We understand moving away from home and into a college residence hall comes with a blend of emotions—and a lot of questions! Living on campus, you'll find a whole new level of independence, make friends, and have a lot of fun along the way. On this page, you’ll learn about what it’s like to live on campus as well as discover the many services available to you while you’re here. Let’s dive in!

  • 5Residence Halls each with its own personality
  • FREElaundry in every hall
  • ASaint Mary’s Campus rated A for Safety (niche.com, 2022)

Welcome Home

Residence life is a unique opportunity where you’ll be surrounded by a supportive group of peers and feel a sense of belonging to a close-knit community. You will have the option of living in a single, or sharing a space with up to four new friends! No matter what room you choose, single to quint, living on campus provides you the opportunity to stay engaged in the social experience at Saint Mary’s.

Where do you want to live?

Meal Plans Built In!

Your room and board fees include your preferred meal plan, which allows you to eat at any dining hall at Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, and Holy Cross College. Saint Mary's partners with Notre Dame's Dining Services to provide the best nutrition and expanded options within the tri-campus community. We commit to the health of our community every day by diversifying the nutritional profiles of our menus to accommodate a variety of needs and preferences. 

Meet Campus Dining at Saint Mary’s

Explore Campus

Our beautiful, 140-acre campus in Notre Dame, Indiana, will offer you an ideal backdrop for learning and living. From The Avenue leading through the heart of campus, to the Moreau Center for the Arts, to the state-of-the-art Spes Unica Hall, our five residence halls, and all points in between, ours is a setting that inspires excellence, vibrant activities and events, and friendships that last a lifetime.

Our campus and location are further enhanced by our proximity to the University of Notre Dame and Holy Cross College. We invite you to visit Saint Mary’s and explore our campus. If you can’t visit campus soon, take a virtual tour.

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Student Services

Saint Mary’s is committed to supporting your personal growth and development. As part of our mission to empower our students and develop strong leaders, we want to help your life run smoothly. Whether you need medical services or are interested in addressing diversity issues, need textbooks, or want to order the best computer to complete school projects, Saint Mary’s offers services to help you meet your needs.

Explore Our Student Services