Apply for Residence

Applications for 2023/2024 are now open!

Your MSVU username & password are required to apply. Get your Username & Password.

In order for your residence application to be processed, you must pay your residence deposit. Please note: the residence deposit is non-refundable.

Move-In Information

The Ultimate Residence Packing List which will help you decide what all you should pack and items you should NOT bring to student residences.

Note for parents: please refer to Information for Parents section.

Please see the MOVE-IN DAY information.

Residence Living Options

MSVU offers three fully furnished residence living options: Assisi Hall, the Birches, and Westwood (19+).

Check out the Virtual Campus Tours for an inside look at all of our residence living options.

Please refer to 2023-2024 Residence Fees for a better understanding of the residence options along with mandatory meal plan options.

Residence Life Team

The Residence Life Team is made up of Resident Assistants (RA), DONs, and an Academic and Community RA (ACRA) who are here to support students and make your residence experience a memorable one.


A-Z List of MSVU Supports, Services and More

The MSVU community is made up of students, faculty, staff, alumnae, friends, donors, and people and organizations within the broader region who make us part of their everyday lives. From research institutes to health and wellness services, there’s something for everyone at MSVU.

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Residence for Students from Other Institutions (IMPORTANT: Read note below)

We are pleased to offer accommodations to students registered at other Halifax post-secondary institutions. If you are registered at another college or university in Halifax and would like to apply to live in residence at the Mount, please complete the Partner Institution MSVU Residence Application.


Best Room Setup Competition

Residence Life Office presents MSVU Welcome to My Crib: Best Room Setup Competition.

Winners are:

Jonah Grandbois
Laurel MacIntosh
Lilly Decouto
Jennah Mahoney
Hayley Wallace
Lauren Boudreau