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About the residences

We offer six different types of accommodation in ten residence buildings and in a few houses. Eight of them are located on the main campus. Most residents live in single rooms. 

  1. Traditional Residences - LeBlancMarchandStanton and Thompson 
  2. Traditional Plus! - Rideau and Henderson
  3. Suites - 90 University and Friel
  4. Studios - Friel
  5. Apartment style residencesBrooks and Hyman Soloway provide year-round accommodation in 2-, 3- or 4-bedroom units to students who intend to stay on campus for more than a year.
  6. Houses - Geared towards students registered in 2nd  year and up. Perfect for those already looking for an off campus experience, without the distance.

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Traditional rooms

Traditional residences amenities

LeBlanc, Marchand, Stanton and Thompson

Single and double occupancy rooms with:

  • Furniture
  • Wi-Fi and wired Internet/ Telephone/ Cable TV outlet

In each residence:

  • Kitchenette shared with floor-mates, equipped with fridge, and microwave ovens - Mandatory meal plan.
  • Co-ed floors (some floors for girls only)
  • Single-sex, shared bathrooms
  • Laundry room(s)
  • Study and activity rooms
  • Quick and easy access to live-in Residence Life staff, trained to help with academic, personal and social issues.

Traditional Plus

Traditional Plus! residences amenities

Rideau  

Double rooms with:

  • Bathroom shared with roommate
  • Furniture (including double beds)
  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi Internet/ TV set and Cable TV signal

In the building:  24/7 reception desk, access control, kitchen, dining and lounge areas, co-working centre, laundry room, training room and a coffee shop.

Henderson  

Connected single rooms with:

  • Bathroom shared with neighbour
  • Furniture (including double beds)
  • Seasonal air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi Internet

On each floor: kitchen and dining area, lounge and co-working area.
In the building:  reception desk, access control, large lounge, laundry room and interior bicycle parking.

As in all our residences, residents have quick and easy access to live-in Residence Life staff, trained to help with academic, personal and social issues. 

Studios

Studios amenities

Friel

Single and double occupancy studios with: 

  • Bathroom
  • Furniture
  • Seasonal air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Cable TV outlet
  • For most studios: kitchenette with mini fridge, sink, and microwave. Common kitchenette on the floor for others.

In the building: front desk services, Urban Café, common kitchen, laundry rooms, study and  activity rooms.

All residents have quick and easy access to live-in Residence Life staff, trained to help with academic, personal and social issues.

Suites

Suites amenities

This includes 90U and Friel 

90U – Suites of 2 single occupancy bedrooms with:

  • Bathroom and kitchenette
  • Furniture (including double beds)
  • Seasonal air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi and wired Internet/ Telephone/ TV set and Cable TV signal

90U also features: front desk services (access control), the Rez Café, common kitchen, laundry room, study and activity rooms and storage. 
Basic meal plan is mandatory for 90U residents.

Friel – Variety of suites for 1 to 4 people, with:

  • Bathroom and kitchenette
  • Furniture
  • Seasonal air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Cable TV outlet

In the building: front desk services, Urban Café, common kitchen, laundry rooms, study and  activity rooms.

All residents have quick and easy access to live-in Residence Life staff, trained to help with academic, personal and social issues.

Apartments

Apartments amenities

Brooks and Hyman Soloway

2- to 4-bedroom, furnished apartments with:

  • Bathroom(s) and full kitchen
  • Single occupancy bedrooms, a living and a dining room
  • Seasonal air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi Internet and Cable TV outlet
  • Remote door access

Hyman Soloway also features: telephone in all rooms, video surveillance, study and activity rooms, laundry room, interior bicycle parking and a Second Cup coffee shop on the ground floor.

Brooks features:  clustered residential complex, courtyards, video surveillance, 1 laundry room per cluster.

As in all our residences, residents have quick and easy access to live-in Residence Life staff, trained to help with academic, personal and social issues. 

