Life at SBU

Some of your most memorable experiences will happen outside of the classroom. We encourage you to embrace all of the opportunities that SBU offers, and to become a well-rounded, active, community-focused citizen.

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Housing & Dining

With 75% of our students living on campus, residence and dining halls come alive with activity each day.

Housing & Dining
Student Services

We offer an array of academic and personal support services to help you find success and contentment in and out of the classroom.

Student Services
Health, Safety & Conduct

Our Center for Student Wellness attends to the physical and emotional health of our students, while our Office of Safety & Security is on the job 24/7/365.

Health, Safety & Conduct
Career Planning

Our Career and Professional Readiness Center's innovative programming helps students explore career options and equips them with the professional skills needed to succeed after college.

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University Ministries

We welcome students of all religious affiliations to participate in a variety of opportunities for spiritual growth, service learning, social action and community building.

University Ministries
Clubs & Organizations

Joining a club or organization, and we offer more than 50, is a great way to make new friends, develop leadership skills and pursue your passion.

Clubs & Organizations
Activities & Recreation

The Center for Activities, Recreation & Leadership provides plenty of opportunities to keep you active, engaged and playing the games you love.

Activities & Recreation
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We strive to walk in the footprints of St. Francis by cultivating a campuswide environment for celebrating multiculturalism and diversity.

Equity & Inclusion
Arts & Events

The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts headlines a rich array of campus events and activities.

Arts & Events

Students Giving Back


A Bonaventure Tradition

Student Voices

"The best feeling you can ever get is when you show kindness to others."

2018 sport studies major and Ghana native, Paul Nana Afful, volunteered at SBU's Warming House soup kitchen, one of many service opportunities available at SBU.
Social Action Programs
News & Events
St. Bonaventure hosts first virtual CommDay Mar 2, 2021 | St. Bonaventure University’s Jandoli School of Communication held its first virtual Communications Day for high school students this week with sessions by top journalists, communicators and professors.
Jahed co-authors article in Management Research Review Mar 2, 2021 | Dr. Mohammed A. Jahed, assistant professor of management, co-authored a paper accepted for publication in Management Research Review, which publishes high-quality quantitative and qualitative research in the field of general management.
Stickl Haugen serves as principal investigator for research study Mar 2, 2021 | Dr. Jaimie Stickl Haugen, assistant professor of counselor education, served as the principal investigator for a research study examining school counselors' experiences with student death by suicide, which was recently published by the Professional School Counseling journal.
Tate published in Journal of Aesthetics and Phenomenology Mar 2, 2021 | An article by Dr. Daniel Tate, professor of philosophy, is slated for publication.
St. Bonaventure President Dr. Dennis R. DePerro passes away after battle with COVID-19 Mar 1, 2021 | Dr. Dennis R. DePerro, 21st president of St. Bonaventure University, died Monday (March 1, 2021) as a result of complications from COVID-19. He was 62.
St. Bonaventure students make winning entrepreneurial pitch at Techstars Startup Weekend Mar 1, 2021 | Two St. Bonaventure University students were members of the winning team at a Techstars Startup Weekend competition, a virtual event hosted by the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth over the weekend of Feb. 19-21.
Stickl Haugen published in Professional School Counseling journal Feb 26, 2021 | Dr. Jaimie Stickl Haugen, assistant professor of counselor education, recently co-authored an article in the Professional School Counseling journal titled "The Assessment of School Counseling Competencies as a Tool to Support School Counseling Students, Supervisors, and Training Programs.
Gan delivers keynote address at Concerned Philosophers for Peace conference Feb 26, 2021 | Dr. Barry L. Gan, retired professor of philosophy, delivered the keynote address at the 33rd annual conference of Concerned Philosophers for Peace on Jan. 29.
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  • Personal Campus Tours

    Personal campus tours Monday - FridayExperience a modified campus tour and a brief follow-up with an Admissions Counselor. Please understand walk-in visitors cannot be accommodated - all students visiting campus must have an appointment at least 24 hours in advance and are limited to two guests (in addition to themselves).

  • Saturday Preview Days

    Looking to visit campus on a Saturday morning or afternoon? Reserve your spot to join us for a socially-distanced group information session and campus tour. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance and students are limited to two guests (in addition to themselves).

  • MBA Virtual Information Session

    Why an MBA at SBU? ROI! Let us share with you how an investment in an MBA from St. Bonaventure will provide you with immediate returns, which will continue to grow post-degree completion!

  • Literacy Virtual Information Session

    Join Sheri Voss, MSED Literacy Program Director, to learn about St. Bonaventure's MSED B-12 Literacy degree and how our convenient, hybrid format will be a great fit for your schedule.

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