Frequently Asked Questions

How do I select appropriate courses?
Students are encouraged to review the Saint Joseph's program requirements in the current issue of the Graduate Course Catalog. The catalog outlines the course requirements for the program and includes information about pre-requisite course requirements. Students should also speak with an academic advisor at Nazareth regarding  the hospital academic courses.

Where do I go for advising?
Advising assignments are confirmed via the academic department. As an applicant, you may not have an assigned advisor until you begin the program. If you would like to schedule an appointment with an advisor, please contact Joan E. Woods, CRNA, MS at 215-335-6216 or 215-335-6208 or email For the Saint Joseph's courses, contact Dr. Jack Newhouse at or call 610-660-1578.

What is the process if my employer is paying for my courses?
Students with inquiries about tuition remission and installment payment plans for the Saint Joseph's courses should visit the Student Services Center Web site for additional instructions. The Student Services Center coordinates student registration and payment.

How do I register for classes?
To register for the Saint Joseph's courses visit the Registrar site for complete instructions on how to register. Nazareth will register students for the hospital academic courses.

What is the alternative pin number needed to register?
The alternative pin is a series of six ones. (111111)

How do I access my SJU account?
Student IT information is generated and mailed out by the Office of Information Technology. Please visit information on technology services at the University.

Where can I obtain my student I.D.?
Students can request a picture I.D. from the Office of Public Safety located in Barbelin Hall once they have received formal acceptance into their academic program. The initial I.D. card is offered at no cost with a minimal replacement fee charged for lost cards.

Where do I purchase my books?
Books for your Saint Joseph's courses can be purchased at the Saint Joseph's University Bookstore located at 2461 North 54th Street. Students are advised to take information regarding their courses such as the CRN number and course title for general assistance.

Is there assistance with job placement?
The Career Development Center, located in Overbrook Hall, provides assistance to students through the year. Students are invited to visit online for a calendar of events and a list of services.