WELCOME TO SMU RESIDENCE LIFE!
Saint Mary’s University is responsible for providing a safe space for students to meet new people and become acquainted with Saint Mary’s Community. Residence Life provides a platform for students to participate in interactive events and to build lifelong memories.
Residence Life acknowledges it is in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of Mi’kmaq people.
Residence life coordinates a variety of social and educational programs throughout the academic year to engage students in a shared residence community. These events promote inter-cultural sharing and help connect residents to build a sense of community.
RESIDENCE LIFE MISSION
Residence Life annually supports the academic success and create a sense of belonging for more than 1000 students in an inclusive, engaged, and diverse residence community through purposeful social and educational programming initiatives grounded in student development theory. Our main goal is to develop a sense of community among residence students and provide them with the best experience of living in residence.
RESIDENCE LIFE VISSION
Residence Life at Saint Mary’s University provides programming and student leadership opportunities within an inter-cultural residence community. Residence Life provides students with services and programs that make their time away from home meaningful. Residence life at Saint Mary’s University is eclectic. Students will be engaged with social, multicultural, recreational and wellness initiatives.