Residence Halls & Apartments

Ready to start, or take the next step, in your journey at St. Kate’s? Finding the perfect housing situation is a big part of the college experience.


Our traditional residence halls offer single, double, and triple rooms with shared community spaces like kitchens, lounges and bathrooms. First-year students live in St. Mary, Stanton, and Crandall, unless you sign up for one of our theme housing communities in upper-class housing. As an upper classperson, you have a wider range of housing options. Our suites and apartments include private living spaces, along with shared community spaces like computer labs and social lounges.

Each of our housing options provides you with countless opportunities to connect with your fellow Katies and grow within the campus community.

Continue below to find the perfect housing option for you!


Caecilian Hall

Caecilian Hall is known for its elegant interior and original woodwork. The building houses upperclass students in single, double, and triple rooms. Each floor has about 25 residents, providing a smaller community. Caecilian Hall is also home to the Gryffindor Tower Learning Community.

Located on the edge of the quad, Caecilian is close to the Visual Arts Building, performing arts in The O'Shaughnessy and Music Building and the science departments in Mendel Hall. The fitness facilities of Butler Center and the student center, Coeur de Catherine, are just a short walk across the quad.

Building Features

  • Wireless internet access
  • Computer lounges, study lounges, large TV lounge
  • Free laundry facility
  • Beautiful woodwork and craftmanship

History
Caecilian Hall opened in 1921 and originally served as the music building, complete with practice rooms, faculty studios and a recital hall. The building was remodeled in 1982 for its current use as a residence hall.

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Carondelet Center

Built in 1912, Carondelet originally served as the Novitiate for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Today this building serves multiple purposes—conference meeting spaces, Sisters of St. Joseph administrative offices, and now St. Catherine University housing. Students living on the third floor will enjoy the beautiful, classic features of this historic building along with modern amenities.

In addition to general student housing, the East Wing houses the Honors Learning Community. Part of the West Wing houses the ASL Learning Community.

Building Features

  • Beautiful lounge spaces and two large kitchens
  • Original woodwork and elegant interior
  • Flexible meal plan options
  • Wireless internet
  • Cable

Crandall Hall

Crandall Hall is a small, quiet building of double and single rooms. The building houses approximately 55 first-year students on three floors, creating a smaller, supportive community for a successful first year at St. Kate's. Crandall Hall is also home to the Global Perspectives theme community.

It is conveniently located near the Library and the Aimee and Patrick Butler Center for Sports and Fitness.

Building Features

  • Study and TV lounges
  • Newly remodeled community kitchen
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Wireless Internet
  • Average double rooms measure 12 x 11 feet
  • Crandall Hall and Stanton Hall are connected by an above-ground heated walk-way

History
Crandall Hall opened in 1968. The building is named for women's rights activist Prudence Crandall (1803–1890), a white woman who opened a school in New England for black women in 1833.

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St. Mary Hall

St. Mary Hall is home to first-year students. It is the largest residence hall on campus, with approximately 24 double rooms and two single rooms on each of its four floors.

The building is conveniently located a short walk from Coeur de Catherine, the student center, as well as the Library. The fitness facilities at the Butler Center are just across the street.

Building Features

  • Shared computer, social and study lounges
  • Full kitchen on first floor, kitchenettes on every floor
  • Free laundry facility on each floor
  • Wireless internet
  • See floor plans for list of furniture, room measurements, and other room-specific information

History
St. Mary Hall was dedicated in 1961. The building was financed with a $1 million National Defense Loan and was completed one year after groundbreaking. The Early Childhood Center moved into the lower level of the building in 1990.

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Stanton Hall

Stanton Hall is a small, quiet building of double and single rooms. The building houses approximately 55 first-year students on three floors, creating a smaller, supportive community for a successful first year at St. Kate's.

It is conveniently located near the Library and the Aimee and Patrick Butler Center for Sports and Fitness.

Building Features

  • Study TV lounges
  • Newly remodeled community kitchen
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Wireless Internet
  • Average double rooms measure 12x11 feet
  • Reception Desk 651.690.6731
  • Stanton Hall and Crandall Hall are connected by an above-ground heated walk-way

History
Stanton Hall was completed in 1968. The building is named for Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902), suffragist and early leader in the American women's movement.


Apartments & Suites

As an upper-class student, you have a wider range of housing options. Our suites and apartments include private living spaces, along with shared community spaces like computer labs and social lounges.


Alberta Apartments

Alberta Apartments are available for family, graduate, and upper-class housing. Located on the southeast corner of campus next to the soccer pitch, Alberta offers 36 one- and two-bedroom apartments. With the exception of those living in graduate and family housing, all other students must be at least 20 years old to live in Alberta.

Building Features

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Cable and all utilities included
  • Full kitchen
  • Free laundry facility in building
  • Furnished
  • Wireless internet
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Copper meal plan required
  • Adjacent overnight parking
  • Phone Service available at no cost, upon request

History
The Alberta Apartments are named for Alberta Huber ’37, CSJ (1917–2007), seventh president of St. Catherine University (1964–1979). Sister Alberta's steady hand guided the University through times of change and she was instrumental in seeing St. Kate's remain a women's college.


Georgia Apartments

The Sister Georgia Morrison Apartments are available for upper-class students over 20 years of age. Located on the southeast corner of campus parallel to Fairview Avenue, the Georgia Apartments offer 36 one- and two-bedroom units.

Building Features

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Cable and all utilities included
  • Full kitchen
  • Free laundry facility included
  • Furnished
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer lab
  • Copper meal plan required
  • Adjacent overnight parking
  • Phone service available at no cost, upon request

History
Completed in 1980, the Georgia Apartments are named for Georgia Morrison, CSJ (1874–1971), one of the first Sisters at the University. Sister Georgia spent 56 years at St. Kate's and was a favorite among students, serving as mentor and adviser to many young women.

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Morrison Hall

Susan Schmid Morrison Hall, along with Henrietta Schmoll Rauenhorst Hall, is the newest residence hall at St. Kate's. The building offers suites and apartments to 150 upper-class students. Visitation Commons, which joins Morrison Hall and Rauenhorst Hall, features a gas fireplace, lounge space, kitchen, seminar room and reception desk.

Building Features

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Free laundry facilities on each floor
  • Full Kitchens in Apts, Kitchenettes in Suites
  • Cable in living rooms
  • Furnished
  • Wireless internet
  • TV lounges on each floor
  • Free phone service upon request
  • Two shared computer labs
  • Bed loft kits in each room

History
Morrison Hall was completed in 2007. The building is named for Susan Schmid Morrison '60, a trustee of the University from 1996–2005 and a current active member of the Development Committee.

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Rauenhorst Hall

Henrietta Schmoll Rauenhorst Hall, along with Susan Schmid Morrison Hall, is the newest residence hall at St. Kate's. The building offers four-person suites to 150 upper-class students and is connected to Morrison Hall by the Visitation Commons, which features a fireplace, seminar room, kitchen, reception desk and a spacious lounge.

Building Features

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Free laundry facilities on each floor
  • Kitchenettes in each suite
  • Cable hook-up in living room
  • Furnished
  • Phone service available at no cost, upon request
  • TV Lounges and Computer labs
  • Bed loft kits in each room

History
Rauenhorst Hall was completed in 2007. The building is named in honor of Henrietta Schmoll Rauenhorst ’49, former trustee of St. Catherine University and currently trustee emeritus. She and her husband Gerry founded Opus Corporation, builder of the residence hall bearing her name as well as Susan Schmid Morrison Hall and Coeur de Catherine.

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