Stay on Campus While You Search

After completing a 14-day quarantine stay, international students are invited to stay on campus in apartment or suite-style accommodations, available in McMaster’s west quad.

Short-term accommodations are offered at fair market housing rates, with weekly linen changes and cleaning services. Flexible terms available ranging from one week to three month stays.

Modified Keyes Suite Floor plan
Residence BuildingAccommodation TypeWeekly RateMonthly Rate
Mary E. KeyesOne Bedroom$350$1200
Mary E. KeyesOne Bedroom + Office Space$450$1400
BatesOne Bedroom$225$800
BatesOne Bedroom + Office Space$300$900
Please note that Bates Residence does not have air conditioning in the summer.

What’s included in your stay

  • High speed wi-fi internet access
  • Exclusive access to a single-user washroom
  • Access to a kitchen and living area in your apartment or suite (shared with up to one other guest)
  • Option to rent second bedroom for office use
  • Contactless check-in procedure
  • Weekly linen refresh and cleaning services

Ready to make your reservation?

Book your short-term accommodations by emailing All reservations are charged directly to your McMaster student account. Payment is due on or before December 20, 2020.

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Finding Your Long-Term Home

Students who are looking for off-campus accommodations can find local listings for rooms, apartments and houses on our Mac Off-Campus Housing website. Sign in to view available properties using your MacID and password.

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Short-term accommodations are available for McMaster students only. Students must be coming out of the International Student 14-day Quarantine Stay program. Accommodations are not available for other student groups or the general public. Thank you for your understanding.