Houses

Houses amenities

  • Neighbouring the campus, single houses for 3 to 5 people and houses divided in units for 1 to 3 people
  • Full kitchen equipped with full size fridge, microwave oven and an oven
  • Dining area, living room, bathroom
  • 3 convenient rental terms available: 4, 8 or 12 months

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* Room cost includes RAUO (Residents' Association of the University of Ottawa) fees of $27
** Twelve-month agreements permit an automatic return to residence for the following year. (Conditions apply.)
*** Room cost does not include a meal plan, which is mandatory in some residences. Learn about our residence kitchen facilities and the different meal plan options available.

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Cost per residence type

Cost per residence type table
Residence name/ housing type Room cost per person Meal plan cost Total cost Kitchen facilities Bathroom facilities Length of contract Eligibility
Traditional residences - Single room $6,347 Mandatory
Starting at $ 3,500
optional upgrades
$9,847 Floor kitchenette Floor bathroom 8-month 1st year students
Traditional residences - Double room $5,267 Mandatory
Starting at $ 3,500
optional upgrades
$8,767 Floor kitchenette Floor bathroom 8-month 1st year students

Traditional Plus!

Rideau - Double occupancy bedroom with bathroom

$6,627 Optional
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$6,627 Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students

Traditional Plus!

Henderson - Connected single occupancy bedroom

$7,507 Optional
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$7,507 Community kitchen on floor Bathroom shared by 2 residents 8-month 1st year students
90U - Suite with 2 single occupancy bedrooms $7,291 Mandatory
Starting at $ 3,500
optional upgrades
$10,791 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Suite with 2 double occupancy bedrooms $5,947 Optional
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$5,947 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommates 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Suite with 1 triple occupancy bedroom $6,759 Optional
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$6,759 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommates 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Suite with 1 double occupancy bedroom $6,827 Optional
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$6,827 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Suite with 2 single occupancy bedrooms $7,983 Optional
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$7,983 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Suite with 1 single occupancy bedroom $8,391 Optional
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$8,391 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Private bathroom 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Suite with 1 double occupancy bedroom without kitchenette $6,759 Optional
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$6,759 Floor kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Triple occupancy studio $6,351 Optional
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$6,351 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommates 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Double occupancy studio $6,427 Optional
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$6,427 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Double occupancy studio "plus" $6,827 Optional
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$6,827 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Single occupancy studio $7,779 Optional
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$7,779 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Private bathroom 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Triple occupancy studio without kitchenette $5,739 Optional
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$5,739 Floor kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommates 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Double occupancy studio without kitchenette $5,943 Optional
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$5,943 Floor kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Single occupancy studio without kitchenette $7,167 Optional
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$7,167
Floor kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Private bathroom 8-month 1st year students
Brooks - Room in 2-bedrooom apartment $10,398 Optional
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$10,398 Optional meal plan
Full kitchen shared with roommates
Bathroom shared with roommate 12-month 1st year students and up
Brooks - Room in 3-bedrooom apartment $10,166 Optional
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$10,166 Optional meal plan
Full kitchen shared with roommates
Bathroom shared with roommates 12-month 1st year students and up
Brooks - Room in 4-bedrooom apartment $9,027 Optional
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$9,027 Optional meal plan
Full kitchen shared with roommates
Bathroom and powder room shared with roommates 12-month 1st year students and up
Hyman Soloway - Room in 2-bedroom apartment $10,873 Optional
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$10,873 Optional meal plan
Full kitchen shared with roommates
Bathroom shared with roommate 12-month 1st year students and up
Hyman Soloway - Room in 3-bedroom apartment $10,508 Optional
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$10,508 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 12-month 1st year students and up
Hyman Soloway - Room in 4-bedroom apartment $10,142 Optional
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$10,142 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom and powder room shared with roommates 12-month 1st year students and up
House – Room in a house for up to 5 people $2,700 Optional
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$2,700 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 4-month Students in 2nd year and up
House – Room in a house for up to 5 people $5,400 Optional
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$5,400 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 8-month Students in 2nd year and up
House – Room in a house for up to 5 people $8,100 Optional
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$8,100 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 12-month Students in 2nd year and up
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