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Office of Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life at Saint Joseph's University strives to provide secure, academically focused housing which fosters a community of civility and respect and supports a positive living-learning environment consistent with Ignatian ideals.

Important Dates

  • August 22Upperclassmen Move-In
    August 23First Day of Classes
    October 8Fall Break Begins: Residence Halls close at 7 p.m. Fall break housing information will be posted by September 20, 2021.
    October 17Fall Break Ends: Residence Halls open at 10 a.m. Classes resume on Monday, October 18.
    November 23Thanksgiving Break Begins: Residence Halls close at 7 p.m. Fall break housing information will be posted by November 1, 2021.
    November 28Thanksgiving Break Ends: Residence Halls open at 10 a.m. Classes resume on Monday, November 29.
    December 13Finals Begin
    December 18Finals End & Residence Halls Close at 7 p.m. Fall closing information will be posted by December 1, 2021.
  • January 17Spring Semester Move-In
    January 18Classes Begin
    March 11Spring Break Begins: Residence Halls close at 7 p.m. Spring break housing information will be posted by March 1, 2022.
    March 20Spring Break Ends: Residence Halls open at 10 a.m. Classes resume on Monday, March 21.
    April 15 & 18Good Friday & Easter Monday. No classes. All Residence Halls remain open.
    May 9Finals Begin.
    May 13Finals End. Residence Halls close.
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Office of Off Campus Student Life

The Office of Off Campus Student Life is dedicated to providing a positive quality of life in the community for off-campus students and community members, through support, outreach and accountability. Below, you can find helpful resources as you navigate finding off-campus housing and living in one of the neighborhoods near campus.