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About the residences

We offer six different types of accommodation in eleven residence buildings and in a few houses. Eight of them are located on the main campus. Six Living Learning Communities are present in residence. 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 residences - 45 Mann, Brooks 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. These residences stay open diring the winter break. 
    45 Mann (to open September 2016) is an exclusive residence for upper year students.  
  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, also available for single occupancy, 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, 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, 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

All our apartment style residences have controlled access, video surveillance, air conditionning and WiFi Internet. 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.

45 Mann

Exclusive to upper-year students

Upper-scale residence, 1- to 4-bedroom furmished apartments with: 

  • Private bathrooms (1 per person)
  • Full kitchen, stainless steel applliances, including a dishwashing machine 
  • In-suite laundry
  • Common student lounge, fitness room, and study areas 

Brooks and Hyman Soloway

For all students

2- to 4-bedroom, furnished apartments with:

  • Bathroom(s) and full kitchen
  • Single occupancy bedrooms, a living and a dining room
  • Common laundry room

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

Brooks features clustered residential units, courtyards, 1 laundry room per cluster.

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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Unless otherwise specified, costs shown are for residence year 2016-2017
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 housing type

Cost per residence type table
Residence name/ housing type Room cost per person Meal plan Total cost Kitchen facilities Bathroom facilities Length of contract Student priority
Traditional residences - Single room $6,979 Mandatory $10,829 Floor kitchenette Floor bathroom 8-month 1st year students
Traditional residences - Double room $5,791 Mandatory $9,641 Floor kitchenette Floor bathroom 8-month 1st year students

Traditional Plus!

Rideau - Single occupancy bedroom with bathroom

$8,507 Optional
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$8,507 Community kitchen on ground floor Private bathroom 8-month 1st year students and up

Traditional Plus!

Rideau - Double occupancy bedroom with bathroom

$6,957 Optional
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$6,957 Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students

Traditional Plus!

Henderson - Connected single occupancy bedroom

$7,881 Optional
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$7,881 Community kitchen on floor Bathroom shared by 2 residents 8-month 1st year students
90U - Suite with 2 single occupancy bedrooms $7,836 Mandatory    $11,686 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students
Friel - Suite with 2 double occupancy bedrooms $6,243 Optional
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$6,243 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommates 8-month 1st year students and up
Friel - Double occupancy suite $7,167 Optional
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$7,167 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students and up
Friel - Suite with 2 single occupancy bedrooms $8,783 Optional
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$8,783 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students and up
Friel - Suite with 1 single occupancy bedroom $9,223 Optional
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$9,223 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor. Private bathroom 8-month 1st year students and up
Friel - Double occupancy studio $7,100 Optional
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$7,100 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students and up
Friel - Single occupancy studio $8,545 Optional
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$8,545 In-suite kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Private bathroom 8-month 1st year students and up
Friel - Double occupancy studio without kitchenette $6,747 Optional
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$6,747 Floor kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Bathroom shared with roommate 8-month 1st year students and up
Friel - Single occupancy studio without kitchenette $7,877 Optional
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$7,877
Floor kitchenette. Community kitchen on ground floor Private bathroom 8-month 1st year students and up
Brooks - Room in 2-bedrooom apartment $11,173 Optional
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$11,173 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 $10,928 Optional
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$10,928 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 $9,702 Optional
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$9,702 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 $11,417 Optional
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$11,417 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 $11,027 Optional
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$11,027 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 12-month 1st year students and up
Hyman Soloway - Room in 4-bedroom apartment $10,649 Optional
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$10,649 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom and powder room shared with roommates 12-month 1st year students and up
45 Mann - 1-bedroom apartment $16,815
(Sept.2016)
Optional
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$16,815
(Sept.2016)
Full kitchen, including dishwasher Private bathroom 12-month Students in 2nd year and up
45 Mann - Room in a 2-bedroom apartment $12,615
(Sept.2016)
Optional
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$12,615
(Sept.2016)
Full kitchen, including dishwasher, shared with roommates Private bathroom 12-month Students in 2nd year and up
45 Mann - Room in a 3-bedroom apartment $11,175
(Sept.2016)
Optional
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$11,175
(Sept.2016)
Full kitchen, including dishwasher, shared with roommates Private bathroom 12-month Students in 2nd year and up
45 Mann - Room in a 4-bedroom apartment $10,575
(Sept.2016)
Optional
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$10,575
(Sept.2016)
Full kitchen, including dishwasher, shared with roommates Private bathroom 12-month Students in 2nd year and up
House – Room in a house for up to 5 people $2,747 Optional
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$2,747 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 $5,467 Optional
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$5,467 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 $8,187 Optional
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$8,187 Full kitchen shared with roommates Bathroom shared with roommates 12-month Students in 2nd year and up
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