Residences & Meal Plans

Residence Price(s)

Approximate residence fees, academic year 2016-2017:
$5,267 (double room, 8 months) to $10,873 (single room in a 2-bedroom apartment, 12 months).

Room Types

All residences are located on campus or within walking distance to the campus. Traditional residence rooms and suites are assigned for one academic year, while rooms in apartments are mainly for year-round occupancy. Apartments are co-ed, and traditional double rooms and suites are single-gendered. Many units are adapted for special needs.


Amenities include laundry rooms and kitchen facilities, telephones (in most buildings), and cable and wireless internet services. All apartments and rooms are furnished.

Students living in residence can rely on the dedicated presence of community advisors and have access to professional resources, the First Six Week Transition program, the Student Mentorship program, residence study groups and social activities.

Residence Guarantee

Housing is guaranteed* for one academic year to all new applicants who are admitted to full-time undergraduate studies (excluding professional programs) before June 2017. Upon admission, you will gain access to the online Housing Portal, which allows you to reserve a place in residence by credit card. 

*Restrictions may apply.


Deposit Required

The deadline and the deposit amount are specified in the form found in the Housing Portal. Rooms are assigned in the order the reservation requests (form and deposit) were returned.

Meal Plans

A variety of meal plans, mandatory in some residences, are available with your uOttawa Card (debit card).

View more information about meal plans.

Other Information

This information may change without notice.