• Application Process:

Saint Joseph’s University juniors and seniors who have a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher are invited by formal invitation to apply in the Summer; these applications must be submitted through the online form (which can be found to the right) by October 4, 2019. Applicants who are studying abroad in the fall are encouraged to apply.  Applicants will be notified by December 15, 2019.  The President of Saint Joseph’s University is annually accorded the privilege of nominating from the scholastic eligibility list not more than three additional candidates for membership. The President must approve the list of candidates nominated.
Have a question about the application process? Email us at alphasigmanu.sju@gmail.com

This year's essay prompt: Please respond in 250 words or less,

Criteria for admission: 

The Alpha Sigma Nu by-laws state in Section 3.1:

Qualifications for membership shall be based on scholarship, loyalty and service in the institution or community.

  • Scholarship means a notably above-average interest and proven intellectual competence.
  • Loyalty means a demonstrated commitment to Jesuit ideals of higher education —intellectual, moral, social and religious.
  • Service means a proven concern for others demonstrated by activities in support of the institution or the community.

In addition to achieving junior or senior standing, undergraduate students shall have completed no fewer than one and one-half (1-1/2) semesters at a Jesuit institution by the time of their nomination.  In addition to achieving junior or senior standing, part-time undergraduate students shall have completed at least one-half (1/2) of their degree program by the time of their nomination.


August 12th Formal invitations to apply sent to Juniors and Seniors with 3.5 GPA


September 4th

September 10th

September 13th

Information session at 5pm in Wolfington Hall

Information session at 11am in Wolfington Hall

Information Session at 12pm in Wolfington Hall

October 4th Deadline for application due