Living in Residence Hall offers many unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for STLCOP students. While living in Residence Hall, students form college and lifelong bonds with colleagues, get involved with campus life and gain a newfound independence. Click here to see a gallery of Residence Hall rooms, suites, and common areas.
First-year students who live more than 50 miles from campus are required to live in Residence Hall their first year. Students living closer than 50 miles can put their name on a wait list and possibly obtain a space based on availability. First-year students in Residence Hall share a double room with one other person and a bathroom with two additional suitemates.
First-year students are invited to put their name in a lottery in early spring if they want to live in a suite their second year.
Living in Residence Hall allows students the following opportunities:
- Meeting and bonding with several of their colleagues allowing them to meet and bond with several of their colleagues.
- Participation in activities targeted at getting to know St. Louis, meeting other first-year students, and learning how to manage time, stress, and academics at the college level.
- Participation in a variety of weekend and evening activities designed to meet new people and relieve the stress of their studies.
- Planning and implementing of social programming, easily participate in student organization and student life events, while at the same time using the advantage of being on campus to incorporate strong study habits into their daily routine.
- Use of the cafeteria space, which is used for a wide variety of meals and as a study space, and is open late into the night for studying.
- Support from 10 residential assistants, upperclassmen who can provide an ear to listen to and advice when needed. Additionally, a full-time coordinator lives in the hall to assist students around the clock, help with programming efforts and oversee the student staff.