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**Important: Changes to Move-out Dates **

With the recent exam cancellations, we want to reassure all affected students that residence will be available while you complete your exams. More information about updated move-out processes and dates will be provided soon. If you have any questions about residence, please speak with your Residence Life Coordinator or email

Live where you learn

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. 28, 2018Waterloo alumni live in student residence, support new program for upper-yearsAlumni in residence talking with students in UW Place

    Faryal Diwan and Torrie William Santucci are members of Waterloo’s vibrant alumni network – with one twist: they live in student residences. While most Waterloo alumni with full-time jobs and a thriving professional network outside of campus would hesitate at the idea of returning to the student lifestyle, that is exactly what they did. 

  2. Feb. 26, 2018Sign up! Reach Your Peak Workshop this SaturdayReach your peak

    Join Maximize Potential and the Student Success Office to discover your leadership potential. This single-day workshop series will provide you with ample opportunity to identify and understand your leadership style, become an effective communicator, and harness your imagination and creativity to make the most of your projects. Register here

  3. 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.

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