Chown Hall

Located on Stuart Street, Chown Hall is a limestone, four-story, mixed-gender residence that has unique historical features with many interesting rooms and common spaces to enjoy.

History of Chown Hall

Located on the north side of Stuart Street, this four-storey limestone residence was completed in 1960 and named after May Chown (BA 1911), who was treasurer of the Ban Righ Board for many years. 

Room Types Available:










Bathroom Type

Single User Private – Individual toilet and shower located in the hallways.


Ban Righ Dining Hall and Leonard Dining hall nearby. Retail dining locations also nearby.


Multiple residence buildings and the Kingston waterfront.



Community Type

Mixed gender


190 residents

# of Dons


Flooring Type

Majority of rooms are carpeted.


Wired internet. Students are encouraged to purchase a router.


Stair access

Chown Front


  • Historic residences with unique room features/sizes
  • Easy access to Leonard Dining Hall, Ban Righ Dining Hall, and other residence buildings.
  • Located near classrooms and learning spaces.

Included Items

  • Adjustable bed (Twin XL)
  • Desk and chair
  • Armoire or closet space and clothing drawers

Included Items

  • Curtains
  • Garbage and recycling bins
  • Laundry in building

Things to Pack

  • Bedding (Twin XL sheets)
  •  A small fridge (7cubic feet or smaller)
  • Wireless router and ethernet cable.

How to Find Chown Hall:

Mailing Address:

Chown Hall, Student room #
175 Stuart St.
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N8

Front Desk:

Leggett Hall
8:00 am – Midnight

What does the front desk provide?

Please Note:

  • This building has a freight elevator, but no passenger elevators.
  • Queen’s has 17 unique residence buildings built between 1925 – 2022. Each building varies in size, layout, and room furnishings. Design elements such as flooring type, window sizes and window coverings, and storage solutions change from room to room.
  • The photos and videos provided are a sample our room types. Please understand that your specific room may vary in size and appearance.
  • The fees listed above are subject to change. Any discrepancy between fee information listed above and in the Fee Schedule, the Fee Schedule will be deemed correct.
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets. Please order linen packages 1A to 3B from Campus Linens.