Playing ping pong

Games Room

Ping-pong, board games, pinball, a pool table—when you want to get out of your room for a while, this alcohol-free, drop-in venue is for you. Open to all residents and guests. Games and equipment available at the front desk.

Sunday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to midnight
Friday and Saturday: 8 a.m. to 3 a.m.

Social lounges

Watch TV, play a board game or just hang out. When you need some real face time, you can find it in the social lounge. Each floor’s lounge has a 54” HD TV, an upgraded channel package and a DVD player.

24/7, but your floor’s quiet hours apply

Playing board games

Residence study lounge

Study lounges

Study on your own or with a group. Sketch out your ideas on the whiteboard walls or bring them to life on the smart board. When study space is hard to find on campus, you and your study buddies have a place to go. Each floor has its own study lounge.

24/7, but your floor’s quiet hours apply


Our brand new, accessible 26-seat theatre is the perfect place for Residence Life programs, including movie nights, gaming tournaments and special events. Digital and gaming worlds are at your fingertips.

Will vary based on programming

Students watching movie eating popcorn


Wellness Suites

Calm lighting, soothing music, a waterfall, LED candles and a DreamWave massage chair—our therapeutic Wellness Suites are the perfect place to unwind. Here you can read your favourite book, meditate or nap. No charge if you live in residence. Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.


A warm welcome, day or night

Our front desk is the heart of residence—and we’re open 24/7. Locked out of your room? Want to know more about the bike share program? Need to sign in a weekend guest? Can’t find the ping-pong paddles? Our friendly front desk staff can answer all of your questions or find someone who can.



Services and extras

Bike storage and electric bike share

Bike storage

If you live in MacEwan Residence, you can park your bike in our indoor parking area, located on the main floor. Bike parking is free and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Ask for details at the front desk. Residence ID is required.

Electric bike share

Visit the front desk and take advantage of our no-cost bike share program. Available to MacEwan Residence students only, this service runs from March 15 to November 15, weather permitting. You can book an electric bike for up to four hours. Three bikes are available.

Earth-friendly initiatives

MacEwan Residence is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver building, which means it is a highly efficient building that adheres to principles of sustainability. 

MacEwan University is committed to providing accommodations that reflect highly valued sustainability initiatives, such as recycling and conserving energy and water. Products like fluorescent lights, water-saving toilets, high-efficiency laundry machines and motion sensors are installed wherever possible.

Residence Shop

You can buy essential items such as notebooks and laundry detergent at affordable prices at the Residence Shop, located at the front desk. If you have suggestions for other items you'd like us to carry, let us know.

Sports equipment storage

Hockey equipment, lacrosse sticks, soccer balls—no need to have sports equipment taking up space in your room when you can use the sports equipment storage room. To access the sports equipment storage room, sign up at the front desk using your Residence ID. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no charge to residents.

Spring and summer storage

If you are moving out of residence at the end of the winter term, but know you will be returning in the fall, you can store your belongings in residence for the spring and summer months.  

  • Items such as books, clothing, decor and bedding may be stored.

  • Space is limited—25 units in total—and is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Storage lockers are 4 x 4 feet (1.2 x 1.2 m).

  • You are assigned a specific locker at the front desk. 

  • All items must be stored in boxes or crates, clearly numbered (for example, 1 of 2, 2 of 2) and labelled with your full name and summer contact phone number.

  • Label each box on all sides.

  • After you have stored your items, you will not be able to access the locker until the date listed on the storage agreement.  

Spring and summer storage agreement


Campus amenities


Textbooks, stationery, tech tools—our bookstore offers students and faculty all of the academic essentials. As well, you can find a variety of MacEwan-branded gifts, clothing, gear and other merchandise, including albums from MacEwan's own Bent River Records label.

MacEwan Bookstore (mstore)

780-497-5482 |

Main Floor, Building 6
6-124, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Operating hours

Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The bookstore will support students online by providing:

  • Free curb-side pickup for online orders

Food Services

We provide fresh, healthy food with lots of variety to the MacEwan community. Food carts, cafeterias, independent and chain outlets—you can find food across campus. Browse our website for hours, cuisine type and food offerings in each building on campus.

Food Services

780-497-5029 |

6-005J, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB


Named after MacEwan's first president, the John L. Haar Library spans two city blocks across Buildings 6 & 7 and has plenty of silent study areas and computers. Visit the library's website to search the collections, access research and citation resources, and contact librarians for research help.

John L. Haar Library


City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Check the library website for hours information.

Library hours

MacEwan University Health Centre

MacEwan students, faculty and staff have access to comprehensive physical and mental health care, including disease prevention, health promotion, acute care and chronic care at the MacEwan University Health Centre (MUHC).

Appointments can be booked by phone or online.

MacEwan University Health Centre


MacEwan University Health Centre
10507 – 109 Street
Edmonton, AB



Dreamers, thinkers and entrepreneurs make Roundhouse their home. Our co-working space, located in MacEwan University in the heart of downtown Edmonton, provides work space, resources and support to MacEwan University staff and students and to the general public. 


780-633-3464 |

Main Floor, Southeast Corner
Allard Hall
11110 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Operating hours (as of March 16, 2020)

Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday

Sport and Wellness

MacEwan University's Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness is a recreation facility in downtown Edmonton that features fitness and aquatics facilities; spin, yoga and aerobics studios; and a three-court gymnasium. We serve MacEwan students and employees and the general public. Our facilities are available for rent by external groups.

Sport and Wellness

780-497-5300 |

8-121, Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness
10800 – 105 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Guest Accommodations Room Interior

A place for guests 

If you have parents coming for a visit, family on campus during graduation or friends who want to stay nearby, look no further than the main floor of residence. Hotel-style rooms are available to your guests year round. Family and friends receive a 10% discount.