Address: 40 Livyers Loop, St. John's, NL, St John's, A1B 3P7, Canada
Check-In: after 3 p.m. Check-Out: by 11 a.m.
Our front desk is located just inside the main entrance of Macpherson College on Livyers Loop (off of Prince Philip Drive). The entrance is immediately below a skywalk and is located at the north-end of the complex.
Summer season (May 1 - August 15): front desk open 24/7
For guests with confirmed reservations and arriving outside of these dates (August 15 to May 1), please communicate with us your anticipated arrival time at the time of booking to make arrangements. Our administrative offices are open 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Getting here - travel to St. John's, NL
St. John’s, NL is home to an international airport (YYT) that serves all the airlines flying in and out of the province. For information on taxis or public transportation from the airport, please click here.
From mid-June to late September, the Marine Atlantic ferry docks in Argentia. You can take Route 100 past the communities of Dunville and Freshwater. This route meets the Trans Canada Highway – drive east on the Trans Canada Highway to St. John’s. There is also a ferry that docks year-round on the island's west coast in Port-aux-Basques.
Drive east on the Trans Canada Highway towards St. John's. Take exit 46 onto Allandale Road and then make a right onto Prince Philip Drive followed by a left onto Livyers Loop.
St. John's International Airport (YYT) is located approximately 8 km from Memorial University's main St. John's campus. Taxi cabs queue outside the arrivals area and a taxi dispatcher is available to assist you. A taxi ride from the airport to our residences will take less than 10 minutes.
To arrange for an accessible taxi service, please make arrangements at least 24 hours in advance. Call GoBus Accessible Transit at (709) 368-1620 or Wheelway Transportation Limited at (709) 753-0605. Both companies can accommodate large mobility aids.
Take Metrobus route 14 from the airport to Memorial University Smallwood University Centre (STOP ID: 1150). Bus fare is $2.50 per ride and this route is wheelchair accessible. Please see walking instructions from the University Centre, below.
From the Smallwood University Centre, walk east on Artic Avenue past the Earth Sciences building, take a right on Morrisey Avenue, and cross Prince Philip Drive intersection onto Livyers Loop. Please note there is a pedestrian underpass adjacent to the intersection.
If you'd like to stay indoors, you can follow Memorial's tunnel and pedway system. From the University Centre, walk through the food court and follow the green line to the main locker tunnel. Turn left at the blue line and walk towards the residences, passing the Bruneau Centre and the Science Building. At Hatcher House take the elevator to the third floor and cross the pedway to Macpherson College (Shiwak/Cluett). Our check-in desk is located on the ground floor.