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Housing & Campus

Housing & Campus Features

Residential Living. If you're living on campus you'll find our residence halls well-equipped, comfortable, and a great way to make lifelong friends while experiencing American life first-hand. Living on-campus is a wonderful opportunity to connect with American students. Contact Student Affairs to inquire about housing options, prices and meal plans: Michelle Hechinger, mhechinger@fontbonne.edu or +1 (314) 889-1422.

Relax or Workout. Our Dunham Student Activities Center (DSAC) features a second-level outdoor deck, an indoor lounge complete with cozy fireplace, snack bar and more. Stay fit in our athletic facilities that feature a top-notch gym, a renovated fitness center, and an elevated running track.

Technology. Our campus is compact, beautiful and remarkably well-equipped - from a library that's linked to collections around the world to fine arts facilities with beautiful studios and theater. A wireless computer network now covers Fontbonne's campus, so wherever you go on campus you can connect to the world.

Global Campus

Diversity thrives at Fontbonne where some 2,000 intellectual students representing many U.S. states and more than 25 countries experience our commitment to preparing tomorrow's global leaders. Campus map.

Nestled among the tree-lined boulevards of Clayton, an upscale district of St. Louis, Fontbonne students enjoy a privileged, safe location next to they city's wealthiest residents and within the region's most central location.

Within walking distance from campus our students enjoy the expansive natural beauty and many cultural institutions of Forest Park, one of the nation's largest urban parks - an urban oasis of culture and calm.




Student Life

Community. International students at Fontbonne have many options to engage with classmates and the community through activities, clubs, and events. four residential halls, 30+ student organizations, 22 sports teams and service activities bring our students together to engage with, and learn from, each other.

Service. Learning to serve is an important part of the Fontbonne experience. We feel it's important that you get involved, that you engage a sense of social contribution - it's part of feeling good about yourself and helping to make the world a better place. You'll have many opportunities to get involved in community service projects in the local area and on annual trips to other states and even other countries.

University Athletics. We have school spirit and a strong tradition of athletic excellence. Our student-athletes compete hard - on the field and in the classroom.

Getting Around

Our campus is small and compact, so here you will be able to navigate easily. Outside of campus, Fontbonne University is centrally located in the metropolitan area of St. Louis near to public transportation and within easy access to the city's three central districts of Downtown St. Louis, CBD Clayton and Central West End.

Around St. Louis. Fontbonne is well-connected to the St. Louis area via MetroLink and MetroBus which provide easy access to shopping, entertainment, attractions and many neighborhoods. Complete information on fares, stations and timetables are available at MetroLink's website

Getting to St. Louis. Lambert St. Louis International Airport is minutes from our campus by taxi and is accessible by public transportation, bus and MetroLink. 

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