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On campus housing at MacPherson College (new residence)


IMPORTANT: Applications for MacPherson College (new residence) are now being waitlisted. Many of our students choose off campus housing. This may be the best option for you.


Learn about MacPherson College

The new residence or MacPherson College provides students with a private bedroom with a semi-private washroom, and each floor includes a community lounge and meeting/study space.

More information on MacPherson College.


Check housing and meal costs

Housing fees will be billed directly to your Memorial University student financial account. A meal plan is required. An eight month contract is required for Fall semester arrivals (September to April). Rooms are closed each semester on the last day of exams. You can stay during the interim for a $11 nightly fee, which is subject to change. Make arrangements with our housing office.


Decide if you wish to apply to MacPherson College

If you enjoy community living, want support from students and staff and don't want to cook, consider MacPherson College.


Submit a housing application as early as possible

  • Apply Now
  • Pay the application fee enter or write a credit card number on the form;
  • Wait to receive an offer of accommodations;
  • Pay the $500 confirm fee to secure your room.


Prepare for your arrival

  • Check in begins on Friday, May 8, 2015 starting at 9:00 am at Hatcher House
  • Plan to arrive on this date to save temporary housing costs.
  • Bring your own bed linens (pillow, pillow case, sheets, blankets, cover).


Arriving before May 8, 2015 at 9:00 am?

If you arrive before May 8, arrange temporary housing until check in day. Or you may email for information.


MacPherson College check in Procedures Winter 2015
Only for students who have received an accommodations offer and have paid the $500 confirmation fee. If you have not received an accommodations offer you must arrange temporary housing before you arrive in St. John's. 

Sign your contract and find your building and room. Residence Assistants (RA) will be available on each floor if you need assistance.


Do you still have questions? Email