Residence Life

Among the many reasons to choose St. Joseph's University, New York in Brooklyn — affordable tuition, impressive academics, commitment to service — being in the world's most vibrant city stands out. By living in the St. George Residence with St. Joseph's University, you truly are in the heart of it all.

St. George Towers Residence

Offered through a partnership with Educational Housing Services, the St. George Residence is located in historic Brooklyn Heights near many major subway lines, making it minutes away from both the campus and Manhattan.

Along with programming specifically targeted to the resident student population, there are activities planned on campus by the Campus Activities Board and the more than 20 clubs and organizations. There is always something happening. Students can view the vast opportunities available by signing up for Engage. 

Every St. Joseph's University room at the St. George Residence is a double occupancy space furnished with either captain’s beds with drawers or beds and dressers. Additionally, the rooms are equipped with desks, desk chairs and wardrobes/closet. A full bathroom, refrigerator, microwave and cable TV are also provided in every room.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in a room?

All St. Joseph's University rooms are double occupancy spaces furnished with a regular twin sized bed, dresser, desks, desk chairs and wardrobes/closet. A full bathroom, refrigerator, microwave and cable TV are also provided within the room.

How can I get involved in the campus community?

There are lots of ways to get involved at St. Joseph's University! In our residence hall, you will have a Resident Assistant who will host events and plan fun things to do in the building but also in the city. Additionally, there are many student organizations and events happening on campus! Check out Engage for more information.

Is there a meal plan available?

While there is currently not a meal plan available, students living in the St. George have access to the community kitchen located on the 1st floor which has multiple stovetops and ovens. Students in the past have enjoyed using this space with roommates and friends to cook communal meals. Each room also comes equipped with a full fridge and microwave.  Aside from the amenities in the building, Brooklyn is home to restaurants that feature a wide variety of cuisines from all over the world and that cater to specific dietary restrictions. 

How far away is the Residence Hall from campus?

The St. George is a short fifteen minute ride on the St. Joseph's University shuttle from campus. Located at 100 Henry Street 1.5 miles down Myrtle Avenue it is four stops on the subway, or a brisk twenty minute walk. Aside from being  close to campus, the residence hall is one stop away from downtown Manhattan and subways that can take you anywhere and everywhere in the city. 

Am I able to invite guests who live outside the hall?

To find out more information about our policy, please email [email protected].

Can any student live in Brooklyn housing?

You must be a registered undergraduate student on the Brooklyn Campus to be eligible to reside within our residence hall.

When is check-in and checkout?

Details on check-in and checkout are sent to your student email address. If you have specific questions, please email [email protected].

The checkout date for each semester is 24 hours after the last day of finals. Extensions can be made on a case by case basis.

Can I remain in the Residence Hall over Winter Break?

All students will be expected to vacate the residence hall during the winter break. Special accommodations to stay over winter break are made in advance on a case by case basis. 

Students are permitted to leave any belongings they will not need over winter break in their room

What options are available for summer housing?

We do not currently offer summer housing. If you are interested in summer housing, contact [email protected] who can connect you with a local option.

How do I pay for housing?

Students are billed to their student account per semester according to their Housing Agreement. If you have questions about payment, please contact the Bursar or email [email protected]. For questions about financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid.

If you have any additional questions about Residence Life, fill out this inquiry form or contact [email protected].