St Mary Hall Information

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St Mary Hall Information

Welcome to the St Mary Hall! This page outlines all of the amenities, services, and community policies that you need to know about before moving onto campus. Please carefully review the move-in procedures prior to arriving on-campus.

Emergency Procedures

Suggested Packing List

Cable Television

Your room comes with cable service, at no additional cost. You do not need to sign up for this service, but you do need a gold-plated coaxial cable to plug into the cable outlet from your TV. You can purchase coaxial cables from electronic or discount retail stores for around $10-20. Once you get to campus and plug into cable it may be necessary to re-program your TV with your remote control. If you have an older television and it does not have a digital tuner, you will need to purchase a digital converter box to access local channels. If you experience problems with your cable service, please contact the Help Desk at 651.690.6402 or submit a Work Request Ticket.

Cable Channel Listings

Computer Lab

The computer lab is located basement. The lab printer is networked, so you can send print jobs to the printer from your personal computer from anywhere in the building. Instructions for connecting to the printer in your building are available in the computer lab or through the Help Desk online guides. To report a computer or printer problem and to request ink or paper for a computer lab printer, please call 651.690.6402 or submit a Work Request Ticket.

Community and University Policies

It is your responsibility to read and follow all University policies, including those specifically for the residence halls. The Student Code of Conduct and the Residence Life Community Policies outline your rights and responsibilities as a student.

Reception Desk

There is a reception desk located in the main lobby of St Mary Hall.  The phone number is 651.690.6881.

Duty Staff - On Call Resident Advisors

After business hours and on weekends, there is a designated Resident Advisor (RA) on-call for the apartments. The RA responds to lock-outs, facilities concerns and emergencies. You can reach the RA by calling 651.324.2357

Ethernet network Service

If you want to have the plug-in  Ethernet port activated in your room, you can log-in to My Housing and submit the request form.  Once it is activated Residence Life will let you know via email.

Laundry

Washers and dryers are available on your floor. There is no cost to use the machines, but you must provide your own HE Energy Efficient laundry detergent. Students are responsible for reporting problems with the machines. Please call MacGray at 800.MAC.GRAY to report issues.

Lofting and Bunking

The University provides lofting and bunking equipment at no additional cost. The use of personally constructed lofts or alternative lofting equipment is not allowed. Please visit the Lofting and Bunking page for more instructions and guidelines.

Mail

Mail for residents will be delivered to your Coeur de Catherine mailbox. You will receive your mail box number and combination during Orientation.

Maintenance and Repairs

The Facilities Department is available to make repairs and improvements to your living area. Staff is available for after hours emergencies. Students are responsible for reporting all maintenance concerns in a timely manner. To report an issue please use the online maintenance request ticket system or call the automated FIXX line at 651.690.3499

Refrigerators and Micro-fridges

St. Kate's has partnered with Bedloft.com to rent refrigerators and micro-fridges. Stand-alone microwaves are not allowed in St. Mary Hall, but you can rent or purchase a microwave and refrigerator combination unit to use in your room. If you choose to purchase your own unit, it must not exceed 3.6 cubic feet. Bedloft.com offers convenient in-room delivery prior to your arrival, and they have a variety of products to choose from. You can also purchase futons and TV hangers that fit under your loft.

Technology

The McGlynn Computer and Technology Center is your one-stop for all technology needs. The wonderful technology staff is responsible for:

  • Computer labs and printers
  • Network access in all buildings
  • Cable television
  • Telephones and voice mail
  • Computer use policies
  • Technology training and workshops

Whether you need assistance hooking up to the net or your television isn't receiving channel 2, the Help Desk is your source for any technology issue. You can reach the Help Desk through many avenues.

  • You can call the Help Desk at 651.690.6402
  • You can email at helpdesk@stkate.edu
  • You can chat online with Help Desk staff during regular library hours
  • If you'd like to problem-solve on your own, the Help Desk staff has created Help Guides to assist with almost any issue.
  • If you are having trouble with your internet, or wireless, please contact the Help Desk so they can assist you with the problem.

Telephone Service

To request basic telephone service (no additional cost), please log-in to My Housing and submit the request form.  Residence Life will make arrangements and contact you when your phone line is activated. Residence Life can also lend you a phone for the year for free.

Area Director

Beth Steffen
Office: St Mary Hall Lobby
651.690.6685
ejsteffen@stkate.edu