How Saint Joseph’s helps students to succeed

At Saint Joseph's, we believe the college is a community and so we have a number of programs to help your child succeed.

First-Year Experience Program

First-Year Experience Seminar enhances the first-year student experience through academic and social connections. First-year students will expand upon academic skills already developed, while gaining a more meaningful understanding of themselves and their surroundings through different cultural experiences within the Saint Joseph's College community.
Contact:
Shanna Webster
swebster@sjcme.edu
207-893-7563

The Academic Center

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.
Contact:
Shanna Webster
swebster@sjcme.edu
207-893-7563

Internships

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.
Contact:
Pete Seavor
pseavor@sjcme.edu
207-893-6637

Student-Athlete Academic Office (SAAO)

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 advisor 
207-893-6673 
rsanicol@sjcme.edu

Career Services

The Career Development Office will help your child with career assessment, résumé writing, workshops, employment, internships, grad school and prepare for job interviews.
Contact:
Pete Seavor
pseavor@sjcme.edu
207-893-6637

Counseling Center

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 way.
Saint Joseph’s Hall, First floor
207-893-6630
lwiesen@sjcme.edu