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 offering corporate partnerships for seven online master’s degree programs Jan 21, 2022 | St. Bonaventure University is offering a corporate partnerships program, including a 15% tuition discount for seven online master’s degree programs.
Journalism alumna, Syracuse sportswriter Donna Ditota named New York Sportswriter of the Year Jan 19, 2022 | St. Bonaventure alumna and Syracuse sportswriter Donna Ditota has been named New York Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.
Olean pastor, SBU students to speak at celebration of MLK Jan. 31 Jan 19, 2022 | Rev. Gerald Slack, pastor and superintendent of Olean’s Sacred Temple Church of God in Christ, will be the featured speaker at St. Bonaventure University’s celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
St. Bonaventure offering master’s program in nursing for qualified students with a B.S. ​ Jan 18, 2022 | A graduate program offering a direct pathway to the nursing profession for those with a bachelor’s degree is now available from the School of Health Professions at St. Bonaventure University.
Dr. René Hauser named interim dean of St. Bonaventure’s School of Education Jan 18, 2022 | Dr. René Hauser has been named interim dean of the School of Education at St. Bonaventure University.
Award-winning chamber music ensemble Merz Trio to perform at St. Bonaventure’s Quick Center Jan 12, 2022 | Merz Trio, winner of multiple music awards including the 2019 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. 
COVID vaccine boosters required by Feb. 1 Jan 7, 2022 | Vaccine boosters will be required by TUESDAY, FEB. 1, 2022, if you are eligible for one.
Erick Laine Endowed Chair is first award of its kind for St. Bonaventure’s School of Business Jan 7, 2022 | A life well lived. Visionary businessman Erick Laine passed away in December 2020 at the age of 87, leaving behind a legacy of remarkable leadership and generosity.
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  • Bonnies vs. Duquesne Pre-game Gathering

    Before the game, join alumni and fans for an informal gathering at The Souper Bowl, located at 910 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Game tickets are available through the St. Bonaventure Ticket Office.

    Registration is not required.

  • Jan. 22 Saturday Preview Day

    Enjoy a campus tour, then meet with an Admissions representative for an information session to learn more about what St. Bonaventure has to offer. Choose a morning or afternoon session.

  • Bonnies vs. George Mason Pre-game Gathering

    Before the game, join alumni and fans for an informal gathering at Oh George! Tables and Taphouse, located at 10659C Braddock Rd., Fairfax, VA 22032. 

    Registration is not required.

  • Homecoming 2022

    Mark your calendars and make plans to join us for the 47th annual Basketball Homecoming Weekend.

    View the full schedule of events and register here

  • Occupational Therapy Program Open House

    Learn about our Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program at our open house on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. Get a program overview, hear from a panel of students and tour our state-of-the-art facilities.

    To attend in person: REGISTER HERE

    Can't make it to campus? Join us virtually: REGISTER HERE

    Visit the MSOT website.

  • Feb. 5 Saturday Preview Day

    Enjoy a campus tour, then meet with an Admissions representative for an information session to learn more about what St. Bonaventure has to offer. Choose a morning or afternoon session.

  • 80s Weekend

    80s Weekend is back and in-person for the 10th year! Join us as the nationally-ranked Bonnies take on Duquesne on Bob Lanier Court. The RC will be rockin’ and it will be great to see your friends from the 1980s. The cost is $100 per person and includes a game ticket.

    Register here

  • Bonnies4Bonnies

    A networking event for SBU students with SBU alumni. 

    Register here

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