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 are all-inclusive and include all utilities, furniture, WiFi, and 24/7 security. Paton College and Macpherson College fees include a mandatory meal plan:

CommunityBedroomWashroomFall 2024Winter 2025
Paton College
Traditional-style residences



one per wing





Macpherson College
Suite-style residences

one per suite

$5,633* $5,743*
Burton's Pond Apartments 2 Room Apartment SHARED
one per apartment
$2,526 $2,526
Burton's Pond Family Apartments 2, 3, or 4 Room Apartments SHARED
one per apartment
$1,098/month $1,098/month
Signal Hill Campus Single PRIVATE
one per room

Between $675 and $850/month

*Pricing includes the mandatory meal plan fees

Interim Break Fee

There is a rate of $20, 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 credit card only, Visa Debit is not accepted.

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 the start of the contract

No charge

Full refund

15 to 30 days before the start of the contract

A $250.00 charge will be applied

A $250.00 partial refund

Less than 15 days before the start of the contract

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, and must include any supporting documentation.