New Residence Hall Facade Renovation

Please be advised of the New Residence Hall facade renovation project which is expected to continue until November 2023. Some moderate and occasional noise disruptions will occur during the day. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding.

View from Upper Residence

Upper Residence: McConnell Hall, Gardner Hall, Molson Hall

Beautiful Mount Royal Park provides the backdrop for these residence halls, located just north of McGill's main campus. Constructed in 1962, McConnell, Molson and Gardner Halls join Douglas Hall to bring together over 800 students in one neighborhood. This ideal location, referred to as “Upper Residence,” leaves the commotion of urban Montreal behind, providing privacy and a genuine feeling of community amongst residents.

McConnell, Molson and Gardner Halls surround the Bishop Mountain Hall dining hall. BMH is strategically placed so that residents of all three halls can take their meals in one central location, further enhancing the sense of community.

Nature lovers and those with athletic inclinations will love the combination of green space and easy access to McGill's athletic facilities that Upper Residence provides.


New for 2023! Rent includes the cost of laundry facilities

Lease is for a period of 8 months from September to April.

Fees include:

  • no-charge laundry facilities
  • electricity
  • hot water
  • heating
  • internet


  • Dormitory-style housing with mostly single and some double occupancy rooms.
    • Gardner Hall: 218 rooms housing 219 students
    • McConnell Hall: 222 rooms housing 224 students
    • Molson Hall: 218 rooms housing 219 student
  • All washrooms and floors are mixed gender and each wing has a shared kitchenette. Residences also have a TV lounge, study room, and a games room.
  • Rooms are furnished with a twin size bed and mattress, desk, chair, dresser, bookshelf, lamp, drapery, wastepaper basket and small fridge.
  • The buildings each have a daytime porter and overnight security. A locked entrance with card reader access is needed to enter the building.
  • New for Fall 2023: On-site laundry facilities included in the rent. The use of washers and dryers in the residence buildings are available 24/7 at no additional charge.
  • On-site maintenance staff, storage and permit parking available.

Mandatory Meal Plan

Tour our residence

Upper residence bedroom Upper Residence bedroom

McConnell hallGardner HallBishop Mountain Hall BMH dining

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