About the International Houses
The International Houses provide students who have a common
interest with international based experiences the opportunity to reside
together in a living and learning residential environment. The international
houses establish a direct link between residential, academic, and co-curricular
life for students within the St. Norbert community while simultaneously
enhancing students’ academic, cultural, organizational, and personal interests
within their living environment. Additionally, the International Houses allow
students to promote cross-cultural understanding, mutual respect and friendship
among students from all nations and backgrounds. The designated International
Houses are the Rectory, for males, and the Convent, for females. Applications are available in the spring
during Continuing Students Housing Selection. Applicants will be selected based
upon their commitment to participating in the International House communities
with priority given to Seniors.
Each house is furnished with a stove, refrigerator, beds, desks, desk chairs
and dressers for the residents. The college will also provide a vacuum cleaner,
broom, dust pan, ironing board, toilet paper, and garbage bags. Coin operated
washers and dryers are available in each house. Repair work and yard maintenance
are the responsibility of the college but residents are responsible for their
own snow removal.
The houses are open during all campus breaks.
The International Houses include the standard cable package provided by the
The Rectory and the Convent are provided with wired and wireless
connections to the campus internet.
The Convent and Rectory are
staffed by a building coordinator.
Convent/Rectory Living Guidelines 2013-2014
City of De Pere ordinances
The college-owned houses are part of the De Pere community in addition to the St. Norbert College community. Residents of college-owned houses are expected to not only adhere to the rules and regulations as set forth by the college, but also to follow all City of De Pere ordinances.
Residents not following city ordinances can be ticketed and fined by the City of De Pere. A complete listing of all city ordinances can be found on the
City of De Pere's web site.