Enjoy the convenience of being on campus and the friendships that form when you live in residence. For students who are away from home, sometimes for the first time, living in residence is a great way to begin your college experience.

Residence accommodations the convenience of fully-furnished single or double and triple-occupancy suites, and common areas for group study and social activities. There are accessible suites available for students requiring special accommodations.

On-campus accommodations offers easy access to public transit, on-site laundry facilities, access to college computer labs, library, dining services, gym and rec facilities and more. Residence has everything you need in one comfortable, secure location.

The Kingston campus has a 616 bed residence offering a safe, secure, convenient, and affordable housing alternative overlooking the campus and Lake Ontario Park.


  • On-site residence staff promoting a holistic residence life
  • Common lounges and study areas
  • Elevator
  • Mandatory meal plan at campus cafeteria
  • On-site laundry facilities
  • Accessible suites for students with physical accommodation requirements
  • Vending machines, bank machine and photocopier
  • Security on campus
  • 24-hour front desk staff
  • Video surveillance
  • Card-controlled access
  • Walk-home program available from campus security
  • Well-lit areas throughout 


  • Three piece washroom in every suite
  • Apartment-sized refrigerator in double and triple rooms and mini fridge in single rooms
  • Outlets for microwave and small appliances
  • Smoke detector and sprinkler systems
  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning
  • Utilities
  • Updated Wi-Fi in individual suites


Summer 2024

Student summer accommodations will be offered in single rooms only during the summer season

Single Room

Option 1

$2600.00 Due April 15th 2024



Option 2

$650.00 Due April 15th 2024

$650.00 Due May 15th 2024

$650.00 Due June 15th 2024

$650.00 Due July 15th 2024

* The below listed Academic year rates do not include the mandatory meal plan.

Fees for the meal plan total $2490.00. Payments will be billed in two separate installments of $1245.00 due June 21st, 2024 and December 1st 2024.


Winter Term Meal plan is $1245.00 due December 1, 2024

Academic Term 2024/2025

Single Room

Double Room

Triple Room

Option 1

Option 1

Option 1

$8150.00 Due June 21st 2024

$7120.00 Due June 21st 2024

$5000.00 Due June 21st 2024




Option 2 (includes $100.00 admin fee)

Option 2 (includes $100.00 admin fee)

Option 2 (includes $100.00 admin fee)

$4850.00 Due June 21st 2024

$4320.00 Due June 21st 2024

$3010.00 Due June 21st 2024

$3400.00 Due September 20th 2024

$2900.00 Due September 20th 2024

$2090.00 Due September 20th 2024




Option 3 (includes $125.00 admin fee)

Option 3 (includes $125.00 admin fee)

Option 3 (includes $125.00 admin fee)

$1500.00 Due June 21st 2024

$1500.00 Due June 21st 2024

$1500.00 Due June 21st 2024

$4200.00 Due September 20th 2024

$3345.00 Due September 20th 2024

$2315.00 Due September 20th 2024

$2575.00 Due January 10th 2025

$2400.00 Due January 10th 2025

$1310.00 Due January 10th 2025

Winter 2025

Single Room

Double Room

Triple Room

Option 1

Option 1

Option 1

$4075.00 Due December 1st, 2024

$3560.00 Due December 1st, 2024

$2500.00 Due December 1st, 2024

Virtual Tour Rooms

Virtual tours show an example of a unit. Layouts from building to building may differ

Kingston Residence Frequently Asked Questions

There are 616 beds available for residents. There are 132 double occupancy rooms, 16  triple occupancy rooms and 304 single occupancy rooms.

When you have confirmed your space in an academic program at St. Lawrence College you are now eligible to apply to the student residence. Please DO NOT apply for residence until you have confirmed that you will accept your space in your academic program.

If all of the beds in residence have been allocated to students, you will be put on a waiting list. The waitlist will be determined by the order in which applications were received. If a space opens in the residence, we will offer it to the first person on the waitlist regardless of room preference selection. You will have 48hrs to confirm acceptance off the waitlist once offered.

You may apply online once you have received your acceptance and confirmed your offer from St. Lawrence College.

Once you have submitted your residence application and paid your $100.00 non-refundable application fee, you will receive email communication on the next steps of the application process.

Acceptances for the 2024/2025 term will be sent out in late spring.

If you are not immediately accepted into residence, you will be placed on a waitlist for an available spot. Should a spot become available later, we will contact you by email and/or telephone and you will have 48 hours to claim your spot.

Everyone who is accepted into residence for the Academic Term and meets all required timelines will gain access to the roommate portal at the start of July.

Based on the roommate profile you complete in the application process you will be matched with other students who match your profile. Through this process you can get to know your potential matches and confirm your roommate selection yourself.

Should you already know someone who is going to St. Lawrence Residence who you want to room with you can also send them a direct roommate request through the roommate portal.  search for this person in the roommate matching section of the application process and request to be matched with them.

Roommate confirmations will be emailed roughly two weeks before move in. We strongly encourage you to reach out to your roommate to introduce yourself and to discuss boundaries, expectations, lifestyle, interests and items that you will be bringing to residence.

All residence rooms include window curtains, a single bed, desk with adjustable drawer unit, chair, wardrobe and overhead light. All residence beds are twin size and you will need to supply sheets, pillows, pillowcases, blankets and comforters. There is a small kitchen area with an apartment size fridge in double occupancy rooms and a mini-fridge in single occupancy rooms. High-Speed internet access is included in your fees.

