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150 Reasons to Love St. John's: Back—and better than ever.

With things slowly returning to normal around the world, campus life at St. John’s University is thriving once again. Whether you live on campus or you’re a commuter student, there are so many reasons to celebrate life on campus at St. John’s and the start of the fall semester.

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150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: Faith and Service

As a Catholic and Vincentian University, St. John’s is committed to serving the poor and the marginalized. No matter your faith or your beliefs, there’s a place for you at St. John’s and innumerable ways for you to get involved. Here are just a few.

Posh Alexander

150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: We’ve Got Game.

We are New York’s team, and for generations, St. John’s student-athletes have been proudly representing the University. Whether you are an elite athlete or an exuberant fan, there are plenty of reasons to support the Red Storm.

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150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: The City That Never Sleeps

New York, NY. The Big Apple. Gotham. You can call it what you want—but we call it home. With three campuses in this great city—in Queens, on Staten Island, and in Manhattan—St. John’s University students have every opportunity to explore and enjoy the greatest city in the world. Here are just a few favorites.

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150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: Never a Dull Moment

Curious.
Caring.
Smart.
Fun.
There are plenty of words to describe St. John’s University students, but bored is not among them. That’s due, in part, to the more than 180 student clubs and organizations the University offers. From Greek life, to club sports, to service opportunities—there is always something to do when you’re a Johnny. Here are just a few examples:

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150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: Once a Johnny, Always a Johnny.

With more than 190,000 proud members, St. John’s University’s vast alumni network spans the entire globe. While the numbers alone are extraordinary, what’s just as impressive is the way this tight-knit group sticks together and supports the entire University community. Here are just a few ways that St. John’s alumni make an impact.

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150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: Commencement Commences

Commencement marks a profound period of transition for college students around the world. After the final flakes of confetti fall to the ground and all of the mortarboards are tossed into the air, college grads begin a new journey, fortified with their freshly minted degrees.

St. John's in the Spring

150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: Spring Edition

Spring is a season associated with renewal, rebirth, and regrowth. As the world slowly finds its way back to normal (or something closer to normal), we find relief and joy in the reminders all around that brighter days are ahead. At St. John’s, those signs of a spring awakening are everywhere.