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Student Life

Life on campus is full of activity, and we're here to help you take full advantage of everything Fisher has to offer. Explore the many resources for students below.

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Athletics

Fisher competes in NCAA Division III athletics. Choose from 23 varsity sports as well as several club and intramural teams.

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Academic Advising and Support Services
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The Center for Academic Advising and Support Services helps students set individual learning goals and provides accurate information and guidance about academic programs, services, and college expectations as a means of achieving those goals.

Contact Information:

Location: Kearney Hall 202
Email: academicaffairs@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8034


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Campus Life
Teddi dancers stretching to the right.

The Office of Campus Life provides experiential learning, leadership, and engaging programs that empower students to develop as effective members of the community.

Contact Information:

Location: Campus Center 210
Email:  campuslife@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8005


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Campus Ministry
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As an institution guided by its Catholic Heritage, Campus Ministry welcomes students of all faith traditions seeking to provide opportunities for worship, prayer and service for the entire campus community.

Contact Information:

Location: Campus Center
Email: campusministry@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8368


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Career Center
Career Center assists student

The Career Center assists students in all phases of the career development process including self-assessment, career exploration, goal identification, decision making, planning, and job search.

Contact Information:

Location: Lavery Library 104
Email:  career@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8050


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Center for Academic Excellence
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The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) serves as a resource for the development of excellence in teaching and learning through academic support to students and pedagogical support to faculty.

Contact Information:

Email:  tnicolay@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8147


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Clubs and Organizations
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With everything from academic and special interest groups to media/publications, club sports, and department-affiliated organizations, opportunities for participation and leadership abound!

Contact Information:

Location: Campus Center 210
Email: campuslife@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8005


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Community Service
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From student-led volunteer opportunities to college-sponsored service trips, Fisher's Office of Community Service provides and promotes a variety of ways to give back to both the Rochester community and beyond.

Contact Information:

Location: Campus Center 225
Email: svaughan@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8196


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Dining Services
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With a number of dining locations, outstanding selection, and convenient hours, there's no need to eat anywhere else. Lackmann Culinary Services makes the grade at Fisher with easy and affordable access to healthy, quality food across a wide range of cuisines and dietary preferences.

Contact Information:

Location: Campus Center
Email: lackmanndining@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8286


Hours of operation vary by location.

Disability Services
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Disability Services  obtains and secures disability-related documents, verifies eligibility, and develops plans for the provision of reasonable accommodations.

Contact Information:

Location: Kearney 300
Email: jbreeden@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-5252


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Day of Celebration

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs provides opportunities for the College community to participate in programs and activities that promote awareness of cultural, social, economic, racial, gender, and other forms of diversity in our society.

Contact Information:

Location: Basil 117
Email: diversity@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8378


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Financial Aid Office
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The Financial Aid Office is dedicated to providing the highest level of service to students and parents to guide them through the financial aid process and assist them in meeting the costs of receiving a quality Fisher education.

Contact Information:

Location: Kearney 204
Email: finaid@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8042


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Health and Wellness Center
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The Health and Wellness Center provides compassionate, high-quality medical and mental health services and wellness education to students.

Contact Information:

Location: Nursing 107
Email: healthcenter@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8280


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

International Student Services
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International advisement and services are coordinated through the international advisor in the Center for Academic Advising and Support Services at St. John Fisher College.

Contact Information:

Matt Lake, International Advisor
Location: Kearney
Email: mlake@sjfc.edu 
Phone: (585) 385-8034


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Intramurals and Recreation
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Fisher offers a number of programs and activities dedicated to providing you with fitness, friendship, and fun.

Contact Information:

Office of Campus Life
Location: Campus Center 210
Email: campuslife@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8005


Life in Rochester
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With 19 colleges and universities and 62,000 college students, the Rochester region has a reputation for higher education, and is a natural center for college life.

Contact Information:

Office of Admissions
Location:
Skalny Welcome Center
Email: admissions@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8064


Math Center
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The Math Center assists students with the development of their mathematical understanding in a supportive learning environment. The Center offers tutors for mathematics and related courses, as well as other resources such as textbooks, handouts, and software applications.

Contact Information:

Location: Golisano Gateway, Top Floor
Email: mathcenter@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8407


Academic Year
Varies by semester

Summer
Closed

Residential Life
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The Office of Residential Life enhances the development of students by providing a safe and supportive living-learning environment within the residence halls that is conducive to student success.

Contact Information:

Location: Campus Center 206
Email: reslife@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8281


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Safety and Security
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The Safety and Security Department works 24/7 to provide a safe and secure environment for the students, faculty, staff, and visitors of St. John Fisher College.

Contact Information:

Location: Haffey Hall Lobby
Phone:
(585) 385-8025 - non-emergency
(585) 385-8111 - emergency


The Safety and Security Office is available 24/7.

Student Accounts
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Student Accounts is responsible for generating student bills, processing payments, establishing and maintaining payment plans, disbursing financial aid refunds, and collecting other miscellaneous funds due to the College.

Contact Information:

Location: Kearney Hall, Second Floor
Email: studentaccounts@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8061


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Student Affairs and Diversity Initiatives
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The Division of Student Affairs and Diversity Initiatives is a student-centered, collaborative partner with the Center for Academic Advising and Support Services and is responsible for a variety of offices and programs which support the educational mission of the College and student life at Fisher.

Contact Information:

Location: Campus Center, Rm 210
Email: rdejesus-rueff@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8229


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Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Student Conduct
Fisher Creed

The Office of Student Conduct creates and supports a culture of responsibility, accountability, and community. The office oversees the implementation and enforcement of the Student Code of Conduct to which all students are held accountable.

Contact Information:

Location: Campus Center
Email: studentconduct@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8007


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Student Employment
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From tutoring services to daycare assistant, to working at athletic events or assisting professors, St. John Fisher College offers a variety of student employment opportunities on campus.

Contact Information:

Location: Kearney Hall, Second Floor
Email: mpowley@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8057


Academic Year
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Writing Center
Writing Center

The Writing Center assists students with writing tasks from all disciplines and during all stages of the writing process. Resources include a library of style manuals, handbooks, dictionaries, workbooks, and user-friendly handouts.

Contact Information:

Location: Golisano Gateway, Top Floor
Email: tnicolay@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8151


Writing Center hours vary by semester.