Residences & Meal Plans

Residence Price(s)

$5,686 – $8,299 per 2 semesters

Prices vary on occupancy (e.g., quad room vs. single apartment).

Room Types

Guelph's residence is one of the largest in Canada. Room types include: single, double, triple, and quad rooms; 3-person apartments; suite-style apartments; and townhouses.

Approximately 40% of rooms in first year are single. Buildings are co-ed and single-gender.

Amenities

  • Wheelchair-accessible rooms
  • Study-intensive areas
  • Residence learning communities
  • Academic clusters
  • Living Learning centres – Arts House, International House, ECO House, La Maison Française, English Learning House, Leadership House
  • Non-smoking
  • Telephone and ResNet are included

Residence Guarantee

Space in residence is guaranteed to all first-year students on the Guelph campus if the application and deposit are received by the deadline (June 1, 2020, no later than 11:59 pm ET).

Deposit Required

$750 deposit is due June 3, 2019.

Meal Plans

Meal plans are mandatory in most buildings. There are 6 plans to choose from (prices are for 2 semesters): 

  • Minimum – designed for students who are not on campus on weekends and those with lighter appetites: $4,120.
  • Light – suitable for students occasionally on campus on weekends and those with lighter appetites: $4,840.
  • Full – our most popular plan, designed for students who are on campus on alternate weekends and those with average appetites: $5,355.
  • Plus – designed for students who are on campus alternate weekends and those with hearty appetites: $5,870.
  • Varsity – appropriate for students who are on campus most weekends, athletes and those with larger appetites: $6,180.
  • Ultra – an optional meal plan designed for students who live off campus who want an occasional meal and snack on campus: Starts at $195; add money any time.

Other Information

Rooms are assigned in early August.

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