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Virtual Activities

Connect Virtually

Campus Activities provides university wide programs that promote school spirit and pride. Through your involvement within Campus Activities, you will not only enjoy your collegiate experience, but you will also develop invaluable organization, communication, and leadership skills. Research says that an involved student is more likely to feel connected to the institution, continue through graduation, meet new friends, and become an effective leader which will add value to your resume. With over 100 student organizations, major programs, and social activities that take place each semester, you will indulge in a vibrant campus life experience.

Ebony Calvin Headshot

Director of Campus Activities
calvine@stjohns.edu

Ebony J. Calvin serves as the Director of Campus Life. Within her role she advises the programming boards, cultural groups, and religious organizations recognized under Student Government, Inc. located on the Queens campus. She has dedicated over 10 years to advising students leaders and coordinating student activities at the University.

Ebony received her BS in Marketing from SUNY New Paltz and MBA in Executive Leadership from Tobin School of Business at St. John’s University.

Enhance Your Skills

Each month Campus Activities hosts a virtual CORE workshop, facilitated by experts and professionals in a variety of different fields. So if you are looking for expert advice on branding, networking, financial literacy and more you do not want miss one of these sessions. For more information you can email Campus Activities at studentactivities@stjohns.edu or follow us on Instagram @SJUactivities for updates and announcements.

University Career Services is open to St. John’s University matriculated undergraduate and graduate students of all majors. We encourage you to begin utilizing University Career Services early and often in your college career.

Check out Student Services for more information.

Experience NYC (and the World!)

Skip the long lines, commuting, and TSA checks. Some of the best museums and attractions are just a click away. Follow our Instagram and twitter account @SJUactivities and explore some of the world’s coolest places from the comfort of your home. You can take a day trip alone or schedule a Zoom experience with your friends. This summer we are going back in person! Stay tuned for a hybrid Experience New York- we are so excited to be back!

Join an Organization

St. John’s University prides itself on being one of the most diverse institutions in the United States. To browse and connect with any of our student organizations, download the St. John's Connect app and browse "Groups" from the sidebar menu.

For the current list of our student organizations, please visit Queens campus organizations and Staten Island campus organizations.

Email Campus Activities at studentactivities@stjohns.edu for help finding the group that's right for you. Can’t find an organization that interests you? Contact Student Government for help starting your own organization.

    We have some tips and resources for staying connected to your members.

    Club and Organization How-to Videos

    Meeting Up

    St. John’s students can gather together virtually and further the bonds they have made in classes and online using their University WebEx account. WebEx is great for meeting with students when you are unable to meet in person.

    Students should visit sju-students.webex.com and register using their @my.stjohns.edu email.

      At St. John’s, there are a number of ways for you to connect and make friends, regardless of where and how you study. These are not limited to, but include:

      • Student orgs: These student-run organizations are for and by students. By joining a club you can make friends, network with like-minded people, and take part in heaps of different activities. You could even join an org’s executive board and develop your leadership and management skills.
      • Multicultural programs: St. John’s has a vibrant range of multicultural supports and activities throughout the year.
      • Social media: Stay up to date with upcoming activities and opportunities by getting involved via @sjuactivities or the St. John’s Now channels on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

      More Things to Do

      Campus Activities is committed to creating a fun interactive online experience for all Johnnies. Follow @sjuactivities for updates on games, workshops, live events and so much more. Join us throughout the week and do not miss your opportunity to win a prize or serve as our highlight of the week.

      For more information or to share your event suggestions, email studentactivities@stjohns.edu. We want to hear from you!

        As with all on-campus services, the Fitness Center and Taffner Field House are closed. But Campus Recreation continues to offer a variety of virtual fitness and recreational activities for the St. John’s community!

        During this unprecedented time, we want to provide our community with an opportunity to come together and get active! We will be hosting online workout classes here.

        Follow @stjohnsrec for virtual challenges, online fitness classes, and much more!

        Need any extra support due to the issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic? Our staff is here to help. The departments of Student Wellness are actively adding on to this set of virtual resources designed to enhance your wellness.

        St. John’s University is dedicated to fostering a welcoming and inclusive campus community where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued.

        The Campus Activities team is committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive community by hosting innovative and engaging experiences for the entire St. John’s community. As we continue to create and explore new program initiatives, it is our expectation that all Johnnies and patrons who participate in these initiatives familiarize themselves with the Engagement Etiquette guidelines.

        The Student Code of Conduct shall apply to conduct that occurs on University premises, at University-sponsored activities, off-campus conduct and online. Individuals who violate the engagement etiquette rules will be prohibited from participating in future initiatives and referred to the Office of Student Conduct.

        Engagement Etiquette Rules:

        • Participation at your own comfort level and respect of others is encouraged.
        • Bias, Discrimination, or Harassment of any kind is prohibited (HR Policy 704).
        • Swearing, defamation and bullying is strictly banned.
        • Discussions or content featuring illegal activity is forbidden.
        • Posting or sending offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content is prohibited.

        The University encourages every member of the community to report bias. For nonemergency situations, any member of the University community can use the online reporting form available at www.stjohns.edu/reportbias. This form may be completed anonymously, but be sure to include as much information as possible so that the University can respond. Bias reports can also be made to the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity and Compliance, and can be reached at 718-990-1865 (press 4). In the event of an emergency, including but not limited to situations involving violence or threats of violence, please call 911 or the Department of Public Safety.