Campus Recreation serves students, faculty, staff and community of Saint Joseph’s as a department within the Division of Student Life. Our goal is to enhance the campus experience by providing recreational opportunities for everyone. We work to reinforce the educational mission of Saint Joseph’s University (which emphasizes the development of the total person – Spirit, Mind, and Body) by promoting and advancing healthy lifestyle choices through participation opportunities, educational experiences, and support services.


The Mission of the department of Campus Recreation at Saint Joseph’s University reflects the Mission of the University by using the programs within the department as a way to develop the whole person and preparing men and women for others.



NIRSA (National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association) is the leading resource for professional and student development, education, and research in collegiate recreational sports.

The National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association is committed to be recognized internationally as the leader in recreation within higher education, dedicated to excellence in student and professional development, education, research, and standards. NIRSA’s commitment, creativity, and strategic partnerships are consistently demonstrated through outstanding programs, facilities, and services.

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