St. Joseph Hall | Benedictine College

St. Joseph Hall

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Built in 1924, St. Joseph Hall, houses 45 male upperclassmen.  Each of the three floors has private rooms and a large communal bathroom. The ground floor offers two brand new six-man suites with private vanities and bathrooms.

Resident Director


Eli Pruneda is from Denver, Colorado. He graduated from Benedictine College in 2009 with degrees in Spanish and Theology. Eli began his career in Residence Life as a Resident Assistant for two years while he was a student. After graduation Eli taught theology at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School in Wichita, Kansas for four years and coached boys and girls soccer for three years. He then worked as a sales consultant for CarMax in Denver, Colorado for two years before returning to Benedictine as a Resident Hall Director at St Michael Hall. Eli is thrilled about his return to Benedictine College and Residence Life. His mission is to lead the men of St Michael Hall to excellence in faith, community, and scholarship in an environment where an order is established “to give room for good things to run wild.”

Hall Features


The kitchen dorm is equipped with a full sized refrigerator/freezer, microwave, and stove. Kitchen appliances are available for the use of all residents. Residents may check out kitchen utensils from hall staff.


  • Each floor has a communal bathroom.
  • Eight to 10 men share a bathroom.

Furniture Supplied

  • Bed
  • One dresser
  • One desk
  • One desk chair
  • Closet

Handicap Accessible

Ground floor only.

Laundry & Vending

Laundry facilities on second and third floors. Beverage machine is located in the lounge.


No lofts are allowed


The main lounge is located on first floor and has a TV and lounge seating. The lounge is twenty-four hours for men only; women may not stay past visitation hours.

Room Dimensions

12'x15'. These rooms are for one person only.


There are locks on each room door.  The external doors are locked 24 hours a day 7 days a week but can be opened with a student ID card.