Welcome to Residence Life at Mount Saint Vincent University. We are excited for you to join the Residence Life community and make MSVU your home far away from home. Staying on campus is a great way to get involved with on campus activities, to make amazing connections, and have a lot of fun!

Below you will find information about Residence Life and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Residence@msvu.ca.

Applications for Summer 2024 are now closed!

If you are looking to stay on-campus during the summer, email us at residence@msvu.ca. We will try to accommodate your request, however, cannot guarantee a room at this time.

Applications for Fall 2024/Winter 2025 are now open! Click here to apply!

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.

If you are looking to get your room changed, please fill out the Residence Room Change Request Form.

NOTE: This form is only for students who have received a room placement for academic year 2024-2025 and wish to be placed elsewhere.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Residence@msvu.ca.

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.

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.

Please see the Residence Living Options here.

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.

Please see our Residence Life Team here.

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.

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.

Please see the resources here.