Admissions Visits & Events
Experience the USJ difference at an upcoming admissions event.
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.
Undergraduate Admissions Events
The Office of Admissions welcomes visitors back to our campus in West Hartford, Connecticut for personalized campus tours! Following the guidance from local, state, and national health organizations, we have designed a “touchless” tour route that will maintain your health and safety at all times, while giving you the opportunity to experience our campus first-hand. We are offering Personal Admissions Tours Monday – Friday. To register, please visit our conversations with a counselor registration page.
Conversation with a 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! Parents are also welcome to schedule one-on-one appointments with our Admissions Counselors! To register, please visit our conversations with a counselor registration page.
Admissions Presentations & Campus Tours
Join us for an admissions presentation followed by a student-led tour of our beautiful 90-acre campus. Admissions Presentations and Campus Tours are offered Monday–Friday, as well as select Saturdays, and will depart from the first floor of Mercy Hall. To register for an Admissions Presentation and Campus Tour (including our NEW live virtual presentations), please visit our campus visit registration page.
Admitted Student Virtual Events
Since we were not able to have an in-person Admitted Student Day, we have expanded our virtual events for admitted students! Throughout the coming months you will have the opportunity to:
- Experience virtual classes and academic sessions with USJ faculty
- Learn about student life at USJ while interacting with USJ staff and current students
- Connect with Admissions and Student Financial Services representatives through webinars and social media Q&As
For the current schedule, please visit our Undergraduate Events Registration Page and make sure to check back often as new events are added daily!
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., with extended hours on Wednesdays until 6 p.m. In addition, the Office of Admissions will be open for visitors on select Saturdays. Please review the information below to make an appointment for an admissions presentation and campus tour, or to attend one of our many event offerings.
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 Events
Participate in a live information session designed specifically for transfer students hosted members of our Admissions staff! Additional webinars 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 Events
Conversation 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