St. John's University



Catholic, Vincentian, Metropolitan, & Global

Founded in 1870, St. John's is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today's global society.

The University is committed to serving those in need as St. Vincent de Paul did, and is committed to combating the root causes of injustice while helping to create a more equitable world.

GivePulse is SJU's community engagement platform, connecting students, faculty, staff, and alumni across campuses to various community-based organizations focused on meeting the needs of vulnerable populations locally, (in the 5 NYC boroughs), nationally, and globally around are various satellite campuses. Through GivePulse, the SJU community members can find and connect various opportunities to get involved in our community and explore what your fellow Johnny's are doing to make a difference.

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Campuses and  Locations
As a metropolitan Univerity, students benefit from New York City's cultural diversity, its intellectual and artistic programs. St. John's is also a global University, offering students the opportunity to enrich their academic experiences by studying at the University's campus in Rome, and locations in Paris and Limerick.

History and Milestones
St. John's began with a bold idea to establish "a day College where the youth of the City might find advantages of a solid education." Today, St. John's University is a vital part of the fabric of New York. Explore our proud past.

Faith and Mission
At St. John's, you help to make the world a better place. We create opportunities for students to gain inspiration from their individual faith traditions by volunteering, fighting injustice, and serving those in need.

Equity & Inclusion
The mission of the St. John's University Equity and Inclusion Council (the "Council") aligns with our University's mission and core values: to promote an academically enriching and supportive climate that allows all members of our community to thrive and succeed.

Leadership and Administration

News and Media
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Service Opportunities