St. John's University New York Campuses Closed

Out of concern for the safety of our students, faculty, and administration and in consideration of the widespread regional snow removal efforts which are expected, all St. John's University's New York campuses will be closed Monday, January 26, and Tuesday, January 27, 2015, and all classes will be canceled.

This closing applies to St. John's Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan, and Oakdale campuses.

Academic Resources

The offices and programs listed in Academic Resources are designed to promote student success both inside and outside of the classroom.

University Freshman Center – Welcome First-Year Students!

The University Freshman Center is committed to the academic success, personal development and overall satisfaction of every new student. Each student is assigned a personal advisor who will guide him or her through the first year at St. John’s . Students will receive answers to questions about their major, classes, professors, or extracurricular activities.  In addition, advisors are trained to assist with the overall transition and acclimation to a college setting.

Transfer Student Services

The Office of Transfer Student Services is charged with providing transfer students with guidance during their transition to St. John¹s University. Every student will be afforded the opportunity to speak with a professional advisor concerning their academic and personal goals. Upon acceptance, a Transfer Student Services advisor will schedule a one-one-one meeting to discuss potential credits granted, various course options and to facilitate the registration process.  In addition, the Office of Transfer Student Services is a gateway to the many support services and departments across campus, including the academic deans offices.  An advisor is always available to answer questions whether by in-person visits, e-mail, or phone.

Writing Center

The University Writing Center is the resource for students who desire assistance with the writing process.  Offering one-on-one consultations with trained staff, the Writing Center benefits students who wish improve their writing skills across the curriculum.