First-Year Housing

Alumni Hall

Alumni Hall houses approximately 50 male and female first-year students in double rooms with private bathrooms. There are two floor in Alumni Hall with a Resident Assistant assigned to each floor. Alumni Hall is home to the Academic Excellence Living Learning Community. For more information about this specialized community please click here.

  • Location: East side of campus
  • Home to: First Year Students
  • Set-up: Double rooms with private bathrooms. Alumni Hall and Roderick Hall share laundry rooms. The laundry rooms are located on the first floor of Roderick Hall.
  • Meal plan: Unlimited meal plan is required
  • Did you know: Alumni Hall received all new furniture in summer 2012, including beds with loft capabilities. All rooms were renovated in summer 2013 to incorporate new flooring, bathrooms, and showers.

Marmion & Snyder Hall

Marmion Hall houses over 110 first-year men and Snyder Hall houses over 140 first-year women in a traditional "community style" layout. There are three floors in Marmion Hall and four floors in Snyder Hall with a Resident Assistant assigned to each floor. The Marmion laundry room is located on the first floor and the Snyder laundry room is located on the garden level. The buildings are most often referred to as "Marmion/Snyder" because the two buildings are physically connected by a lobby area on the first floor. Marmion/Snyder is known as "the" first year residence hall, though some freshmen residents live in Benoit or Henderson. The Marmion laundry room is located on the first floor. Resident Assistants sit at the front desk located in the main lobby each night, and residents can enter the building through the parking lot lobby entrance or the back entrance of the Lion's Den (facing main campus). Vending machines are also available in the lobby area.

  • Location: West side of campus
  • Home to: First Year Students
  • Set-up: Traditional community-style layout. Double rooms line each hallway with community bathroom facilities on each floor. Marmion and Snyder Halls are physically connected by a lobby area on the first floor. The two halls also share the Lion's Den, a large game and study lounge area, complete with foosball, a pool table, exercise equipment, and a flat-screen TV.
  • Meal plan: Unlimited meal plan is required
  • Did you know: Every Halloween, our college students and kids from local communities come to Saint Leo for "Haunted Marmion." Many departments and student groups help decorate, act & lead activities during this fun and spooky event. While Residence Life supplements the candy much of it is donated in the spirit of responsible stewardship from community partners and residents themselves.

Henderson Hall

Henderson Hall houses over 180 first-year women in a traditional "community style" layout. There are three floors separated into two wings with a Resident Assistant assigned to each wing. Rooms also feature a built in vanity (counter, sink, and cabinets). In the building, the laundry room is located on the third floor and the game room and study lounge is located on the first floor. An outdoor sand volleyball court is located between Henderson Hall and Benoit Hall which is used year round by east side residents.

  • Location: East side of campus
  • Home to: First Year Students
  • Set-up: Three-story building with traditional community-style layout. Double rooms line each hallway with a community bathroom in each wing.
  • Meal plan: Unlimited meal plan is required
  • Did you know: Henderson Hall received all new furniture throughout the building in summer 2013.

Benoit Hall

Benoit Hall houses over 120 first-year male residents in a traditional "community style" layout. There are two floors separated into two wings with a Resident Assistant assigned to each wing. Rooms also feature a built in vanity (counter, sink, and cabinets). Adjacent to Benoit is an outdoor sand volleyball court, which can be used year-round and is shared with other east side residents. Benoit's laundry room and lounge are both located on the first floor. All Benoit residents are on the unlimited meal plan.

  • Location: East side of campus.
  • Home to: First Year Students
  • Set-up: Two-story building with traditional community-style layout. Double rooms line each hallway with a community bathroom in each wing.
  • Meal plan: Unlimited meal plan required
  • Did you know: Benoit Hall received all new furniture throughout the building in summer 2013.

Students with Disabilities

Housing accommodation requests by students with documented disabilities must be approved through Disability Services.