Rates and fees

Living in residence means we take care of your bills for you! Rates and fees vary depending on the experience you want to have.

Please review our detailed information on residence rates and fees, including residence cost breakdowns and meal plan options, to help you decide which option is right for you.

Payment options

Students applying to residence (excluding Magee House) must pay a $500 (non-refundable) residence application fee to Financial Services no later than May 15.

  • Residence Application Fees will not automatically be paid from credits or scholarships on students accounts.  It is up to the student to inform UNB Finanical Services that they would like to use these funds to pay their Residence Applicaiton Fee
  • online payments take additional time to process, students should inform UNB Financial Services that the Residence Application Fee has been paid using this method to ensure payments are processed before the deadline
  • payments received by UNB can be viewed through the financial statement available in your student eServices portal
  • See complete list of payment options available with Financial Services

All remaining residence and dining fees must be paid by UNB's undergraduate fee deadline.

Dining plans

If you live in one of our traditional-style residences (all buildings excluding Elizabeth Parr-Johnston and Magee House), a meal plan is required. Review our dining plan options and choose the plan that meets your needs best.

Magee House

All students who are approved to live in Magee House must pay a security deposit of one average month’s rent in lieu of our $500 application fee in order to secure an apartment. The deposit must be paid by certified cheque or money order to Service New Brunswick and delivered in-person or mailed to our Residence Administration Building.

Please note: If you are living outside of New Brunswick and planning to live in Magee House, please contact our residence administrator at mageehouse@unb.ca for alternative payment options.

Service fees

  • room change fee: $30
  • early residence arrival fee: $30/day
  • early dining fee: $21/day
  • improper check-out fee: $80

Please see the residence contract for more information on residence fees.