Student Consumer Information

The Student Consumer Information site is maintained by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. Content is reviewed and updated quarterly.

General Institutional Information

Consumer Information Regarding State Authorization & Distance Education

Disclosures & Student Complaints

In April 2017, the National Council for State Authorization reciprocity Agreements (SARA) welcomed University of Saint Joseph as an institutional participant of NC-SARA. Consequently, the University of Saint Joseph is authorized to offer interstate distance education in SARA member states.

Grievance and Appeals Procedures

If you are taking any University of Saint Joseph courses and you have a complaint about your experience with the University of Saint Joseph, you can follow the University’s process for student appeals and grievances, which is located in the Student Handbook.

For students who have exhausted all institutional grievance procedures, the following state and accrediting agencies are available to address complaints:

  • The University’s regional accrediting agency, the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), is located at 301 Edgewater Place, Suite 210, Wakefield, MA, 01880 at 781.425.7785
  • The Connecticut Office of Higher Education, at: Office of Higher Education, 450 Columbus Blvd, STE 707, Hartford, CT 06103-1841 at 860.947.1800. To file an online Student Complaint Form with the Connecticut Office of Higher Education, please follow this link:
  • The University of Saint Joseph has been approved by Connecticut to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. If you reside outside of Connecticut, and are attending the University of Saint Joseph via an online distance-learning course and wish to file a complaint please refer to the Grievance and Appeals Procedures in the University of Saint Joseph Catalog.

Academic Policies and Textbook Information

Teacher Preparation Program

Health and Safety

Student Outcomes

Voter Registration Information

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Cost of Attendance

Tuition & Fees Information

Rights and Responsibilities

Financial Aid Received at USJ

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Type of Aid

Professional Licensure

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