Residence Halls


Residence Halls

Saint Francis University maintains some 1,280 residential beds in 10 residence halls and 11 apartment style structures. They include singles, doubles, triples, suites, houses and apartments. All of the of 10 residence halls on campus and one off campus housing unit, along with two academic buildings are controlled by a card access system, which are all control by the Saint Francis Police Department and Information Technology Department. All residence hall entrance doors, along with numerous areas on and off campus are monitored by video surveillance, which is overseen and controlled by the University Police Department.

Amici Hall

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 three suites for residents. 

Amici Hall

These 4 person units include two bedrooms as well as a shared common room complete with cabinets, sink, microwave and refrigerator.  The lounge is commonly used for socializing, hall events, and recreational events.  The study room and laundry facilities are located in the lower level of the hall.

Ave Maria Hall

Ave Maria Hall (1948) is located on the South Side of campus and houses 52 male and female upper class residents and three Resident Assistants.  The main level of Ave Maria has suites which offer private bathrooms and additional space.  The second and third floors of Ave Maria 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. 

Ave Maria Hall

The basement of Ave Maria Hall houses eight Gamma Sigma Sigma sisters, a service sorority, in single and triple occupancy rooms.  The lounge in Ave Maria is located on the lower level and is equipped with a television and comfortable seating, a kitchen complete with a seating area for students and laundry facilities.

Christian Hall

Christian Hall opened in the fall of 1998 and is the pride of on-campus living at Saint Francis University.  Housing Junior and Senior male and female residents, 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 Hall

Christian houses 156 students, four Resident Assistants and contains an array of meeting rooms, recreation areas and lounges, in addition to having a great overlooking view of Lake Saint Francis.
Students can also utilize a community kitchen, exercise room as well as laundry facilities.

Giles Hall

Built in 1954 and named after Brother Giles Carroll, T.O.R., the first president of Saint Francis College. Giles Hall sits conveniently next to Torvian Dining Hall and the outdoor basketball court on the south side of campus.  Giles houses four Resident Assistants and 70 males in double occupancy rooms. 

giles hall

Giles is a first year student residence hall and the Resident Assistants are always there to lend a hand or plan programs and activities to embrace their first year experience on campus. Giles Hall residents enjoy a lounge with television, a study room and laundry facilities.

Saint Agnes Hall

Saint Agnes Hall is located on the North Side of campus, just across the street from the JFK Student Center. It houses 104 freshman female residents, four Resident Assistants as well as a Residence Life professional staff member. While the majority of rooms are double occupancy, Saint Agnes Hall also features 3 triple rooms.

Saint Agnes Hall

Recently renovated with a new facade as well as new carpeting and interior, the residents of Saint Agnes enjoy two lounge spaces, a kitchen, laundry facilities as well as spacious seating for social events and studying.

Saint Clare Hall

Located on the North Side of campus, Saint Clare Hall houses 106 freshmen female students and four Resident Assistants in mostly double occupancy rooms. Saint Clare also has two triple rooms.

saint clare hall

Recently renovated, the hall features an outdoor seating area, indoor lounge space complete with fireplace, kitchen and laundry facilities.

Saint Elizabeth Hall

Saint Elizabeth is located on the North Side of campus and houses 147 female students in mostly double occupancy rooms, four Resident Assistants and a Residence Life Professional Staff member.  The first wing of Saint Elizabeth is an intensive study floor.  Saint Elizabeth or "E" as many people call it is close to the JFK Student Center, the Library, and Stokes Athletic Center.

st elizabeth hall

In a recent renovation, two and four person suites were added to the basement of E's.  Each suite features two bedrooms with a shared bathroom. On the lower level, there is also a study lounge, laundry facilities as well as a full kitchen if you wish to whip something up for a midnight snack.

Saint Francis Hall

Saint Francis Hall is the former friary and was renovated for students and completed in the summer of 2007. The building houses 60 first-year male students and three Resident Assistants in mostly double occupancy rooms.  The hall has a modern lounge area that joins with a fully equipped kitchen.  

st francis hall

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 their laundry facilities and the Campus Ministry Center, both located in the basement of the building.

Saint Joan of Arc Hall

Saint Joan of Arc Hall is located on the North Side of campus and houses 150 female students in double occupancy rooms and four Resident Assistants. Saint Joan Hall has two large lounge areas with comfortable couches and large TVs. 

st joan of arc hall

The front lounge features a stone fireplace, while the back lounge is the location for the community kitchen. Laundry facilities are also located on the ground floor of the building.   Residents also enjoy an outdoor seating area.

Saint Louis Hall

The largest residence hall for male students, Saint Louis Hall is named in honor of King Louis IX of France, the patron of the Third Order of Saint Francis. Saint Louis is located on the south side of campus and houses 152 men in double occupancy room, four Resident Assistants, and a Residence Life Professional Staff member.  One wing in Saint Louis Hall offers an intensive study hall and is designated for those who either like it quiet or enjoy studying in their rooms.

st louis hall

In the lounge located on the lower level, Saint Louis residents may enjoy a large TV, a ping-pong table, a foosball table, a kitchen, study areas and a laundry room.  A recreational gaming room was also added in the Fall of 2019.

Housing Apartment Transition Program (HATP)

Saint Francis University owns and or controls 17 apartments or house style structures, which are located just off-campus, in Loretto Borough. The University refers to this program as the Housing Apartment Transition Program (HATP). This program is designed to give upper-class students independent living with University support.)