CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER
The Career Development Center
helps JU students make informed career choices and design effective transitions
from undergraduate study to careers and graduate education. Services and
programs are provided to encourage students to begin the career planning process
early by exploring prospective majors and careers and developing career
decision-making skills. Later, students visit the center to gather information
on internships, job search strategies and graduate school opportunities. Through
facilitations on business etiquette, resumes, market research, interviewing and
negotiation, students are taught the skills needed to conduct a self-directed
Enrolled students may schedule
appointments with professional counselors at the Student Counseling Center.
Assistance is available for problems related to stress, anxiety, depression,
eating disorders, relationship issues, alcohol and drugs, and family concerns.
Confidentiality is protected under Florida law. Students requiring long-term
counseling may request referral services from the counselors.
DISABLED STUDENT SERVICES
The Student Life Office
coordinates disabled student services. Available resources include, but are not
limited to, assistance with special accommodations, academic adjustments, study
or tutorial assistance, lifestyle management, service coordination with other
University departments, community agency referrals, and referral for testing and
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES
international students in maintaining status with the U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Service and transitioning smoothly to life in the United States and
at JU, the University has designated an international student advisor in the
Student Life Office. The advisor guides international students through required
U.S. Federal and University processes and procedures from first semester of
enrollment to graduation. Specific information is published in the International
Student Handbook, including immigration regulations, Internal Revenue Service
requirements, health and health insurance requirements, and general information
about U.S. customs and courtesies. International students also enjoy social
contact through the International Student Association.
University Student Alliance (JUSA), through the elected student representation,
sponsors and funds co-curricular organizations, events and activities from
student life fees. Elections for student representatives are held in the spring,
with the exception of the freshman representatives which are held in the fall.
Students who are academically eligible may run for and be elected to offices.
Each full time student has an equal vote in the student alliance.
All students are entitled to admission to
University-sponsored campus events and free copies of some student publications.
Students also are eligible to participate in student organizations and
activities, provided they meet academic qualifications required by the
University and eligibility requirements specified by an organization’s charter,
constitution and/or bylaws.
STUDENT SOLUTIONS CENTER
The Student Solutions Center
functions as a resource center, by helping students navigate the University’s
resources. The Solutions Center provides support for students by connecting them
with the appropriate offices and resource persons on campus for their respective
concerns. the Center engages in significant outreach to students who are
struggling academically, socially, and financially. The Center works closely
with the Academic Advising Center to reach out to students who are on academic
probation or received poor mid-term grade reports. The Center also provides
general guidance to students who need assistance managing their finances by
serving as a liaison to the financial aid department and controller’s