We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the USJ campus community. Here, you will join a longstanding tradition of academic excellence. From a rigorous curriculum led by committed faculty to numerous experiential learning opportunities in the Hartford area, your experience at USJ will prepare you for a successful and meaningful future.
Take the next step toward officially joining the USJ community today.
To secure your place at the University of Saint Joseph, submit your enrollment form and deposit today! There is a $500 non-refundable deposit for resident students ($300 tuition deposit + $200 housing deposit) and a $300 non-refundable deposit for commuter students.
If you are considering applying for need-based financial aid, and have not already submitted your FAFSA, there is still time!
The 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available at www.fafsa.gov. The University of Saint Joseph’s priority ling date is March 1, 2018 (FAFSA School Code: 00140900).
If you have questions regarding your financial aid award, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 860.231.5223 or [email protected]
The Mercy Values Scholarship, ranging from $1,000 - $10,000 per academic year, will be awarded to a select number of full-time, incoming undergraduate students who embody the Core Values of USJ. Complete the application to be considered for the Mercy Values Scholarship.
Visit as an accepted student! Accepted Student Day is Saturday, April 7, 2018. Register online at www.usj.edu/visitus
Admissions Presentations and Campus Tours are also offered Monday-Friday as well as select Saturdays. Schedule your visit online at www.usj.edu/visitus or by contacting the Office of Admissions at 860.231.5216.
Students who visit the University of Saint Joseph will earn a $1,000 USJ Campus Visit Scholarship!
Submit your final, official high school or college transcripts, as well as any Advanced Placement exam scores, to the Office of Admissions as soon as possible.
If you plan to reside on-campus, please complete your Housing Application (available in March 2018).
Complete the required health forms and health insurance waiver (if applicable). Detailed information about the health forms and insurance information will be coming soon.
Register for New Student Orientation on the following dates:
You can also register for New Student Orientation on your Student Status Page!
Notification of your tuition bill for the fall 2018 semester will be sent to your USJ email address in early July.
To ensure your financial aid will be applied to your bill, complete any outstanding financial aid documents. More information will be forthcoming from Student Financial Services regarding financing and payment plan options. Contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 860.231.5223 with any questions.
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Join us as Dovie Thomason, a Lakota/Kiowa Apache storyteller presents “Stories of the First Nations.” Dovie Thomason is one of the most respected and admired storytellers of her generation. Her ability to craft tales that not only enchant audiences––but also teach invaluable lessons about human nature and indigenous worldviews––has long made her a beloved contributor …
A recent article from Religion & Politics, entitled “Catholic Worker Houses Remain a Place for Protest and the Poor,” highlights the meaningful work done by individuals who serve in Catholic Worker houses across the country. In the article, USJ’s own Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Benjamin Peters, Ph.D. – who helped start a Catholic Worker …
Cristal Nembhard ’18 is a Human Development and Family Studies major at the University of Saint Joseph. In the fall of 2017, she interned at Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth and Family Center in Hartford, Conn., where she mentored children aged six to 17. “I love human services, working with people, and seeing the overall growth in …
The University of Saint Joseph women’s swimming & diving team was named a Scholar All-America Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Read more …
In the past year, the University of Saint Joseph’s B.S. in Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice program has successfully taken off. As a Criminal Justice major, students have the opportunity to combine coursework and outside classroom experiences. One of their electives, “The Serial Killer’s Handbook,” has been very popular among students because of its unique curriculum and …
Since its founding in 1932, the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) has remained dedicated to providing a rigorous education that prepares students for successful careers after graduation. Many of these careers, which span a wide range of fields, were recently named to U.S. News and World Report’s “25 Best Jobs of 2018” list, demonstrating USJ’s …
The University of Saint Joseph ranked in the top 10 of the Best Colleges in Connecticut for 2017-2018. College Consensus, a school ranking publisher, notes it “averages the latest results from the most respected college ranking systems with thousands of real student review scores from around the web to produce a unique College Consensus rating …