Costs and Fees

Application fees

The $40 application fee for each semester is non-refundable and payable by Visa or Mastercard. 

Confirmation fees

All new applicants accepted into residence are required to pay a $500 confirmation fee which is credited towards the cost of your accommodations.

Residence fees

Paton College, residence hall 
  • Double occupancy, $1,947 CAD, per semester
  • Single occupancy, $2,202 CAD, per semester

Washrooms are shared, one per wing. Meal plans are required. 

MacPherson College, suite
  • Single occupancy, two bedrooms per suite, $2,591 CAD, per semester

Washrooms are semi-private and shared, one per suite. Meal plans are required. 

Burton's Pond, apartment-style
  • Single occupancy, four bedrooms per apartment, $2,408 CAD, per semester

One washroom per apartment. 

Family apartments
  • Two bedrooms per apartment, $4,188 CAD, $1,047 per month

Note: Paton and Macpherson College are not available during the Spring Intersession, or Summer Semesters.

Cancellations and Refunds

Every offer of accommodation includes a date for cancellation. If you cancel your offer after this deadline, you will forfeit $500 which will be charged to your student account.

For new students, this $500 is the confirmation fee you pay to secure your room on campus. You can request a refund in some cases. An automatic reversal of the $500 charge will be made to students who are not accepted to Memorial University overall or students who do not receive their visa, pending submission of proof.

Any other requests for a refund or reversal of the $500 fee must be made in writing to, and must include any supporting documentation.


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