Benefits of On-Campus Living


On-campus security is paramount to an effective learning environment and students are protected by surveillance cameras, a staff of Resident Assistants, and a security team that is on duty 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

Academic Success

  • Instructors are close by for consultation, questions, and mentorship.
  • Academic Enhancement Center, Career Services, and other services are easily accessible
  • Study groups can meet easily
  • The library is accessible with a quiet environment for studying and access to computers and printers. Study rooms are also accessible for study groups to meet

Involvement in Activities and Building Endless Friendships

  • Endless opportunities to meet new people and develop lasting friendships
  • Easier to attend club meetings, team practices, sporting events, and study groups
  • Resident Assistants host programs throughout the year
  • Off-campus TRIPS including transportation
  • Easier access to participate in campus activities and events, which will help with socialization and building long-lasting friendships and relationships.


  • All STU residence halls are a short distance to campus spots, The Bobcat Cafe, Library, Fitness Center, Mac Lab, Rathskellar, Mast Schooner Pub, campus convenience store, the Chapel of St. Anthony, and classes. Residents enjoy the convenience of walking to classes and campus events.
  • Residents can take a nap in between classes or practice without having to deal with the Miami traffic

Easy and Affordable

  • You pay one bill twice a year including all utilities, maintenance services, internet, cable, and furnished room. Living off campus has hidden costs: Did you know that 71% of off-campus rentals are not furnished? By living on campus, you’ll avoid extra utility bills, rent, security deposits, and expensive trips to the grocery store.


  • All residents are welcome to use laundry facilities, recreational lounges, Xbox games, PlayStation, and SEVERAL flat-screen TVs, along with Billiards Table, and other games. STU has a large recreation field for residents and a wellness center with a fitness room, and free gym time on our basketball/volleyball court.