|Most Popular Places on Campus:||The D'Angelo Center|
Taffner Field House and Carnesecca Arena
The Great Lawn
The Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery
1) The DÂ’Angelo Center: The five-story, 127,000-square-foot facility is a popular place to relax, grab lunch or coffee, meet with friends, or quietly study. Reflecting St. John's focus on giving talented students from all walks of life a personal and professional edge, the center features club space, classrooms, lecture halls, a full-service food court, a Starbucks CafÃ©, and a huge first-floor lounge with a fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sofas.
2) Taffner Field House and Carnesecca Arena: Home to New York City's teamÂ—the Red Storm, comprising 17 Division I, BIG EAST menÂ’s and womenÂ’s athletics teamsÂ—these adjoining facilities form a popular sports complex on the west side of the Queens, NY, campus. At Taffner, students play pick-up basketball on any of its six full-size courts. In Carnesecca, they can work out at the Fitness Center, run on an indoor track, and engage in activities including table tennis and air hockey.
3) The Great Lawn is St. JohnÂ’s UniversityÂ’s front yard, a sprawling, tree-lined quadrangle at the center of the 96.5-acre Queens, NY, campus. Students there enjoy the sun, play catch, toss Frisbees, and relax with friends.
4) The Strip: This popular spot is a central, flagstone walkway through the center of the Residence Village, a complex of six-story residence halls on the south side of the campus. Lined with benches, the strip extends from the Montgoris Dining Hall, past several residence halls to the Red Storm softball field, one of several courts and fields on campus.
5) The Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery builds upon New YorkÂ’s strength as a global center of the arts. The gallery, located on the Queens, NY, campus, holds several exhibitions a year displaying the work of established and emerging artists of diverse regional, national, and international artists. The space also is a popular site for presenting work by student and faculty artists.
|Most Popular Places Off Campus:||Greenwich Village, Manhattan|
Central Park, Manhattan
Times Square, Manhattan
Cunningham Park, Queens
St. John's provides students with a global home base that begins in New York--one of the world's most cosmopolitan urban centers. Through class work, service, and other activities, students immerse themselves in the city's cultural, educational, and professional resources. Faculty hold classes at museums, places of worship, and historic neighborhoods throughout the city. Students see plays, visit galleries, and shop throughout the city.