Seton Residence Hall

Seton Residence Hall has the capacity to house over 500 students in rooms that range from single and double rooms in traditional corridor-style hallways to suites for two, three, or four residents. All full-time undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to live in the Seton Residence Hall. 

 Visit the Room Rates page to learn about rates on campus.

Room "Live On" Requirement

All freshmen and sophomore students enrolled full time (12 or more credit hours) at Mount St. Joseph University are required to live on campus and participate in a meal plan offered by the University’s contracted food service. 

Exceptions to the Housing Requirement

Exceptions to the housing and meal plan requirements are made for students who meet any one of the following criteria:

  • The student is married and living with said student’s spouse,
  • The student is 21 years of age or older,
  • The student is living inside a 35-mile driving distance from the University AND is commuting from the home address of said student’s parent or legal guardian.
    • Specific eligibility requirements to live off campus may be obtained from the Student Affairs Office, Seton 132.
    • Any requests to live off campus from freshmen and sophomore students who do not meet one of the above exceptions must be approved in advance by the Dean of Students or Designee.

Ways to Get Involved in the Residence Hall

Students living on campus can get involved by participating in:

  • Residence Hall Programs
    • Each Resident Assistant is responsible for hosting floor programs and building wide programs throughout the semester to foster a sense of belonging provide a great co-curicular experience. 
  • Join a Living Learning Community
    • LLC are residential communities within Seton Residence Hall that allows students to connect with other students who share a commin focus. (Shared courses, special events, and service projects) 
  • Joining the Residence Hall Council
    • RHC is a student- run organization dedicated to advocating for the interests and welfare of the Seton Hall Residents. They are also responsible for planning building wide programs, such as the very popular Bingo that is hosted multiple times throughout the school year. 
  • Becoming a Resident Assistant
    • RAs are undergratuate student student staff members that live in the residence hall. They help support the academic success, social development and personal growth of students living in Seton Residence Hall by creating programs, enforcing policy, and serving as a resource to students living in the residence hall.