Schedule Your Visit to SJU
See for yourself how our students live greater every day.
Visiting campus is the best way to experience life as a Saint Joseph's student. Whether you choose to visit at an open house, a weekday guided tour, or another event, we can't wait to welcome you to campus. Choose the visit that best fits your schedule and be sure to tag your photos or tweets with #visitSJU to share your favorite moments.
Fall Open House
Sunday, October 21, 2018
While you’re here, you’ll learn more about SJU through a presentation with an admissions staff member, take a guided campus tour with a current student and enjoy lunch in our dining hall. We also encourage you to bring a draft of your college application essay to be reviewed by an admissions counselor during our essay writing workshop.
Register Open House Program
All Undergraduate Events
Admission Presentation and Campus Tour
Monday–Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; select Saturdays during the school year
Come learn about SJU with a presentation by an admission staff member and a guided campus tour.
Transfer Information Session
September 14; October 12, 26; November 30
Transfer information sessions are small question and answer sessions designed for students transferring from another college or university. You and your family are encouraged to visit to meet with an admissions staff member to discuss transferring credits, choosing a major, and learning more about life on Hawk Hill.
Transfer Decision Day
October 21, November 17, December 7
Meet one-on-one with a transfer counselor to discuss the admission, financial aid, and the transfer credit evaluation process. Come see what life can be like for you if you continue your degree at Saint Joseph's University. Students must bring their college transcript(s) to receive a preliminary credit evaluation and an on-the-spot transfer decision.
Open Houses are offered four times throughout the year for prospective undergraduate and transfer students. While you’re here, you’ll learn more about SJU through a presentation with an admissions counselor, take a guided campus tour with a current student and enjoy lunch in our dining hall. Featured topics of the day will include: student and campus life at SJU, academic opportunities, the admissions process, living and learning in Philadelphia and more.
Fall Open House Dates
Sunday, October 21, 2018
West Coast Undergraduate Admission Virtual Information Session
Wednesday, October 17 at 4 PM PST
Our Virtual Information Session will provide students and their families a virtual overview of SJU, the academic programs offered, and why nearly 5,000 undergraduate students choose to live greater on Hawk Hill in Philadelphia, PA. Plus, hear from a current student who moved from CA to PA for SJU.
Financial Aid Virtual Information Session
Thursday, November 15 at 8 PM EST
Learn more about the financial aid process at Saint Joseph's University, applying for FAFSA, scholarship opportunities and next steps through our virtual information session led by Elizabeth Rihl Lewinksy, Director of Financial Aid.
- On-Campus: Monday–Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
- Off-Campus: Select dates and locations
Admission Interviews are available for high school seniors to meet one-on-one with a representative from the Office of Undergraduate Admission. During your interview you will have the opportunity to discuss your academic record, accomplishments, future goals, as well as ask any questions you may have about SJU or the application process. Interviews are not required for admission consideration; students who are unable to interview are not at a disadvantage during the application process. Interviews typically last 30 minutes.
Please note interviews are only available for high school seniors. We encourage scheduling an interview before submitting your application.
Alumni Interviews at Hawkfest 2018
Alumni Interviews are available for high school seniors to meet one-on-one with a member of the Saint Joseph's University community. Interviews are not required for admission consideration; students who are unable to interview are not at a disadvantage during the application process. Interviews typically last 30 minutes.
Meet with an admissions staff member or an alumnus to learn about Saint Joseph's University at an upcoming college fair near you. Additional college fairs are added as dates are confirmed.
Schools or organizations wishing to bring groups of 10 or more high school aged students are welcome to request a visit on a Tuesday or Thursday. The campus tour takes place from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. We ask that requests are made at least three weeks in advance of your planned visit day.
We love having high school counselors, independent counselors, and community-based organization counselors that work with college bound students on campus. Visit our school counselor specific webpage below for visit options.
Getting to Campus
The Office of Undergraduate Admission is located in the Maguire Wolfington Welcome Center (corner of Cardinal and City Ave). A parking pass and GPS address is included in all event confirmation emails for registered visitors.
Maguire Wolfington Welcome Center
2502 Cardinal Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Visitors with disabilities or who need special assistance should email Mimi Null at email@example.com at least two weeks in advance of your visit to inquire about available accommodations.
Inclement Weather Information
In the event of dangerous or inclement weather, call the university's weather hotline at 610-660-3333.