Housing application for undergraduate first-year students is open in Minerva.

Application deadline: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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Why Choose McGill Residences

Discover why so many students choose to live in McGill residences in their first year.

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Benefits of Living On-Campus

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Academic Success

Access to student space and studying with peers are believed to be key factors.

Friends for Life

The time spent living in residences produces rich friendships and a sense of shared values that lasts throughout the years spent at McGill.

Residence Life Support

The Residence Life Staff build strong, inclusive communities in each hall. They offer support and guidance and facilitate the first -year transition to university.

Safety And Security

The safety and security of our residents is of utmost importance to us. This is reflected through the diligent and professional work of our Protection Services team of roving agents as well as our front desk staffwho monitor each residence.

Fresh & Healthy Food

Our meal plans, including the All You Care to Eat Mandatory Meal Plan,allow students to concentrate on studying and socializing-and cater to the nutritional needs of the diverse student population.

Proximity to the Campus

Living on campus means classrooms are accessible within walking distance and eliminates transportation needs.

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Only a few steps away from campus, living in residences gives you the support system you need while transitioning into McGill life. Watch these videos to get an inside look at what life is like in residences.

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