Most Graduate programs at USJ operate on a rolling admissions basis meaning you can apply at any time to start at the beginning of any semester. There are programs with exceptions including Applied Behavior Analysis, Counseling, Social Work and Nursing which currently limit their start dates to Fall and Spring semesters only.
The Office of Admissions is your first point of contact and can answer the majority of your questions, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions by phone at 860.231.5261 or by email. Information Sessions are designed for candidates to meet with faculty. Typically, there are 4-5 all program information sessions per year. Bring your transcript(s) and join us at an upcoming event.
Standard admission documentation includes:
What happens after I apply?
When your application is processed, an auto-generated email will be sent that provides you with information concerning your next steps in the process as well as your student ID and login credentials to monitor your document submission via the self-serve portal, MyUSJ.
All documents should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions by email ensuring that your name appears on all documents, or:
The Office of Graduate Admissions
University of Saint Joseph
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
What happens after I’ve submitted all the required ADMISSION documents?
Your application plus all document submissions will be submitted to the appropriate program director for their evaluation and admission decision. Once a decision has been made, the Office of Admissions will be notified and process that decision generating an email and/or standard mailing for your records along with any related instructions.
The Academic Calendar will be your reference guide. Please be sure to follow instructions for the appropriate student designation; degree-seeking or non-degree seeking information.
Accepted students will receive permanent login credentials to access the self-serve portal with instructions concerning initial sign-in and online course registration. Non-degree seeking students will be supplied with a registration form to complete and return for processing to the Office of the Registrar.
The add/drop period remains open until the week after classes being or until a course reaches capacity when you will be added to a wait-list and advised via email to choose an alternate course.
Degree-seeking graduate students may apply for Federal financial aid using the FAFSA application. Your award will be communicated to you by the Office of Student Financial Services.
Graduate Assistantships provide employment for admitted degree-seeking students which consist of full or part-time positions as teaching assistants, researchers or positions with administrative duties. These positions can be paid or used for tuition waiver.
E-Bills are available on the billing tab of MyUSJ. Additional information is available on the Payment Options page.
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.