Second Fall 2013 Module
Looking to augment or adjust your schedule? Maybe you weren't able to register for an August course, but you don't want to wait until January to take classes? The SJU Fall 2013 Module II classes begin on Monday, October 21st.  A sample of courses available include: ENV 111 (Environmental Science), HAD 210 (Planning & Marketing Health Care Organizations), PHL 154 (Moral Foundations), PHL 354 (Philosophy of Religion), PHY 110 (Understanding the Natural World), POL 316 (Public Policy), REL 221 (Intro to the New Testament), THE 221 (Intro to the New Testament) and THE 348 (Theology and Science).
Click here for instructions on registering online or call 610-660-1267 for an advising appointment.


Fall 2013 Academic Withdrawal and Tuition Refund Schedule


For students who are considering withdrawing from a Fall 2013 class, please view the withdrawal and tuition refund schedule provided by Hawk Central. For full-term, 15 week classes, the last day to withdraw with a W on your transcript is Friday, October 25th. The tuition refund schedule for full-term, 15 week classes is as follows:

  • 09/08/2013-09/14/2013 = 60%
  • 09/15/2013-09/21/2013 = 40%
  • 09/22/2013-09/28/2013 = 20%
  • 09/29/2013 - 12/9/2013 = No refund

For the first eight week modules of Fall 2013, Friday, September 27, 2013 is the last day to withdraw from module I classes with a W on your transcript. The tuition refund schedule for the first fall module is as follows:

  • 09/04/2013 - 09/11/2013 = 50%
  • 09/12/2013 - 10/18/2013 = No refund
The start of the second eight week Fall 2013 classes begins on Monday, October 21, 2013. For questions on billing and refunds, please contact Hawk Central at 610-660-2000 or by emailing hawkcentral@sju.edu.


The Learning Resource Fall Schedule

Fall 2013 tutoring at the Learning Resource Center (LRC), located on the ground floor of Bellarmine Hall, room G60 has begun. Walk-in tutoring is available in the following subjects: Accounting, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, DSS Business Statistics & Analytics, Introduction to Economics, Introduction to Finance, Physics and Spanish. In addition to walk-in tutoring, assigned tutoring may be available in these subjects, as well as: Chinese, French, HIS 154 (Forging the Modern World, Italian, Japanese,  Latin, MAT 118 (intro to Statistics), MAT 128 (Applied Statistics), certain math beauty courses, PHL 154 (Moral Foundations), PSY 211 (Statistics for the Social Sciences) and THE 154 (Faith, Justice and the Catholic Tradition). To learn more or make an appointment, visit www.sju.edu/learning. Saint Joseph's also provides academic support through the writing center. The LRC and Writing Center are open to all students and are free of charge.


Career Development Center


September is filled with opportunities to connect with employers and alumni. Check out these upcoming events:


Career Fair Week: September 16th-20th. If you are unable to attend these events, you can still get your career related questions answered during our evening drop-in hours: Mondays, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Mandeville 206E


Mock Interview Day: Monday, September 16, Career Development Center, 9:00 AM-4:00 p.m. Practice your interviewing skills with recruiters and learn your interviewing strengths, as well as areas for improvement. Advanced sign-up is required and should be done in your SJUcareers account under Campus Interviews I Qualify For; Keyword: mock.


Career Fair Genius Bar: Monday, September 16-Wednesday, September 18, Post Learning Commons 128, 1:00 PM-4:00 p.m. Get your resume ready for the career fair by getting a review from a recruiter or pick up career fair information and tips on the go! Stop by with your resume or your career related questions.


Fall Career Fair: Thursday, September 19, Athletic Center, 10:00 AM-2:00 p.m. With over 150 employers representing diverse industries and offering a range of opportunities (full time, part time, internship, co-op, volunteer/service), the career fair has something for every major. All class years are encouraged to attend. Dress is professional, bring copies of your resume and be ready to network!


Hawk Career Network Series - Technology: Thursday, September 26, Doyle Banquet Hall, 5:30 p.m. Meet with alumni and employers to learn about various career paths within the technology field, as well as insight into internships and full-time career opportunities. Refreshments provided.


Hawk Career Network Series - Public Service & the Law: Tuesday, October 1st, Doyle Banquet Hall, 5:30 p.m. Interested in serving your country? Meet with alumni and employers in law enforcement, government and legal fields to learn about internships and full-time opportunities. Refreshments provided.


To learn more about these events or get assistance with your resume--Call 610-660-3100 to schedule an appointment with a career counselor. We are here to prepare you for the job market! Visit www.sju.edu/careers for more information.

CPLS Office Update


As we begin a new academic year, we would like to provide some updates related to the CPLS Office. We have bid goodbye to Marie Storini, Administrative Assistant who has served in CPLS for 13 years and Donna Mandery, Senior Administrative Assistant who has served in CPLS for 7 years. Each have taken new positions within other SJU offices. Art Martin, former online program director, will continue as an adjunct faculty member in the math department. Sena Owereko, Director of Admissions and Recruitment has also gone on to pursue other opportunities.

The CPLS office welcomes Tiffany Sellers a graduate student in the Writing Studies program as the new CPLS admissions assistant and Margaret Dugan, who has been a member of CPLS since 2011 into her new role as Director of Advising. We also would like to welcome Darren K. Stocker, new to CPLS, to the new role of Director of Offsite and Online Programs for the College of Professional and Liberal Studies. Darren has over 15 years experience in higher education as an educator. He teaches both criminological theories and professional writing in the graduate criminal justice division at SJU and has designed and implemented several online courses in the areas of Sociology of Disasters and Risk Assessment. Stocker is a graduate of West Chester University where he earned his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice. He has a master's degree from Saint Joseph's University (97) and a Masters of Education from the University of Massachusetts, with a specialization in Instructional Design. He is currently completing his Doctoral studies at Northeastern University in Boston.

"I am excited and honored to work within the College of Professional and Liberal Studies. I intend to utilize my community engagement, 20 years of law enforcement and 6 years of pharmaceutical experience to meet the needs of the non-traditional students as they pursue life-long learning in their desires to advance professionally and personally," said Stocker.


CPLS Open House Event for Family & Friends


CPLS will be holding an open house on Tuesday, October 15th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Encourage family and friends considering continuing their education and completing their degree to attend. For more information, please click here.


Networking Night & $5 Movie Tickets


Enjoy food and fellowship with colleagues, students and alumni on November 5th at the CPLS Networking Night, at Landmark Americana Grill located at 2481 N. 54th Street, Philadelphia. RSVP by clicking here.

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