Housing Communities

Saint Michael's College is a four-year residential college. All full-time undergraduate students are required to live on campus. Exceptions include those students who live with their parents/guardians locally or who are financially self-supporting according to federal guidelines (with appropriate documentation). Housing requirements do not pertain to graduate students, married students or students with children. The College cannot accommodate married/family student housing during the academic year.  

GREAT Housing (Alcohol and Drug Free Living Communities)

GREAT Housing is comprised of our Alcohol and Drug Free living communities. Students living in GREAT Housing are members of the first-year, sophomore, junior and senior classes who wish to live in alcohol-free environments governed by an individual's commitment to the program and secondly by the GREAT Housing living contract. more

Honors Housing

Students in the Honors Program may decide to live within Honors Housing. Priority is given to those incoming first-year students who have been invited to join the Honors Program by the Faculty Honors Program Committee. Additional space within Honors Housing in the first-year areas will be filled by those students who have/are predicted to have a grade point average of 3.6 or higher. more

LGBTQ and Allies

Saint Michael’s College and the Residence Life Office are committed to providing comfortable, welcoming, and safe housing options for all students. more

Global Experience Academic Residential Program (GEAR)

GEAR allows students to live globally. GEAR emphasizes personal relationships, linguistic, cultural, global immersion, and networking opportunities with peers from around the globe. First Year, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors live in GEAR.


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