Gordon House


Mailing Address:

Gordon House, Student room #

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

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


Built in 1964 and named for Donald Gordon, a former president of the Canadian National Railway and a trustee of Queen’s, Gordon House is attached to the north end of Brockington House and is at the west end of Leonard Field.  It  houses approximately 200 students. 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 single, double, triple and quad rooms
  • Bedrooms range in size from 9.25 x 15 to 14.5 x 15- please note that bedrooms vary considerably in terms of size and furnishings
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets


  • Gord’s (retail food outlet and lounge) located within building
  • Indoor access to Leonard Dining Hall
  • Connected to Brockington House
  • A music room is located on the lower level

  • Washrooms – three communal (but gender specific) washrooms/showers on each floor
  • Laundry – located on the lower level
  • Wireless Internet – available in the main common room on the lower level and at Gord’s
  • 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 ahead.
  • Park your vehicle (3 hours MAXIMUM).

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