Macdonald Campus Eligibility & Application

Interested in living in McGill's Macdonald Campus student housing? Find all the information you need about eligibility and how to apply, how halls and rooms are assigned and what you need to do to confirm your room reservation.

Still have questions? Check out the FAQ section of this site, or contact us at:

Macdonald Campus Housing Office
Laird Hall, room 107
21111 Lakeshore
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec
H9X 3V9

Tel.: 514-398-7716
Fax: 514-398-7953
residences [dot] macdonald [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

New Students

McGill is pleased to guarantee residence accommodation to;

  • all newly admitted undergraduate students who are 22 years of age and under (September 1), and
  • starting their first year of university studies, and 
  • admitted to McGill University and have accepted that offer of admission prior to the residence confirmation deadline

Students MUST confirm their room reservation and pay their residence deposit by May 17th, 2016 in order to confirm their space in residence.

First-year undergraduate students receiving renewable entrance scholarships are further guaranteed that they will be assigned a single room in Laird Hall.

After May 17th, when all newly admitted first year students who applied and paid for residences have been accommodated, consideration will be given to transfer and exchange students.

How do I apply for space in residence?

To indicate your interest in residence accommodation, simply check off "yes" in response to the question regarding residence accommodation on the application forms.

If you have neglected to indicate that you wish to be considered for a space in Residences on the General Application Forms, please contact us.

How do I know if I have been offered a spot in residence?

If you are a first year student and are admitted to McGill before June 3rd you are guaranteed residence accommodation. To confirm your residence accommodation, log on to Minerva.

Readmission for Returning Students

How to apply

Residences at Macdonald Campus are available to returning students for the academic year 2016-2017. If you are returning to the residence for the spring or the fall 2016, please submit the residence form before April 2016. You must also log in to Minerva to register and make your deposit in April 2016. Payment is made by credit card through Minerva.