Programs and Resources
During the Spring semester, the Rebound Program at Saint Joseph’s University assists first year students and transfer students who earned less than a 2.0 GPA or less than 12 credits during the Fall semester to get back on track academically. The goal of the program is to provide resources for students throughout the Spring semester to promote academic success. A series of group workshops along with individual mentor sessions will provide tips and strategies for students to effectively navigate collegiate coursework.
Goals of the Rebound Program
- Identification and acknowledgment of your barriers to success
- Improved organization, time management, and priority setting
- Better understanding of your personal and academic strengths and challenges
- Strategies for being prepared for class, exams and research
- Stronger connections with the support services available to you
- Exploration of career aptitude
- Resulting in improved grades
AIM Early Arrival Program
Designed to assist incoming students with the transition to college, the multi-day AIM program offers an opportunity to move into their residence hall rooms early, get to know campus before their classes begin and participate in social activities and success seminars with other students. The AIM program will begin accepting applications for the Class of 2026 in spring 2022. Visit the First Year Experience website to learn more about the program or contact Dan McDevitt, Ed.D., at email@example.com.
Use this GPA Calculator to calculate:
- What your cumulative GPA will be based on your semester GPA
- What GPA you need to get to attain your goal cumulative GPA
- What your semester GPA will be given your class grade
- What your semester grade will be based on the grading breakdown in your course syllabus
Insider Tips for a Successful First Year
Our "Insider Tips for a Successful First Year at SJU" presentation is shared with parents each year during our summer orientation. This presentation covers information about academics, social life, finances, absences, public transportation and more.