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For questions regarding Undergraduate Programs call 215-437-2219.
For questions regarding Graduate Programs call 267-341-3327.
Academic Advising Center – offers full-time and part-time undergraduate students an opportunity to discuss academic progress, policies, procedures, and degree requirements. The Academic Advising Center is located in Room 215 of Holy Family Hall.
Academic Support Services - The Center for Academic Enhancement offers diverse services designed to meet the learning needs of students at all levels of achievement, addressing programs of study from developmental to honors courses. It is the goal of the Center to help students improve skills and achieve greater academic success, and to encourage them to take full advantage of the learning experience. The Center is located on the second floor of the University Library and in Room 135 at the Newtown location.
Bookstore – The bookstore offers new, used or rentable textbooks required and/or recommended by instructors for class. A selection of trade books in related academic disciplines is also available for sale. Special orders for books can also be processed at any time. A full line of school supplies, University-imprinted clothing and gifts, and numerous other items are available. The Bookstore honors Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express credit cards, as well as Barnes & Noble gift cards. During the first two weeks of each semester and for the beginning of each summer session the store has extended hours of operation. The Newtown Bookstore has selected hours of operation posted on the University’s homepage. Books can also be ordered online at www.holyfamily.bncollege.com. For further information please call 267-341-3657.
Campus Ministry – Liturgies, prayer services, scripture readings, retreats, and social justice activities invite the involvement of all students. Those interested should contact the Campus Minister in the Campus Center, Room 224, during regular office hours or by appointment at 267-341-3261.
Careers Center – provides services to those students seeking information about job opportunities and career direction. Located in Rooms 216 and 218 of the Campus Center, the Center has job listings, directory information, and job-search resources. The Careers Center also holds workshops on job-search techniques, resume writing, and interviewing. Appointments may be scheduled for individual career counseling sessions by calling 267-341-3224. The Careers Center is open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Counseling and Referral Services – Counseling Center Services include individual and group personal and career testing and counseling, relaxation training and stress management, computer-assisted counseling, crisis intervention, support groups, and referral assistance. The Center, located in Rooms 222-223 in the Campus Center, is open Monday through Friday on the Northeast Philadelphia Campus and by appointment at the Newtown location. Students may make appointments by contacting the Director of the Counseling Center and Disability Services at 267-341-3232 or may drop in during scheduled Center hours. Normally, there are no fees for counseling during regularly scheduled hours; there are minimal fees for some testing.
Additional information may be found in the Student Handbook and at www.holyfamily.edu/counseling.
Disability Services – Facilitates reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified students with documented disabilities. The Disability Office is located in the Counseling Center, Room 222 (267-341-3231). Students with disabilities (physical, learning, psychological, ADHD, etc.) who intend to seek accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 should contact the Disability Services Office before the start of each semester. New students must contact the Disability Services Office as early as possible before the start of the semester to review the process for obtaining accommodations, to submit documentation for requested accommodations, and to review needs; late requests may delay the provision of some accommodations. Currently enrolled students must request accommodations each semester; accommodations are not automatically transferred to the following semester without a new letter from the Disability Services Office. Once documentation is received, the process for providing accommodations may take up to a few weeks. Effort is made to review documentation in a timely manner. Guidelines for documentation are available through the Disability Services Office, the Student Handbook and at www.holyfamily.edu/counseling/disability.
Dining Services – Tiger Café and Cub Café – The Tiger Café is located in the Campus Center and offers complete hot meals, a salad bar, cold cut sandwiches, soups, snacks, beverages, and desserts. A brunch is available on weekends.
The Cub Café is located in the ETC building and offers light grab-and-go meals, snacks, and beverages.
For more information regarding hours of operation, please check the website at www.holyfamily.edu/dining.
Health Services – A registered nurse is available daily at the Northeast Philadelphia Campus in the University Health Services Office, Campus Center, Room G7, ground floor, to provide first aid, health screenings, counseling, referrals, and health insurance information. The University nurse may be contacted during the day at 267-341-3262.
J1/J2 Visa - Exchange Visitors Program – The Exchange Visitors’ Program is administered by the United States Department of State and is used to bring international visitors to the United States. The University is authorized to sponsor international visitors in the following categories: professor, research scholar, short term scholar, and student. International visitors in these categories are eligible for the J-1 Visa, and dependents of J-1 Visa holders are eligible for the J-2 Visa. The Exchange Visitor Program and its J-1 Visa are distinguished by their underlying philosophy of educational and cultural exchange and their fostering of international understanding. Information concerning the Exchange Visitor Program may be obtained through the Human Resources Department, Room 209, Holy Family Hall, or by calling 215-637-3448. Information is also available on the web, www.holyfamily.edu/academics/exchangevisitor.shtml.
Office of Residence Life – Holy Family University extends the learning experience beyond the classroom to create a holistic education that fosters a student’s personal development. The University provides various residential housing experiences to help guide students through their own personal development within a supportive community.
Parking and Identification – Students must register their cars, obtain a parking permit, and an official student identification card during their first semester at Holy Family University. Parking permits may be obtained at the Public Safety Command Center in the Campus Center, Northeast Campus, or at the reception desks of the Newtown and Woodhaven locations.
Student ID cards may be obtained in Room 105 of the Education and Technology Center Building, Northeast Campus, or at the reception desks of the Newtown and Woodhaven locations. ID cards are necessary for building access, the use of the library, LRC, and sports facilities, and must be visible while students are on campus. There is no charge for the initial card; however, the cost of replacing a lost ID is $10, payable at the time of photographing. A $10 late fee is also charged for IDs taken three weeks after the start of classes.
Public Safety and Security – The University offers 24-hour security coverage. Security officers may be reached through using the emergency telephones located on the parking lots and in each building or by dialing 267-341-3333. Call 267-341-5011 at the Woodhaven location and 267-341- 4011 at the Newtown location.
Student Activities – Student Activities is responsible for developing campus programming and intramural sports at Holy Family University. The main focus of programs sponsored by the Student Activities Office is to provide students with opportunities to develop their leadership skills outside the classroom. The Student Activities Office also fosters an environment for physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual growth, while focusing student’s outcomes on the university’s core values of family, respect, service and responsibility, lifelong learning, integrity, and vision.