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CSB Residential Life and Housing

Halloween in the Halls

Local families are invited to Trick-or-Treat in the residence halls at the College of Saint Benedict on Sunday, October 30th from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Festivities include a Halloween carnival with games, prizes, and carriage rides! Events will take place at Gorecki Dining Center. Click HERE for more information.

Questions? Contact Residential Life & Housing at [email protected] or (320) 363-5580

Break Information 2016-2017 Calendar

All CSB Residence Halls close during break periods as outlined in the Campus Housing Agreement. We hope that you will take these opportunities during the year travel, go home or to visit friends or relatives away from campus during break periods. If you have friends who are from out of state or who are international students, we encourage you to extend an invitation to travel or come home with you during breaks.  Please remember, during break periods the halls are closed and campus services are very limited.  Access to food service is limited or not available at times during breaks and other amenities are not available as well.

The Residence Halls are closed for breaks during the following periods:

Thanksgiving Break  

Nov. 22 (8 p.m.) - Nov. 27, 2016 (9 a.m.)

Semester Break

Dec. 20 (8 p.m.) - Jan. 15, 2017 (9 a.m.)

Spring Break

Mar. 3   (8 p.m.) - Mar. 12, 2017 (9 a.m.)

Summer Break

May 12, 2017 (6 p.m.)

Click here to access the Break Stay-Early Return Request Form

Visit our Break Information Page for additional information and to see whats open during break.

Off Campus Release Process for 2017-2018

Students who wish to live off campus next year (2017-2018) need to participate in the off campus release process this fall. Please review the timeline below and follow the appropriate link for more details.

  • Early September - Off-campus housing request form available 
  • October 15 - All off-campus housing request forms due
  • November 15 - Notice of off-campus release offers
  • December 15 - Acceptance/Decline of off-campus release offers due  

For more information about off-campus housing and the selection process see the Off Campus Housing Page

Mid-Year Housing Agreement Cancellations

Graduating? Going Abroad? Getting Married? Student Teaching or Interning more than 30 miles from campus? Withdrawing/Transferring?

Students who currently live on campus but will be doing any of the above for spring semester read on for very important information regarding your housing and cancellation procedures.  Your deadline for canceling without penalty (if you are canceling for one of the reasons above) is November 1, 2016.  (Cancellations fees apply after this date see the CSB Campus Housing Agreement for full details).

As stated in the CSB Campus Housing Agreement:  "Resident students may cancel their agreement for Spring Semester if the cancellation request is for one of the following reasons:  (a) graduation; (b) study abroad; (c) marriage; (d) leave of absence or withdrawal from college; (e) student teaching or internship located more than 30 miles from campus.  Residents requesting a cancellation of agreement must submit an online PETITION FOR RELEASE FROM THE CSB CAMPUS HOUSING AGREEMENT."

For more information on Mid-Year Housing Agreement Cancellations click HERE.

2016-2017 Calendar

Dates to remember!

Quick Links

CSB/SJU Housing Portal
Forms Portal
Current Student Intranet
(CSB Res Life SharePoint)

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