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Life at St. John's

Elevate Your World

New York is just one of the remarkable places the St. John’s community calls home.


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Clubs and Organizations

St. John’s is a place where discovery doesn’t stop when class ends. With more than 180 clubs and organizations, intramural sports, and an active Greek scene, you can always find something to do on campus.

Dining Services

Dining Services

St. John’s offers 12 dining locations on the Queens campus. So, whether you’re finicky or a foodie, you are never far from a wide range of nutritious and delicious choices for every palette.

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Welcome Home

Living on campus is both exciting and liberating because you share the experience with new roommates and neighbors. Once you immerse yourself in our tight-knit campus community, you find that your residence hall feels less like a dorm, and more like a home.

Success Starts Here

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Student Sees Possibilities in Urban Ecology and Sustainability

Sustainability is more than an experiment for St. John’s University student Lucas Shears. It’s a way of life.

Lucas Shears '24 St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Born into a family of green thumbs in rural Rhode Island, Lucas, a senior majoring in Environmental Science with a minor in Physics, is spreading the good news of eco-friendliness across campus as a member of the Earth Club and a student worker in the Office of Sustainability. He was among a small group of students who, to commemorate Earth Day in April, reopened the campus organic garden, raising vegetables to feed the hungry and planting trees to reduce carbon inefficiency.  


Psychology Student Is an Advocate for the Overlooked

Whether advocating for the environment, her Catholic faith, or the rights of crime victims, Sarah Quispe found her voice at St. John’s University.

Sarah Quispe '23 St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Sarah, 21, from Richmond Hill, NY, will earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in May, part of a dual-degree program in which she will earn a Master of Arts in Criminology and Justice in 2024. Her four years at the University have included two study abroad semesters, membership in the Catholic Scholars program and the Chappell Players Theater Group, and work as a Resident Assistant in Founder’s Village.

From the Blog

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Career Success Starts Here: Maximizing Your College Career Services

Are you a current or future college student wondering what your future holds? Do you need more certainty about your career goals and how to achieve them? Look no further than your college career center. Despite common misconceptions, these centers offer a wealth of resources and support to help students succeed in their personal and academic pursuits.
In this blog, we explore the tools accessible to all students at a college career center, how to make the most of the services offered, and the unique career preparation opportunities available at St. John’s University.

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Level Up Your College Learning: the Benefits of Peer Tutoring

Are you planning to attend college soon? If so, you don’t have to face it alone! Collaborating with a peer tutor can significantly improve your academic success. In this blog post, we will discuss the advantages of peer tutoring, such as better grades, deeper understanding of the subject, improved confidence, and enhanced study skills.

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The Ultimate Guide to Early Action vs. Early Decision

Selecting a college can be challenging, but once you’ve narrowed your choices, creating a strategy for submitting your application is crucial. Along with the standard, regular decision application process, you can opt for an alternative route, such as early decision or action.