Living on Campus

Students at Stritch agree that living on campus is a great experience.

Living on campus is an opportunity for students to build relationships with peers, as well as develop strong ties to the larger University community. Through educational programs and social activities, the residential living experience forms well-rounded and responsible leaders.

For more information about residence life, including information about our residence halls and access to forms and other resources, please visit the Residence Life page.


Living on campus offers many conveniences, including free parking, connections to most campus buildings, coin-operated laundry facilities, and food services with a five- or seven-day meal program. Our residence halls are located minutes to downtown Milwaukee and lakefront beaches, with easy access to county transit routes, walking distance to retail shopping, restaurants and entertainment, including Bayshore Town Center and a grocery store, and access to free and confidential services from the Center for Counseling and Mental Wellness and the Student Health Center.


Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, Stritch is regularly patrolled by Fox Point Police (station is minutes from campus). Campus security personnel are on duty 24 hours a day. We also provide a check-in procedure for everyone entering Clare and Assisi Halls, closed-circuit camera security, and responsiveness to student suggestions and concerns.

Residency Requirement

Stritch requires all first-time, full-time new students and transfer students who have been out of high school for less than a year to live in one of the residence halls for their first year of enrollment.

Students who are 21 or older by Aug. 1 of the enrolling year, who are married, who have a dependent, are veterans, or live with their parents or legal guardians within 30 miles of campus, are exempted from this policy. Students enrolled in one of Stritch’s evening business and management programs, graduate degree programs or online programs are also exempted from this policy.

If you have questions about this policy or for more information, please contact your admission counselor.