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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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As six St. John’s University students ascended the 6,500 foot Mount Mbapit in Cameroon this past summer, they laughed recalling the requirement to train with intense cardio in the SJU Fitness Center before joining the study abroad trip.
Ashana Nandram '18 is the recipient of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s 2017 Hon. Giles S. Rich Diversity Scholarship
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When six St. John’s undergraduates joined Konrad Tuchscherer, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Africana Studies, on a two-week trip through Cameroon in May, they not only got an inside look at the country of more than 23 million, they saw firsthand the benefits of experiential learning.
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University Events

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Aug

Women's Soccer vs. Marist

7:30 pm
Belson Stadium
24
Aug

Movie on the Great Lawn

8:00 pm
Great Lawn, Queens
25
Aug

Volleyball vs. Holy Cross

11:00 am
Carnesecca Arena
25
Aug

Volleyball vs. Sacramento State

7:00 pm
Carnesecca Arena