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Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

University Residences – Macdonald Campus

University Residences – Macdonald Campus

  • Residence Admissions Office
  • Laird Hall / EcoResidence
  • P.O. Box 188
  • Macdonald Campus of McGill University
  • 21 111 Lakeshore, Room 107
  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue QC H9X 3V9
  • Telephone: 514-398-7716
  • Email: residences.macdonald [at] mcgill.ca
  • Website: mcgill.ca/students/housing/residence-options/macdonald

Residence life is an integral part of Macdonald Campus activities.

  • Laird Hall, with a capacity of 250 students, is a co-ed residence that provides accommodation for all incoming students. Residents enjoy comfortable rooms, modern kitchens, cozy lounge facilities, and other amenities that help make their residence life a complete and meaningful part of their university experience. Included in the room rent is high-speed Internet service.
  • The EcoResidence accommodates 100 students. This residence will appeal to students who enjoy independent living in self-contained fully furnished apartments of two or six single-bedroom units. Units are split-level with large, airy, common living areas. EcoResidence is for upper-year and graduate students only for 2024-2025 academic year.
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Residence Fees – Macdonald Campus

Residence Fees – Macdonald Campus

Residence fees are paid separately from tuition, in accordance with regulations of the Fee Payment Option selected at the time of signing a residence lease.

At the time of publishing, all fees for the new academic year were not available. We recommend consulting the fee sheet which will be available on the Macdonald residence website at mcgill.ca/students/housing/fees-applying/mac-fees for the most up-to-date pricing.

There is no meal plan offered on the Macdonald Campus. Students may, however, load their oneCard to purchase meals; refer to mcgill.ca/onecard for more information. Meals are also available on a cash basis from the Café Twigs, located on the ground floor between the Macdonald-Stewart Building and Barton Library. For budgeting purposes, the cost of meals for the academic year is approximately $3,500.

Laird Hall

Macdonald Campus Laird Hall Residence

Laird Hall is a co-ed residence that provides accommodation for undergraduate, graduate, and Farm Management Technology students.

View the Laird Hall annual fees.

EcoResidence

Macdonald Campus EcoResidence

Each EcoResidence unit is a self-contained, fully furnished apartment with two or six single bedrooms, and large open common living areas.

View the EcoResidence annual fees.

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Residence Occupancy – Macdonald Campus

Residence Occupancy – Macdonald Campus

The residence fees cover the period from August 15, 2024 to May 4, 2025. You must vacate your room at the end of the lease term. Only under exceptional circumstances will you be granted permission to arrive prior to the beginning date of the lease or remain in residence during the summer months. In these cases, you must apply to the Campus Housing Office; an additional fee will be charged if permission is granted.

You can request permission to extend your stay in residence (at the normal weekly charge) if you are taking extended courses after the regular session, employed on campus, or registered for summer courses.

In exceptional circumstances, international students or students coming from a distance may be admitted early. Permission from the Campus Housing Office must be obtained prior to arrival. Floor Fellows may be admitted before the opening date of courses, if permission is granted by the Campus Housing Office.

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Facilities for Non-Resident Students – Macdonald Campus

Facilities for Non-Resident Students – Macdonald Campus

The Centennial Centre features common lounging areas such as the Eco-Niche CC Lobby, and when available, the Ceilidh. Lockers are available in the Macdonald-Stewart Building. You can rent them at the Students' Society Office in Centennial Centre. Twigs Café is located on the ground floor between the Macdonald-Stewart Building and Barton Library.

Note: Non-resident students cannot stay overnight in any residence without permission from the Campus Housing Office.
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Student Parking – Macdonald Campus

Student Parking – Macdonald Campus

Parking permits are available from Macdonald Campus's Security Services office, Laird Hall, room 101. You can also download the Macdonald application form and email it to macdonald.security [at] mcgill.ca ahead of time. Please note that parking permits are only available to Macdonald Campus staff and students due to the limited parking space. A confirmation email will be sent once a request is processed. Payment must only be made in person. Permits are sold on a first come, first served basis.

Users have the option of purchasing an annual or a half-year parking permit at the following rates:
  • Annual permit costs $204 and is valid from September 1, 2024 to August 31, 2025.
  • Half-year permit costs $122 and is valid from January 1, 2024 to June 30, 2024, or from July 1, 2024 to December 31, 2024. Both types of half-year permits include the summer period of June 1 to August 31.
  • Daily parking users may pay for parking by the day or half day by purchasing tickets at the Horticulture Lot machine. The rates are $8 for the day and $4 for the half day. The vehicle must remain parked at the Horticulture Lot.

For more information, see mcgill.ca/transport/parking/mac.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2024-2025 (last updated Mar. 15, 2024) (disclaimer)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2024-2025 (last updated Mar. 15, 2024) (disclaimer)
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