Brockington House


Mailing Address:

Brockington House, student room #

21 Collingwood Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3X3

Front Desk:
Watts Hall Front Desk
Phone: 613-533-3215
Open 24 hours a day


Located at the corner of King and Collingwood, Brockington House was built in 1964 and named for Leonard Brockington (Queen’s 10th and longest-serving rector). Brockington House is situated next to the shores of Lake Ontario and houses just over 225 students on six floors. Want to see inside? Take our Virtual Tour!

Please note: Gordon and Brocking houses are combined as one building.



  • mixed gender environment with mix of singles, doubles, triples and quads. 
  • Bedrooms range in size from 9.25 x 15 to 14.5 x 15 ft.
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets

Please Note: Bedrooms vary considerably in terms of size and furnishings.


  • Volleyball court located at south end of building
  • Across from lake and city park
  • Indoor access to Leonard Dining Hall and Gord’s (retail food outlet in Gordon House)
  • Connected to Gordon House
  • A large common room on the main floor features a large screen television and access to a kitchen

  • Washrooms – three communal (but gender specific) washrooms/showers on each floor
  • Laundry – located on the lower level
  • Kitchens – a snack kitchen with sink, microwave and refrigerator is located on the ground floor
  • Wireless Internet – available in the main common room on the lower level
  • Vending Machines – located on the main level

Move-In Information:

Please note:

  • Please do not leave your vehicle unattended while dropping belongings. Cars left unattended will be towed to an outer campus parking lot.
  • There is a 3-hour parking limit for all surface lots

Gordon-Brockington Hall – PURPLE ZONE

  • From Highway 401, take exit #615 to Sir John A. MacDonald Boulevard
  • Continue south on Sir John A. MacDonald Boulevard to Union Street
  • Turn left on Union Street
  • Continue on Union Street to Collingwood Street
  • Turn right on Collingwood Street
  • Continue down Collingwood Street to Gordon-Brockington Hall
  • Stop, drop belongings/student for check-in
  • Continue down Collingwood Street to King Street W
  • Turn right onto King Street W, continue westbound down King Street W to Centre street.
  • Turn right onto Centre Street to Union Street, turn right onto Union and make an
    immediate left onto Macdonnell Street.
  • Continue down Macdonnell Street to Earl Street.
  • Turn right onto Earl Street.
  • Continue down Earl to Frontenac Street, turn right onto Frontenac.
  • Go southbound down Frontenac to Union Street, the Tindall parking lot will be straight
  • Park your vehicle (3 hours MAXIMUM).

WINDSHIELD ZONE CARD (Gord-Brock House) *Print and place in your windshield on Move-In Day