Upper Year Undergraduate Student

Upper Year applications will be available on December 4th at 1pm EDT and will remain open until January 17, 2020.

A limited number of rooms are available for upper-year students for the 2020/21 academic year. Upper-year accommodations will feature an eight-month contract and will include a full meal plan.  There will be a lottery held for all who apply by January 17th with results being communicated by January 20th.  Residence rooms for the upcoming year will be in Watts Hall and Jean Royce Hall. Please note you will not have an opportunity to select building choices. Students will have the opportunity to self-select their residence room/building based on their lottery number. More information about the self-selection process will be posted soon.

Offers will be made on January 20th and students will be given a one-week deadline to submit an $800 non-refundable deposit to secure their spot.

You can pay your deposit online, by telephone banking or by wire transfer. We do not accept cheques or credit cards.  Please note that telephone/online banking payments can take up to 5 business days to reach us.

Residences reserves the right to limit the number of available rooms based on demand for space.


Jean Royce Hall on a sunny summer day.

Jean Royce Hall

Jean Royce Hall was built in 1974 and is named after Jean Royce, Queen’s Registrar for 35 years (1933 – 1969). The 12 individual houses within the Jean Royce complex are named for former faculty and trustees. A mixed-gender environment with housing for over 700 residents in total, Jean Royce is just a short 20-minute walk from main campus with bus service available. The houses located within Jean Royce Hall include Angus, Boucher, Bryce, Curran, Douglas, Healey, Laird, Miller, Roy, Shortliffe, Tracy and Trotter. Please note that there are no elevators in these buildings.

Watts Hall on a sunny summer day.

Watts Hall

Watts Hall, located on lower Albert Street, was named in honour of Principal Emeritus Ronald Watts, the University’s 15th Principal from 1974 to 1984. Along with Leggett Hall, this residence opened in September 2003 and features 211 beds arranged in 21 beds on the ground floor and 38 beds on floors 2 through 6.

Residence Accommodations