Living-Learning Communities

All living-learning communities at Saint John's are designed to enhance educational engagement within our residence halls.

If you are interested in exploring the creation of another living-learning community, please contact SJU Residential Life and Housing at sjuhousing@csbsju.edu with your idea(s).

Eco-House/Sustainable Living

Purpose: Promoting an awareness of and commitment to sustainable living 

Benefits:

  • Residents would live together as an Eco-House living-learning community
  • As a community, the residents would take some responsibility to educate the greater SJU community about issues of sustainability
    • Environmental - energy, water, transportation, food waste, recycling
    • Economic - use of local economies
    • Social justice - equal access

Location:

  • 2010-2011 Academic year: Edelbrock and Marmion Houses, 12 members
  • 2011-2012 Academic year: Edelbrock and Marmion Houses, 12 members
  • 2012-2013 Academic year: Edelbrock and Marmion Houses, 11 members
  • 2013-2014 Academic year: Edelbrock and Marmion Houses, 11 members
  • 2014-2015 Academic year: Marmion and Yellow Tholl Houses, 11 members

Students Eligible to Participate

  • Seniors
  • Juniors
  • Sophomores (spring semester only)

Application: Eco-House Application Form

Living Benedictine Values

learning • prayer • work • recreation • community

Purpose: Promoting an awareness of Benedictine Values and how to demonstrate those values through everyday life

Benefits:

  • Residents would live together as a living-learning community
  • As a community, the residents would take some responsibility to educate the greater SJU community about how students can live Benedictine values in their everyday lives
  • Participation in Benedictine Studies Minor/Benedictine Studies coursework/Course of the College

Location:

2014-2015 Academic year, Virgil Michel 310 & 320, 11 members

Students Eligible to Participate

  • Seniors
  • Juniors
  • Sophomores

Application: Living Benedictine Values Application Form

Additional Information

Contact Us

Residential Life & Housing
Sexton Commons 210
Saint John's University
Collegeville, MN 56321
(320) 363-3512

sjuhousing@csbsju.edu