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More than just a place to sleep, residence will increase your chances of academic success by giving you access to all the best resources the campus has to offer, while also introducing you to friends and lots of fun experiences.

Waterloo Residences acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of ‎the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River.


  1. Feb. 5, 2018$1,500 in prizing up for grabs as the Ultimate Residence Warrior Challenge beginsUltimate Residence Warrior Challenge

    Over $1,500 in prizes. 6 challenges. Show your progress on Instagram. Take the challenge! How to enter and full list of challenges can be found on the contest page here.

  2. Jan. 31, 2018Applications for Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 student leadership positions due FridayNow Hiring

    Applications to be a Residence Life Don, Peer Leader, Front Desk Assistant, Community Leader or Entrepreneur in Residence are due Friday. Apply on LEADS today!

  3. Jan. 18, 2018Last day to register for the Problem Pitch Competition is this Sunday!Problem Pitch

    There are only a few more days left to register for the Residence Problem Pitch Competition with $10,000 in funding up for grabs!

    You can learn more here.

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  1. Mar. 14, 20182018 Student Leadership Awards Banquet

    Do you know someone who is a leader that lives in residence? Nominate them for a Student Leadership award!

    The Residence Life Student Leadership Awards are presented in honour of past Residence Life Co-ordinators who have made significant impacts in residence through their leadership contributions. To be eligible for the award, the student must have lived in one of the Waterloo Residences communities during the current academic year, and be in good academic standing in their program/faculty.

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