Come home to Memorial. Live here.

Student residences on Memorial's St. John's campus provides living space for almost 2,000 students.

Whether you're a new undergraduate or graduate student there are a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Follow the step-by-step guide below to apply or get more details on costs, important dates and answers to frequently asked questions before submitting your application. 

New students

To apply to live in residence: 

  1. Receive your provisional acceptance*. If you have not yet been accepted, apply to study at Memorial University of Newfoundland and submit required documentation.
  2. Receive your admission decision email. 
  3. Activate your MUN Login. You will need this to access a number of student services. 
  4. Complete your student residence application using your MUN login. 
  5. You will receive an email identifying your time slot for room selection
  6. Select your building and room at the assigned time. 

First-year students are guaranteed a room in residence.

*Students who have NOT received a provisional letter should contact Student Residences at to have an initial profile created for them. The student can create a guest login account with Memorial University using the email address they have used for correspondence and then proceed to apply to residence.

If you wish to live on campus while you are a student at a post-secondary institution other than Memorial, please contact to request a CI number which can be used to create a guest login account and apply to residence. 


The application fee for each semester is $40, non-refundable. During your allocated time slot period, you can login to select your room and pay the $500 confirmation fee that will be credited toward your residence fees.

Returning residents

When you reapply to live in student residence, you will be automatically assigned to your current bed space. When room selection occurs, you can select a new room based on availability if you choose to do so, within the allocated time slot period.

Reapplication for returning residents closed on Friday, February 25, 2019, for the 2019-2020 academic year.

You will be able to log into the student residence portal to reapply to residence when applications reopen. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

The application period for new students coming to Memorial University opened on Oct. 15, 2018, for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Full list of important residence dates and deadlines for 2019-2020.

Privacy notice: Information collected on this page and within StarRez is collected under the authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 Chapter M-7). The information you provide on the login page is used by Student Residences to authenticate your login information through our secure system and provide access to the StarRez Portal. Usage of the StarRez Portal is governed by the University Appropriate Use of Computing Facilities policy. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact Student Residences by e-mail or by phone (709) 864-7590.


Student Residences

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