Thornton House

Thornton Exterior 2017 Thornton room 2 2017


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Size: 71 residents (co-ed)
Bathroom style: Private and shared en-suites
Room type: Traditional single and private en-suites
Mattress size: Twin (74")
Meal plan: Required, All Access
Community: First-year and upper-year students
House Spirit: Thornton's mascot is a stallion. The house colours are red and black.

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Building Services
Thornton House features a community lounge, study space and multiple community kitchens. For your convenience, our laundry machines do not require coin or payment to use. Overnight parking permits are available to residence students at no additional charge.

Mount Allison's entire campus offers high-speed wireless Internet. An Ethernet jack is also provided in each residence room.

Don support
Dons are live-in adult staff who provide support for all residents and guidance for the residence assistant team.

All residents are responsible for the day-to-day cleaning and maintenance of their room (and bathroom if they are in an en-suite). Custodial services cleans main common areas throughout the week. A recycling and garbage room is located in the residence for student use.

Your room comes with a twin bed, dresser, desk, task chair, wardrobe and mini fridge and microwave. All en-suite rooms come with a television

Floor plans

Ground Floor / First Floor / Second Floor / Third Floor  

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Residence Dons: Karen Geldart
Assistant Don: Debby Aguer
Residence Assistants: Mira Donaldson, Emily Escoffery, Alison Rupert
Academic Mentor: Kaleb Jeung
House President: Kathleen Balcome
Vice President: Thomas Rocks
Secretary/Treasurer: David Archibald
Social Chair: Laura Troke 

Contact Information
For general inquiries regarding housing and residence life, please contact Housing Services at 506-364-2252 or by emailing
For parents and guardians with questions or concerns about their student living in Thornton House, please contact the Residence Don at 506-939-7100 or by emailing


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