The Division of Student Affairs strives to advance the mission of the University by promoting its core values and connecting its work to the University's strategic initiatives in ways that enhance the student experience.
The Division of Student Affairs is intentional about planning, creating program and learning outcomes and using assessment in the development of leadership skills and intellectual abilities, identification and exploration of personal interests, and preparation of our students for roles as future professional and community leaders. We are committed to the academic experience and collaborate across the University to implement innovative and student-centered programs, practices, and services to support student engagement and student success through the co-curricular experience.
The University of Saint Joseph Athletic Department is NCAA Division III featuring eight varsity teams, intramurals, numerous recreation and wellness programs. A member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) our athletes have won championships in volleyball, basketball, softball and tennis. The O'Connell Athletic Center features a fitness center, indoor track, six-lane pool, gymnasium, dance studio and locker rooms. The Center's outdoor complex includes six tennis courts, an all-weather track, soccer/lacrosse field and a softball field.
The athletic department at the University of Saint Joseph complements students' academic experience with a competitive physical regimen. Participation in athletics develops students' leadership skills, strengthens their problem-solving capabilities, and allows them to maintain their physical, mental, and emotional fitness.
The following offices and areas in the Division of Student Affairs are supervised by the Vice President for Student Affairs:
The University of Saint Joseph, including the Gengras Center School and the School for Young Children, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. and the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education. The University of Saint Joseph prohibits discrimination against any persons on account of their race, color, religious creed, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability, or physical disability), genetic information, homelessness, prior conviction of a crime, or any other characteristic protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and employment practices (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment).
Inquiries concerning the University’s non-discrimination policies may be referred to Deborah Spencer, Human Resources director /Title IX coordinator, telephone 860.231.5390 or email [email protected], or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston Mass 02109, telephone 617.289.0111, TDD 800.877.8339, fax 617.289.0150, or email [email protected]. More information.