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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. Aug. 14, 2017Introducing printable residence swagResidence Swag

    Introducing a free way to decorate your room this fall.

    Show your residence and UWaterloo pride by decorating your room Pinterest-style. Print, cut and decorate your room with residence mascots and more.

    Check back often as we grow our library of pendants and posters throughout the year.

    #GoBlackGoGold

    Go our Residence Swag page here

  2. Aug. 3, 2017New Residence Construction Update (July 2017)New Residence Building Common Space

    Here comes the furniture!

    As construction nears completion, furniture is starting to be unpacked, built and placed in areas all around the New Residence Building...

  3. July 27, 2017Drop-in Residence Tours Added

    We are happy to offer drop-in days for incoming first-year students beginning August 4.

    Please note that these tours are for shared spaces in each residence, as well as tour rooms and suites. Due to our maintenance and cleaning staff getting your room ready for move-in, we will be unable to show your exact room or suite on the tour...

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