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Renison Residence

We are excited to welcome you to your new home in Renison Residence!

Renison University College is one of the closest residences to your classes at Waterloo and has one of the largest meal plans. Supporting an intimate community of just over 100 residents every year, along with the lowest don-to-student ratio of 1:19, Renison has a unique environment that current residents describe as "close-knit community, friendly and fun". If you are looking for a place to find life-long friendships you will find it at Renison.


Why Residence


  • 25% of beds are interconnecting suites with semi-private baths and central air
  • Fully renovated rooms with extra storage, new furnishings and lighting
  • Wireless internet everywhere
  • New expanded Library part of the Tri-University drop-off and distribution centre
  • Conveniently located on the University of Waterloo campus and only a short 5 minute walk from most classroom buildings






Laundry Facilities on site

Wireless Internet Access

Games Room
(we call it our Moose Room!)






Social Lounges with Large-Screen TVs

Quiet Study Areas

Mail Service


...And much more!