Moving to Saint Leo

We are thrilled to welcome you to the Saint Leo community!

When Do the Residence Halls Open for Spring 2016?

For all new students this Spring 2016 semester, the residence halls will open on Saturday, January 9, 2016.

Only in extreme circumstances can students move in prior to their check-in date. There will be a charge for those students who move in early. Please contact the Office of Residence Life at for more information.

NOTE: Information for students entering in the Fall 2016 semester will be posted here in December. 

How/When Do I Reserve Housing?

If you plan to live on campus, you must complete the Residence Hall Application through our Housing Selection website at You will use your full Saint Leo email address and portal password to access the site.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: To guarantee housing for the Spring 2016 semester, you must submit your application by December 11, 2015.

Applications received for the Spring semester will be processed on a space-available basis.

How Do I Choose a Roommate?

Please understand that residence hall and roommate assignments for the upcoming semester are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. While every effort will be made to accommodate your request, assignments cannot be guaranteed.

If you require specific housing accommodations, please contact the Office of Accessibility Services to place a formal request for ADA accommodations. You may contact their office at (352) 588-8464 or via email at

If you have any questions/concerns regarding housing, please contact the Office of Residence Life at (352) 588-8268 or via email at

What to Bring

Each room is furnished with a desk, desk chair, standard twin bed, dresser, wardrobe/closet, micro-fridge and microwave. Students living in the residence halls have free access to high-speed internet, and receive a free laptop (first year students have the option to select an Apple iPad instead).

Stuff to Bring

  • Alarm clock
  • Hygiene items: bathrobe, shower caddy, toiletries, hairdryer
  • Linens: bed sheets, comforter, pillows for twin bed, towels
  • Desk items: lamp, organizers, stationery supplies
  • Food items: plastic containers for dry foods, can opener, plate(s), cup(s), silverware
  • Pictures/posters and fun tack/mounting putty (reusable adhesive)
  • Cleaning items: vacuum/Swiffer, trash can, Febreze, Windex, paper towels
  • Laundry: basket/bag, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, clothes hangers, small iron/ironing board, drying rack
  • Small entertainment center: TV, DVD player, stereo
  • Emergency items: flashlight with battery, first aid kit, mini tool kit
  • Surge protector extension strip
  • Apartments only: shower curtain, full kitchen supplies

Stuff to Leave at Home

  • The following kitchen appliances (exception for apartments with kitchens): hot plates, toaster ovens, George Foreman type grills, frying pans, grills and/or gas or kerosene containers
  • Curtains that are not treated to be flame retardant or made of flame retardant material
  • Water beds, lofts, window air conditioning units
  • Decorative alcohol container collections
  • Multipronged adaptors, or extension cords that do not have a built-in surge protector with switch
  • Adhesives that damage walls/wall paint, including but not limited to: duct tape, 3MM adhesives, nails, screws, etc.
  • Candles and incense
  • Halogen lights or multi-lights with plastic light covers
  • Pets (only fish allowed; tank must be limited to 20 gallons in size)
  • Weapons and illegal substances of any type

Cars & Bikes on Campus


All students may have the privilege of using a motor vehicle (including motorcycles) on campus provided it is registered with Student Financial Support Center (located in Saint Edward Hall and open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) within the first two weeks of the school year, or as soon as the vehicle is brought to the campus. Parking permits are $60 a year for resident students; $30 a year for commuter students. You may order your parking decal in advance.


Bicycles may be kept in rooms as long as both roommates agree. Bike racks are also located outside residence halls. All students bringing bicycles to campus are asked to register their bicycle with the Office of Residence Life. Residence Life will provide you with a free decal to place on your bike.

Campus Security & Safety

Saint Leo University Campus Security officers patrol campus 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Safety of the University community is a priority and officers’ emergency "blue light" poles/ phones are strategically located throughout campus providing extended protection. The Office of Campus Security & Safety is located near the entrance to the University.

Mail & Packages

Pick up mail and care packages at the Stephen Hermann Mail Center, located between Alumni and Crawford Halls. You are issued your own personal mailbox and key each year.

All student mail should be addressed to:

Student’s Name
Saint Leo University
33701 State Road 52
Mail Code # _ _ _ _
PO Box 5555
Saint Leo, FL 33574