A sunlight room at St. Francis College's rescidence hall in Brooklyn Heights.

Office of Residence Life

Our Residence Life program offers students exceptional living and learning experiences within a welcoming, safe, clean and well-maintained environment. We invite students from New York City, across the country, and around the globe to find their home with us.

Brooklyn Heights — Your Extended Campus

Named as one of America's most beautiful neighborhoods by Travel + Leisure magazine..97 Columbia Heights, our new 11-floor residence, is located within the beautiful and historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood, across the street from the landmark Brooklyn Heights Promenade and within a short walk to Brooklyn Bridge Park, a world-class waterfront park full of amenities.

Public transportation is minutes away. The neighborhood includes subway stops for the A/C/2/3/4/5/N/R lines, making the entire city easily accessible.

You can explore a vibrant and safe area that includes shopping and a selection of distinct restaurants. Across the street from the Brooklyn Promenade, the new residence hall offers spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline. Down along the waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park offers a variety of events including free movies, athletic events, and a walking or running path along the piers overlooking the East River. If you like sports and concerts, venues like the Barclays Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Prospect Park Bandshell are just a short subway ride away or go one stop into Manhattan for limitless social and cultural opportunities.

A Few of the Building Amenities:

  • Laundry facilities
  • Study lounges
  • Game Rooms
  • Fitness Room
  • Bike storage/Bike share program
  • Free Wi-Fi & All utilities
  • 24-Hour Main Entry Security
  • Access to programs & events
  • Community Kitchen

Residence Life Info Sessions:

New Students/Residents can register for a Residence Life Info Session via the Admissions webpage: https://www.sfc.edu/admissions/admissionscalendar

Date Event

May 1
(Opens February 15)

$300 Housing Deposit: New & Continuing Students DUE DATE

June 1

Deadline for requesting housing deposit refund/credit.  Decline Form Required

May 2 - ON

LATE – Deposit will be accepted via rolling Admissions. But students will only be considered for placement until on-time deposits are processed. 

May 17 Housing Application Link sent to all deposited students
May 31

Housing Applications & Occupancy Agreement DUE. Students do not complete it on time will be processed with late deposited students.

June 15 Residence Life will add room and board charges
July 15 - July 31 Students will be billed for Fall 2021 tuition, fees & room and Board
July 15 Fall 2021 Bill are DUE – Students who chose a payment plans, payments are due the 15 of each month.  Contact the Bursars for Questions
August 6 Housing Assignment Letters will be emailed
August 9, August 17, August 25, September 1, 2, and 3 Community Meetings #A – New Students
Community Meeting #B – Continuing Residents

Calendar of Events

Living and Learning at SFC