Essential Admission Links for Alum Volunteers

Visiting CSB/SJU:  Visiting our campuses is an important part of the college search process for any student you may interact with and they should be encouraged to go to our visit webpage for the option that best fits their schedule and desired experience. We offer Overnights (Accepted students only), individual customized visits, group programs, and fly-ins for out-of-state students. https://www.csbsju.edu/admission/visit

The Application Process: We subscribe to the Common Application, but have our own online application as well. Both applications and our timelines can be found here, along with Admission Criteria: https://www.csbsju.edu/admission/apply

Study Abroad/Global Experiences: CSB/SJU is number #5 in the nation for the number of students who study abroad in a semester program. In addition, students have international teaching opportunities, international exchange programs and on-campus global learning opportunities: https://www.csbsju.edu/global

Experience and Professional Development (XPD): Information about internships, service learning opportunities and other programs can be found here: https://www.csbsju.edu/xpd

Undergraduate Research: Students have the opportunity to do research in their very first year. We have two symposiums on campus each year where students can display their work and results. The Undergraduate Research and Creative Work program offers grants and supports student travel to conferences and meetings for presentations. They also coordinate fellowships and other grant programs: https://www.csbsju.edu/undergraduate-research-and-creative-work

Financial Aid and Tuition and Costs: CSB/SJU offers merit aid based on the student’s GPA and ACT or SAT. We also offer need-based aid for those who qualify through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The merit aid chart and the FAFSA application can be found here:  https://www.csbsju.edu/admission/finaid

Transferring College and AP/IB credits: If a student is taking College in the Schools (CIS), Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO), or AP/IB classes, they may be eligible for transfer credits. More information about each of those options can be found here: https://www.csbsju.edu/registrar/new-students/transfer-credits

Current majors and minors and pre-professional programs: Become familiar with the current list of majors and minors and our advisory pre-professional programs, in addition to our new curriculum which will be implemented for the Class of 2024 or any student entering CSB/SJU in the fall of 2020: https://www.csbsju.edu/admission/majors https://www.csbsju.edu/integrations-curriculum

Residential Life and Dining Services: CSB/SJU has a 4 year residential requirement and 90% of our students live on campus all 4 years. Students have two dining options on each campus at which they can use their meal plan: https://www.csbsju.edu/student-life/residence-life

Athletics and Recreation: We compete at the Division III level and support not only 23 varsity sports across both campuses, but also support robust club and intramural programs. If a student is considering pursuing a varsity sport in college he/she can contact the coach through one of these webpages:

Those interested in club sports, intramurals and outdoor activities can find information at these websites:

Spirituality and Faith: CSB/SJU have a long tradition of Benedictine values and faith, but only 55% of our students are Catholic, and one of the Benedictine values is hospitality where we welcome students of all religious or non-religious backgrounds. A student can explore their own faith or a new one in a number of ways on our campuses: https://www.csbsju.edu/student-life/spirituality-and-faith