Johnston Hall

Welcome to Johnston Hall! 

Johnston Hall's stone tower is one of the University of Guelph's best-known landmarks. A traditional style co-ed residence, Johnston is home to 315 students who live primarily in double and triple rooms.

Hall Features

  • Four storey stone building accommodating 300+ students
  • Shared with several academic offices located on the main floor of the residence
  • Rooms run off both sides of the main corridor
  • All rooms are designed to accommodate one, two or three students
  • Co-ed accommodation with male and female designated rooms side by side
  • The building is divided into sections designated by floor number and North or South (eg. 4North)
  • Separate male and female washrooms located on each floor and section
  • Each section includes a small kitchenette/lounge with a microwave
  • One large building lounge (Tower Lounge) allows for group activities to take place and it is available on a drop-in basis or may be reserved for a special function; it features a TV, pool table, a separate kitchen and vending machines
  • Laundry facilities in the basement and in 2North include washers and dryers
  • Music practice room with piano available for sign-out, located in 4North
  • Study room with individual study carrels located in 2North
  • If required, you can sign out an elevator key from the residence service desk (Lennox Addington Hall)
  • ResNet is available through WiFi in each room and in common areas
  • Television lounges are located in 2North and 4North
  • Limited space is available for hockey equipment storage
  • Note there is no elevator access for students
  • Johnston is locked on a 24 hour per day basis, residents are provided with keys to the building, their room and mailbox

Video Tours


NORTH RESIDENCES  - Johnston/Mills Single Room


NORTH RESIDENCES - Johnston/Watson/Arts House Double Room


360 Degree Room Tours

360 Johnston Double

Johnston Double

360 Johnston Double

Johnston Double

360 Johnston Triple

Johnston Triple

360 Johnston Triple

Johnston Triple

360 View of Johnston Single

Johnston Single











Floor Plans




Johnston Hall - Triple Room *

Furniture is arranged to provide semi-private space for each student, with a lofted bed, desk, chair, lamp and three large closets with wardrobe for storage.

 Johnston Single Room


Johnston Hall - Single Room  *

A Johnston single provides plenty of space to feel at home and personalize your space. Each room includes a desk, lamp, chair, standard twin-size bed, dresser and mattress, as well as a large closet for storage.

Johnston Double Room

Johnston Hall - Double Room  *

Our furniture is movable and our Johnston Double rooms lend themselves nicely to creating your own space.  Each room includes two desks, lamps, chairs, standard twin-size beds with mattresses, as well as a large closet with a wardrobe for storage for each occupant.



* Important Note: The floor plan images above represent a TYPICAL room layout in Johnston Hall. Not all layouts and bedrooms are identical.  



Johnston Hall - Second Floor

Johnston Hall - Third Floor

Johnston Hall - Fourth Floor