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McGill Residence

Limited space still available for winter semester (January to April) at McGill, North Tower, East Village and the Coyote Den. Applications open Feb. 8 at noon for the 2024-25 academic year.

McGill Residence

McGill Residence has over 300 self-contained rooms, divided into 76 units, in three buildings. Each unit shares a common area and a washroom. All residents have access to a central building with study and recreation space. Each housing unit is assigned to four males or four female students. Gender neutral units are available upon request.


McGill Residence units include:

  • Rooms with private outside entrances, some with city views
  • A bed, desk, wireless internet, sink, kitchen with microwave, and fridge in each room
  • Front desk open 24/7
  • Resident advisor support and planned social activities
  • A central building with kitchen facilities, card-operated laundry, bike storage, mail, big-screen TV and seating area, barbecue, deck, pool tables, free wireless internet and a study area
  • On-site management
  • Easy access to shopping two blocks away

McGill Residence

McGill Residence 4-Bedroom

McGill Residence overlooks the beautiful Thompson River valley and the City of Kamloops, with a view of mountains on all sides. Our secure student residences are a two-minute walk away from classes, the gym, the Campus Activity Centre, and the world-class Tournament Capital Center. Central Residence, our recreation and social facility, is in the heart of everything you need, such as grocery stores, shopping centres, and public transit.

Room details

  • Secure private entrance
  • Personal heater control
  • Desk, light and chair
  • XL twin bed
  • Wireless internet
  • Heat, hot water and electricity included
  • Closet space
  • Plenty of electrical plug-ins
Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Sink
  • Refrigerator
  • Prep and food storage area
Common bathroom area
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink and mirror
  • Second sink and storage area (outside of bathroom)
McGill room

McGill room

McGill room

McGill room

Central Residence — Your living room where everyone meets ...

  • Entertainment centre
  • 84-inch HD TV with surround sound
  • Residents' kitchen
  • Wireless internet
  • Games room
  • Vending machines
  • Common kitchen
  • Study room
  • Barbecue and sun deck with picnic tables

Front desk office / business services

  • 24-hour front desk reception during the academic year
  • In- and out-going mail
  • Photocopying
  • Housing information and room bookings
  • Parcel pickup

Laundry room

  • High-efficiency front-loading washers and dryers
  • Open 24 hours
  • Sink and folding tables

Bike storage room

  • Staff access locking door
  • Students required to provide their own lock

Academic year (Sept. 1, 2024 – April 24, 2025)

In order to apply for housing a non-refundable $100 application fee is required.

Upon acceptance a $250 security deposit will be due. This deposit will be fully refundable after move out as long as your account is paid up to date and room is left clean and undamaged.

All rates include a $60 mandatory residence life activity fee that is non-refundable.

Four-bedroom suite
Option Amount Due date
1 $6,075 June 1
2 $4,225 June 1
$2,000 Oct. 15
Academic year cancellation policy
Date Cancellation Fee
Before June 1 Full refund of residence fees
June 1 – before Aug. 1 $500 cancellation fee
Aug. 1 – move-in day $1,000 cancellation fee
After move-in day – before Dec. 1 $1,500 cancellation fee + cost of days stayed
After Dec. 1 $2,000 cancellation fee + cost of days stayed

Winter semester (Jan. 5, 2025 – April 24, 2025)

In order to apply for housing a non-refundable $100 application fee is required.

Upon acceptance a $250 security deposit will be due. This deposit will be fully refundable after move out as long as your account is paid up to date and room is left clean and undamaged.

All rates include a $30 mandatory residence life activity fee that is non-refundable.

Four-Bedroom Suite
Option Amount Due date
1 $3,037.50 Nov. 15
 
Winter semester cancellation policy
Date Cancellation Fee
Before Nov. 15 Full refund of residence fees
Nov. 15 – before Dec. 1 $500 cancellation fee
Dec. 1 – before Dec. 15 $1,000 cancellation fee
Dec. 15 - move-in day $1,500 cancellation fee
After move-in day $2,000 cancellation fee + cost of days stayed

Summer semester (May 5, 2024 – Aug. 10, 2024)

In order to apply for housing a non-refundable $100 application fee is required.

Upon acceptance a $250 security deposit will be due. This deposit will be fully refundable after move out as long as your account is paid up to date and room is left clean and undamaged.

All rates include a $30 mandatory residence life activity fee that is non-refundable.

Four-Bedroom Suite
Option Amount Due date
1 $2,520 March 31
2 $1,500 March 31
$1,020 June 1
Summer semester cancellation policy
Date Cancellation Fee
Before April 1 Full refund of residence fees
April 1 - April 29 $500 cancellation fee
April 30 – move-in day $1,000 cancellation fee
After move-in day $2,000 cancellation fee + cost of days stayed

Payment methods

Method Details How
Bill payee We offer an online banking option for the following financial institutions:
• BMO
• CIBC
• HSBC
• RBC
• Scotia Bank
• TD
• Desjardin
• National Bank
• PC Financial
To add the Residence as a bill payee search for “TRU McGill” and select the payee titled “TRU – MCGILL RESIDENCE”.

If you are unable to see “TRU – MCGILL RESIDENCE” please notify the Residence and we will assist you in selecting the proper payee.

Please do not use the payee listed as “TRU RESIDENCE AND CONFERENCE CENTRE” or “THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY”.

To identify your payment, you will be prompted to type in your Account Number which is located on the home page of your My Housing Portal. You can also find this number in the top right hand corner of your invoice.

Please note: This payment may not be reflected on your Residence account instantly, and may take more than five business days.
Money order, certified cheque, or bank draft Please make your money order, certified cheque or bank draft out to:
“CLC – TRU McGill”

Send via courier to the address below:
Attn: Residence Manager
1055 Campus Dr.
Kamloops, BC
V2C 6N2
Obtain from your financial institution.
International payment Pay through NorthStar in your native currency and it will be transferred to Residence in Canadian dollars. International students can click on the link below to pay in your native currency: NorthStar Payment

Please note: This payment may not be reflected on your Residence account instantly, and may take more than five business days.
Cash or debit in person Please visit the Residence to make your payment. TRU Housing: McGill Residence
1055 Campus Dr.
Kamloops, BC
V2C6N2
Credit card Pay NorthStar and it will be transferred to Residence. NorthStar Payment

Please note: This payment may not be reflected on your Residence account instantly, and may take more than five business days.

Payments must be made directly to the Residence via one of the above listed options and cannot be paid to the institution. Payments made to the institution in error will be applied to any outstanding balances on your account with the institution.

By proceeding with your residence application, you hereby acknowledge that you understand and agree to the termination and cancellation policy.

Contact

1055 Campus Drive,
Kamloops, BC
V2C 6N2
Phone: 250-852-6330
mcgill@truresidence.ca

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