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Experience everything McGill and Montreal have to offer by staying in residence this summer!


McGill University offers great summertime accommodations at three of the university's best residences.

Royal Victoria College Residence
3425 University Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A8

This historic building, once home to McGill's first female students, borders McGill's downtown campus, and is located only steps away from the heart of Montreal's downtown core. Its features include a 24 hour security front-desk.

New Residence Hall
3625 Parc Avenue
Montreal, Quebec H2X 3P8

Residence La Citadelle
475 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2L9

Summer Residence Accommodations:


McGill University - Housing and Conference Services offers residence accommodations in three different locations during the summer: Royal Victoria College (RVC), situated next to main campus in the heart of downtown Montreal. Just down the street on Sherbrooke is Residence La Citadelle (LC) and located at corner of Avenue du Parc and Prince Arthur is New Residence Hall (NRH). In each case, McGill Residences is the perfect place to be in the summer in Montreal.

First-class shopping, restaurants, and museums are at your doorstep, with outdoor events and street festivals around every corner. The cobble stone streets and historic buildings of Old Montreal lie to the south, while to the north, Mount Royal invites you to go sunbathing, strolling and picnicking. The sights and sounds of Montreal's many cultures are part of the vibrancy of the city.

In the traditional McGill Residences at Royal Victoria College (RVC) you will enjoy the privacy of your own bedroom with a shard common washroom on each floor. Amenities such as sheets, towels, and soap provided, yet company is nearby in the large and renovated lounge, spacious and sunny study room, TV room and meeting rooms. Card-operated laundry facilities and public telephones are accessible to everyone. In addition, summer students have access to a communal kitchen for cooking; a limited number of utensils/pots/pans are available on loan at the front desk!

La Citadelle Residence (LC) offers hotel-style accommodations in McGill’s newest residence located on Sherbrooke Street West; just steps from McGill’s Downtown campus and the Golden Square Mile. At LC, you have the choice of a single-occupancy room with one queen-size bed or a double-occupancy room with two double-size beds. Every guestroom is equipped with a private washroom, air conditioning, cable television, free local calls and WI-FI internet access. There is a card operated laundry room and fitness center available 24 hours per day on site. LC has no public cooking facilities for summer students to use.

The New Residence Hall (NRH) also offers hotel style accommodation in the heart of the McGill student ghetto. NRH is directly connected to the Galleries du Parc shopping center with a variety of shops, grocery stores and a movie theatre are just steps away. Rooms at NRH are equipped with a telephone, cable TV, high-speed Internet, air conditioning, and a private bathroom. You also have the choice of single occupancy rooms with a queen size bed or double-occupancy rooms with two double beds. Card-operated laundry facilities are available on-site. There are kitchen facilities throughout the building for students to use for cooking, however all cooking utensils/pots/pans must be provided by the student.


Reservations for Summer Residences:

Reservations for all summer residences (Including RVC, LC & NRH):

Rooms are available as of May 15th, 2014 at all locations. Rooms for McGill Summer Studies may be available from as early as Monday, May 5th, 2014; please contact the Residences Summer Reservation Office for any inquiries. Anyone arriving prior to May 15th, 2014 must commit to a minimum of one month's stay and will be required to pay one month's accommodation in advance. There will be no refund of this amount should the student withdraw.

Cancellation Policy:

Please contact the Housing and Conference Services reservations office no later than 12:00 p.m. EST (noon) two days prior to arrival date to avoid a one-night cancellation fee. Notice to any other University office is not sufficient.

Prior to sending your application, it is strongly recommended that you verify availabilities with the Residences Summer Reservations Office. Please note that you will be required to provide a valid Visa, MasterCard or American Express card number to guarantee your reservation.

To make a reservation for RVC, LC & NRH:


Housing and Conference Services

3625 Avenue du Parc

Montreal, Quebec HPX 3P8

Reservations phone: 514-398-5200

Reservations fax: 514-398-4521

Reservations e-mail: reserve [dot] residences [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Website: www.mcgill.ca/accommodations 

Rates for summer students:

Note: Rates may be subject to changes without notice. Rates do not include applicable taxes (5% GST + 9.5% PST).



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Meal Arrangements:

McGill Food and Dining provides food services at a variety of outlets across campus throughout the summer term. To learn more about Food and Dining Services, and to view a printable PDF of the Summer Hours of Service, go to www.mcgill.ca/foodservices/.

Off-Campus Housing:

The McGill Off-Campus Housing Service lists various types of accommodation in the downtown area. Please contact:

Off-Campus Housing – University Hall

3473 University Street

Montreal, QuebecH3A 2A8

Telephone: 514-398-6010

Fax: 514-398-2305

Email: offcampus [dot] housing [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Website: www.mcgill.ca/offcampus

Come and experience it all for yourself!

2013 Summer Accommodation in Residence Application:


Please download and submit the form to:
McGill University Residences
3625 Avenue du Parc
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2X 3P8
Tel: (514) 398-5200; Fax: (514) 398-4521.

For further information, please see the Residences Summer Accomodations website, or call 514-398-5200.

**Also check out McGill's Classifieds page: McGill Classifieds