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Division of Student Affairs

The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to promote student success through collaborative partnerships that support the educational mission of St. John's University.

Student Handbook

To accomplish this mission, members of the Division work with students, faculty, and other administrators to:

  • Focus on student learning and facilitate for individual growth and development.
  • Generate a sense of community through active promotion of the institution's core values.
  • Enhance the quality of campus life by providing a broad range of services, programs and events.
  • Serve as advocates for students, removing barriers and helping them to resolve conflicts.
  • Student Affairs is committed to providing students with programs that address new student transitions, personal growth, leadership development, and decision-making skills.

Office Hours

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, Garden Level
Tel: 718-990-3376
[email protected]

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Kathryn Hutchinson Headshot

Kathryn T. Hutchinson, Ph.D.*
Vice President for the Division of Student Affairs
*Currently on sabbatical

Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships

The Division of Student Affairs offers exciting Doctoral Fellowships and Graduate Assistant opportunities for highly qualified, ambitious, and motivated graduate students in many of the departments throughout the Division.

Graduate Assistantships offer tuition remission and a stipend as part of the compensation package depending on the position. Please note that there are a limited number of positions available with the Division of Student Affairs.

Any available positions will be posted to the Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships page (please see the bottom of the page under "Division of Student Affairs"). Please review this page for information on the required academic criteria and required forms.

If you have any questions about your application, please contact [email protected].