University Residences in Canada
Though not everyone chooses to live in residence, living on campus can be a fantastic tool to enhance the university experience in Canada. The following sections provide an orientation to residence living at Canadian universities.
Residence and Housing Articles
Canadian Universities offer a variety of styles of residence to suit the diverse needs of students. In general, residences types are categorized as being traditional dormitory, suite, apartment, townhouse, or shared house style.
Living on campus provides students with many choices and advantages that off campus students may not enjoy. This section highlights some of the main benefits of living in residence.
Residence life programs are central to the university residence experience. This section describes what to expect from a residence life program. The roles of student and professional residence workers are also outlined.
Living with a roommate can be both fun and challenging. This section offers tips and strategies for getting along and maintaining a relationship with roommates in residence.
For students going to residence for the first time, moving to campus can be overwhelming. This section provides general guidelines for what to know about moving to residence, what to bring to residence, and what not to bring to residence.
The compilation of university residences across Canada offers a database of campus housing information. The directory allows you to compare and contrast programs, buildings, students, and amenities for university residences in Canada.