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Important dates 18/19

Current students

Terms and deadlines For Winter 2019 term For Spring 2019 term For Fall 2019 term      
Undergrad Residence application available September 28, 2018  October 26, 2018 November 22, 2018
Exchange residence application available September 14, 2018 January 28, 2019 TBD

Grad application available

August 3, 2018 September 13, 2018 March 28, 2019
Family wait list available August 9, 2018 September 20, 2018 April 4, 2019
Grad & Family contract renewal October 3, 2018 February 7, 2019 May 16, 2019
Undergrad Move-in January 2, 2019 May 5, 2019 TBD
Move-out Please refer to your move-out procedure email for exact move-out dates.
Early-Arrival form Please refer to the undergraduate/graduate move-in dates. TBD TBD
Late-Arrival Form November 30th, 2018 TBD TBD
Main Office Holiday Closure

February 19 - Family Day

April 19 - Good Friday

May 20, 2019 - Victoria Day

July 1, 2019 - Canada Day

August 5, 2019 - Civic Day


Prospective first-year students (Fall 2019)

Timeframe Details
February 1 Residence Community Ranking form (RCRF) goes live for all first-years to complete and choose the community they would like to live in.
June 3 Your last day to complete the RCRF by 11:59 p.m. EDT
June 3 Your last day to accept your offer of admission from the University of Waterloo.
June 3 Your last day to subnit your Housing Disability Verification Form.
June 13 If you selected Waterloo Residences as your community of choice, you will receive an email from us to complete a residence preference form.
June 13 Fall Vacancy Application goes live.
June 13 Waterloo Residences Preferences Form opens at 9:00 a.m. EDT
June 20 Waterloo Residences Preferences Form is due by 11:59 p.m. EDT
July 9 Contracts will start to be sent to residents. You must confirm the contract before the assigned deadline passes - be sure to check your email address.
July 16 Early and late arrival form for eligible students deadline.
August Contracts will continue to be sent to residents. You must confirm the contract before the assigned deadline passes - be sure to check your email address.
August 31 Students granted early arrival status can move in.
September 2 Fall move-in begins Sunday September 1, 2019.