Residences & Meal Plans

Residence Price(s)

$11,290 – $12,135 for eight months (meals included).

Room Types

Single rooms and double rooms with a privacy barrier.


All rooms are air conditioned in summer.

Complete residence life program:

  • Quiet study areas
  • Environment Living Learning Community
  • French culture/language floor
  • Aboriginal services
  • Games room
  • TV lounge
  • Dons and residence life staff

Residence Guarantee

You are guaranteed a space in residence if you meet the conditions.

To confirm this space, you must also complete the online Residence Community Ranking Form and submit a $500 non-refundable deposit by 11:59 pm (ET) on June 3, 2019.

Conrad Grebel University College is not part of the residence guarantee, and a separate application and procedure is outlined on the Conrad Grebel website.

Deposit Required


Meal Plans

Full meal-plan card holders get 5 passes per day on weekdays and 4 passes on the weekend in the fall and winter terms (1 pass buys a main entree, sides, dessert and beverage).

Other Information

Located on the University of Waterloo’s main campus.

At the University of Waterloo, first-year students live in one of the Waterloo residences or in 1 of the University College residences. For complete residence information, check the information for all 5 residences: