Mary Speechly Hall (MSH)
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 Mary Speechly Hall is a co-ed residence and a great place to dive right into university life. Here you’ll find the right combination of work and good times in a very active living space.

 ► Features:

  • 10th floor Study Area and Lounge overlooking the Red River
  • Rooms clustered in pods with a comfortable lounge on each floor, so you get to meet your neighbours easily
  • With 30-40 students per floor, there is a strong sense of community
  • Single and double rooms are available with single beds - 36" wide x 80" long
  • Common washrooms with showers and bathtubs
  • Free Internet in each room
  • Laundry facilities in the basement
  • Resident Advisors (RAs) - trained student staff on each floor
  • Kitchen facilities (for special occasions)
  • Social/cultural activities
  • Large multi-purpose areas
  • Workshops: study skills, resumé writing, job interviews
  • Alcohol Awareness program
  • Student government
  • Recreation, fitness classes, socials, and intermural sports with Recreation Services
  • Transit services nearby

Room Rates:

Once approved by the Board of Governors each year, the Room Rates are posted with payment schedules.

Meal Plans:
Speechly residents enjoy meals in their own in-house dining room located in Pembina Hall linked by a walkway on the main floor. The Mary Speechly Hall does have a mandatory Meal Plan.

Student Fees:
Currently, there are two fees that are in addition to your room fee and optional meal plans.

  • Residence Council Fee $45
  • Residence Life Programming Fee $80

IT - Phone, Cable, Internet:
Students are provided with free wireless Internet via the University of Manitoba and wired Internet through Student Residences. Any other IT Services including telephone, television, and alternative Internet must be negotiated and paid for by the student if they wish to subscribe to an outside service.

 ► Room Plans

Room Plan for a Single

Bedroom Size (various) - 111 to 148 sq. ft.

MSH Single Layout


Room Plan for a Double:
Bedroom Size - 195 sq. ft.

MSH double layout

Bedroom Features:

  • Single Bed (2 single beds if a double room)
  • Dresser(s)/Wardrobe(s)
  • Wastebasket and Recycling Bin
  • Desk(s)/Counter & Chair(s)
  • High-Speed Internet Access

 ► We Recommend that You Bring

  • Bedding for 80" single bed

See What to Bring for more suggestions.

Check out some single or double Cool Rooms in MSH.


Garbage and recycling:
On a regular basis, garbage and recycling must be removed from the room and discarded in the garbage/recycling room (located on each floor).


MSH House Mascots

For more information about Mary Speechly Hall, please contact the Residence Office at:

101 Arthur V. Mauro Residence
120 Dafoe Road
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6B3

Phone Toll-Free: 1-800-859-8737
Local: 204-474-9922
Fax: 204-474-7662

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Mary Speechly Hall Rooms

MSH single room

MSH single bedroom with desk.
MSH single closets
MSH single bedroom closet.
MSH double beds
MSH double bedroom with desks.

MSH double closets

MSH double bedroom closets.
 MSH Main floor lounge
 MSH lounge.
MSH 10th floor 1
MSH 10th floor study area.
MSH 10th floor lounge 2
MSH 10th floor lounge.
MSH 10th view
MSH 10th floor view.