Residences & Meal Plans

Residence Price(s)

$10,680 - $11,120 for eight months (meals included).

Room Types

Single rooms and double rooms with a privacy barrier.


All rooms are air conditioned in summer.

Complete residence life program:

  • Quiet study areas
  • Environment Living Learning Community
  • French culture/language floor
  • Aboriginal services
  • Games room
  • TV lounge
  • Dons and residence life staff

Residence Guarantee

You are guaranteed a space in residence if you meet the conditions outlined at:

To confirm this space, you must also complete the online “Residence Community Ranking Form”and submit a $500 non-refundable deposit by 11:59 pm (ET) on June 1, 2016.

Conrad Grebel University College is not part of the residence guarantee, and a separate application and procedure is outlined at:


Deposit Required


Meal Plans

Full meal-plan card holders get five passes per day on weekdays and four passes on the weekend in the fall and winter terms (one pass buys a main entree, sides, dessert and beverage).

Other Information

Located on the University of Waterloo’s main campus.

At the University of Waterloo, first-year students live in one of the Waterloo residences or in one of the University College residences. For complete residence information, check the information for all five residences: