McNeill House

Nestled in the heart of the main campus, McNeill House is a short walk to lecture halls, Tindall sports field, waterfront pathways, and park spaces.

History of McNeill House

Completed in 1955 and renovated in 2006, this residence is located at the intersection of Lower Albert Street and Bader Lane. It is named after William Everett McNeill, an English professor and a colourful and influential former Vice-Principal of the University (1930-1947).

Room Types Available:





Loft Double



Bathroom Type

Communal washrooms


Leonard Dining Hall and retail dining locations nearby.


Kingston waterfront, Tindall Field, and classrooms.



Community Type

Mixed gender

Living Learning Community building


180 residents

# of Dons


Flooring Type

All rooms are carpeted.


Wired internet. Students are encouraged to purchase a router.


One passenger elevator

Stair access

McNeill House
McNeill House on a sunny summer day.
McNeill House on a sunny summer day.


  • Steps away from Leonard Dining Hall and retail food locations.
  • Other residence buildings close by.
  • Common rooms, kitchenettes, and a pool table in building.

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 McNeill House:

Mailing Address:

McNeill House, Student room #
40 Lower Albert St.
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3T8

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.