St. Luke's Hall

History | Layout | Amenities | Additional Info

St. Luke’s Exterior view (2015)


Built in 1887, St. Luke's Hall was once the home of the seminary, and has also historically served as a classroom building, faculty offices, and residence hall.  Overlooking Manigault Park and University Avenue, St. Luke's is also adjacent to St. Luke's Chapel, the Bishop's Common, and Hoffman Hall.


	St. Luke's Hall room interior 	St. Luke's Hall room interior

St. Luke's is a co-ed residence hall and houses 103 students from all classes in suite style doubles, regular doubles with their own bathrooms, singles, and suites for seniors accommodating three or four singles or two double rooms all sharing their own common room and bathroom. All rooms are carpeted and windows are furnished with blinds.

Average room dimensions: Each room is unique in shape and size.

Average window dimensions: Each window is unique in shape and size

Room Furnishings (based on a double occupancy room):  

  • Two Twin XL beds with approximately 24 inches of storage space under each bed
  • Two desks with chairs
  • Two freestanding bookcases with two shelves each
  • Two wardrobes with five drawers, space to hang clothes, and overhead storage
  • Full length mirror on the back of the room door
  • Two waste bins and one recycling bin
  • One room phone and two Ethernet ports

Suite-Style Bathrooms: All bathrooms include two sinks with countertop and lighted mirror, four small storage shelves, shower and a toilet. Showers come with standard white shower curtains.


The Oratory on the first floor, which previously served as a seminar classroom, has been preserved in its original state with grand architectural features including vaulted ceilings and arched windows.  It now serves as a comfortable study lounge with a section of seminar-style seating perfect for interactive discussions and group projects.  A kitchen with a breakfast area, laundry room, and a common room with cable TV and DVD player are all located on the first floor.  The kitchen is equipped with an oven, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, limited cooking supplies, ice machine, and vending machines. The laundry room has four washing machines, five dryers, an ironing board and an iron.  Each floor also has a recycling room.  For convenience and accessibility, St. Luke's has an elevator. St. Luke's Hall is air-conditioned.

St. Luke's hosts a large patio and grill on the back end of the building as well as a front patio overlooking Manigault Park. There is also a covered bicycle shed located between St. Luke's and Hoffman Halls.

Additional Info

To view more photos of St. Luke's, please visit the St. Luke's Hall photo album on our Facebook page.