Upper Year Undergraduate Student

Smith House Exterior (small crop)*Upper Year Residence for 2018-19 is currently full.  To ask to be on the wait list should we have cancellations, please email reshouse@queensu.ca and provide your name and student ID#.

Move in day will be Saturday September 1st, 2018.

An 8-month contract, no worries about summer sublets. Utilities, internet, and cable TV included. On-site laundry. Full kitchen. Steps away from all your classes and now available for upper year students! Discover why David C. Smith House is a great place to live next year…

Ready to Apply?

Limited spots available.

Applications are accepted on a first come first served basis. You can apply on line and your spot will be reserved for 7 days for you to make a deposit. Once both application and deposit are received your spot will be secured for next year.

Live close to classes in the new Smith House residence.

  • In-room television with cable
  • Wireless internet
  • Retail food outlet in building
  • Fridge in each room
  • Upper-year meal plan
  • 8-month contract
  • $500 off the single plus room rate (including meal plan) for upper years!

Apply now via the Student Housing Gateway

David C. Smith House is a brand new residence located at 222 Stuart Street on Queen’s campus. It is a co-ed building, with single rooms joined by a shared full washroom. Beds are extra long and fit Queen-sized sheets. Each room is outfitted with WiFi internet, a fridge, air conditioning and cable TV.

There is laundry on-site, and each wing has a common room equipped with cable TV and a full kitchen. There are also vending machines located on the main floor. Location 21 is a retail food outlet on the main level of the building, featuring a salad bar, deli counter, bakery, and cafe.

Students living in David C. Smith House have access to Leonard and Ban Righ dining halls for 18 meals every week. A $150 Snack Plan, which can be used at any of the retail food locations on-campus including Tim Horton’s and Starbucks, is also included for students’ convenience.

Rooms are single and share a washroom with an adjoining room (washroom-mate requests are available). Upper year students will receive $500 off (including meal plan!) the Single Plus room rate.



  • You must be a registered, full-time student at Queen’s University
  • Upper year students are eligible based on several factors, including a history of responsible behaviour and positive contributions to the quality of life in residence.
  • Qualified upper-year students are assigned to a residence and room on a first come, first served basis once both the students application and deposit are received.
  • Once all spots are full, students can send an email to Residence Admissions (@queensu.ca) to be placed on the waiting list, should we receive cancellations.  The number of spaces available to upper year students depends on first year enrollment numbers.
  • If you have been found responsible for a Level 2 Offence or above while living in residence, please identify this in an email to reshouse@queensu.ca. Residence reserves the right to refuse admission to any student who has been found responsible for a Level 3 Offence while living in Residence.


  • The residence agreement is an 8 month contract from September to April.
  • Your specific room assignment will be available on-line mid to late summer.
  • For returning students, a $525 deposit is required if you are successfully selected to receive a space in residence. Please note: if you apply to be a Don and are successful you will receive a full $525 refund.
  • Note: Read the residence agreement carefully. By clicking the link below to apply to residence, you agree to enter a legal agreement (Residence Agreement) and should be familiar with your obligations and our policies.

Apply now via the Student Housing Gateway


Students dine in the Leonard Dinning Hall.

Upper-year students living in Smith House have access to a healthy, hearty meal plan that will suit each of the varying appetites of our student body. The cost of your meal plan will be automatically included in your residence fees.

  • All you care to eat in the dining halls with 200 meal equivalencies.
  • Gaels-approved diet: New late-night Athlete’s Menu at The Lazy Scholar
  • A wide selection of gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian meals, as well as halal and kosher options.
  • $150 Snack Plan (Flex $) can be used at 21 retail food locations across campus, including Location 21 (located inside Smith House!)




Please contact us at Residence Admissions:

Telephone: 613-533-2550
E-mail: reshouse@queensu.ca
Write us: Residence Admissions Office
Victoria Hall, 75 Bader Lane
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N8


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