For general information on the Core courses or the Institute for
Core Studies, contact Adam Smith.
Current students are urged to contact their instructor
for aid in the instructional process. Your instructor is the
most important person to turn to for help with your understanding
of the course material and your grades.
You can locate your instructor's office location, email
address and phone number by choosing the Institute's Discover
New York faculty listing, English
Composition faculty listing, or Scientific
Inquiry faculty listing.
Faculty who are not part of the Institute yet teach Core courses
can be located on their departmental website.
The Institute of Core Studies, in cooperation with the
University Freshman Center, assists both students and
faculty. The Freshman Center is located at:
The University Freshman Center is a student support center which
welcomes each freshman into the St. John’s University community and
assist with students’ overall transition, acclimation and
integration into the University setting.
If faculty feel that a freshman in their class is
in need of assistance, faculty are urged to use the
Faculty Early Alert referral form:
Students in Core courses are important to us! Let your
instructors know you are here so they can be of the most assistance
they can to you in your studies.