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Opportunity Without Limits

As an SJU student, you can have it all: an education that broadens your mind, the chance to serve those less fortunate, the fun and excitement of New York City, and the inspiration and support you need for future success.

Facts-At-A-Glance

St. John's Univesrity Student Gardening

139,710

Student Service Hours
St. John's Univesrity Mens Basketball Game at MSG

17

Division I, NCAA Sports Teams
St. John's Univesrity Commencement Crowd Shot

178,091

SJU Alumni
St. John's Univesrity Students at Service Opportunity

Mission and Vincentian Heritage

Founded in 1870, St. John’s is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society. The University is committed to serving those in need as St. Vincent de Paul did, and is committed to combating the root causes of injustice while helping to create a more equitable world.

Success at St. John's

Kisong Kim, Ed.M.
“Even before I started elementary school, I was always helping kids in my neighborhood learn to read and write,” she recalls
Kisong Kim, Ed.M.
The School of Education

Life at SJU

Campus life is an integral aspect of your time at St. John’s. We strive to provide students with the most well rounded experience possible. Not only will you meet new friends, but you’ll enjoy a wide range of campus activities and leadership opportunities, including clubs, academic organizations, faith-based groups, and much more.

St. John's Univesrity Students Walking Through Residence Village

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Our President

Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., SJU's 17th President, can often be found on campus engaging with students and faculty. Learn more about the University’s strategic initiatives and major events of interest here.

Our Leaders

St. John’s leadership, along with our Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, play an integral role in the success of our student body, and have committed themselves to ensure that the University community has all the necessary resources to achieve their goals.

Our People

Our faculty, staff, and administrators live the mission of St. John’s on a daily basis and carry on a proud tradition that began nearly 150 years ago.

University News

Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D. at Penn State Commencement
Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., President of St. John’s University, recently served as commencement speaker at the Pennsylvania State University’s Graduate School Commencement held on August 12, 2017.
The Bolt Productions Podcast Equipment, Staten Island
The newly renovated Communications studio in the Dasilva Building for the Staten Island's newest Podcast Program, The Bolt!
Marilyn Dono-Koulouris, Ed.D 2017 recipient of The Academic Service-Learning Faculty Award
Following the mission of St. John’s University and in the footsteps of St. Vincent de Paul, Marilyn Dono-Koulouris, Ed.D, Associate Professor, Staten Island Campus Discover New York (DNY) Program Coordinator, is the 2017 recipient of The Academic Service-Learning Faculty Award, awarded at the Faculty Convocation on August 29th on the Queens campus.
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Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D. at Penn State Commencement
Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., President of St. John’s University, recently served as commencement speaker at the Pennsylvania State University’s Graduate School Commencement held on August 12, 2017.
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University Events

27
Aug

Red Carpet Welcome 2017 - Staten Island

8:00 am8:00 pm
Staten Island campus
01
Sep

Pitch Johnny Competition Application Period

8:30 am12:00 am
St. Augustine Hall, Second Floor, Queens
20
Sep

Library Workshop - Research Survival : Finding Books (Q/O)

11:00 am12:00 pm
Q-Library 307 and Online