Leonard Hall


Mailing Address:

Leonard Hall, East or West Wing. Student room #
150 Queen’s Crescent
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 2T2

Front Desk:

Watts Hall
Open 24 hours a day

What does the front desk provide?

Built in 1959, Leonard Hall is named after a local Kingston soldier and engineer, Reuben Wells Leonard (1860 – 1930). Leonard Hall houses over 300 students, and is divided into east and west, with a corridor in between. There are both all-male and mixed gender floors in this building.

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  • mixed gender and all-male environment with mix of single,double, triple and quad rooms
  • Bedrooms range in size from 10 x 12. 5 to 12 x 16- please note that bedrooms vary considerably in terms of size, style and furnishings
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets


  • Indoor access to Leonard Dining Hall 
  • Music room and study room on the main floor

  • Washrooms – two 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 first floor
  • Wireless Internet – available in dining hall, lower and first floor
  • Vending Machines – located on the main level

Important information about Moving-In

Move-In Day is Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018

  • You will receive your room & building assignment and move-in time to your Queen’s email on Thursday, Aug. 23 around 4:30pm.
  • Please respect your assigned move-in time to help with the flow of traffic and lineups.
  • If you need specific assistance moving in (e.g. a physical disability), or are arriving via public transit / taxi, please contact our Move-In Assistant at movein@queensu.ca or 1-613-929-2697 as soon as possible to make arrangements.
  • Volunteers will be on site to assist students from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please label all of your belongings with your name, building name and room number so our volunteers can assist you in getting your belongings to your room.
  • Learn about what to bring and what not to bring to campus

Residence Life move-in map 2018

Important: Please print the BLUE WINDSHIELD ZONE CARD (PDF) and place it in your windshield before move-in day so our volunteers can direct you to the correct drop-off zone.

You may also wish to print the Residence Life move-in map 2018 (PDF) and the Blue Zone Parking map 2018 (PDF).

Please follow these driving instructions (not online maps or GPS) as there is construction in Kingston and a number of streets around the campus will be re-routed for Move-In Day.


Driving Instructions to LEONARD HALL – Blue Zone

  1. From Highway 401, take exit #615 to Sir John A. MacDonald Boulevard
  2. Continue south on Sir John A. MacDonald Boulevard to Union Street
  3. Turn LEFT on Union Street. Continue on Union Street to Albert Street
  4. Watch for coloured zone signs and follow police/volunteers’ directions.
  5. Turn RIGHT onto Albert Street
  6. Continue on Albert Street to Queen’s Crescent
  7. Turn RIGHT onto Queen’s Crescent
  8. Leonard Hall is at the corner of Collingwood Street and Queen’s Crescent
  9. Stop, Drop belongings/student for check-in, Go Park (see image below)
  10. Please do not leave your vehicle unattended while dropping off belongings. Cars left unattended will be towed to an outer campus parking lot.


  1. Continue through Collingwood Street onto the second section of Queen’s Crescent towards Beverly Street
  2. Turn RIGHT onto Beverley Street.
  3. Continue north on Beverley Street to Union Street.
  4. Continue northbound – Beverley Street turns into Victoria Street.
  5. Continue up Victoria Street to Earl Street, then turn RIGHT onto Earl Street.
  6. Drive down Earl Street to Frontenac Street, then turn RIGHT onto Frontenac Street.
  7. Continue southbound on Frontenac until you get to Union. The entrance to the Tindall Field Underground Parking Lot is straight ahead, across Union Street.
  8. Park your vehicle (3 hours MAXIMUM).
  9. Return to Leonard Hall on foot.

Stop, Drop and Go Park imageBlue/Yellow/Purple Zone parking map - Queen's Residence Life Move-In Day

Please note

  • Campus streets will be closed the night before move-in day (Friday, August 31) to ensure the routes are clear.
  • There are no early arrivals available. Please do not arrive prior to 8:00 a.m., and do not park your car on campus overnight, as it will be towed.
  • If you require accommodations/storage in Kingston prior to move-in day, or after you have dropped off your student, please be sure to book accommodations early as local hotels/motels book up quickly.
  • There are a few carts available – but you may want to bring a portable luggage cart if you have one. Note: Leonard Hall has an elevator.