Residential Halls

Residential Halls

Office of Housing & Residence Life • 504-520-7321 •

St. Martin De Porres Hall
A Seven story facility which will house upper-class and has the capacity of 514. Each room is equipped for double occupancy and has a private bath.
St. Michaels Hall
Houses male students only. This three-story building, which has a capacity of 185, has double room occupancy with a few single rooms available. There are community baths and restrooms on each floor.
The Living Learning Center
Five-story state -of-the-art facility, which has a capacity of 419 females. Each room or suite has bath facilities.
St. Katharine Drexel Hall
Six story building that primarily houses freshman female residents. Each floor has a community restroom and shower facilities. Each room is approximately 15’x 11’ and houses two occupants. Capacity is 352.


2 extra- long twin lofted beds

2 desks and chairs

2 wardrobes or closets

Window blinds



Telephone Jacks

Airconditioning in all buildings

What’s Nearby

Lounges and group study rooms

Laundry facilities

Dining Hall

Recreation Center

Mail Services


Resident Resources

Due to the limited availability of on-campus housing, it is necessary that we establish these guidelines for awarding contracts for these rooms. Local students who live within commuting distance of the campus and transfer students are of the lowest priority when assignments are made. The procedure is on a first-come, first-served basis using the date on which the Acceptance Deposit and Housing Application Forms are received. The Acceptance Deposit and Housing Application must be submitted in order for a student to be offered a housing contract.

Initial contracts to new fall term students will be issued by early April. Signed contracts with the required room reservation fee must be returned by the date indicated on the agreement. This fee is non-refundable.

This process is monitored closely. Therefore, students who do not return the contract within the allotted time will have their contract cancelled and will be placed at the bottom of the waiting list.

Students admitted to the University have the option of making their own off-campus living arrangements in the event there are no vacancies on campus. The Housing Office may be able to give you some limited assistance or information regarding off-campus housing.

Special Note:Notice of cancellation to Admissions, Financial Aid, Fiscal Services or the Registrars Office will not constitute notice of cancellation of your current Housing Agreement. The Office of Housing and Residence Life must be officially notified as indicated below.

CANCELLATION OF HOUSING:All current residents (including graduating seniors) who will not return to campus housing the next semester/year must officially cancel housing by the deadline indicated below to be eligible to receive a housing deposit refund. You must download and save the Cancellation Form in a word processing format, complete the Cancellation Form, save and forward as an attachment by email to OR print the Cancellation Form, complete and submit to OHRL at address provided above.  Housing refund policy will be imposed as follows:

Effective August 1, 2009

Deadline Amount of fees* refunded or payable upon cancellation

On or before April 1 (fall); November 1 (spring) $200.00 deposit refunded

April  1- May 31 $100.00 deposit refunded

June 1 - July 31 $0 refunded; 100% forfeiture

August 1 - First day of official check in 100% forfeiture plus $250 late cancellation penalty fee assessed if enrolled

December 20 - First day of official check in 100% forfeiture plus $250 late cancellation penalty fee assessed if enrolled

As of, the Official check in date 100% deposit and room cost forfeiture plus Prorated board cost

*The $100 reservation fee paid as a new or transfer student is non-refundable. The refund schedule posted above only refers to the $200.00 deposit paid by upperclassmen.

The Residence Hall Staff consists of a Hall Director, Hall Advisors and Resident Assistants. All Residence Halls are staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The Residence Hall Director is a professional member of the Residence Life staff and may reside in the hall. The Director supervises the residence hall staff and monitors the maintenance of the facility, programming and daily functioning of the hall. The Hall Advisors are university staff members and are given the supervisory authority and responsibility of hall operations. The Hall Advisor reports to the Hall Director. The Hall Director and the Hall Advisor supervise the Resident Assistant.
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