|Co-ed: 545 beds||Lowest: $3,500.00||Highest: $6,900.00
If you’re new to Montreal, living on campus will make it easy to adjust to a new city and meet friends. All three of Concordia’s residences are lively places with students from around the globe. Residence Life Managers and Assistants help provide a supportive environment while you transition to university life. Living in residence simplifies things. Rooms are furnished and all of our residences have access to telephone and Internet services. There are several types of living arrangements available, from single and double occupancy rooms in the more traditional dormitory style of Hingston Hall and Grey Nuns Residence, to the private rooms and ensuite washrooms in the Jesuit Residence. Concordia Security is on duty 24/7 and all residence buildings are accessible only to residence staff members, occupants and their guests, creating a safe environment.
Rates do not include the cost of the mandatory meal plan. For detailed floor plans and a complete list of furnishings included visit residence.concordia.ca.
The Concordia Student Union’s Housing and Job Bank (HOJO) provides detailed and monitored apartment listings, as well as information on subjects like tenants’ rights, roommate conflict prevention and how to save energy in your apartment. Perhaps you want to live on your own or with roommates; maybe you have all the furniture you need or would rather find an apartment that is already furnished — HOJO can help you find your perfect new home.
International students can also seek assistance finding housing with the Housing Support Group at the International Student Office, supportservices.concordia.ca/iso.
Concordia's New Student Program invites all new students to participate in several orientation programs. One of the most popular orientations is Discover Concordia, designed to introduce new students to Concordia’s resources and services. For more information on the New Student Program please visit Concordia Counselling and Development online at cdev.concordia.ca.
The International Student Orientation has been especially designed for international students who are new to Concordia and Montreal. Our session will focus on issues specific to your settling in Montreal (finding an apartment, opening a bank account, etc.), your adjustment to Concordia (registration, student ID card, computer account, etc.) and will, of course, discuss cultural adaptation, an important key to your success as a student.
For more information, supportservices.concordia.ca
The Career Resource Centre (CRC) provides information and resources to assist you in your career exploration. The CRC staff will help you navigate the extensive career resource library, refine your job search, gain valuable interview skills and create attention-grabbing résumés and cover letters.
Athletics (F/M), Badminton (F/M), Baseball (F/M), Basketball (F/M), Cross Country Skiing (F/M), Curling (F/M), Football (F/M), Golf (F/M), Running (F/M), Soccer (F/M), Softball (F/M), Squash (F/M), Taekwondo (F/M), Weightlifting (F/M)
Ball Hockey (F/M), Basketball (F/M), Football (M), Hockey (F/M), Ice Hockey (F/M), Lacrosse (F/M), Rugby (F/M), Soccer (F/M), Ultimate Frisbee (F/M), Volleyball (F/M), Wrestling (F/M)
In order to tryout for a varsity team visit the Athletics website (athletics.concordia.ca) as soon as possible. Do not wait until September because many of the varsity teams recruit new members long before the start of the fall term. Please contact the coaches directly if you have any questions.
Keeping active is a great way to combat stress and helps to maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Concordia’s Department of Recreation and Athletics maintains facilities on both campuses with a variety of activities for every fitness level. On the downtown campus is Le Gym, a 10,000 square foot work out space with 75 state-of-the-art cardio machines. Facilities on the Loyola Campus include two full-length state of the art artificial playing surfaces with lighting, one of which is protected by the Stinger Dome to allow athletes to practice year-round. Also on the Loyola campus is a hockey rink and the brand new conditioning and rehabilitation facility, Le Centre.
Clubs and associations provide supportive communities for people with similar interests, cultural or academic backgrounds. Student associations organize a variety of activities including weekly meetings, outings, potlucks and movie nights. There are over 200 clubs and associations at Concordia, visit the Dean of Student website for a complete list, deanofstudents.concordia.ca.
Concordia Student Union
All Concordia undergraduate students are members of the Concordia Student Union (CSU), which is represented by a student-elected government. The CSU is a vocal advocate for student rights and offers numerous support services to better the lives of its members. The CSU promotes an inclusive and vibrant student life by hosting many events and activities around campus. During the first two weeks of September the CSU hosts a student orientation that includes many free activities and concerts.
Upon applying all students receive access to the MyConcordia Portal, a single entry point to all online student administrative services. Through the Portal you can check the status of your application, upload documents and set-up your Concordia email account. The MyConcordia Portal is also where students register for classes, find their exam schedules and grades, as well as their account balance and financial aid information.
Wireless internet access is provide on both campuses and in addition to numerous computer labs students have access to video and sound editing and digital imaging equipment. For a complete list of hardware and software available to students and how to access equipment visit Instructional and Information Technology Services, iits.concordia.ca.
Montreal is a city known worldwide for the contributions of its artists, musicians, dancers, filmmakers and creative innovators of all kinds. Concordia draws on the creativity in the city and our students produce some of the most exciting work happening in contemporary art in Canada. Every year students in the Faculty of Fine Arts organize, curate and show their work at Art Matters, the largest student-run art festival in Canada.
Over the last two years, brand-new facilities have opened for our music and dance departments, as well as major renovations to the D.B. Clarke, one of the principal performing-arts venues in the Faculty of Fine Arts. In addition to the many practice and performance spaces, there are three galleries on campus that showcase the talents of the Concordia community and bring important works by international professional artists to Concordia for all to enjoy.
Concordia is built on a strong foundation of accessible education and this tradition continues with our many student services that support the needs of our diverse community.
International Students Office
We offer a variety of services and support programs to help International students from over 150 countries feel right at home. For information or assistance related to student immigration applications, permits and visas, health insurance, employment, and other services related to cultural adaptation and integration, please visit supportservices.concordia.ca/iso.
The Access Centre for Students with Disabilities
We provide professional services to assist students with conditions or challenges that may include mobility, visual and hearing impairments, learning disabilities, and health-related conditions (temporary and permanent). Please contact the ACSD early on in the term to make your needs known. For a complete list of services and how you can access them, please visit supportservices.concordia.ca/disabilities.
Oui Can Help!
Concordia supports its students in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to enter the Quebec workforce and succeed in it. Mastering French is one of these skills. Oui Can Help! is a new initiative that connects students with French-language resources on campus and throughout the city.
French Language Bursaries are available. Visit concordia.ca/ouicanhelp for more information.
Currently, there are dozens of research units (Centres, Institutes, Groups and Platforms) affiliated with Concordia. These research units contribute significantly to academic life by creating an environment of collaboration and providing students with unique training opportunities. For more on the exciting research happening at Concordia visit, concordia.ca/research.
Learn more about Concordia, our student life and Montreal in general on a campus tour led by current Concordia students. Tours are offered year-round to interested students, parents and friends. Guests also have the opportunity to request an individual advising session with a general interviewer to answer any specific questions they may have. (Please note that you may also be touring with other prospective students and that individual advising sessions with an interviewer are limited and require advanced notice).
Tours may be reserved through Connect2.Concordia.ca. We encourage you to specify your programs of interest so that relevant information can be included on the tour.