Carroll College, Helena Montana
Resident Halls

Residence Life

Life Living On

Carroll's residence hall are designed to accommodate the living needs of today's college student - both on a personal and academic level - providing a wide variety of services close to home. Services in rooms and suites include computer network ports and cable TV hook-ups. Each hall has a dedicated computer lab with academic software where students can work on class projects without leaving home.

Basic amenities in each room include closets/wardrobes, single bed, dresser, desk and chair. Shared restroom and shower facilities are available on each floor in Guadalupe, Borromeo, and St. Charles. Suites in Trinity have their own bathroom with toilet, sink and shower.  Common areas include kitchen, laundry facilities and recreational lounges. Chapels are located in each hall, offering mass and other Campus Ministry events and services throughout the week. The tranquil beauty of the chaples offer a quite place to reflect, pray and meditate.

Each residence hall is staffed by Community Advisors. CAs are trained student staff dedicated to building community and meeting the learning goals of each residence hall. A CA lives on each floor with the students and are available to provide advice, guidance, and leadership. Peer Ministers are student staff for Campus Ministry and live with the students to provide spiritual support. Campus Security staff is available from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. every day. The security dispatch desk is staffed 24 hours a day and is located in Our Lady of Guadalupe Hall. Residence hall entrances are locked at 11:00p.m. every night.

Community Living Purpose

Carroll College is committed to being a uniquely engaged residential learning community. Living in community is an important and vital aspect to your education at Carroll College, and as a result of this philosophy Carroll students are expected to live on campus. It is part of the "Carroll Experience" that is unique.  By living together with other students, you have an opportunity to become more engaged with college life, as aspect that can increase your success and satisfaction with your education. National studies support on-campus living, pointing greater overall satisfaction with education, better access to college resources, improved academic performance, and more participation in campus activities. The education of students is significantly enchased by the connection of learning in and out of the classroom.

Community Living is committed to ...

  • Creating a safe and healthy living and learning environment.
  • Creating  and sustaining an atmosphere of experiential learning that challenges and supports the development of intellectual, interpersonal, physical, psychological, and faith formation of students.
  • Creating residence hall communities that reflect the values and mission of that college.

Residence Halls

10 reasons


  1. No commuting
  2. Cool neighbors
  3. No costly power bills
  4. Shoveling & mowing = someone else's problem
  5. Your own chef
  6. Free cable TV and internet
  7. Sleep late & come to class in slippers
  8. Free concerts, dances & movies minutes from your door
  9. No parking hassles
  10. Sharing good times with all your best friends