If you have any special accommodation requirements ensure these are noted on your application. The residence team will do their best to accommodate these needs, and will contact you if further information is required.

Residence staff would be happy to have you visit the residence over the for a tour of the rooms and facilities.

The residence offers accommodations over the summer for both short and long term stays. Whether you’re in school, on a co-op term, or just visiting the city, we offer great rates on summer rooms.

Yes, The residence guest policy allows for s maximum of 2 guests to stay a maximum of 2 consecutive overnights and 10 overnights in a month. Your guest must sign-in at the front desk and provide a piece of ID. Please remember, you are responsible for your guests while staying in the residence.

 For the safety and security of all residents there will be periods of time where a “no-guest” policy will be enforced.

The residence offers great security from the moment you pass through the card access controlled main entrance, until you unlock your bedroom door with your own key. Your safety is very important to us. To that end, we require that all visitors sign in at the front desk and provide a valid piece of photo-identification to the front desk staff. All of the common areas, stairwells entrances and corridors are video monitored, and we have front-desk staff on duty 24 hours a day.

Safety and security are also the responsibility of every resident. All the safeguards and rules put in place by the residence are for your protection and convenience. Circumventing rules by lending keys or letting in visitors without permission will only lead to problems. Lock your room door at all times and do not leave your valuables unattended, as neither the residence nor the college is responsible for missing items

There is onsite laundry facilities located within the residence building. The laundry rooms are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. All students will be provided a “Smart Card” on which the resident can load funds in the amount of $10 and $20 by using the card reload centre located in the residence lobby. The cost per wash is $2.00 per cycle and drying is $1.75 per load. If you lose your “Smart Card” you are able to purchase a new one at the front desk for $5.00.

You are able to enter and exit the residence at any time, but there is a quiet hour policy in place to ensure students get a well-rested night to assist in academic success. From Sunday-Thursday quiet hours are 11:00pm-8:00am and Friday & Saturday quiet hours are from 1:00am-8:00am. During exams quiet hours will be extended.

Application fees are due at the time of application. An invoice will be emailed to you once you have completed all steps with in the first part of the application process.

The first payment for residence fees to secure your accommodation is June 21st 2024. See the above rates section for further fee break downs.

There are several different methods you are able to use to pay your residence fees. You are able to pay online by logging onto your internet banking and selecting St Lawrence College Residence - Kingston. This is for your residence fees only. Do not use this account to pay your tuition. Other common methods of payment are: Money Order, Certified Cheque, bank draft, and debit card transactions. International students can also make payments via Flywire. Once you have completed the first steps of the application process an invoice will be emailed to you with all accepted payment information.

Yes. The college has two tiers of meal plan available to residents. The lower tier meal plan which is the mandatory amount of $1,090.00 per semester taxable meal plan which includes $100.00 Flex. The higher tier $1,245.00 meal plan meets the Canada Revenue Agency criteria for tax exempt meal plans and therefore HST is not charged and also includes $100.00 Flex. Any Monies left over in the first semester will be carried over to the winter semester. Residents will still be required to purchase the winter installment of $1090.00 on the meal plan for the winter semester. There will be no refunds on unused portions of the meal plan. All payments must be made through the Residence Office. You are able to bring into your room appliances such as a microwave, toaster oven, electric frying pan, or George Foreman grill. We do not allow hotplates, induction cookers, extra bar fridges, or freezers in the residence.

The Residence Contract is a FULL ACADEMIC YEAR Contract. This means that when you accept a bed in residence and sign the contract, you are agreeing to pay for the residence room for both semesters whether or not you remain living in the residence, subject to the 10-day grace period at the start of each academic semester.

If a student wishes to cancel their accommodations, residents will be charge for the time in residence plus additional late fees outline in section 8.0 of the residence agreement.

A Residence Withdrawal Form must be submitted to residence management. This form is available at the front desk or online.

Residence fees are refunded to withdrawn students solely in date order of when they submitted their Withdrawal Form, not according to when an individual space in residence is occupied. This means that the Director of Residence may move a student into any space in the residence as per operational requirements. Practically, this means that there may be a person living in what was your space, but because the residence has not yet reached your spot on the Withdrawal List, you are not entitled to a refund yet. There are often internal moves in the residence that take place at various times of the year for roommate issues. You will be notified when your spot on the Withdrawal List has been filled and a refund will be processed in a timely manner.

St. Lawrence College is a smoke-free college. As a smoke-free college, the use of tobacco and cannabis products, including vaping and E-cigarettes is prohibited at all campus locations. This includes all indoor and outdoor areas, anywhere within the College, residence buildings and in vehicles on campus. The smoke-free initiative includes any person on campus, whether they are students, staff, faculty, subcontractors and/or employees, and visitors. All events hosted on SLC campus will also be smoke-free. If you choose to smoke you must smoke off campus. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the college smoking policy.

Apply for Residence

***Please remember to confirm you have accepted St. Lawrence College's academic offer before applying for residence.***

Important Documents

Student Residence Agreement

Residence Community Living Standards

Contact Us

St. Lawrence College Residence
23 Country Club Drive
Kingston, Ontario K7M 9A4
Tel: 613.544.6600, ext. 4999

Summer Accommodations (may-August)

St. Lawrence College students may stay in residence during the summer months (May-August). If you are a current student in residence please contact