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Life at St. Lawrence

Anything is possible when you love where you live and you’re surrounded by people as passionate as you are.

Live and Learn in a Supportive, Close-knit Community

Nestled in northern New York and surrounded by the natural beauty of the North Country, our welcoming and vibrant campus offers the comforts and convenience of home with easy access to year-round adventures.

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Tree-To-Student Ratio

At St. Lawrence, there’s a tree with your name on it (at least for four years). 


Residence Halls


miles from the Adirondack Park and Canadian Border


acre campus with plenty of green space

80 acres of our campus are designated as “low-mow zones," intended to preserve natural wildlife habitats like bees, wildflowers, and birds.

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Friendliest Students

Princeton Review, 2024


live on campus


clubs and organizations

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Theme Houses

Live within a close-knit community of students with passions ranging from artistic expression and advocacy, to substance-free living, outdoor adventures, music, and more. 


Campus Eateries


varsity athletic teams

Two Laurentians with a dog

Getting Involved & Making Connections

One part of the St. Lawrence experience is what you do when you’re not in class. Our campus is bursting with clubs, activities and events.

Explore Clubs & Organizations
Student working with local youth

Making an Impact

“How can I help?” That’s a question Laurentians love to ask. And there are infinite answers! You’ll find many ways to make a difference during your time at St. Lawrence.

See Volunteer Options
Student making food

Living on Campus

Make yourself at home in inspiring living and learning spaces, from residence halls and townhouses to Greek houses and theme cottages.

See Housing Options
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Dining Options

Our in-house dining services team caters to our students’ needs. They offer wholesome, nutritious, home-style, traditional meals featuring local ingredients.

See Dining Options
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Fun for Every Season

Some colleges have Adirondack chairs: We have the Adirondacks. Gear up: the mountains, trails, rivers, and lakes are waiting for you.

Discover the North Country
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Health and Wellness

When you’re here, we want you to feel safe, supported and seen. Our Health and Counseling team is here to support your physical, mental and emotional health needs, and offers resources that are available 24/7.

Learn About Wellness Services