CSB Residential Life and Housing

Current Events and Updates

Mid Year Housing Cancellations

Students who currently live on campus but will not be living on campus for spring semester because they will be graduating, studying abroad, student teaching or completing an internship more than 30 miles from campus, must cancel their CSB Housing Agreement prior to November 1st. (Cancellations fees apply after this date see the CSB Campus Housing Agreement for full details).

Students should visit the Residential Life & Housing SharePoint site for more information regarding the Mid-Year Cancellation Policy.

Attention! Spring 2016 Study Abroad Students

Apply and interview for an RA/CA position for the 2016-2017 academic school year!

RA/CAs are vital members of the Residential Life team, working with Area Coordinators and Residence Directors, maintenance and custodial staff, security, support staff and management staff to provide resources that serve our residents' needs. Most of all, RA/CAs are expected to be people who respect and care about the rights and dignity of all people, who challenge and support growth in themselves and others, and who strive to create a welcoming, positive learning environment for all residents. 

Click here for more information on the RA-CA Application Process for 2016-2017

Timeline for Spring 2016 Study Abroad Applicants:

  • November 2:      Application opens online
  • November 24:   Application closes
  • November 25:   Applicants are notified about interview
  • December 1-4:  Interviews are conducted
  • February 17:       Decision letters sent

CSB Off-Campus Selection Process Information

​The Residential Life program at the College of Saint Benedict provides a four year residential experience of community living which supports and challenges our students with opportunities for personal and social growth. As a Benedictine, liberal arts college, we believe that living in a community is of central importance to the student experience and all students are required to live on campus.

Students may Appeal to Be Released from the Residency Requirement or participate in the Off-Campus Selection process for the 2016-2017 academic year. For information about eligibility and requirements, click here.

CSB Off-Campus Selection Timeline

  • October 15:      Deadline for students to sign up for Off-Campus Selection Process (All group members need to apply for off campus and all need to mutually accept each other on the form).
  • November 15:  Notification of release from Off-Campus Selection
  • December 15:  Deadline for students to accept/decline offer to live off campus

2015-2016 Calendar
Dates to remember!

Quick Links

Current Student Intranet
(CSB Res Life SharePoint)

Contact Us

Residential Life Main Office
College of Saint Benedict
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
(320) 363-5580

Mary Commons Information Desk and Mail Center
College of Saint Benedict
Sun - Thur: 7:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.
Fri - Sat: 7:00 a.m. - 2:15 a.m
(320) 363-5011

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