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CSB Residential Life and Housing

Fall Move-In and Early Arrival Information

A warm welcome from the Residential Life staff. We look forward to your return this fall. Residential areas at the College of Saint Benedict will officially open for the semester on Thursday, August 25, 2016 for First Year students and Saturday, August 27, 2016 for returning students.

For complete information on FAll 2016 Move-In please visit our New Student Move-In webpage or Current Student Move-In webpage.

All students needing to return to campus prior to Thursday, August 25, 2016 for First Year students and Saturday, August 27, 2016 for returning students must complete the CSB Fall Early Arrival Form. This form can be found on theCSB/SJU Residence Life Housing Portal

Fall Arrival-Road Construction Update

Current road construction projects along the I-94 corridor near the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are impacting routes to campus. Please be sure to check the Department of Transportation website at for the latest information before you head to campus.

Severe Weather Information

It is important that all residents know what to do and where to seek shelter in the event of severe weather. If the National Weather Service issues a SEVERE WEATHER WARNING, it will be necessary to evacuate all campus buildings to their designated shelter areas. Click HERE to find the location of your shelter areas.

Campus Security will issue severe weather warnings based on information received from the National Weather Service. It is important people follow all instructions via the radio or authorities during a severe weather warning and they be patient waiting for the warning to expire.

For compete information on what to do during a severe weather alert please visit our SharePoint website.

Break Information

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

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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