Welcome home! On behalf of all of us in the Office of Residence
Life we are so excited that you have decided to live with us this
year. You have just taken your St. John’s University experience to
the next level!
Our goal is to develop a residential community that supports and
enhances the academic mission of the University and promotes safe,
clean and comfortable living environments conducive to learning.
The Residence Life staff works with you and other residents to
promote a community that enriches learning and fosters respect and
consideration for others.
Engaged students are successful students. As such, we encourage
you to utilize your time in the residence halls to actively
participate in activities, take advantage of out of classroom
learning experiences and to develop new friendships. Doing so will
help you learn more about yourself and others who reside in our
Living in the residence halls allows you many new freedoms and
personal choices. Responsibilities also accompany these freedoms.
As a member of our community, we expect that you are considerate
and respectful of all other residents, that you do your part to
promote a safe and secure living environment and commit yourself to
your academic programs to successfully achieve your goals.
We look forward to working with you this year to achieve a
rewarding and enjoyable residential experience. Best wishes for a
And don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/STJResLifeQueens and follow us
on Twitter at twitter.com/STJResLife.
Eric M. Finkelstein
Director of Residence Life
Office of Residence Life
8000 Utopia Parkway
Donovan Hall, C-16
Phone: (718) 990-2417
Fax: (718) 990-2545