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About the residences

We offer four different types of accommodation in eight residence buildings. Seven of them are located on the main campus. Most residents live in single rooms. 

  1. Traditional Residences - LeBlancMarchandStanton and Thompson 
  2. Suites and studios - 90 University and Friel
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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 rooms, activity rooms and storage.

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 rooms, activity and fitness rooms, storage.  

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 student
Traditional residences - Double room $5,267 Mandatory
Starting at $ 3,500
optional upgrades
$8,767 Floor kitchenette Floor bathroom 8-month 1st year student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 student
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 and 2nd year student
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 and 2nd year student
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 and 2nd year student
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 and 2nd year student
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 and 2nd year student
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 and 2nd year student
House – Room in a 3- to 5-bedroom house $2,740 Optional
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$2,740 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 4-month 2nd year and up
House – Room in a 3- to 5-bedroom house $5,480 Optional
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$5,480 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 8-month 2nd year and up
House – Room in a 3- to 5-bedroom house $8,220 Optional
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$8,220 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 12-month 2nd year and up
House – Room in a 1- to 3-bedroom apartment $2,740 Optional
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$2,740 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 4-month 2nd year and up
House – Room in a 1- to 3-bedroom apartment $5,480 Optional
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$5,480 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 8-month 2nd year and up
House – Room in a 1- to 3-bedroom apartment $8,220 Optional
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$8,220 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 12-month 2nd year and up
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