December International Student Stay Program

December International Student Stay Program

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Waterloo Residences will host the December International Student Stay Program. Students who meet the eligibility criteria from both Waterloo Residences and any University College residence will be able to stay in a suite-style residence over the break. 

The program will have the support of dons and on call residence staff. Students will receive moving support, orientation programming and activities throughout their stay, as well as kitchen kits to outfit their temporary suite accommodations.


  • University of Waterloo undergraduate students on a study permit
  • Confirmed a two term residence contract (fall 2019/winter 2020 or fall 2019/spring 2020) with Waterloo Residences or the University Colleges
    • Note: Both first year and upper students with Waterloo Residences are eligible. Only first year students with the University Colleges are eligible.

If you are not eligible but are searching for accommodations over the winter break, please visit our list of short term accommodations.

Dates: December 23 – January 2

Cost: $355 + HST

Sign up:

  • Eligible students living in Waterloo Residences will have received a formal email invitation. If you are eligible and did not receive the email invitation please email
  • Eligible students living in any of the University Colleges, please reach out directly to your University College to receive sign up information.