SJU Residential Life and Housing

Thanksgiving and Christmas Break

The St. John's University on-campus Residence Halls and Apartments will open for the 2018-2019 academic year and students are expected to arrive on the following dates:

  • Newly International Students:  Monday, August 20, 2018
  • Incoming First Year Students: Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Incoming Transfer Students: Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Returning Students: Saturday and Sunday, August 25 & 26 effective 8 a.m. on August 25, 2018

Need to Arrive Early (Before the dates listed above)

If you need to arrive early, please complete a submit an early arrival request form by August 17, 2018. All requests submitted after August 17, 2018 may be assessed a $25 administrative fee. Students who arrive early outside of the approved reasons or without an approved early arrival request should expect to pay $25/day from the time of arrival through the expected arrival date (outlined above).

Early Arrival Request

International and Out of State Student Storage

Students are responsible for picking up their belongings on or before Tuesday August 28, 2018. After August 28, 2018 the items will be considered abandoned. Pleae review the information page as it contains all the policies and regulations regarding storage.