Housing options

Moving to a new city is an exciting experience. Whether you decide to live on or off campus, there are many factors to consider, and we encourage you to take some time to research your options to find out what will best suit your needs and lifestyle.

On-campus residences

Concordia Unviersity has 3 residences:

When chosing a residence, you may want to take a look at your class schedule to find out which campus you will spend more time at. Depending on your schedule, you may have courses on one or both campuses. Commuting is easy by shuttle bus.

Generally-speaking, Sir George Williams Campus is home to students in the John Molson School of Business, Gina Cody School of Engineering and humanities-based programs, whereas the Loyola Campus is a hub for science-based programs, plus journalism and communications. 

To find out more about living in residence, visit the Living On Campus page.

Temporary accommodations

Make a hotel reservation for your first few days in Montreal (unless you have a more permanent housing solution for your arrival). Don’t wait to find last-minute temporary accommodations upon your arrival. Make reservations before your departure. Here is a list of some temporary accommodations you may want to look into.

You can also visit Tourisme Montreal’s page at for more information about temporary accommodations.

Off-campus housing

Most students are successful in finding an apartment or roommates within one to two weeks of arriving in Montreal. Starting to look for an apartment can start while you are outside Canada.

Here are some helpful resources to help you with your apartment hunting!

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