Mother Joseph Residence Hall

The residence halls are administered by the Director and Assistant Director of Residence Life, the Graduate Resident Directors with the support of the undergraduate Resident Assistant student staff. The Resident Assistant plays an integral part in the overall operation of the residence halls. RAs help to develop community, plan programs, answer questions, and generally serve as a resource for Residents.

The Mother Joseph Residence Hall (MJRH) houses approximately one-third of the full-time student body. Most of the rooms are double occupancy; a limited number of single and quadruple rooms are available. Each wing has a kitchenette outfitted with a stove, a microwave oven, and refrigerator. A fully equipped laundry room located in the Mother Joseph Residence Hall is available for residents use.

All residence hall rooms are equipped with cable television service, telephone service and voicemail, and data ports for high speed internet access. Mother Joseph Residence Hall also has wireless capabilities. In order to make long-distance calls in the residence halls, students will need to utilize a calling card.

All residents participate in the campus food plan which provides three meals each class day, an opportunity to purchase a la carte options through Flex Dollars and brunch and dinner on weekends and holidays. All meals are available for students in the Student Center.


Room changes can be made twice during the academic year. During the first two weeks of each semester, students may apply for a room change. Students interested in changing rooms are responsible for negotiating their own room changes, and any changes must agreeable to all parties involved. If agreeable, all parties that will be making the room change must obtain a Permission To Move Form from their RAs. They will submit the completed form to their RDA for approval. If approved, the student will be able to make the move.

Consolidation: Caldwell College Residence Life Department reserves the right to consolidate vacancies by requiring any student to move to a different but comparable space.