Housing and residence life

Live on campus: your growth, development, and wellbeing are central to our activities.

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Studies have shown that living in residence during your first year of undergrad can improve your GPA and your chances of graduating.
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COVID-19 housing Information

We understand that the current situation brings a lot of question, whether you are currently living in residence, a future student or living abroad. Our team is working hard to ensure that all of the benefits of living in residence in person or virtually.
Check the COVID-19 updates for housing
Camelle Currie
Henderson Residence

“Deciding to live in residence for my first year was a no-brainer! Living here fosters an environment in which you grow personally, academically and socially.”

Camelle Currie

— First year, Communication and Political Science

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Try out life in residence this summer with Compass 2022!

From July 14 to 16, live in our university residences and get a glimpse of campus life while learning about making a successful transition to university.
Find out more and register
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Parents and guardians

Having your student move in residence is an exciting and sometimes intimidating experience for both the student and those who support them as a parent/guardian.
See how you can help

Housing service

Residence client services

90 University Private, room 143
Ottawa, ON  K1N 1H3

1-888-564-4545 (Canada/United States)
[email protected]

Off-campus housing  

90 University Private, room 145
[email protected]
[email protected]

May 16, 2022 to August 14, 2022
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

August 15, 2022 to May 15, 2023
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Summer accommodations

Group reservations:
613-562-5800 ext. 4424
[email protected]

Individual reservations:
1-888-564-4545 (Canada/United States)
[email protected]

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