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For your convenience TRU McGill Housing accepts a variety of payment methods.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Front Desk at mcgillhousing@trurez.ca or 250-852-6330.

Rates & Terms - 2017-2018

In order to apply for housing, a $500 security deposit fees is required.

Academic Year Rates (September 2, 2017 - April 29, 2018)

All rates include a $40 mandatory residence life activity fee as well as a $96 internet fee.

For example: Building 1 = $4,304 + $40 + 96 = $4,440

Payment Option Building 1 Building 2* Building 3*
Option 1 $4,440 due June 15, 2017 $4,940 due June 15, 2017 $4,940 due June 15, 2017
Option 2 $3,040 due June 15, 2017
$1,500 due November 15, 2017
$3,540 due June 15, 2017
$1,500 due November 15, 2017
$3,540 due June 15, 2017
$1,500 due November 15, 2017
Option 3 Payment Plan – Contact Manager Payment Plan – Contact Manager Payment Plan – Contact Manager

*Newly renovated for 2017-2018 Academic Year

Early Move-In

New for the Academic Year 2017 - 2018 we will be offering an Early Move-In program. More details will be sent with your acceptance to TRU McGill Housing. Be sure to select August 30, 2017 as your Early Move-In date if you wish to join us! You’ll be happy you did!

International students are welcome to join us the day before International Orientation free of charge.

Moving in prior to the two above mentioned dates will result in a fee of $30/day.

Summer Semester Rates (May 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017)

Payment Option Building 1 Building 2* Building 3*
Option 1 $1,600 due April 15, 2017 $1,800 due April 15, 2017 $1,800 due April 15, 2017
Option 2 $400 due April 15, 2017
$400 due May 15, 2017
$400 due June 15, 2017
$400 due July 15, 2017
$450 due April 15, 2017
$450 due May 15, 2017
$450 due June 15, 2017
$450 due July 15, 2017
$450 due April 15, 2017
$450 due May 15, 2017
$450 due June 15, 2017
$450 due July 15, 2017

Payment Methods

Payment Method Details How
Bill Payee

We are now offering an online banking option for the following financial institution(s):

  • BMO
  • CIBC
  • HSBC
  • RBC
  • Scotia Bank
  • TD
  • Desjardin
  • Nation Bank
  • PC Finanacial

To add the Residence as a bill payee search for “TRU McGill” and select the payee titled 
TRU – MCGILL RESIDENCE.
If you are unable to see “TRU – MCGILL RESIDENCE” please notify the Residence and we will assist you in selecting the proper payee.
Please do not use the payee listed as “TRU RESIDENCE AND CONFERENCE CENTRE ” or “THOMPSON RIVERES UNIVERSITY”.

To identify your payment, you will be prompted to type in your Account Number which is located on the home page of your My Housing Portal. You can also find this number in the top right hand corner of your invoice.

Please note: This payment may not be reflected on your Residence account instantly, and may take more than five business days.
Online Interac 

Online Interac is available for the following financial institutions and can be paid through the My Housing Portal:

  • Scotia Bank
  • Toronto Dominion (TD)
  • Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
  • Bank of Montreal (BMO)
  • First Nations Bank of Canada

Click on the ‘Pay Now’ button at the bottom of this page, where you will be directed to our online payment page.

Please note: Daily banking limits will apply. If you have Visa Debit or Debit MasterCard you will not be able to make an online Interac payment.
Money Order, Certified Cheque, or Bank Draft

Please make your Money Order, Certified Cheque or Bank Draft out to:
CLC – TRU McGill
Send via courier to the address below:

Attn: Residence Manager
850 McGill Road
Kamloops, BC
V2C 6N2
Obtain from your financial institution.
International Payment Pay through NorthStar in your native currency and it will be transferred to Residence in Canadian dollars.

International students can click on the link below to pay in your native currency: NorthStar Payment

Please note: This payment may not be reflected on your Residence account instantly, and may take more than five business days.
Cash or Debit, or Credit in Person Please visit the Residence to make your payment. TRU McGill Housing
850 McGill Road
Kamloops, BC
V2C6N2
Credit Card Pay NorthStar and it will be transferred to Residence.

