Students in residence

Will Student Residences be open for the fall semester?
St. John's Campus: As the majority of students will be learning remotely, Student Residences will not be open in a usual capacity. Currently, on the St. John's Campus, Burton’s Pond Apartments are the only residence community that will be available. At this time, Paton College and Macpherson College will be closed this fall but if the COVID-19 situation changes, that decision will be revisited. Updated May 15 @ 9:30 a.m.

Grenfell Campus: Currently, only the Chalet apartments are available. At this time the Art & Science residence and the Residence Complex will be closed this fall but if the covid-19 situation changes, that decision will be revised.

Who is eligible to live on campus this fall?
St. John's Campus: Students in exceptional circumstances and for those required to be on campus due to program requirements will be eligible to live on campus. Students who need accommodations for the fall will be asked to complete a separate application. Due to the COVID-19 situatuon and public health recommendations, room availablity may not be guaranteed for all applicants. Details regarding this application will be available soon. Updated May 15 @ 9:30 a.m.

Grenfell Campus:
same as above

What happens to my current residence application?
St. John's Campus: Applications still remain active. Any student who has applied to live in residence for the Fall 2020 semester will have their application automatically moved forward for the Winter 2021 semester. Updated May 15 @ 9:30 a.m.

Grenfell Campus: same as above

Are fees able to be refunded?
St. John's Campus: Room confirmation and cancellation fees will be waived for the 2020-2021 academic year due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. The application fee is non-refundable and is used specifically to fund residence life activities and programming. Updated May 15 @ 9:30 a.m.

Grenfell Campus: Room confirmation fees will not be processed and cancellation fees will be waived. The application fee is non-refundable and is used to specifically to fund residence life activities and programming.

Are you still accepting applications for residence?
St. John's Campus: Yes. Applications will only be accepted for the Fall 2020 semester for students in exceptional circumstances and for those required to be on campus due to program requirements. Details regarding this application will be available soon. Applications for the Winter 2021 semester will be open without restrictions and available for applicants in the near future. Updated May 15 @ 9:30 a.m.

Grenfell Campus:
same as above

When will I be able to select my residence room?
St. John's Campus: Prior to the announcement made on May 12th, we were preparing to re-open room selection for our returning residents. This process will happen per the email that you’ve received. Room selection for returning residents will occur for the Winter 2021 semester only. For our new applicants, room selection details for the Winter 2021 semester will be communicated to you at a later date.

Fall 2020 room selection details will be communicated to eligible students once available. Updated May 15 @ 9:30 a.m.

Grenfell Campus:
Specific room assignments have been suspended until more information is available regarding the Winter 2020 semester.

Contact

COVID-19

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000