Residences and fees

Mackay ResidenceThere are two residence houses at UNB Saint John that offer two different styles of living - Dr. Colin B. Mackay and Sir James Dunn. Both residences have common features, such as:

  • Security-locked 24/7 with only residents & staff having key card access
  • Study lounges & TV lounges with Bell Aliant FibreOP Wi-Fi 
  • All bedrooms equipped with Bell Aliant FibreOP wireless internet & TV connections, as well as free long-distance phone service throughout New Brunswick
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Mailboxes

The Residence Community is also connected to the rest of the campus through a network of tunnels & pedways, so you don't have to worry about getting wet & cold on a stormy day!

Dr. Colin B. Mackay Residence

The Mackay Residence houses 170 students in 85 two bedroom suites.

The bedrooms are furnished with a double size bed, desk, chair, dresser, and a large closet.

Each suite has a three piece washroom, as well as a small kitchenette furnished with a refrigerator, microwave, table, & two chairs. Residents of the Mackay are welcome to bring non-coiled hot plates to their suite for cooking, but there is also a full kitchen that can be utilized between 7:00 a.m. & 12:00 a.m.

When residents feel like socializing, they can hang out in one of the TV lounges on each floor, work on a project in one of the study lounges, or play a game of pool in the Multi-Purpose Room.

Sir James Dunn Residence 

The Sir James Dunn Residence is a traditional residence which houses 68 students in super singles, large singles, singles, and double rooms.

The super single are furnished with double size beds, and all other rooms are furnished with an extra long twin size beds (36x80).

The rooms also have a desk, chair, closet/wardrobe, dresser, and a vanity sink.

There are separate male & female washrooms located on each floor, as well as one unisex washroom, and are shared by the residents.

Each floor also has its own TV lounge, and study lounges are located on several floors.  This residence also has a Quiet Floor that can be requested during the application process.