Current students

Terms and deadlines Spring 2021 Fall 2021 Winter 2022
Undergrad Residence application available

Febrauary 4, 2021 (upper-year)

February 4, 2021 (first-year)

November 26, 2020 (upper-year waitlist)

March 4, 2021 (upper year application opens)

February 1, 2021 (first-year)

TBD
Exchange residence application available February 4, 2021 April 15, 2021 TBD

Graduate, Exchange graduate, & Optometry application available

November 26, 2020 March 25, 2021 TBD
Family wait list available December 3, 2020 April 8, 2021 TBD
Grad & Family contract renewal

February 6, 2020

May 26, 2021 TBD
Undergrad Move-in TBD September 1 to September 6, 2021 TBD
International Arrival TBD September 1 to September 6, 2021 TBD
Move-out See move-out details See move-out details See move-out details
Early-Arrival form  Please see move-in page for more details.   Please see move-in page for more details.   Please see move-in page for more details. 
Late-Arrival Form Opens TBD July 8, 2021 TBD

Prospective first-year students (Fall 2021)

Timeframe Details

June 1

Residence Community Ranking Form (RCRF) closes at 11:59 p.m. EDT

June 2

Fall vacancy (waiting list) application opens at 9 a.m. for those who miss the residence guarantee 

June 10

If you selected Campus Housing as your community of choice, you will receive an email from us to complete a Campus Housing Preference Form

June 10 - June 17

Campus Housing Preference Form due by 11:59 p.m. EDT

June 28

University of Waterloo Email address available. Be sure to activate your account by visiting https://uwaterloo.ca/email

Week of July 5

First-year residence contract offers begin. Be sure to check your uwaterloo.ca email address 

July 8

Early and Late arrival forms available

August

Residence placements continue for some first-year students 
September 1 to September 6 International arrival program for residence 
September 1 to September 6

Fall move-in begins for student residences