Current students

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

July 28, 2020 (upper-year)

July 28, 2020 (first-year)

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)

Exchange residence application available October 5, 2020 February 4, 2021 April 15, 2021

Graduate, Exchange graduate, & Optometry application available

August 7, 2020 November 26, 2020 March 25, 2021
Family wait list available December 3, 2020 December 3, 2020 April 8, 2021
Grad & Family contract renewal October 3, 2019

February 6, 2020

TBD
Undergrad Move-in January 2 and 3, 2021 TBD TBD
International Arrival January 2 and 3, 2021 TBD TBD
Move-out See move-out details See move-out details See move-out details
Early-Arrival form No early arrival form for Winter 2021. 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 January 19, 2021 TBD July 8, 2021

Prospective first-year students (Fall 2021)

Timeframe Details

June 1

Residence Community Ranking Form (RCRF) extension ends at 9 a.m.

June 2

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

June 17

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 17-24

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

July 2

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 
TBD International arrival program for residence 
TBD

Fall move-in begins for student residences