Welcome to Saint Joseph’s University!
As parents, friends and supporters of SJU, you play an integral role in furthering our mission and ensuring the success of our students.
A Catholic, Jesuit University with a rigorous academic tradition and a commitment to cura personalis — care for the whole person — Saint Joseph’s prepares students for personal excellence, professional success and engaged citizenship. Our faculty, administrators and staff work diligently to provide an inclusive and supportive environment in which students can reach their potential.
We’re confident that Saint Joseph’s will quickly become a home away from home for your student, and a community you are proud to be a part of. To help you stay connected, this page provides quick and easy access to information related to academics, campus events, maps/directions, financial aid & tuition and more.
Weather & Emergency Notification
SJU Emergency Cancellation Information
In the event of an official class cancellation, delay to the start of classes or campus closing due to weather, power outage or other emergency, notice can be obtained from the communication systems listed below:
University Phone Message: Call 610-660-3333 | University Web Site Digital Signage Locations Campus-wideCurrent Status
For 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has advanced the professional and personal ambitions of men and women by providing a rigorous Jesuit education – one that demands high achievement, expands knowledge, deepens understanding, stresses effective reasoning and communication, develops moral and spiritual character, and imparts enduring pride.
Located in the Overbrook neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the Lower Merion Township on the historic Pennsylvania Main Line. Saint Joseph's University has the best of both worlds, combining the excitement and adventure of city life with the quiet atmosphere of the suburbs.
Saint Joseph’s University is thrilled to have you as part of our community and looks forward to including you in this exciting time for your student. As your daughter/son navigates the college experience, we encourage your engagement and view you as an important partner in your student’s success.
SJU & Philadelphia
At SJU, we understand our Hawks have a need to spread their wings and explore. Our campus is located just a train ride away from Center City Philadelphia, allowing our students to easily access the array of culture, art, nightlife, and opportunity that the city has to offer.Learn about our Philadelphia Home