Online application forms

First-year ApplicationIncoming first-years

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 2020
  • Winter 2021 (only) *Please note that you will not have to pay a deposit when submitting this application. You will not have to pay until your receive an offer. Offers for Winter 2021 will not be going out until late in the Fall term.

Upper-year ApplicationUpper-year undergraduate

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:

  • Fall 2020 *please note that your offer takes into consideration your ranked community preferences, and is based on our space available for your contract term(s).
  • Winter 2021 (only) *Please note that you will not have to pay a deposit when submitting this application. You will not have to pay until your receive an offer. Offers for Winter 2021 will not be going out until late in the Fall term.
 
 

Exchange ApplicationsExchange undergraduate

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 ApplicationsGraduate, Exchange graduate, & Optometry students

Did you know you can stay in residence as long as you are registered full-time with the University? We offer graduate students and optometry students a one-term, renewable contract - you decide how long you'd like to live with us! Single & Exchange residence applications:

  • Fall 2020
  • Winter 2021 *Please note offers for Winter 2021 will not be going out until late in the Fall term. This application is for incoming students. Students living with us will be invited to renew their contract into the upcoming term.

Family ApplicationFamilies

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:

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Financial responsibility

 

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!