With help and high spirits from family, friends and campus
volunteers, about 3,700 new and returning students moved into St.
John’s University’s residence halls on August 23 – 26.
At each of St. John’s three, residential New York City campuses
— in Queens,
on Staten Island
and in Manhattan —
the fall Move-In Days marked the unofficial start of the 2012-13
On Thursday, August 23, more than 1,500 new freshmen arrived at
Vincent Hall and the Residential
Village on the Queens campus. Continuing, transfer and graduate
students moved into the Residential Village,
Founder’s Village Townhouses and nearby off-campus housing on
Sunday, August 26.
“Move-in Day is always exciting,” said
Eric Finkelstein, Director of Residence Life. “Every year is
the start of a new cycle — the smiles you see on the faces of our
new resident students are the same smiles you see at Commencement
Exercises four years later. There’s a sense of accomplishment on
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