frequently asked questions

I am interested in applying to the Josephinum. What do I do now?

If you have not already done so, contact the Vocations Director in your diocese. He will be able to offer support and guidance throughout the application process.

What is involved in the application and admission process?

Prospective applicants and the individuals assisting them, such as pastors and vocations directors, may find an outline of the process, as well as information on pre-discernment, admission guidelines, applicant requisites, irregularities and impediments, and admission procedures and policies by clicking here.

May I visit the Josephinum before deciding whether or not to apply?

Yes! Twice during the academic year, the Josephinum hosts a Live-In weekend for high school juniors and seniors and college students who are interested in learning more about the seminary.  Visits to the Josephinum outside of Live-In weekends are also welcomed and encouraged; the Vice Rector for the College of Liberal Arts is available to coordinate your visit. More

What takes place after an application and the necessary forms have been submitted?

Once the necessary paperwork is on file, an Admission Committee reviews the application and related forms.