What’s Open When
What’s Open When at Saint Joseph's University
Saint Joseph's University welcoming students, faculty and staff back to campus and looking forward to in-person instruction resuming on August 24. Below, find a listing of opening dates, in-person and virtual offerings and links to important University resources and services. Check back frequently, as changes may be necessary to hours and operations.
The Office of Undergraduate Admission in the Maguire Wolfington Welcome Center opened for campus visitors on Monday, July 13. Tours are limited to four per timeslot, one student and two guests each, and adherence to all health and safety protocols is required. For further information about both our on campus and virtual visit opportunities, please click here.
Public Safety and Security
Public Safety and Security continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 610-660-1111. Students experiencing symptoms of coronavirus, should call this number to be connected to the Student Health Center at any time.
Shuttle Services for the 2020-2021 academic year will resume on Monday, August 17, 2020. Please visit the Campus Shuttles & Escorts page on the Office of Public Safety & Security’s website for more information, including health and safety measures for Public Safety escort vehicles, Student Life fleet vehicles and all Shuttle buses.
The campus Barnes & Noble bookstore is now open. Please check our website, sju.bncollege.com, for our store hours. All students looking to purchase textbooks for the upcoming fall semester must place an order on the website. To help maintain physical distancing, textbooks will not be sold in stores, but students can order them online. Orders can be shipped to home addresses prior to campus arrival, or available for pickup at the bookstore.
All of our dining locations are now open and ready to serve you. For more information regarding the hours of operation and menus, please take a look at our website, sju.campusdish.com.
SJU Dining has added meal exchange flexibility and grab-and-go service across campus. You are now able to use your dining plan in the Campion Dining Hall, Campion Food Court, all P.O.D. locations, and Mandeville Dining 123.
In addition, look for new features like Good Uncle, which is a mobile delivery service which will be accepting dining dollars this year and the Home Chef Meal Kit, which is a service that allows you to prepare meals at home.
If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to our Marketing Manager, Kevin Bargeron, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-660-1195.
Health, Wellness and Recreation
Student Health Center
The Student Health Center is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students should request an appointment through Starfish. Well visits will be scheduled for the morning and sick visits in the afternoon. The Student Health Center is now located in Quirk Hall.
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 Public Safety at 610-660-1111. Symptoms may appear two to 14 days after exposure.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Students are welcome to call Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) to schedule appointments for mental health counseling. With some exceptions, sessions are conducted remotely via a secure version of Zoom. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Week day “virtual” drop-in hours (no appointment necessary) are available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. To make an initial counseling appointment or use remote drop-in times, students are asked to call CAPS main office at Merion Gardens at 610-660-1090.
O’Pake Recreation Center
Reopening on August 24. Visit Campus Recreation’s website for Fall 2020 Information.
Sweeney Field and Track
Athletics fields, including the track, will be closed until further notice. Visit Campus Recreation’s website for available facilities, programs and activities.
Student Life and Services
The Office of Residence Life is located on the ground floor of LaFarge and remains open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call ahead to 610-660-1060 if you need to visit the main office. Zoom, phone, and in-person appointments can be made by calling the office or emailing email@example.com. Students can make appointments with their Residential Area Managers through Starfish
Campion Student Center
Open seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Students are invited to join the SJU Campus Ministry every Sunday at 6:30 and 8 p.m. for a live streamed virtual mass. Follow along on Instagram at @sjucampusministry. For students who wish to attend in person, seating in the chapel is limited to 60 people. Learn more.
The Financial Aid Office is located in Barbelin 121 and is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please call ahead to 610-660-2500 if you need to visit the main office. Zoom, phone and in-person appointments can be made by calling the office or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Documents can be uploaded via the Secure Document Upload option in the Nest (select Tuition & Aid page and under Financial Aid Requirements, click the link of the document you wish to upload) or drop off paperwork in the wooden drop box located outside of the office.
