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.
- Want to apply for residence?
Fall 2017 First-year Vacancy (100% Residence Guarantee has now ended. You are now invited to apply for residence through our Vacancy application. Space permitting, we will begin to send students who complete this application an offer after July 20.)
- Placed with Waterloo Residences under the First-Year Guarantee?
Complete the Waterloo Residences Preference Form to rank your building and room style preferences, request roommate(s) and select your meal plan.
Form closes June 22, 2017 11:59 p.m. EDT.
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!