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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
278 Whites Bridge Rd
Standish , Maine 04084-5236

Disability Resource Office

328 Alfond Hall
278 Whites Bridge Rd
Standish, ME 04084-5236
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About Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Nestled in the quaint town of Standish, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College stands as a beacon of academic excellence and personal growth. With its serene and scenic surroundings, this private, not-for-profit institution offers a four-year education that blends traditional values with modern teaching methodologies. Known for its commitment to providing accessible education, the college prides itself on providing a nurturing environment where students can thrive both academically and personally.

Located just outside of Portland, Maine’s largest city, Saint Joseph’s College benefits from its proximity to a thriving cultural hub while retaining the charm and tranquility of a smaller community. Situated in the heart of New England, the campus is surrounded by picturesque landscapes, including stunning lakes, rolling hills, and lush forests. This idyllic setting promotes an ideal atmosphere for learning and self-discovery.

Founded in 1912, Saint Joseph’s College has a rich history rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition. As a faith-based institution, the college seeks to foster a strong sense of community and values grounded in spirituality, service, and social justice. While the college maintains its Catholic identity, it welcomes students of all backgrounds and beliefs, creating a diverse and inclusive atmosphere where individuals can explore their faith, personal values, and the world around them.

Saint Joseph’s College offers a wide range of academic programs across various disciplines. Undergraduate students can choose from over 40 majors and minors, including business administration, psychology, biology, education, and many more. With a focus on interdisciplinary studies, the college encourages students to explore multiple fields of interest, allowing them to develop a comprehensive skill set and a broader understanding of the world.

The faculty at Saint Joseph’s College are passionate about their subjects and are committed to providing a valuable and engaging learning experience for their students. Small class sizes facilitate close-knit relationships between faculty and students, allowing for personalized attention and guidance. The college’s emphasis on experiential learning ensures that students have ample opportunities to apply their knowledge in real-world settings through internships, research projects, and community service.

In addition to its academic programs, Saint Joseph’s College offers a vibrant campus life filled with extracurricular activities and student organizations. Whether students are interested in joining athletic teams, participating in musical groups, engaging in community service, or exploring their creative abilities, the college provides a supportive and dynamic environment where students can pursue their passions and interests.

As an accessible institution, Saint Joseph’s College strives to make education affordable for all students. Various scholarships, grants, and financial aid options are available to help alleviate the financial burden of higher education. The college’s commitment to accessibility is exemplified by its low accessibility score of 1, highlighting its dedication to providing a top-notch education without barriers.

Overall, Saint Joseph’s College is a prestigious institution that blends academic excellence, personal growth, and spiritual exploration. With its idyllic location, comprehensive academic programs, dedicated faculty, and commitment to accessibility, it offers students a transformative educational experience. Whether students are seeking a solid foundation for their careers or looking to broaden their horizons, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine provides the tools and support necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations