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On campus housing at New Residence


IMPORTANT: Applications for New Residence are now being waitlisted. Many of our students choose off campus housing. This may be the best option for you.


Learn about New Residence

New residence 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 New Residence.


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 New Residence

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


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 Sunday, August 31, 2014, starting at 9:00am.
  • Plan to arrive on this date to save temporary housing costs.
  • Bring your own bed linens (pillow, pillow case, sheets, blankets, cover).


Arriving before August 31, 2014 at 9:00am?

If you arrive before August 31, arrange temporary housing until checkin day. Or you may email for information.


New Residence Checkin Procedures Fall 2014
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