Residence Halls

at Saint Francis University

  • Saint Francis Facilities

    The college experience

    Our residential communities are set up to assist you in building connections to the larger Saint Francis community in hopes that you will become an active participant in university life and gain a greater appreciation for our community values and services. Our Residence Life staff will encourage you to explore ways to get involved on campus that fit your interests. We provide staffing in the residence halls with 44 Resident Assistants and 6 professional live-in staff members. In addition, other student and professional staff work to create a welcoming and supportive community that supports the university's mission and provides opportunities for residents to broaden their horizons.





    Amici Hall, completed in the fall of 1955, is located on the South Side of campus with quick access to Torvian Dining Hall.  Amici houses 61 males and three resident assistants.  The majority of rooms are double occupancy although the building has five three-room suites for residents;four on the second floor and one on the first.  The suites are shared by four residents with two rooms as bedrooms and the third as a common room.  The residents may enjoy the television,pool table and built-in bar and bar stools in the Amici lounge.  The lounge is commonly used for socializing, hall events, and recreational events such as the Superbowl and March Madness.  There is also a study lounge located in Amici with two large table and chairs to accommodate students.  The study room and laundry facilities are located in the lower level of the hall.


  • Ave Maria



    Ave Maria Hall (1948) is located on the South Side of campus and houses 49 male and female residents.  The main level of Ave has four apartment units which are a part of the Housing Apartment Transition Program (HAPT).  One apartment houses four students while the other three apartment house two students each.  The Associate Dean of Students also resides in an apartment on the main floor of Ave Maria Hall. 

    The second and third floors of Ave house residents in single occupancy rooms, with one suite available on each floor. The women are on the second floor and the men on the third.  Parking is available behind the hall in a lot shard with other south campus halls-Amici, Giles, and St. Louis. 

    The basement of Ave Maria Hall houses nine Gamma Sigma Sigma sisters, a service fraternity, in single, double and triple occupancy rooms.  The lounge in Ave is also located in the basement and is equipped with a television, microwave and comfortable seating.  Attached to the lounge is a kitchen,complete with a seating area for students.  Across the hall from the kitchen and lounge are a piano room, and the laundry facilities


  • Christian

    Christian Hall


    Christian Hall opened in the fall of 1998 and is the pride of on-campus living at Saint Francis University.  All rooms in Christian have private bathrooms and air conditioning.  Most rooms are double occupancy, but Christian also features eight 4-person suites. Christian hosts five fully-accessible rooms. Christian houses 150 students and contains an array of meeting rooms, recreation rooms and lounges.  Christian Hall's residents are returning students to Saint Francis University. One wing houses men and the other houses women. 

    In addition to a great overlooking view of Lake Saint Francis,Christina Hall residents enjoy a pool table, a foosball table, a TV lounge, a cardio room, a kitchen and several large public meeting areas.


  • Giles


    Built in 1954 and named after the first president of Saint Francis College, Brother Giles Carroll, T.O.R., Files Halls sits conveniently next to Torvian Dining Hall on the South Side of campus.  Giles houses four resident assistants and 70 freshmen males in double occupancy rooms.  Giles is a freshman dorm and the resident assistants are always there to lend a hand or plan programs and activities to embrace their First Year Experience (FYE) on campus.  FYE programs focus on individuals in their first year of college and include opportunities for student to become responsible and well-informed individuals. 

    Giles Hall residents enjoy a lounge with television, a large study room complete with table and chairs for individual studying and a laundry room.  Behind Giles is an outside basketball court where residents enjoy many outdoor activities.  


  • St Agnes



    Saint Agnes Hall is located on the North Side of campus, just across the street from the JFK Student Center.  It houses 96 freshman residents, four resident assistants and a Residence Life Coordinator.  All rooms are double occupancy. 

    Agnes was recently renovated in the summer of 2013 and has a new façade as well as new carpeting and interior. The residents of Saint Agnes enjoy a lounge with television, a book nook, and spacious seating for social events and studying. 

    One major event the building hosts each year around Halloween is the Agnes Haunted Hall.  Facilitated by the RA staff, the residents get involved in decorating the basement and themselves to scare members of the campus and local community.


  • St Clare

    Saint Claire Hall


    Located on the North Side of campus, Saint Clare Hall houses 98 freshmen female students and four resident assistants in double occupancy rooms. 

    Saint Clare has been renovated in the summer of 2014 and has a whole new look.  Clare has a new façade and an entirely new interior. The two lounges in Clare contain a large screen TV,microwave oven, and an exercise room.  Clare residents are just across the street from the JFK Student Center and the Library.  


  • St Elizabeth



    Saint Elizabeth is located on the North Side of campus and houses 147 female students in double occupancy rooms, four resident assistants and the Director or Residence Life.  The first wing of Saint Elizabeth is an intensive study floor.  The first,second, and third floors of Elizabeth, including bathrooms, have all been renovated between the summers of 2007 and 2009. Elizabeth or "E's" as many people call it is close to the JFK Student Center, the Library, and Stokes Athletic Center.

    Elizabeth has also been renovated in the summer of 2012. Suites were added to the basement of E's which are a part of HAPT.  There is also a study lounge and a full kitchen and lounge area in the basement of Elizabeth if you wish to whip something up for a midnight snack.  



  • St Francis

    Saint Francis Hall


    Saint Francis Hall houses approximately 50 students in double occupancy rooms.  The building community is structured like SFU intensive study floor options.  One wing is available for males and another for females. 

    The hall has a modern lounge area that joins with a fully equipped kitchen.  The lounge includes a large TV, plenty of seating, and a couch for lounging and socializing.  In addition to all of this, the students living in Francis are just a short stairwell away from Café Gubio and the Campus Ministry Center, both located in the basement of the building.  

  • St Joan



    Saint Joan of Arc Hall is located on the North Side of campus and houses 160 female students in double occupancy rooms, six resident assistants and a Residence Life Coordinator.

    Joan has two large lounge areas with comfortable couches and large TVs. Joan is equipped with a kitchen for those midnight snack cravings.  The laundry room is located on the bottom floor of the building.  


  • St Louis




    Saint Louis Hall is located on the South Side of campus and houses 152 men in double occupancy room, four resident assistants,and a Residence Life Coordinator.  All the rooms are equipped with phone service, cable and internet.  The second floor in Louis offers an intensive study hall and is designated for those who either like it quiet or enjoy studying in their rooms. 

    In the lounge, Louis residents may enjoy a large TV, a ping-pong table, a foosball table, a kitchen, study areas and a laundry room.  There is also a workout room located in the basement of Louis as well.  


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