Saint Edward's Hall

Open to First-year Men and Women and Students Accepted Into One of the Learning and Living Communities

Saint Edward’s Learning and Living Center is a two-story hall originally named for Bishop Edward Fitzgerald, bishop of Winona during the 1950s. 

Known affectionately as Ed’s, this hall houses approximately 100 students who are either first-years or in the Learning and Living Communities program in double rooms, with one men’s floor and one women’s floor. It is conveniently located next to Michael H. Toner Student Center and the main dining facility on campus. This hall is substance-free, and for the safety of its residents, is locked 24 hours a day.

Common Areas Included in Ed’s

  • Sun room
  • Main lounge
  • 4 computer pods with 2 printers
  • Study area
  • Coinless laundry facilities included in room and board
  • Community kitchen with a stove, oven, microwave, and refrigerator
  • Chapel
  • Traditional, single-sex community bathrooms and shower areas located in each wing 


Rooms are approximately 11’ x 16’.
First-floor rooms have tile floors and second floor rooms have carpet.


  • 2 beds with extra-long mattresses
  • 2 wardrobes with built-in dressers
  • A sink, with vanity underneath and medicine cabinet above
  • 2 built-in desks
  • 2 desk chairs
  • Cable and internet hookup (including access to the Saint Mary’s wireless network)

First Floor

First Floor

Second Floor

Second Floor