive experience at SJU. The Student success wesbite also features a number of useful tools to help you manage your schedule and the demands of a rigorous courseload.