The William F. Leahy Advising Center

Campus Resources,Services and Support

SJU offers many resources for students - we encourage you take advantage. For additional assitance/information, please talk with your advisor, a professor, resident assistant, Advising Support Staff member, or other member of the SJU community.


What are you looking for?


Career Resources

Academic Support

Health & Wellness

Financial Aid

Multicultural Life

On and Off Campus Housing




Career Development Center


Moore Hall - Monday through Friday: 8:00 am- 5:30 pm

Drop-In Centers

Campion 306 - Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 1 pm- 4 pm

Mandeville 206E - Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1 pm - 4 pm


HSB Co-op


Mandeville 314

This program for SJU students unites the classroom and the workplace, allowing students to engage in real-world applications of their academic pursuits.






Educational Support Services

Bellarmine G10

The Office of Student Educational Support Services (SESS) offers a variety of programs and services to meet the academic needs of the undergraduate and graduate student body. It also provides for the needs and advocacy of specific populations such as student athletes, students with learning/physical differences and students in special admissions programs at Saint Joseph’s University such as Passport.


Learning Resource Center

Bellarmine G10


The Learning Resource Center provides academic programs and resources that help students to achieve scholarly competency and success. They offer numerous programs, including Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and Workshops, all tailored to the SJU students’ needs. See the LRC’s website for this semester’s tutoring schedule and for additional information on requesting a tutor.


The Writing Center

Merion Hall 162

Dr. Jenny Spinner

All writers, from beginners to professionals, need feedback from trusted readers. The Writing Center is a place where you can get that feedback. They serve student writers at any level of expertise, in any stage of the writing process. The Center is staffed primarily by Writing Fellows, undergraduates who have been trained as peer tutors, and who have a keen interest in both writing and tutoring. Writing Center services are free of charge.


The Writing Center is open during the following hours:

Mondays and Wednesdays: 4pm – 8 pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11:30 am – 8 pm

Sundays: 5 pm- 8 pm in the second floor, group study rooms of the Drexel Library


Office of Student Success

Dr. Kim Allen Stuck

St. Thomas Hall

By supporting students as they face obstacles associated with college life, the Office of Student Success assists students to make connections which campus resources and provides coaching on strategies for having a positive experience at SJU. The Student Success website also features a number of useful tools to help you manage your schedule and the demands of a rigorous courseload.




HEALTH AND WELLNESS (Physical, Psychological, and Spiritual)

The SJU mission emphasizes development of the total person – Spirit, Mind and Body. You are better able to perform well in school or work, participate in activities, cultivate relationships, and enjoy life when you feel well – physically, mentally and spiritually.


Student Health

Sourin Hall – 1st Floor


Student Health Services offers hours Monday-Saturday during the regular school year. Walk0in services for illness or injury are available during all hours of operation. For more information, please see their website or stop by the Student Health Center.


Counseling and Psychological Services

Merion Gardens – 5th Floor


Counseling and Psychological Services promotes the psychological well-being of the SJU community through preventive programming and therapeutic interventions. The Counseling Center provides individual and group counseling, workshops, guest lectures, referral services, consultation and training at no cost to students.


Campus Ministry

The Wolfington Center


Campus Ministry serves the mission of St. Joseph’s University by making visible the religious identity of the institution, and by nurturing the spiritual development of students, faculty and staff.


SJU Recreation

See their website for programs and hours.

The Recreation Office sponsors instructional programs, special events, an extensive intramural program, sports club offerings, and an outdoor recreation program. The Recreation program reinforces the educational mission of SJU, which emphasizes the development of the total person: Spirit, Mind and Body. Experiences gained through participation provide a base of knowledge and skills necessary to function responsibly in society. The Recreation components of the Athletic Department strives to identify, schedule, promote and implement a diver offering of activities, which facilitate this educational mission.





Office of Financial Assistance

St. Thomas Hall

Phone: 610-660-1555 or 610-660-1556

Fax: 610-660-1342

Financial Aid can assist with all questions you may have about your financial aid package. See their website for contact information.






Office of Multicultural Life

Campion 229

The Office of Multicultural Life, better known around the SJU campus as OML, seeks to enlighten and educate the university community at large through programming that focuses on embracing and understanding our cultural differences. Serving also as a bridge of support for all students of color, the OML is central to rooting students to the campus community.




Office of Residence Life

LaFarge Residence Hall


The Office of Residence Life strives to provide secure, academically focused housing which fosters a community of civility and respect and supports a positive living-learning environment consistent with Ignatian ideals.

Graduate, Off-campus, Commuter & Adult Student Life Office (GOCA)

Campion 212


The role of GOCA is to assist adult and off campus students in overwhelming obstacles associated with a multi-tasked lifestyle and to provide Student Life resources to foster academic success.