Current Students

Residence Life


Your Home Away

Find a place to call home in one of our five residences—three located on our upper campus (Harrington Hall, Vanier Hall, and Holy Cross House), and two located on our lower campus (Rigby Hall and Chatham Hall) on Forest Hill Road, only a 12-minute walk away. Rigby and Chatham offer larger rooms and private bathrooms. Plus, when you don’t feel like walking, hop on the bus with your STU Bus Pass (included with tuition) and be home in 5 minutes!


4 Reasons to Live in Residence

1. You will be part of the fabric of our campus community

Our small size encourages a close-knit, involved university community, but you have to be here to fully experience it. Students who live on campus are more likely to join clubs, attend events, and meet new people.

2. Your grades will benefit

Studies have shown that students who live in residence often achieve higher grade point averages. It makes sense. It's hard to be late for class when you live five minutes away. Not sure you're ready for the midterm? Ask your housemates for help.

3. You will make friends from around the world

Your housemates will be from different cities, provinces, and even countries. While you share with them what it's like coming from your hometown, they'll teach you about theirs! You may find yourself learning a new language or spending a school break visiting another city or country.

4. You will have an unforgettable university experience

Your university years will be some of the best of your life, and it's important to make the most of them. Form a band, get dressed up for the formal, raise awareness for a cause, write a column in our campus newspaper, audition for a play, and anything else that interests you. Living in residence makes it that much easier.