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Learn more about the student resources offered at Mount St. Joseph University.


The Archbishop Alter Library is home to more than 96,000 volumes of books, journals, videotapes, DVDs, and CDs. The Library gives patrons access to more than 140 databases, thousands of electronic books, and hundreds of Websites, specifically chosen for students, faculty, and staff. The Library is a member of OhioLINK, and patrons are able to request books and non-print items from every academic institution in the state with two-to-four day delivery.  


The Bookstore, located on the ground floor of the Jean Patrice Harrington, SC, Student Center, is managed by Follett Higher Education Group. The Bookstore handles the sale of textbooks, supplementary readings, school and art supplies, candy and snacks, sundries, clothing, greeting cards, stationery, and gifts.

Learning Center

The Learning Center enhances the ability of every motivated student to succeed in his or her studies. It provides a number of academics resources including: the Math Center, the Writing Center, peer tutoring, and more. The Learning Center is located in room 156 in the The Thrailkill Hall of Student Success.

Academic Exploration Program

The Academic Exploration Program allows students to use academic and occupational assessment results to help them select a major and possible career. The program also offers career counseling, skill-building workshops, and occupational information resources.

Health Professions Advising

Through Health Professions Advising, students work with their normal academic advisors and faculty members on the Health Professions Advisory Committee to design a course of study that is suited to their specific, healthcare-oriented career goals.

Academic Advising

Academic advising is available for all degree-seeking students. Before registering for class, traditional students must meet with their advisors, who provide registration clearance on the Web. Students are encouraged to meet with, or talk to an advisor before registering for courses. 


The LifePrep Series is a collection of news posts that acts as a guide to many of the services offered at the Mount. Covering academics, finances, careers, and civics, these posts offer a snapshot of the Mount’s services that can be essential for students’ preparations for adult life.