NorthStar Payment

Please note: This payment may not be reflected on your Residence account instantly, and may take more than five business days.

Deposits must be paid directly to the Residence via one of the above listed options and cannot be paid to the Institution. Payments made to the Institution in error will be applied to any outstanding balances on your account with the Institution.

By proceeding with your Residence Application, you hereby acknowledge that you understand and agree to the Termination & Cancellation Policy.


Termination & Cancellation Policy

Cancellations occur prior to move-in. If you wish to cancel your residence application or the Student Residence Agreement, you must cancel through My Housing Portal prior to move-in.

Withdrawals occur after move-in. If you wish to withdraw from residence, please contact the front desk for a Residence Withdrawal Form. You must return it to the front desk within 5 business days of the anticipated departure date.

Cancellations will not be accepted over the phone.


The following information is directly quoted from section 8 of the Student Residence Agreement. The cancellation policy refers to residence fees and the deposit, which are detailed in sections 2.02 and 2.03 of the Student Residence Agreement. Section 8.06 explains the differences in the policy for students applying for specific terms (Academic Year, Winter, and Summer).

If you have any questions about the termination and cancellation policy please email us or give us a call.

2.02 Deposit

Prior to the Resident’s first payment of Residence Fees, the Resident must pay a deposit (the “Deposit”) to be held by the Manager and applied to the cost of repairing damage to the Room, any additional cleaning charges, and to any unpaid amounts owing by the Resident under this Agreement. The amount of the deposit is detailed in Table 4. Upon the termination of this Agreement, provided that there are no damage claims or unpaid amounts then owing, the Deposit will be refunded to the Resident as described in section 8 of this Agreement.

2.03 Residence Fees

The Resident must pay the “Residence Fees” in accordance with the Rates and Payment Schedules detailed in Table 4 for the right to occupy a Room during the Term. Tables 2, 3 and 4 also detail additional Fees that the Resident is subject to, including the mandatory Residence Life Activity Fee and the cost of Extended Terms. If a hard copy of this agreement is required by the Manager, the Resident is required to select one of the payment schedule options, by initialling their desired option.

TABLE 4: Fees & Payments
1. The Deposit for the Academic Year 2017-2018 is $500.00.
2. The total amount payable for the Academic Year 2017-2018 includes a mandatory non-refundable $40.00 Residence Life Activity Fee, and the Winter Semester 2018 includes a mandatory non-refundable $20.00 Residence Life Activity Fee, which subsidizes events and activities organized by the Residence Life Staff and Residence Council. In addition, there is a mandatory non-refundable $96.00 Internet Fee for the Academic Year 2017-2018 and a mandatory non-refundable $48.00 Internet Fee for the Winter Semester 2018.
3. Academic Year 2017-2018 Payment Schedule Option (b) includes a non-refundable $100.00 administration fee and Option (c) includes a non-refundable $200.00 administration fee.
 
Summer Semester 2017 - Payment Schedule - Four Bedroom Suite (Building 1)
(a) $1,600 payable on or before April 15, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. or
(b) $1,600 payable as to $400 on or before April 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and as to $400 on or before May 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and as to $400 on or before June 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and as to $400 on or before July 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
   
Academic Year 2017-2018 - Payment Schedule - Four Bedroom Suite (Building 1)
(a) $4,440 payable on or before June 15, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. or
(b) $4,540 payable as to $3,040 on or before June 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and as to $1,500 on or before November 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. or
 
Winter Semester 2018 - Payment Schedule - Four Bedroom Suite (Building 1)
(a) $2,200 due December 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. or if accepted after December 15, 2017 payment is due immediately.
   
Academic Year 2017-2018 - Payment Schedule
(a) $4,940 payable on or before June 15, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. or
(b) $4,040 payable as to $3,540 on or before June 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and as to $1,500 on or before November 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. or
 
Winter Semester 2018 - Payment Schedule
(a) $2,470 due December 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. or if accepted after December 15, 2017 payment is due immediately.
   
