Living On Campus at USF

Welcome Home!

The residential living options at the University of St. Francis are varied and unique. There are three residence living areas with several different types of rooms. The residential experience is something students from Joliet, across the United States and across the globe are thrilled to be a part of. Current resident, Suma Qureshi, can attest. “The reason I decided to live on campus was because I wanted to be involved on campus, make long lasting friends, and have the conveniency to jump right into classes and having easy access to go to the tutor lab or any kind of academic help I need.”

Mollie Rockafellow, director of Residence Education, extends a personal welcome. “We are so happy to have you looking into living on campus. As a department we are committed to providing a safe and education living environment. One of the things we pride ourselves on is the community students feel while living on campus. As you make your decision about living on campus please let us know if you have any questions that we can answer!”


Benefits of Living on Campus

In our three residential living options there are full-time professional staff members on call to offer support when students need it. Also, each student has a specific resident assistant and peer minister who lives near them to be a friend and role model.

When asked, students say the benefits of living on campus are:

  • Close to friends, classes, practice, clubs…it is so convenient
  • Easy to get involved and meet people. Check out upcoming SAB events
  • Learn valuable lessons
  • I feel safe (Learn more about campus security)
  • Easy to get food when you want it (Check out our dining services)
  • Tutoring in the halls (ARC)
  • I get to be responsible for myself


Student Life Learning Outcomes

As a result of living on campus, students will be able to:

  • Collectively create a welcoming and diverse USF community.
  • Build meaningful relationships while creating an interdependent support system.
  • Demonstrate respect for differences and civic responsibility as a part of a global society.
  • Integrate learning, knowledge, ideas and experiences to create self-understanding and personal growth.


Meet Our Staff

Director of Residence Education
Mollie Rockafellow
Office: 815-740-3381

Assistant Director
Cedricka Carver
Office: 815-740-4293

Area Coordinator
Joshua Rice
Office: 815-768-8378

Graduate Assistant Student Life
Ashley Stalter