Online Student Services

Online Student Services

Get excellent online support with USJ Online Student Services.

Our online student services cover everything from payment to purchasing textbooks.

Don’t see what you need? Contact us for more information.


Hosts the learning systems and course shells for all USJ online programs. Blackboard provides support for students who are having technical trouble. 

Blackboard Support

Bursar's Office and Cashier

Assists online students with payment of classes.


Information Technology

Aids online students with technical support for MyUSJ and student email. 

[email protected].

Online Bookstore

Allows students to purchase textbooks online. The Bookstore located on the first floor of McGovern Hall can be reached at 860.231.5290 or [email protected].

The Pope Pius XII Library

Offers many services for online students including off-campus access to databases. 


Sample Course

Allows students to observe the online course environment before registering for classes; administered by Blackboard. Once the screen appears, type "student" as the username and password to observe a typical USJ online course environment.

Technical Requirements

Accessing University of Saint Joseph's online courses requires the following:


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher
  • Safari 3.2 or higher

Browser Settings

  • Requires Java Enabled: Yes
  • Requires Javascript Enabled: Yes
  • Requires Cookies Enabled: Yes


  • Java Sun JRE Version 6

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher^
  • Mac OSX  10.5x or higher*

^ Blackboard is not supported by Windows 7 with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
* Blackboard is not supported by Mac OSX 10.6 with Safari 3.2