Residence Fees

Application fees

The $40 application fee for each semester is non-refundable and payable by Visa or MasterCard. This is paid upon submission of your application. 

Confirmation fees

All new applicants accepted into residence are required to pay a $500 confirmation fee. This is credited towards the cost of your accommodations. This should be paid once your room selection is complete. 

Residence fees

Residence fees include all utilities, furnished rooms, WiFi and 24/7 security.

Paton College, traditional-style residences
  • 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-style residences
  • 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 residences
  • Single occupancy, two bedrooms per apartment: $2,408 CAD, per semester

One washroom per apartment. Meal plans are not required but are available.

Family apartments
  • Two, three or four bedrooms per apartment: $1,047 CAD, per month
Signal Hill Campus
  • Harbour Wing (hillside view): $650 CAD, per month
  • Harbour Wing (ocean view): $675 CAD, per month
  • Tower (hillside view): $700 CAD, per month
  • Tower (ocean view): $725 CAD, per month
  • Rooms (hillside view): $650 CAD, per month

Private washrooms, communal kitchens.

Interim Break Fee

There is a rate of $19 CAD, per night charged for students staying outside of set semester start and end dates.

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

How do I pay my fees?

Residence fees are posted to your student account 2-3 weeks prior to the start of each semester. For information on how to make payments on your student account click here.
Please note that application fees and confirmation fees (for new applicants) are paid during the application process on the Student Residences Portal. These fees are payable by Visa and MasterCard.

Cancellations, Refunds and Terminations

Once the room selection process is complete, a new resident is charged a $500 confirmation fee to secure their room on campus. If a new resident or returning resident cancels their accommodations, they will receive a charge or refund according to the below table.

Returning Resident (Charged)

New Resident (Refunded)

30 days or more
before start of contract

No Charge

Full refund

15 to 30 days
before start of contract

A $250.00 Charge will be applied

A $250.00 partial refund

Less than 15 days
before start of contact

A $500.00 charge will be applied

No Refund

Termination of accommodations without a valid reason will require 30 days’ notice. Residents without a valid reason for terminating will receive a refund based on the 30 days after they submit their termination as long as they move out of residences within those 30 days.

Any other requests for a refund or reversal of fees must be made in writing to residenceappeals@mun.ca, and must include any supporting documentation.