News archive - 2019

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 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 ( 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.

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