Located on the east side of campus, Francis Hall was formally Christ the King Seminary. Francis provides a unique living experience for students. The hall houses upperclassmen and graduate students in single occupancy rooms. It is co-ed by floor and houses up to 166 students.
The hall has its own cafeteria that serves dinner, which is included in the meal plan for Francis Hall residents. Francis also has its own student laundry facility. During the academic year, the Bona Bus system provides transport to the west side of campus.
Francis houses the University Relations division, which includes the offices for Development, Alumni Services, and Marketing and Communications. It is also home to the Damietta Center, SBU's diversity center.