Morris Hall


Mailing Address:

Morris Hall, Student room #
12 Lower Albert Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3T8

Front Desk:

Leggett Hall
613-533-3183
Open 24 hours a day

What does the front desk provide?


Completed in 1958, Morris Hall is named after the Hon. William Morris, a founder of Queen’s, first Chair of the Board of Trustees, and a member of the Legislative Council of Upper Canada. Morris Hall is a mixed gender residence that houses just over 225 residents.


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Bedrooms

  • mixed gender environment with single, double, triple and quad rooms
  • Bedrooms range in size from 10 x 13 to 12 x 17. Please note that bedrooms can vary considerably in terms of size and furnishings
  • Bedroom furniture and flooring were upgraded in 2012
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets

Features

  • Located near the waterfront and parks
Services

  • Washrooms – 3 communal but gender specific washrooms on each floor
  • Laundry – located on the lower level
  • Kitchens – a snack kitchen with microwave and fridge is located on the ground floor
  • Wireless Internet – available in the main common room on the main level, common room and study rooms on the lower level
  • Vending Machines – located on the main level

Important information about moving in to residences


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

  • You will receive your room assignment, building address, move-in time, and designated parking area via e-mail at the end of August.
  • 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
  • Morris Hall is in the Yellow Zone. 
  • Please print the YELLOW 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 colour-coded Residence Life move-in map 2018 (PDF).

Driving Instructions to MORRIS HALL – Yellow Zone

Residence Life move-in map 2018Please 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.

  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
  4. Continue on Union Street to Albert Street
  5. Watch for coloured zone signs and follow police/volunteers’ directions.
  6. Turn right on Albert Street
  7. Continue on Albert Street to Morris Hall
  8. Stop, Drop and Go Park (see image below).
  9. Please do not leave your vehicle unattended while dropping off belongings. Cars left unattended will be towed to an outer campus parking lot.
  10. You will receive a designated parking area. Queen’s University’s on-campus lots are free on Saturday, Sept. 1, however there is a 3-hour parking limit for all surface parking lots.
  11. Parking map coming soon.

Stop, Drop and Go Park image

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. 

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