Online application forms
Straight out of high school or new to post-secondary education? If you have been admitted to a first-year program, you're considered an incoming first-year student.
- Fall 2018 (Please note: The 100% Guarantee application period has now passed. If you are interested in living in residence this fall, please fill out our Vacancy application to be notified when a room is available.)
Returning to residence or would like to live on campus for your next term? We offer all inclusive, dedicated upper-year floors in residence. Upper-year residence applications:
Welcome! Please note that you must be officially accepted to UWaterloo through an affiliated exchange program before we are able to offer you a home in Waterloo Residences. Exchange residence applications:
Graduate & Exchange graduate
Did you know you can stay in residence as long as you are registered full-time with the University? We offer graduate students a one-term, renewable contract - you decide how long you'd like to live with us! Single & Exchange residence applications:
Are you a current UWaterloo student with live-in dependents (spouse/partner and/or children)? You are eligible to live in our family residence in Columbia Lake Village-North. Family residence application:
Our terms and conditions states that students who have accepted their residence contract are held financially responsible for the full length of their contract.
This means—should you choose to cancel your contract—you will be required to pay your full residence fees.
Learn more about our withdrawal or cancellation policies here.
Help & Support
Confused about which application to use? Contact us, we're here to help!