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Join the First-Year Waitlist

Vacancy Application

 

Welcome home.

 

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.

Did you miss the 100% first-year guarantee for residence? Don’t worry! We still have space available.


Apply for Waterloo Residences - Join the waitlist


 

How does it work?

Currently, rooms are being allocated to students who submitted their application before the first-year guarantee deadline. Some students do not accept their residence contract, and these rooms will become available after July 20.

 

Applying is as easy as 1..2..3..4..

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 
 

We're all about options

 

Village 1

Village 1

  • Traditional-style
  • Meal plan required

Ron Eydt Village

Ron Eydt Village

  • Traditional-style
  • Meal plan required

New Residence Building

New Residence Building

  • Traditional-style
  • Meal plan required

 

UW Place

UW Place

  • Suite-style
  • Meal plan optional

Mackenzie King Village

Mackenzie King Village

  • Suite-style
  • Meal plan optional

Columbia Lake Village - South

Columbia Lake Village

  • Suite / Townhouse-style
  • Meal plan optional

 


We're all about programming & services

 

At Waterloo Residences we believe you should learn where you live, which is why we have plenty of free programs and services to help you succeed academically.

 

Exclusive programs and opportunities:

 

Academics in Residence

Academics in Residence

Along with quiet hours and silent study spaces, residence features drop-in tutoring for those that might need extra help. Five nights a week tutors come to the students offering a rotating schedule of subjects that can be found online. Study skills workshops are also offered in residence to help students develop the best habits for academic success.

Jobs and Leadership

Jobs and Leadership Opportunities

Residence offers both paid positions and volunteer positions to give students leadership opportunities and career experience. From front desk assistants to residence ambassadors, there are a variety of great positions to give you a greater chance to get involved in residence life.

Front Desk Services

Front Desk Services

Each residence has a front desk with staff to help students 24 hours a day. More than just a place to pick up your mail or help you if you’ve locked yourself out of your room, front desk staff can sign out board games, books and movies, sell stamps, provide faxing services, and assist with common area activities, including signing out equipment and facilities.