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On-Campus Residences for Graduate Students

  • On the St. John's Campus, Burton’s Pond Apartments are great for independent living while still offering students the benefits of living on-campus. For students with dependents, there are a number of designated family units available. Additional information regarding can be found on the Student Residences website.

    Just a 10-minute walk to class means getting home in record time. With utilities and WiFi included, you’ll have the benefits of on-campus living with the freedom of your own place. It’s a convenient, quiet and affordable place to live and study.

    Burton’s Pond Apartments will be undergoing renovations to better meet the housing needs of our students. Going forward, each student apartment will accommodate two students, each with a private bedroom, a shared kitchen, a shared office/study space, bathroom and living/dining room. All apartments are fully furnished. The complex includes a laundry room, mail boxes and access to the Internationalization Office.

    Apartments are allotted by date of housing application. Family accommodation is assigned according to a priority system.

    Single (in Burton’s Pond) - $2,408 per semester (heat and light included)
    Family (in Burton’s Pond) - $1,047 per month (heat and light included)

    Additional information regarding Burton’s Pond Apartments can be found on the Student Residences website.

  • Paton College consists of nine residence hall-style buildings arranged around a courtyard and adjacent to the campus dining hall, Gushue Hall. Two of these buildings have been designated for graduate and mature students and the majority of these students are offered single rooms. You’ll make the closest connections here and your floormates become like family. Accessible rooms are available. Meal plans are mandatory for students living in Paton College buildings. Paton College has two types of rooms.

    $1,947 CAD double occupancy room, per semester
    $2,202 CAD single occupancy room, per semester

    Additional information regarding Paton College can be found on the Student Residences website.

Off-campus housing

  • The majority of graduate students at Memorial University live off campus, thanks to the availability of low-cost accommodations near the university. Variety in housing, from individual rooms, apartments, and houses are available to graduate students.
  • You can search for off-campus housing through KijijiNLClassifieds, and Facebook Marketplace. Please note that Memorial University does not maintain these sites and is not responsible for any issues that may arise with off campus housing found obtained through these sites. It is important to always view the property prior to sending deposits or signing leases.

Signal Hill Accommodations

  • Memorial's Signal Hill Accommodations is located on historic Signal Hill in St. John’s, and about a 40-minute walk or an 8-minute drive from Memorial University’s St. John’s campus. Living at the Signal Hill Campus provides Memorial graduate students with a chance to be a part of a dynamic community that contributes to advancing Memorial’s Public Engagement Framework and offers a range of opportunities relating to public engagement.
  • Each room has its own personal bathroom facility and comes complete with bed, furniture, as well as a refrigerator. Modern communal kitchens and common areas are available that include all amenities as well as stoves and microwaves. Laundry facilities are also located on site with modern washing and drying machines that are conveniently operated using your university campus card.

  • Single (at Signal Hill) - $700 and up per month

International students

  • In addition to the above resources, international graduate students may wish to contact the International Student Advisor for advice on how to find an apartment, information on cost of living, and managing relationships with landlords and roommates. For more information, please refer to the Internationalization Office website.

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