Students Walking up the stairs on St. John's Campus

Queens Campus Life

Only minutes from Manhattan by car, bus or train, our nearly 100-acre Queens campus offers a traditional university environment in the world’s most dynamic city.

The Queens campus features broad lawns, handsome stone buildings and ultramodern student residence halls. Facilities include high-tech laboratory and classroom buildings; the main collections of our 1.7 million-volume Library; and state-of-the-art athletic facilities for students and our BIG EAST, Division I athletic teams.

Combining urban excitement with suburban tranquility, the campus is located in a leafy,  residential area of one of the five boroughs, or counties, that make up New York City. Though students at St. John’s often travel into Manhattan on weekends, they also enjoy shopping and fine restaurants within blocks of the campus.

On campus, students can choose among 180 student clubs and organizations, recreational and dining facilities and a variety of 24/7 activities.

Our Campus

Residence Village

Residence Life

Residence Life aims to develop a residential community that supports and enhances the academic mission of St. John's University and promotes safe, clean and comfortable living environments conducive to learning.

St. Johns Queens Campus Gate

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation provides the entire University community with the opportunity to participate in a variety of formal and informal activities.

Students in lounge on St. John's Campus

Campus Activities

We provide university-wide programs that promote school spirit and pride. Through your involvement in Campus Activities, you will not only enjoy your collegiate experience but also develop invaluable organizational, communication, and leadership skills.

St. Johns Queens Campus Gate

St. John's Serves

A department with Student Affairs that is committed to serving the University community with service opportunities, veterans affairs, and student engagement.

female student sitting in St. Thomas More Church

Commuter Services

Commuter and off-campus students are an essential part of the St. John’s University community; 71% of our students live off-campus and commute.

Student receiving holy water

Leadership Development

Get Involved

Campus Activities provides students with leadership opportunities and a variety of programming throughout the year. When you are more involved on campus, you are more likely to feel connected to St. John’s, continue through graduation, meet new friends, and transform into an effective leader.

When you choose to get involved, you have the advantage of incorporating classroom theory into firsthand experiences. As a result, you are enhancing your skills and adding value to your resume. Campus Activities is here to help you succeed—and stay involved.

Campus Concierge
Student Government, Inc.
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Spectrum (our LGBTQ+ student support and advocacy group)
Student Organizations
St. John's University Esports

Contact Us

Visit our Queens campus to see the St. John’s experience in action. Contact our Office of Admission to schedule a campus tour:

Queens Campus
Office of Admission
St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
[email protected]