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Study or live at a University College

If you're looking for a smaller, close-knit residence or academic home, then one of Waterloo's University Colleges may be for you!

students walk along pathway to the university colleges

Each of Waterloo's 4 University Colleges is a smaller community with its own character and distinctive programs where you can get involved and contribute.

  • Students in any program can take classes, live at a University College, or both!
  • Smaller communities with residence rooms for approximately 200-300 students
  • Mix of single and double rooms
  • All-inclusive meal plans 

What are the advantages of living or studying at a University College?

The University Colleges are located on Waterloo's main campus and offer courses as well as residence. All 4 are much smaller than Waterloo Residences, which means you'll get to know almost everyone!

You'll study or live in a smaller community, have access to all services and facilities on the main campus, and earn a valuable University of Waterloo degree.

What does each University College offer?

Conrad Grebel University College

Renison University College

  • Social Development Studies, Social Work, Honours Arts, Honours Arts and Business, East Asian Studies, Studies in Islam, and Applied Language Studies
  • Visit the Renison website

St. Jerome's University

St. Paul's University College

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