It’s not unusual for first-year students to face an adjustment to college
life. The First-Year Experience
program helps your child with the transition by assigning them a mentor to
check in with, helping them learn about academic resources and effective study
techniques, and keeping them informed about extracurricular activities that can
encourage participation in campus life.
Shanna Webster 207-893-7563
The Academic Center
provides study skills workshops, writing tutors, peer tutoring within various
departments, individualized mentoring for academic success, and accommodations for
students with disabilities. The Academic Center also works with each student
to set goals for academic success and to connect students with help they may
need. In addition, the staff runs the Study Abroad
Contact: Vincent Kloskowski
We foster internships in the
Greater Portland area through our connections with businesses and organizations.
Intern placements include American Red Cross, L.L. Bean, Lake Region Animal
Hospital, Portland Sea Dogs, Maine State Government, and many more.
We’re proud of the academic records of our student-athletes. At Saint
Joseph’s, your child is first a student. The SAAO works as a liaison between the
student-athlete and college academic staff. If an athlete needs help managing
studies and sports, our coaches encourage them to go to the Academic Center where they
can get help through workshops and tutors. If your child needs help, encourage
him/her to be in touch with:
Rob Sanicola ’99, SAAO
The career services office will help your child with career
assessment, résumé writing, workshops, employment, internships, grad school and
prepare for job interviews.
Contact: Tom Novak
The college experience can bring challenges, both positive and
not-so-positive. Welcoming staff at the Counseling Center can
often help students deal with some of the difficulties encountered along the
Saint Joseph’s Hall, First floor
Help us send a press release to your local paper when your child makes the
Dean's List, Honors List or wins an award. Send name of hometown newspaper,
town, and e-mail address for newspaper contact.
Contact: Charmaine Daniels 207-893-7723 or email@example.com.