Customized By Manager 2017-2018 - Payment Schedule
(a) $_____________, payable on or before _________________, 20___ at 5:00 p.m. or
(b) $_____________, payable as to $_____________ on or before _________________, 20___ at 5:00 p.m. and as to $_____________ on or before _________________, 20___ or
(c) $_____________, payable as to $_____________ on or before _________________, 20___ at 5:00 p.m. and as to $_____________ on or before _________________, 20___ at 5:00 p.m. and as to $_____________ on or before _________________, 20___ at 5:00 p.m. and as to $_____________ on or before _________________, 20___ at 5:00 p.m.

8.01 Termination by the Manager

This agreement may be terminated by the Manager if: (a) the Resident fails to check into their assigned Room within five (5) days of the first day of the Semester; (b) the Resident abandons their Room as detailed in section 8.03 of this Agreement; (c) the Resident decides not to accept the Room they were assigned, or any alternate rooms offered to them during the course of this Agreement; or (d) the Resident violates any of the terms of this Agreement, including violations of the Residence Community Living Standards or Institution Standards. Written Notice of Termination of Residency will be delivered to the Resident, and if necessary, the Manager may notify the Primary or Secondary Contact by phone or e-mail of the termination of the Resident’s residency. If the Resident is unavailable to receive service of the notice in person, then delivery of the notice to the Resident’s Room shall be deemed proper service and delivery. The Resident will be allowed 24 hours from the date and time of delivery of the Notice of Termination of Residency to fully vacate and remove all personal belongings from the Residence.

8.02 Termination or Cancellation by the Resident.

Cancellations occur prior to the Resident occupying the Room. If the Resident wishes to cancel this Agreement or their residence application, the Resident must notify the Manager in writing via the online residence cancellation process prior to occupying the Room. Withdrawals occur after the Resident has occupied the Room. If the Resident wishes to withdraw from Residence, the Resident must complete a Residence Withdrawal Form and return it to the Front Desk within 5 business days of the anticipated departure date. Please note that the Residence operates independently from the Institution and if the Resident cancels their application or enrolment at the Institution, they will also need to cancel their Residence application. Refunds will be issued by the Manager as detailed in section 8.06.

8.03 Abandonment.

If the Resident vacates the Room for a period greater than 15 days prior to the expiry of the Term without the Manager’s prior agreement, the Room will be deemed abandoned by the Resident. In that event, the Manager may (i) repossess the Room without liability to the Manager, and (ii) enter into an agreement for the occupancy of the Room with a third party.

8.04 Termination Procedures.

Upon the termination of the privileges of this Agreement, the Resident shall vacate the Room within the time frame given, and deliver to the Manager vacant possession of the Room together with all of the furnishings, fixtures, appliances and telephones of the Residence, and the furnishings and fixtures shall be in good condition, with reasonable wear and tear excepted. The Resident will follow the Move-out Procedures explained in section 3.02 of this Agreement and all additional directions communicated by the Manager.

8.05 Failure to Vacate.

If the Resident does not vacate the Residence on the expiry or early termination of this Agreement, (i) the Resident is liable for any financial loss sustained or incurred by the Institution or the Manager, and (ii) the Manager may remove the property of the Resident from the Room (whether or not the Resident is present at the time), and place the property in temporary storage in a location in the Residence of the Manager’s choice, at the Resident’s expense, without notice to the Resident and without liability to the Manager for any damage to or loss of the Resident’s property.

