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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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Top Benefits to Living On-Campus

book Academic Success

students stuying together

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

Friends high five 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 lifeResidence 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.

LeaderLeadership Opportunities

Leadership IRC

Students are encouraged to engage with the residence community or even be a hall representative on one of the residence councils.


securitySafety And Security


The safety and security of our residents is of utmost importance to us. This is reflected through 24/7 front desk staff and night porters who monitor each residence.

foodFresh & Healthy Food

food services

Our meal plans allow students to concentrate on studying and socializing-the things that student should be doing in the first year of university.

proximity Proximity to the Campus

downtown campus

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

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