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2019-2020 Student Insurance Waiver Period now open!

All full-time undergraduate, School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies students will have a charge on their USJ student account for the annual student insurance premium (rates below).  All International Students, both graduate and undergraduate, are included in this requirement.  Students who are currently enrolled in a comparable plan may decline by performing the annual online waiver here.  Please be advised that the credit will not post to your account on a real-time basis.  However, the earlier you perform the waiver, the earlier a credit will appear on your account.  The final waiver deadline is September 1st , 2019.  If you do not qualify for or complete a waiver by the deadline, you will be enrolled in the plan.

Annual fees:

Undergraduate Insurance Fee:  $ 2277.00
Graduate (SOP/PA/International) Insurance Fee:  $3377.00

Graduate students other than those listed above do not need to do a waiver and are not eligible to enroll.

Those who will be enrolling can find plan materials posted at the Gallagher web site. If you plan to enroll, please contact: [email protected]

NOTE: When you visit the Gallagher Student Health web site for the first time you will be asked to create an account. This is entirely separate from your USJ account and you do not need to use any USJ affiliated passwords or user names.

Diversity and Inclusion

University of Saint Joseph is committed to an environment where open, honest communications are the expectation, not the exception. We have selected EthicsPoint, Inc. to provide a simple, risk-free way to anonymously and confidentially report activities that may involve unethical or otherwise inappropriate activity or behavior.

In situations where you prefer to place an anonymous report in confidence, you are encouraged to use this hotline to submit reports relating to violations stated in our Code of Conduct & Ethics, including concerns about bias or other diversity-related issues. The information you provide will be sent to us by EthicsPoint on a totally confidential and anonymous basis if you should choose. You have our guarantee that your comments will be heard.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Location: Lourdes Hall, second floor (18S)
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 860.231.5499

The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is responsible for programming and educational events for the campus community. This office also responds to complaints of discrimination, if you have a concern, please contact Rayna White, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The office collaborates across the university to ensure inclusive programming, and a welcoming environment for students, faculty and staff.  The safety and well-being of faculty, staff, and students is tantamount to our mission and Core Values.

NOTE: Incidents of harassment or discrimination are serious concerns and should be reported in the Human Resources category, as this department is responsible for follow up of charges of discrimination or harassment. You may choose to also notify the Diversity and Inclusion Director for purposes of training and awareness of campus issues.

2019-2020 Campus Misconduct Policy

Biased or prejudiced statements

Ethics Point Course Content

Failure to respond appropriately to instances of bias

Hostile environment

One-on-one interaction

University publications/web presence

USJ 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Survey Report

Results of the second bi-biennial USJ climate survey on diversity and inclusion. The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is a Catholic institution living the Mercy Core Values: in line with these USJ is committed to hospitality, respect and the inclusion of diverse populations.  

USJ 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Survey.pdf

University of Saint Joseph Calendar of Events

Most events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information, call the Office of Campus Events at 860.231.5292 or refer to the contact number listed for the event.

Click here to view our online calendar, and to Submit an Event.