Residences and Meal Plans

Residence Price(s)

$3,550 – $9,525 (meals not included)

Room Types

Our Simcoe Village (Central Hall, North Hall, South Hall) and South Village residences offer a variety of fully furnished suites.

  • Central Hall and South Hall are open-concept suites that feature 2 double beds separated by a partition.
  • South Hall offers a limited number of quadruple occupancy rooms, with 2 bunk beds (double-sized mattresses) side-by-side in each. 
  • North Hall and South Village offer 2 private bedrooms with a double bed in each. 
  • South Hall and Simcoe Village offer single suites with no roommate, and a double bed.

Each includes:

  • High-speed internet
  • Kitchenette with a fridge and microwave
  • Private, 3-piece bathroom 
  • Workspace

Read more about room types.

Amenities

Our residences include:

  • Guaranteed residence for all first-year students
  • Controlled building access
  • Double-sized beds in all rooms
  • Games rooms, dance studios and lounges
  • High-speed internet
  • Housekeeping and maintenance services
  • Kitchen facilities, including access to BBQs
  • Living-learning communities
  • Nightly events to support social and academic needs
  • On-site laundry
  • Residence advisors per floor
  • Roommate self-selection
  • Steps away from the bus stop

Residence Guarantee

  • Space in residence is guaranteed for all first-year students who accept their offer to the university and submit their residence application by the deadline.
  • The residence application information is sent with your offer of admission. The deadline to complete the residence application – and pay your residence deposit – is Tuesday, June 1.
  • Room assignments are determined in early to mid-summer.

Deposit Required

Yes. For details about the residence deposit, visit our on-campus housing website.

Meal Plans

  • Students living in South Village Residence are required to purchase a dining plan.
  • Students living in Simcoe Village Residence or off campus can purchase a voluntary dining plan. 

Read more about meal plans and costs.

Other Information

Giving Engineering Academic Resources (GEARS) Living Learning Community (LLC)

GEARS is a community of first- and upper-year Engineering students who live together, allowing for a diverse range of knowledge and experience to promote collaboration.

Some of the many benefits of living in the GEARS community are:

  • You are supported by faculty.
  • Facilitated study sessions are hosted within the residence.
  • Your LLC resident advisor is an upper-year engineering student.
  • You live within a community of students who understand the demands of an engineering program and who provide peer support.
  • 81% of students who participated in GEARS achieved good academic standing.

Gender-inclusive Housing

Our residences are committed to offering gender-inclusive housing options that ensure inclusive communities; we respect all students’ rights to self-identify gender.

We offer gender-inclusive housing to acknowledge the diverse needs of the residence community, which cannot be met with traditional gender-based housing.

We offer:

  • Single-gender housing with roommates who all self-identify as the same gender.
  • Mixed-gender housing with roommates who self-identify as any gender.

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