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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.