Community living is centrally important to the experience of attending Saint John's University. As such, Saint John's students are required to live on campus throughout their enrollment as undergraduate students.
For more detailed information, including request forms, current students can visit our Intranet Website.
The Residency Requirement Exemption Committee will determine, based on specific criteria, which students will be granted an exemption to live off campus. There are many factors that go into the committee deciding whether or not to allow a student to be released from this requirement. These factors may include, but are not limited to:
There are some immediate criteria for denial of requests for off campus release. These criteria include, but are not limited to:
The Residency Requirement Exemption Committee is a partnership of several administrative departments and students. The committee is responsible for the review and the continual development of this exemption process.
The Office of Residential Life and Housing is charged with implementing the residency requirement exemption process:
The administrative partners on the committee verify information submitted on student applications and help to determine if a student is eligible for consideration:
The student partners help the committee to maintain transparency, help to determine if a student is eligible for consideration, and provide a voice for the student body in the continual development of this release process:
Mid-Sept - Oct 14
End of Fall Semester