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The ornate entrance and facade of Concordia University's historic Grey Nuns residence on a sunny day

The building

This historic residence is made up of two wings of five floors each. As of fall 2021, it will be home to approximately 300 undergraduate students.

Grey Nuns has two wheelchair-accessible entrances and elevators serve all floors, with WiFi throughout the building.

Like all Concordia residences, Grey Nuns is co-ed, meaning people of all genders share common living areas, including washrooms.

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Students in Concordia University's Grey Nuns residence dining hall


Each floor has a kitchenette with a microwave oven, toaster and a kettle; laundry facilities; a lounge with a television; a games room where you can play pool, ping pong, foosball or piano; a study lounge; and an event room for meetings or group study sessions.

Grey Nuns has its own dining hall with a mandatory meal plan.

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A cozy furnished bedroom in the Grey Nuns residence with a desk in the corner by a large window


You'll have your own room at Grey Nuns. Standard rooms typically have a single bed, and in most cases, you'll share bathroom facilities with other people. Some standard rooms have their own sink and a double bed.

Room types

A silent study space

The Grey Nuns residence adjoins an awe-inspiring reading room.

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