Watts Hall

Watts Hall is centrally located on campus and is near Kingston’s waterfront pathway. It has a modern décor, a dedicated floor for upper-year students, and a couple of different seminar and group study rooms.

History of Watts Hall

Watts Hall was named in honour of Principal Emeritus Ronald Watts, the University’s 15th Principal from 1974 to 1984. Along with Leggett Hall, this residence opened in September 2003.

Room Types Available:

Single Plus



Bathroom Type

Semi-Private Washrooms – shared between two rooms


Leonard Dining Hall and retail dining locations nearby.


Kingston waterfront, residence buildings, and Tindall Field.



Community Type

Mixed gender

Upper-year wing


200 residents

# of Dons


Flooring Type

All rooms and hallways are carpeted.


Wired internet. Students are encouraged to purchase a router.


Two passenger elevators

Stair access

Watts Hall on a sunny summer day.


  • Many common room spaces including group study rooms.
  • Close to two dining halls and retail food locations.
  • A short walk away from the beautiful Kingston waterfront.
  • Close to classrooms and learning spaces.

Included Items

  • Bed (Double Extra Long)
  • Desk and chair
  • Armoire or closet space and clothing drawers

Included Items

  • Curtains
  • Garbage and recycling bins
  • Laundry in building

Things to Pack

How to Find Watts Hall:

Mailing Address:

Watts Hall, Student room #
23 Lower Albert St.
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3V1

Front Desk:

Victoria Hall
Open 24 hours

What does the front desk provide?

Please Note:

  • 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 Double Extra Long sized sheets. Please order linen packages 4A or 4B from Campus Linens.