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Saint Joseph’s College Online support team is a unique component of distance learning. It is comprised of a dedicated group of professionals who assist students at every point in their course of study — from initial inquiry and application to receipt of transcripts, selection of courses, processing of assignments, and graduation. Once enrolled in a course, an academic advisor is assigned to each student. Students are encouraged to contact their advisors to inquire about their program status, enroll in their next set of courses, or discuss any concerns about their progress. An advisor can be reached by calling 800-343-5498 or 207-893-7800.
At this location, Online students will find links and tools to the following:
As a Saint Joseph’s College student, you have free access to SMARTTHINKING via Brightspace, a unique online tutorial service for your coursework. With your enrollment in an online degree program at Saint Joseph’s College, you can receive up to 10 hours a year of SMARTHINKING, writing, or math help FREE.
Saint Joseph’s College understands the unique challenges that adult learners face. With that in mind, a very effective and comprehensive student support system has been developed with the working adult in mind. A major component of this support system is the Student Support Office. Every online student is assigned a student support specialist upon enrollment. The support specialsit is there as their personal connection to guide them during their entire program of study. They provide academic advising on course content, degree and online program requirements, give direction on administrative policies and procedures, and provide proactive motivational support. These full-time professional advisors work closely with online students in order to help them achieve their personal and professional educational goals. Learn more at https://www.sjcme.edu/academics/online/student-resources/student-support/.
Saint Joseph’s College, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, provides accommodations to students who have physical, psychological, or learning disabilities. Students who have a documented disability and wish accommodation are responsible for submitting appropriate current documentation of disability and accommodation needs from a licensed professional to the college’s Accommodations Coordinator as early as possible before their program of study begins. For information or to access accommodations or services related to disabilities, contact the Accommodations Coordinator at 800-343-5498, ext. 7563. For more information, please visit Students with Disabilities - Services and Accommodations Provided.
How Do I Access Disabilities Services?
Anyone who would like information or needs access to accommodations or serves related to disabilities should contact the college’s Accommodations Office located in the Academic Center in Alfond Hall on campus. The phone number is 1-800-343-5498 ext. 7563 or 1-207-893-7563.
Wellehan Library provides a broad range of resources and services to online students. Please contact the Library for more information. www.sjcme.edu/academics/library/
To purchase Saint Joseph’s College merchandise, call 207-893-6653, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or visit the bookstore’s Website at www.sjcme.edu/academics/student-resources/bookstore/oncampus/
Military and Veterans
Saint Joseph’s College is proud to assist the men and women who are currently serving in the military, select Reserve and National Guard personnel, and the veterans who have previously served in the armed forces in fulfilling their educational goals. We have served active duty military students through war and through peace.
Saint Joseph’s College is listed in the DANTES External Degree Catalog and participates in all SOC programs as a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC). Because of its membership and participation in SOC, courses completed through Saint Joseph’s College easily transfer to/from other SOC schools.
Saint Joseph’s College also participates in the following programs geared specifically to active military:
Certain military education programs, such as those listed above, may have different admissions criteria and procedures, and certain information contained in this catalog may not apply to students enrolled through these programs.
The Online Division also provides its programs to both active and reserve Montgomery GI Bill ® recipients, to post-Vietnam Era Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program (VEAP), and to post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 members. Distance learning courses are approved for veterans and eligible dependents by the Maine State Agency for Veterans’ Education and Training.
GI Bill ® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For more information about education benefits offered by VA, contact the Veteran’s Administration at 888-442-4551 (toll-free) or www.benefits.va.gov/gibill . To begin using VA benefits a Certificate of Eligibility must be submitted and approved prior to the term start date.
Applicants with military service should send a copy of an AART SMART Transcript, a DD Form 295, or a DD Form 214 to Enrollment Services, Saint Joseph’s Online, for review for possible transfer credit.