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Dowling Hall


Overview

 
RatesAcademic
Year Rate
Single $7,154
Double $5,490
Expanded $4,174

Dowling Hall, located on north campus, was built in 1958 and houses more than 450 women. Dowling is the largest hall on campus. Floors 5 and 6 were added in 1985 and lower level rooms were renovated in 1979. The average room size is 12' x 16', with 8' ceilings. While most rooms are doubles housing two students, a few single rooms are available.

What is the best part about living in Dowling?

"Definitely the camaraderie! Having friends always down the hall is wonderful and everything from Hall Wars to sharing the bathroom (or decorating it!) with my floor-mates made living in Dowling a blast." -Emily

Floorplans

  
This floorplan represents a typical room layout.

Amenities

Common areas include study lounges on each floor, a service desk, two computer labs, and lower level recreation area, kitchen, TV area and laundry room. Each floor has a north and south wing, and community bathrooms with private shower stalls are located in each wing.

Dowling Hall is connected, via Koch Commons, to Morrison and Brady Halls.

Most furniture (desks and dressers) is built-in; most closets are built-in. While most rooms are carpeted; a few rooms have tile flooring.

Legend

2 BED Bunkbed
DK Desk
DR Dresser
W Wardrobe

Photos


Traditions

Father Daughter Dance

Dowling residents host a number of events throughout the year, like the annual Father-Daughter Dance and Dowling's Spring Splash.

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Apply

Housing applications are provided to newly accepted students by the Admissions office. Speak to your Admissions Counselor for further information. A $200 deposit is required to request housing space and is also handled by your Admissions Counselor. Housing is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and is not guaranteed by the university. Preference information is collected in April for the following fall and students are notified of their housing assignment at the end of June.

Accepted students can begin the enrollment processes by visiting the Accepted Student page.

Grace Hall


Overview

 
RatesAcademic
Year Rate
Single $7,168
Double $5,742

Grace Hall is located on south campus and houses more than 100 women on five levels. Grace was built in the early 1900's in the shape of a railroad boxcar to honor James J. Hill, the owner of the Great Northern Railway and a University of St. Thomas donor. The hall was completely remodeled in 1989. Most Grace Hall units are 2-person suites (bedroom and living area) with adjoining bathroom (with two sinks) shared by another suite; some single rooms are available. Bedrooms and living areas range in size from 13.5'-15.5' deep by 7'-9' wide.

Why did you choose to live in Grace?

"I'm a music major and Grace is close to the music buildings. I also wanted the privacy given from having two rooms." -Katie
"I liked how close it was to the science and math buildings." -Megan

Floorplans

  
This floorplan represents a typical room layout.

Amenities

Common areas include a service desk, computer lab, study lounge, recreation area, kitchenette, laundry room and recreation and TV area. All furniture is moveable and each suite is carpeted and contains a microwave and refrigerator/freezer unit.

Legend

2 BED Bunkbed
DK Desk
DR Dresser
W Wardrobe

Photos

 
 
 
 
 
 

Traditions

Grace Hall Tradition  

Grace Hall traditions include a weekly "South of the Border Night" on Thursdays and a Haunted House every Halloween with the residents of Cretin Hall.

Location

   

Apply

Housing applications are provided to newly accepted students by the Admissions office. Speak to your Admissions Counselor for further information. A $200 deposit is required to request housing space and is also handled by your Admissions Counselor. Housing is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and is not guaranteed by the university. Preference information is collected in April for the following fall and students are notified of their housing assignment at the end of June.

Accepted students can begin the enrollment processes by visiting the Accepted Student page.

John Paul II Hall


Overview

 
RatesAcademic
Year Rate
Quad $5,756

John Paul II Hall, located on north campus, was built in 1978 and houses more than 100 women on five levels. All living units are quads (housing 4 students) and have a living area, bedroom and private bathroom with two sinks.

Why did you choose to live in John Paul II?

"I wanted to live in a hall that had a strong community feeling to it and a lot of my friends and I planned to live there together. I had a great experience." -Val

Floorplans

  
This floorplan represents a typical room layout.

Amenities

Common areas include a service desk, computer lab, study lounge, TV/recreation area, kitchenette and laundry. Living areas have a couch, lounge chair, occasional tables, lamp and bookshelf. All furniture is moveable and each suite is carpeted and contains a microwave and refrigerator/freezer unit.

Legend

2 BED Bunkbed
DK Desk
DR Dresser
W Wardrobe

Photos

 
 
 
 

Traditions

Traditions - JPII Spike Night

Residents of John Paul II are known to organize the annual "night spike" all night volleyball tournament for charity.

Location

   

Apply

Housing applications are provided to newly accepted students by the Admissions office. Speak to your Admissions Counselor for further information. A $200 deposit is required to request housing space and is also handled by your Admissions Counselor. Housing is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and is not guaranteed by the university. Preference information is collected in April for the following fall and students are notified of their housing assignment at the end of June.

Accepted students can begin the enrollment processes by visiting the Accepted Student page.

Murray Hall


Overview

 
RatesAcademic
Year Rate
Triple $5,756
Quad $5,122

Murray Hall, described by residents as "the hidden secret of St. Thomas", is located on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Murray-Herrick Campus Center and houses more than 80 students. Murray Hall rooms are large, one-room quads shared by four students.

What is the best part about living in Murray?

"Living in Murray is great because it’s a much smaller community of girls so we were a close knit group. It’s nice to know at least 100 girls after the first day, by face at least." - Brittany

Floorplans

  
This floorplan represents a typical room layout.

Amenities

Common areas include a service desk, study lounge, TV/recreation area, kitchen and laundry facility.

Each room is fully carpeted and has a private bath. All furniture is moveable and a microwave/freezer/ refrigerator unit is provided in each room.

Recently updated lofts/beds do not allow for purchased lofts to be used in Murray Hall rooms.

Murray Hall residents really know how to "keep cool", as this is the only hall with air conditioning!

Legend

2 BED Bunkbed
DK Desk
DR Dresser
W Wardrobe

Photos

 
 
 

Traditions

Traditions - Murray Riverboat

Every spring, residents of Murray Hall participate in Riverboat, which is a formal dance with a dinner and a band, all while floating down the St. Croix or Mississippi River.

Location

   

Apply

Housing applications are provided to newly accepted students by the Admissions office. Speak to your Admissions Counselor for further information. A $200 deposit is required to request housing space and is also handled by your Admissions Counselor. Housing is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and is not guaranteed by the university. Preference information is collected in April for the following fall and students are notified of their housing assignment at the end of June.

Accepted students can begin the enrollment processes by visiting the Accepted Student page.