Admissions Visits & Events
Experience the USJ difference with upcoming admissions visits and events.
Explore Our CampusLaunch Welcome
You’ll have the opportunity to tour our beautiful campus, learn more about our programs, and discover first-hand what makes our University so unique.
Visits and Events
Admissions Presentations and Campus Tours
Resuming in the fall of 2021, the Office of Admissions will enthusiastically welcome prospective students and their families to visit our campus in West Hartford, Connecticut for our in-person Admissions Presentations and Campus Tours. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with a member of our team to learn about what makes USJ such a special place and discuss the admissions and financial aid process, as well as experience our campus from the viewpoint of a current USJ student and Admissions Ambassador!
These events are offered Monday-Friday at 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM (with certain exceptions) and on select Saturdays at 10:00 AM. Please visit our campus visit registration page to select a date to register.
As a token of our appreciation for visiting, eligible students will also receive the one-time, $1,000 Campus Visit Scholarship, which will be applied toward your first year at USJ if you enroll as a full-time undergraduate student.
Fall Open House
Visit the University of Saint Joseph on Saturday, October 23rd for our annual Fall Open House! You will hear directly from faculty members, current students, admissions and financial aid counselors, student affairs and many more members of the USJ campus community! You will have the opportunity to interact and ask questions in-person at this highly anticipated fall event! Please register here: https://apply.usj.edu/register/falloh21
Virtual Conversations with a Counselor
These sessions are especially designed for students who are unable to make it to campus due to distance limitations. You will have the opportunity to meet with an admissions counselor virtually to ask any questions about the admission process. We currently offer these sessions Monday through Friday at 2PM ET with the exception of Tuesdays at 9AM ET. Please select a date to register on our campus visit registration page.
Visit the University of Saint Joseph
The Office of Admissions is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. In addition, the Office of Admissions will be open for visitors on select Saturdays. Please review the information on our campus visit registration page to make an appointment for an admissions presentation and campus tour, or our Admissions team travels to meet prospective students—meet us on the road.
Please note that schedules may vary during University holidays and breaks. Call or visit us online to check availability before visiting.
Transfer & Part-Time Undergraduate Admissions Visits and Events
Transfer Information Sessions
Participate in an information session designed specifically for transfer students hosted by members of our Admissions staff! Additional sessions are being added daily, please check our Transfer Events Registration Page for available dates and to sign up!
Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing Information Sessions
Learn more about USJ’s distinct 15-month Accelerated Second Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at one of our ASD information sessions. These information sessions, led by USJ’s Nursing faculty, will help students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field apply to become a Registered Nurse. To register for an ASD Information Session, please visit our campus visit registration page.
Graduate Admissions Visits and Events
Conversations with a Graduate Counselor…from a Distance
Meet with an Admissions Counselor one-on-one through your computer’s webcam and get all of your questions answered from application requirements, to the status of your application, next steps once you’ve been admitted, transfer credit evaluations, and anything else USJ related! We have designated appointment types for prospective graduate students to meet with Admissions Counselors who have specialized knowledge about all of our graduate programs. To register, please visit our conversations with a counselor registration page.
Graduate Information Sessions
USJ’s Graduate Information Sessions will provide you with the opportunity to learn more about our highly regarded graduate programs directly from the faculty who will be teaching your courses. To register for a Graduate Information Session, please visit our campus visit registration page.
Graduate Programs in Education Information Sessions
Learn more about USJ’s distinct graduate degrees and licensure options offered within the Education Department. These faculty-led sessions will help you determine which program is the best fit for you. To register for a Graduate Programs in Education Information Session, please visit our campus visit registration page.
Doctor of Pharmacy Information Sessions
Attend one of our Information Sessions, learn more about our 3-calendar year Doctor of Pharmacy program and visit our facility at University of Saint Joseph Pharmacy campus in downtown Hartford. To register for a Doctor of Pharmacy Information Session, please click here.
Master of Social Work Information Sessions
Learn more about USJ’s innovative Master of Social Work program directly from the MSW faculty. Our MSW program is unique in its design and offers a flexible schedule to meet the needs of all students. To register for an MSW Information Session, please visit our campus visit registration page.
Graduate Nursing Information Sessions
Learn more about USJ’s graduate and doctoral nursing programs. USJ nursing faculty will provide you with information about our Master’s Degrees in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, as well as our Doctor of Nursing Practice. To register for a Graduate Nursing Information Session, please visit our campus visit registration page.
Parking & Directions
The Office of Admissions is located on the first floor of Mercy Hall. Visitor parking is located behind Mercy Hall in front of McDonough Hall, and in the Chapel parking lot. Please visit our Maps & Directions page for a detailed campus map and driving directions.
Inclement Weather Policy
In the event of inclement weather, please check our website to determine if the University is closed or experiencing a delay in the normal schedule.
The University of Saint Joseph has partnered with two local hotels to provide accommodations while you are here. We look forward to your visit to campus!
The Goodwin Hotel
Hartford, CT (3.1 miles – 7-minute drive to campus; complimentary shuttle)
Discounted Corporate Rates:
- $185 for Deluxe Kings
- $185 for Deluxe Double Queens
- $225 for Studio Kings
- $225 for Studio Double Queens
- $295 for Executive Suites
Special Corporate Program Rates:
- $139 for Luxury or Traditional rooms in the Avon Old Farms Hotel Main Building