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Saint Joseph's University's location in Lancaster is setup to provide collaborative opportunities for students who bring their own electronic devices. Saint Joseph's is dedicated to using technology throughout the curriculum and computers are used extensively in class and clinical assignments. Wireless access is available throughout our campus. We also provide computer lab-style classrooms as well as numerous computer workstations in learning common areas for students to use in their academic work. Saint Joseph's supports accessibility to technology resources and strives to provide state-of-the-art, environmentally sound facilities for all members of our campus community.
*Students are required to bring personally owned computing and mobile devices onto the campus to access Saint Joseph's resources. More information on this bring your own device (BYOD) initiative can be found below.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
What is BYOD?
Bring your own device (BYOD) initiative requires students to bring personally owned computing and mobile devices onto the campus to access Saint Joseph's resources.
What is required for BYOD?
All students are required to have a fully functioning laptop during each class.
Students who are utilizing a PC or Mac must meet the following minimum requirements for their device. Please note, iPads, tablets, Chromebooks and “Windows S Mode” are not supported due to software compatibility and should not be purchased/used on campus.
- WiFi capable
- Up-to-date operating system: Windows 10 or 11, or Mac OS X 10.15 or later (64-bit processor)
- Latest vendor-supported versions of an internet browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Edge
- Up-to-date antivirus/malware software
- Webcam and microphone
We recommend that laptops are no more than two years old and include a screen that’s at least 10” or bigger. Laptops purchased in the last two years are most likely to meet the minimum requirements. Most electronic stores such as Best Buy or Apple can assist with finding a device that works best for your needs in accordance with these requirements.
We work hard to provide the safest possible campus without limiting student accessibility.
Access our annual security report online to learn more about safety policies, procedures and statistics. You can also request a printed copy by contacting the Saint Joseph's Office of Public Safety and Security.
To make a Title IX complaint, please visit Saint Joseph's Sexual Misconduct Page.
Contact the Saint Joseph's Office of Security
Security Staff Hours
Barbelin 13: Sunday through Saturday, available 24 hours
Report an Incident
To report an incident, please fill out this form.
Saint Joseph's University is committed to providing equal and fair access to education for students with disabilities in addition to the federal obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended.
Our office empowers students to self-advocate and to make a successful academic transition to the University. Our team partners with you to meet your academic goals and to develop skills and strategies to learn more efficiently and effectively. We offer services in-person and remotely to accommodate student needs.
Local Housing Resources
Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, Lancaster County offers everything from rural countryside to bustling city life. Easy access to major highways, Amtrak lines and airports makes traveling to Lancaster an easy commute, or settle in one of the numerous desirable neighborhoods throughout the area. Saint Joseph's University is located in the Conestoga Valley School District in East Lampeter Township. Visit www.discoverlancaster.com to explore all the area has to offer!
While Saint Joseph's University does not offer traditional student housing at our Lancaster location, there are a number of apartment complexes located nearby. Nearby apartment complexes include: