Cancellation Fees

 Undergraduate             Upper Year Undergrad, Grad, and Exchange        Macdonald Campus

UNDERGRADUATE CANCELLATION FEES


**IMPORTANT INFORMATION**

Residence Withdrawal and Associated Cancellation Fees

Application for residences are accepted and accommodation is assigned based on the understanding that students are making a commitment for the full academic year. Upon acceptance into residences, students are committing to a lease under Québec law. Students are then bound to the terms of the lease which relates to their specific residence building.

Before accepting a space in residences, please understand that students must agree to a contract for room and board (Meal Plan/oneCard) for a specific long-term period, and that operation of the housing and dining department depends on a stable resident census.

The deposit which reserves your space in McGill residence is strictly non-refundable, if for any reason you do not occupy that space by September 1st. Please note that if your admission is withdrawn by McGill due to an unexplained significant decline in your academic performance during last term, you will be subject to cancellation penalties as per the dates stipulated in our cancellation policy.


Students who withdraw from McGill University Residences for either academic or non-academic reasons will be held financially responsible as follows:

CANCELLATION OF RESIDENCE RESERVATION - PRIOR TO MOVE-IN (Saturday & Sunday)

Cancellation Notice Penalty/Charge Charged to
Prior to August 1, 2019 $500
 

Deducted from original deposit - $1000.00 refunded on credit card

August 1 to August 23, 2019 $1500
 

Original deposit forfeited

WITHDRAWAL FROM RESIDENCES / AUGUST 24, 2019 – JANUARY 7, 2020

 

Housing

Mandatory Meal Plan

oneCard Processing Charge

First year residences (downtown)
 

Rent pro-rated to withdrawal date

&

Cancellation penalty of 3 month's rent

OR

Possibility to assign lease to another McGill student not currently living in residences, upon approval of Residence Admissions Office.

Mandatory Meal Plan dollars transferred to a rollover plan, valid until April 30th, 2021. 

Unused balance in this account after April 30th, 2020 is non refundable nor redeemable for cash. 

*If you are leaving McGill University, contact Teresa Anania teresa.anania [at] mcgill.ca.

Please note that if you leave the University, you will be charged the full administration fee of $975 plus the prorated amount of your meal plan.

Valid for the duration of your studies at McGill. $100

WITHDRAWAL FROM RESIDENCES / JANUARY 8, 2020 - END OF LEASE

  Housing Mandatory Meal Plan oneCard Processing Charge

First year residences (downtown)

Rent due for the entire duration of the lease + applicable meal plan fees*

Mandatory Meal Plan dollars transferred to Roll-over plan, valid until April 30, 2021.

Unused balance in this account after April 30, 2020 is non-refundable nor redeemable for cash. 

*If you are leaving McGill University, please contact Teresa Anania teresa.anania [at] mcgill.ca

Please note that if you leave the University, you will be charged the full administration fee of $975 plus the prorated amount of your meal plan.

Valid for the duration of your studies at McGill.

oneCard dollars are only refundable once you have left the University.

$100

*For students in Solin and MORE leases end July 31, 2020. All other first year residence buildings including New Residence Hall, Carrefour Sherbrooke, La Citadelle, Douglas Hall, Molson Hall, Gardner Hall, McConnell Hall, Royal Victoria College and University Hall, leases end April 30, 2020.

**For information regarding the fees for Meal Plan please see the Food and Dining website here: Food and Dining.

Additional charges could apply if room keys are not returned to the respective front desk or if additional cleaning, maintenance or damage repairs are incurred during the lease. 

We encourage you to contact the Residence Admissions Office at 514-398-6368 or write to housing.residences [at] mcgill.ca for further information. Click here for important dates. 

UPPER YEAR, EXCHANGE AND GRADUATE RESIDENCE CANCELLATION FEES

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION**

Residence Withdrawal and Associated Cancellation Fees

Application for residences are accepted and accommodation is assigned based on the understanding that students are making a commitment for the full academic year. Upon acceptance into residences, students are committing to a lease under Québec law. Students are then bound to the terms of the lease which relates to their specific residence building.

Before accepting a space in residences, please understand that students must agree to a contract for room and board (Meal Plan/oneCard) for a specific long-term period, and that operation of the housing and dining department depends on a stable resident census.

Students who withdraw from McGill University Residences for either academic or non-academic reasons will be held financially responsible as follows:

CANCELLATION OF RESIDENCE PRIOR TO MOVE-IN

  Prior to August 1st, 2019 August 1st to August 23rd, 2019

Campus Housing (Upper Year Undergrad and Grad Housing, Downtown)
 

$300 deducted from original deposit 
$700 refunded on credit card
$1000 & Deposit forfeited

WITHDRAWAL FROM RESIDENCES / AUGUST 24TH, 2019 – JANUARY 7, 2020

  Housing Mandatory Meal Plan oneCard

Upper-Year, Exchange and Graduate Housing

Rent prorated to withdrawal date
&
Cancellation penalty of 3 month's rent


OR

Possibility to assign lease to another McGill student not currently living in residences, upon approval of Residence Admissions Office.

N/A

Valid for the duration of your studies at McGill.

oneCard dollars are only refunded once you leave the university. 

WITHDRAWAL FROM RESIDENCES / JANUARY 8th, 2020 – END OF LEASE

 

Housing Mandatory Meal Plan  oneCard

Upper-Year, Exchange and Graduate Housing

Rent due for the entire duration of the lease.

N/A

Valid for the duration of your studies at McGill.

oneCard dollars are only refunded once you leave the university. 

Additional charges could apply if room keys are not returned to the respective front desk or if additional cleaning, maintenance or damage repairs are incurred during the lease. 

MACDONALD CAMPUS

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION**

Residence Withdrawal and Associated Cancellation Fees

Application for residences are accepted and accommodation is assigned based on the understanding that students are making a commitment for the full academic year. Upon acceptance into residences, students are committing to a lease under Québec law. Students are then bound to the terms of the lease which relates to their specific residence building.

Before accepting a space in residences, please understand that students must agree to a contract for room and oneCard for a specific long-term period, and that operation of the housing department depends on a stable resident census.

The deposit which reserves your space in McGill residence is strictly non-refundable, if for any reason you do not occupy that space by September 1st. Please note that if your admission is withdrawn by McGill due to an unexplained significant decline in your academic performance during last term, you will be subject to cancellation penalties as per the dates stipulated in our cancellation policy.

Students who withdraw from McGill University Residences for either academic or non-academic reasons will be held financially responsible as follows:


CANCELLATION OF RESIDENCE RESERVATION: PRIOR TO MOVE-IN SUNDAY 

Cancellation Notice Penalty/Charge Charged to
Prior to August 25th, 2019 $500 Original deposit forfeited

WITHDRAWAL FROM RESIDENCES FROM AUGUST 25, 2019 - January 7, 2020

Residence Rent oneCard Processing Charge
Laird Hall & EcoResidence Rent pro-rated to withdrawal date & cancellation penalty of 3 month's rent. Valid for the duration of your studies at McGill. oneCard dollars are only refunded once you leave the university. $50

WITHDRAWAL FROM RESIDENCES: JANUARY 8, 2020 - APRIL 30TH, 2020 (end of lease)

Residence Rent oneCard Processing charge
Laird Hall & EcoResidence Rent due for the entire duration of the lease. Valid for the duration of your studies at McGill. oneCard dollars are only refunded once you leave the university.  $50

In the event of a December graduation, please provide your name to the Housing Office as soon as possible. These students will be exempt from penalties and their leases will end on December 31, 2019.

Additional charges could apply if room keys are not returned to the respective front desk or if additional cleaning, maintenance, or damage repairs are incurred during the lease. 

Questions about Macdonald Housing? Call the Residence Housing Office 514-398-7716 or write to gerry.chevalier [at] mcgill.ca for further information.