A student residence that provides more than housing
Becoming a Resident at Riverview
Riverview serves as a hall of residence for men. The atmosphere in the house relies upon the contributions of each resident, who in turn benefits from it. An applicant is offered a place on the understanding that he will, by his positive outlook, seek to maintain the high standards and family tone which have marked Riverview since 1968.
Riverview is located in the historic neighbourhood known as the Golden Square Mile, downtown Montreal. The main campuses of McGill and Concordia universities are within just a few minutes walk, together with quick access to bus routes and the subway (Peel and Guy-Concordia metro stations).
Residents live in single rooms.
Library, study and seminar rooms are available. Other facilities include, common living rooms, a common dining room and a chapel.
Fees cover all meals, cleaning and laundry service.
Applications are welcomed from all who are undertaking full-time study or research at recognized colleges and institutions of higher education, regardless of race, nationality or creed. It is assumed that most applicants will be seeking accommodation for the full academic year (September-April).
An interview will be arranged as part of the admission process, either during a visit by the applicant on site, on another location by a Riverview alumnus or by video conference.
To apply, download the application form and send it to us following the instructions in the document.
- The cost per term is $5,040 (September to December, 2018) and $5,140 (January to April, 2019).
- Residence outside of those periods should be arranged on a case by case agreement, based on $1,300 per month.
Life in Riverview
Aside from being a university residence, Riverview also offers a variety of spiritual, cultural and intellectual activities for university students. These activities are open to men from all social, ethnic and religious backgrounds.
A wide variety of cultural and recreational activities is available to Riverview's residents and their friends, such as get-togethers with representative personalities of the University and the business world, sports, and excursions.
The chaplaincy provides those who so desire with help and guidance in expressing and developing their Christian faith. This includes the opportunity for daily Mass, classes in Christian doctrine, and a wealth of cultural and academic talks with speakers coming throughout the academic year.