The Registrar is open for transcript pickup Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For assistance, request through Team Dynamix via sju.edu/help under "Student Records & Registration."
Office of Student Accounts
The Office of Student Accounts is located in Barbelin 122 and is now open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call 610-660-2400 before you visit the main office. Zoom, phone and in-person appointments can be made by calling the office or emailing email@example.com.
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 and Post Learning Commons buildings re-open for contactless book pick up and individual study space on August 24. Librarians are available for online research help appointments, and staff are available to take your questions about services. To access our vast online databases, journals, and e-books, or to request contactless pickup of books and DVDs, see our website. Our hours are:
- Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
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 helps you study more efficiently and effectively and to make a smooth transition to the University. Peer Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction (SI) programs will begin on Monday, August 31. Both Peer Tutoring and Learning Strategy Consultations will be available via Zoom. Learn more about our services and how to sign up for Peer Tutoring and Learning Strategy Consultations on the Office of Learning Resources website.
Staff in the Student Success website are dedicated to supporting students. They can assist students in making connections with campus resources and provide coaching on strategies for having a positive experience at SJU. Students can schedule appointments (Zoom, phone or in person) with members of the Office of Student Success through Starfish.
For faculty and staff, Starfish offers convenient appointment scheduling functionality that can be 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 open to all writers in the Saint Joseph’s University community, offering free virtual consultations by trained peer tutors. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m; Friday 10 a.m. to 1p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Sunday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Writers can make appointments at sju.mywconline.com. Tutors and writers can use video and audio for their tutorials if both parties are able and willing to do so. You can follow The Writing Center on Twitter or Instagram for the latest announcements.
Hawk Hub Food and Basic Needs Resource Center
HawkHUB, the University’s food and basic needs resource center, is available for anyone in the SJU community who needs non-perishable food, personal products and school supplies. HawkHUBis located in the Writing Center (162 Merion Hall). The center is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations are accepted at drop boxes around campus and through Venmo @hawkhub. Follow @hawkhub on Instagram for announcements about Fresh Food Fridays and other events, in coordination with the SJU chapter of Sharing Excess. For more information, please contact Maddie DeMarco ‘22 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undergraduate Advising Centers
Advisors in the Advising Centers are available via email and appointment. the Advising Centers also offer virtual walk-in hours Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visit the Haub School of Business Leahy Advising Center, College of Arts and Sciences Advising Support Center, or the School of Health Studies and Education Advising Support Center for more information.
Career Development Center
The Career Development Center is open for face-to-face drop-ins Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Appointments, recruiting, and networking services have been moved to virtual platforms to assist all students with their career and professional development needs. Learn more about the Center’s offerings on the Career Development Center website.
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. Contact the mailroom at 610-660-1180 or by emailing email@example.com.
- August 24 through September 18: Extended hours for package pick-up appointments; 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Beginning September 21 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Mail Services to schedule a package pickup.
Print Services is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and available to complete requests. Contact Randy Kehl at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-660-2621 and Jason Arakeli at email@example.com or 610-660-2623.
On October 9, Print Services will move to the lower level of Moore Hall.
The Office of Human Resources is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. If you have questions or would like to meet with a member of the HR team, please visit here to schedule a virtual appointment. If you have documents or other items to drop-off in HR, please use the HR Dropbox near the main entrance during business hours. Thank you for your cooperation, as we work to de-densify the office space and maintain physical distancing.
Students onboarding to new work-study positions should submit your completed paperwork and required identification in the Office of Human Resources on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The required student onboarding paperwork is available for print online. Walk-ins outside of these hours will not be permitted in order to ensure physical distancing.
The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support
ASPIRE College Support
ASPIRE will be offering hybrid options for students to select their chosen modality - in-person, virtual or a combination of both.
Kinney’s day program is open and running on a rotating schedule to de-densify and allow for physical distancing.
Virtual social skills programming TBD for Fall 2020. Free resources are available at KinneyAutism.sju.edu/Virtual.