What’s Open When
What’s Open When at Saint Joseph's University
Saint Joseph's University has transitioned to virtual instruction for the spring semester and all summer sessions. But Saint Joseph's is as strong, resilient and adaptive as ever. Below, find out how students, faculty and staff can connect and take advantage of numerous University resources and services.
Please check back frequently, as changes may be necessary to hours and operations.
Public Safety and Security
Public Safety and Security continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 610-660-1111.
While the University has transitioned to virtual learning and most employees work from home, access to some campus spaces will be limited for security reasons. Faculty and staff members will have access to the buildings where they have offices from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If faculty or staff should have a pressing need to access a building other than their primary work location, they can request temporary access via email to email@example.com. Some buildings may be accessible for the students who remain on campus, but these services are subject to frequent changes as our operational needs shift.
Campion Student Center
- Open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Our locations are all currently closed.
Student Health and Wellness
Student Health Center
The Student Health Center is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. but is not available for medical care during the summer. Students should consult their primary care physician, a local urgent care center or hospital.
Any student with the following symptoms: fever, cough, or shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea; or contact with a known or suspected COVID-19 case are encouraged to call their primary care provider and the Student Health Center at 610-660-1176 (during business hours) or Public Safety at 610-660-1111 (after business hours). Symptoms may appear two to 14 days after exposure.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
CAPS is providing students the opportunity to consult with a counselor by phone to receive help for a mental health concern. To access the CAPS consultation service students can call 610-660-1090 during office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday) and provide the information requested. A CAPS therapist will return the call that same day.
More detailed instructions for accessing CAPS consultation service is available at the CAPS website.
Student Learning and Support Services
Office of Student Outreach and Support
The Office of Student Outreach & Support can work individually with students to explore and coordinate both personal and academic support needed while facing a medical diagnosis or balancing that of a family member. Students can email firstname.lastname@example.org to speak with a staff member. For students with multiple needs, the Office of Student Outreach and Support will coordinate needs with the other offices.
Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library
The Drexel Library is closed until further notice but many of the library’s materials and services are available online. Visit the library’s website for more information about remote support and access.
Office of Disability Services
The Office of Student Disability Services will continue to provide support to students when we transition to the online environment. Faculty and students will continue to use the Accommodate system for accommodation requests.
Office of Learning Resources
The Office of Learning Resources is open during the summer. Both peer tutoring and Learning Strategy Consultations are available via Zoom. See the list of courses served by tutoring and information on scheduling Learning Strategy Consultations on the Office of Learning Resources website.
Staff in the Office of Student Success are dedicated to supporting students during virtual instruction. They can assist students in making connections with campus resources and provide coaching on strategies for having a positive experience to online education.
Starfish offers convenient appointment scheduling functionality that faculty and staff can set up by following the steps outlined in a guide posted to the Student Success website. If you're not already using Starfish for appointment scheduling, watch this video to learn how to use Zoom and Starfish together for online appointments. Reach out to email@example.com for more information.
The Writing Center
The Writing Center is offering online appointments now and throughout the entire summer. From April 30 to August 27, tutors will be available for virtual consultations Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Writers can make appointments at sju.mywconline.com.
Hawk Hub Food and Basic Needs Resource Center
Hawk Hub, the University’s food and basic needs resource center, is available for anyone in the SJU community who needs non-perishable food or personal/feminine hygiene products. While the resource center in Campion is currently closed, if you have a basic need that is not being met, please contact Professor Jenny Spinner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leahy Advising Center (Haub School of Business)
College of Arts and Sciences; School of Health Studies and Education Advising
Visit the ASC website for up-to-date information on registration planning.
Shuttle bus service, on both the East and West lines, is suspended until further notice. Escort service will be operating on a limited basis, so please plan ahead.
The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support
ASPIRE will continue to be offered virtually. Evening and weekend programming is canceled for the Spring 2020 semester. Day programs are suspended until further notice. Virtual programming is being offered free of charge at KinneyAutism.sju.edu/Virtual.
- For precautionary measures to protect those of our community who are most vulnerable to the virus, Mass will not be celebrated in the chapel until further notice.
- Campus Ministry invites everyone to follow us on Instagram.
- Serve virtually by supporting our Community Partners who are in need at this time.
- Anyone who would like to speak with someone for pastoral care please contact Campus Ministry, Thomas Sheibley at 610-660-3125 or the Office of Mission Programs Father Dan Joyce S.J. at 610-660-3291 and someone on the team will return your call as soon as possible. Students are invited to fill out this form and a campus minister will respond.
- Prayer requests can be sent to email@example.com.
- Father Dan Joyce S.J. will deliver mass virtually on Sundays at 11 a.m.
O’Pake Recreation Center and Maguire Pool
Closed alignment with the Governor’s guidance. Visit Campus Recreation’s website for virtual resources.
Sweeney Field and Track
Athletics fields, including the track, will be closed until further notice, in response to Governor Wolf’s March 19 statewide order. Visit Campus Recreation’s website for virtual resources.
The mailroom continues to serve the University community. Packages received from USPS, UPS, FEDEX, Amazon and other carriers will be scanned and an email notification will be sent to the recipient.
Students remaining on campus can pick-up their packages during normal package center hours. The package center will not allow lines, each student will be served individually to support physical distancing. Students who are not on campus will be sent an email to arrange pick-up or prepaid package forwarding instructions.
All University departments must arrange for the regular pick-up of business mail at the mailroom by calling 610-660-1180 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Appointments will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Depending on the volume of your department's mail, twice-weekly pick-up may be needed. Contact the mailroom with any questions.
Closed until further notice. Orders can only be placed through the website. All orders must be shipped to customers, no in-store pickup available at this time.
Career Development Center
- Meeting with a Career Counselor: All one-on-one meetings with career counselors will take place on Zoom. In lieu of drop-ins, expanded appointment times have been added to Handshake. Login to your Handshake account to schedule a time to meet with a career counselor.
- Career Toolkit on Canvas: The Career Toolkit on Canvas includes instructional materials on the following topics: Resumes, networking, internship & job search, major and career exploration, what employers want. You are encouraged to visit the Canvas site prior to sending an email to email@example.com or scheduling an appointment with a career counselor.
- Resumes uploaded to Handshake will continue to be reviewed on a daily basis. All new employers and jobs posted to Handshake will continue to be monitored and approved daily during this time.
- All on-campus interviews will take place virtually. Students who have been selected for interviews will hear directly from employers via email or voicemail. Please be sure to check both regularly.
- firstname.lastname@example.org will continue to be monitored with replies sent within 1-2 business days.
Print Services is open and available to complete requests. Contact Randy Kehl at email@example.com or 610-660-2621 and Jason Arakeli at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-660-2623.