8.06 Refund Procedures.

Upon the termination of this Agreement or a residence application by the Resident, as detailed in section 8.02, the Resident may be entitled to a partial refund of Residence Fees, without interest, within eight (8) weeks of the Resident vacating the Residence or cancelling their residence application. The refund will be in the form of a cheque mailed to the Resident’s permanent address on file. Residence Fees, cancellation fees and refunds will be calculated on a pro-rated daily basis. Deposits are refunded less any outstanding charges and
administration fees. Refunds are issued based on the following:

8.06 (a) Academic Year Applications/Agreements

  1. If the Resident’s written cancellation request is received by the Residence Manager on or before June 15 (Deadline 1), whether the Resident has been accepted into Residence or not, the Resident will receive a full refund of the Deposit and any Residence Fees paid to date.
  2. If the Resident has been accepted into Residence and the Residence Manager receives the Resident’s written cancellation request after June 15 (Deadline 1) but on or before August 1 (Deadline 2), then the Resident’s Deposit will be forfeited. The Resident will receive a full refund of any Residence Fees paid to date.
  3. If the Resident is on the wait list for Residence and the Residence Manager receives a written cancellation request before the Resident is accepted to Residence, then the Resident will be refunded the full Deposit.
  4. If the Resident is on the wait list and a space becomes available after June 15 (Deadline 1), the Resident will be offered a space in Residence and asked to confirm the status of the Resident’s Residence acceptance within 24 hours. After confirmation to the Residence, all regular cancellation policies and payment deadlines apply.
  5. If the Resident has been accepted into Residence and the Residence Manager receives the Resident’s written cancellation request after August 1 (Deadline 2), but on or before the first day of the Term (Deadline 3), then the Resident will be charged a late cancellation fee. The cancellation fee will be equivalent to 45 days of Residence Fees. The Deposit will be refunded less any damages, charges or money owing to the Residence.
  6. If the Residence Manager receives the Resident’s written cancellation request after the first day of the Term (Deadline 3) and on or before November 15 (Deadline 4), then the Resident will be charged for each day they occupy a Residence Room plus a cancellation fee. The Resident must complete all Move-out Procedures detailed in section 3.02 before cancellation fees and refunds will be assessed and issued. The cancellation fee will be equivalent to 60 days of Residence Fees. The Deposit will be refunded less any damages, charges or money owing to the Residence.
  7. If the Residence Manager receives the Resident’s written cancellation request after November 15 (Deadline 5), then the Resident will be charged for each day they occupy a Residence Room plus a cancellation fee. The Resident must complete all Move-out Procedures detailed in section 3.02 before cancellation fees and refunds will be assessed and issued. The cancellation fee will be equivalent to 90 days of Residence Fees. The Deposit will be refunded less any damages, charges or money owing to the Residence.

8.06 (b) Winter and Summer Applications/Agreements

  1. If the Resident’s written cancellation request is received by the Residence Manager on or before Deadline 1, whether the Resident has been accepted into Residence or not, the Resident will receive a full refund of the Resident’s Deposit and any Residence Fees paid to date.
  2. If the Resident is on the wait list for Residence and the Residence Manager receives a written cancellation request before the Resident is accepted to Residence, then the Resident will be refunded the full Deposit.
  3. If the Resident is on the wait list and a space becomes available, the Resident will be offered a space in Residence and asked to confirm the status of the Resident’s Residence acceptance within 24 hours. After confirmation to the Residence, all regular cancellation policies and payment deadlines apply.
  4. If the Resident has been accepted into Residence and the Residence Manager receives the Resident’s written cancellation request after Deadline 1, but on or before the first day of the Term (Deadline 2) , then the Resident will be charged a late cancellation fee. The cancellation fee will be equivalent to 45 days of Residence Fees. The Deposit will be refunded less any damages, charges or money owing to the Residence.
  5. If the Resident has been accepted into Residence and the Residence Manager receives the Resident’s written cancellation request after the first day of the term (Deadline 3) then the Resident will be charged for each day they occupy a Residence Room plus a cancellation fee. The cancellation fee will be equivalent to 60 days of Residence Fees. The Deposit will be refunded less any damages, charges or money owing to the Residence.

8.07 Payment after Notice of Termination.

The Manager's acceptance of any payment of arrears or of any other payment for the use or occupation of the Room, after delivery of a notice terminating this agreement to the Resident, does not operate as waiver of a notice of termination, nor reinstatement of this Agreement.

8.08 Binding Effect.

Each reference in this Agreement to the Manager, the Institution, and the Resident includes their respective heirs, estate trustees, legal representatives, successors and assigns, as applicable.
 

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