Living in Residence

A transformative experience

At the University of King’s College, your residence is more than a place to live. You’ll develop strong friendships here, making for an outstanding, transformative experience.

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What’s my room like?

Each residence room contains: 

  • a bed
  • closet
  • mirror
  • book shelf
  • dresser
  • desk
  • chair
  • lamp
  • small fridge
  • phone with local service and voice mail
  • long distance calling (available with the purchase of a calling card)
  • high speed Internet connection port.


Floor Plans


  • Many of the beds in Alexandra Hall are platform beds with attached drawers underneath, while other beds are frame beds.
  • Drawer size, if applicable: 18.5 inches x 13.5 inches x 5 inches
  • Space between the bottom of the bed and the floor, if applicable: 13 inches
  • Dresser dimensions: 25.5 inches x 14.5 inches x 7 inches
  • Closet space in Alexandra Hall changes with every room. However, they are quite substantial and normally larger than the closets in the Bay rooms.


  • Closet dimensions: 34.5 inches x 35.5 inches x 8 feet
  • Space between the bottom of the bed and the floor: 13 inches
  • Dresser dimensions: 3 feet x 2 feet x 10 inches

Student Leadership 

Benn Vann Ryn is this year’s Residence Reprensetative. The Residence Representative serves on King’s Students’ Union Council and represents the views and concerns of residents to the KSU and university administration.

Our residential community also boasts an eclectic mix of upper year students, most of whom have studied FYP. The Kings Residence Leadership Program (KRLP) encourages upper-year students to live on campus, while providing a forum for their active leadership and participation in residence and campus events.

Forms and documents

Residence Buildings

If you live in residence, you must also have a meal plan. We offer flexible plans that fit your needs. Find out more