Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Living Your Best Life in Residence Contest

Do you have a great story to tell about living in residence? If so, tell us! You could be entered to win one of five great prizes!

This contest is open from January 8 until January 29, 2020 to all first-year students in Village 1, Ron Eydt Village, Mackenzie King Village, UW Place, Claudette Millar Hall, and Columbia Lake Village - South residents. 

How do I enter?

  1. Choose one of the following categories for submission (multiple submissions across categories allowed):

Tuesday, December 10, 2019


Attention: If you are seeking a placement with Waterloo Residences please be advised that if you apply for housing after December 16th, you may not be able to be accommodated by January 2nd, 2020. Please contact housing@uwaterloo.ca or call 519-888-4567 ext. 32679 if you have any questions about exploring housing options. The Housing Office will be closed beginning Monday, December 23rd, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. and will reopen on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

Monday, December 2, 2019

SLC Office Closure

The Student Life Centre Housing Office in SLC 0134 (lower atrium) will be closed this week from December 2 – December 6 due to office construction. All staff members will be relocated to alternative office spaces on campus during this time. Our general inquiry phone (ext. 32679) and email account (housing@uwaterloo.ca) will still be available for both students and staff. Staff members will not be taking student appointments or walk-ins this week and will resume on Monday, December 9.

Thank you for your patience and see you next week!

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Curious about how your meal plan works?


There are so many benefits for opting in! Check out these videos and infographic to learn everything you need to know about your meal plan.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Roommate anxiety? Prepare for residence life with these myth busters

Roommates and friends in Ron Eydt Village

If you ask any soon-to-be first year: what are you most concerned about living in residence? The answer will almost always be: roommates. Will I like them? Will they like me? What if we don't get along? What if they're super messy? Or worse, super clean?

Friday, June 21, 2019

Commitment, convenience and choice: Why I chose residence


Hey there, it’s Hanna! I’m a German exchange student living at UW Place this term. My friends from my home university are going to study in Waterloo soon and asked me why I decided to choose residence. Here’s my story.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

First Year Residence Application De-mystified!


Beginning in February, our Residence Storytellers will be sharing helpful tips for incoming first years about the residence application process and the experience! Check back regularly for information to help you as you prepare for life in Waterloo. Kicking off the series, Michelle helps to de-mystify the first year application process. Read more here.

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