Graduate downtown eligibility & application

(Note: Graduate Housing is currently full for the Academic year 2022-2023. Students have been placed on a waitlist)


How to apply  

Indicate your interest on the McGill admission form

Simply check off "yes" in response to the question regarding residence accommodation. (If you did not indicate that you wish to be considered for a space in Residences on the General Application Forms, pleas contact the Graduate Housing Office.

Once you receive an offer of admission, check in Minerva for your housing offer

Confirm your housing offer and pay the residence deposit when you accept McGill’s offer.

  1. Read and accept the room reservation agreement;
  2. Tell us where you'd like to live by ranking your choices of accommodation;
  3. Tell us a little about yourself by filling out the questionnaire;
  4. Pay your room reservation deposit of $1000 (which will be credited towards your first month's rent) along with a $30 non-refundable application fee.

Shortly after the reply-by deadline, you will receive your hall confirmation.

Cancellation penalties

Application for residences are accepted and accommodation is assigned based on the understanding that students are making a commitment for the full academic year. Upon acceptance into residences, students are committing to a lease under Québec law. Students who withdraw from McGill University Residences for either academic or non-academic reasons will be held financially responsible. See Cancellation Policies.

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