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Opportunity without Limits

As a St. John's University student, you can have it all: an education that broadens your mind, the chance to serve those less fortunate, the fun and excitement of New York City, and the inspiration and support you need for future success.


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Student Service Hours
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Division I, NCAA Sports Teams
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St. John's Univesrity Students at Service Opportunity

Mission and Vincentian Heritage

Founded in 1870, St. John’s is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society. The University is committed to serving those in need as St. Vincent de Paul did, and is committed to combating the root causes of injustice while helping to create a more equitable world.

Success at St. John's

Life at St. John's

Campus life is an integral aspect of your time at St. John’s. We strive to provide students with the most well-rounded experience possible. Not only will you meet new friends, but you will enjoy a wide range of campus activities and leadership opportunities, including clubs, academic organizations, faith-based groups, and much more.

St. John's Univesrity Students Walking Through Residence Village

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Our President

Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., St. John's University's 17th President, can often be found on campus engaging with students and faculty. Learn more about the University’s strategic initiatives and major events of interest here.

Our Leaders

St. John’s leadership, along with our Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, play an integral role in the success of our student body, and have committed themselves to ensure that the University community has all the necessary resources to achieve their goals.

Our People

Our faculty, staff, and administrators live the mission of St. John’s on a daily basis and carry on a proud tradition that began nearly 150 years ago.

University News

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Piracha Family
What is better than having one member of the Piracha family among College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences alumni? Having four family members, of course!
Watson Fellows
St. John’s University students continue to enjoy extraordinary academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities as recipients of the Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship, a highly selective, three-year program for outstanding undergraduates from 12 participating New York City colleges and universities.
Katia Passerini, Ph.D., PMP
On the occasion of the release of our Spring newsletter, I would like to share some reflections by travelling back to our first newsletter in Fall 2016 in which I referred to one of my favorite quotes from Kurt Lewin (paraphrased): it takes a lot of theory to make a good practice. And travel back we must since I want to share with you, students, alumni, faculty, and friends, our most recent journey towards increasing relevance and rigor in our academic programs....
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We are the defenders
Meet three St. John’s graduates who embraced the University’s Vincentian mission of service by protecting their neighbors, communities, and nation.
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University Events


Free Adult Literacy Program - January 10, 2018 - June 30, 2018

6:30 pm9:30 pm
Different Locations in Description Below

Women's Appreciation Brunch

10:00 am2:00 pm
D'Angelo Center, Room 128

St. Joseph's Celebration (Queens)

1:30 pm5:00 pm
DAC 416

NBC Technical Operations Program (TOP) Info Session

1:50 pm3:10 pm
D'Angelo Center, Room 306