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Department of Residence

Apply for Residence for the 2023/24 Academic Year

The online residence application for the 2023/24 academic year (September to April) has launched!

All first-year students with an offer of admission have been sent an email from our department with important information about the residence application process.

Explore Our Residences

Learn more about our housing options, residence styles and residence buildings. No matter what building you're placed in, you'll find your fit and place in the Laurier community. 

Residence tours are offered each week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 1:30 pm, departing from the Residence Office. Please note that the last scheduled date for tours is Thursday August 17, 2023.

Tours last approximately one hour and three residence styles are shown:

  • dormitory-style, semi-private – King Street Residence
  • dormitory-style, traditional, shared double room – Bouckaert Hall
  • apartment-style, premium, single room – Bricker Residence

On the designated tour day arrive at the Residence Office just prior to the departure time. Our office is located in the King Street Residence (200 King St. N, Waterloo). The entrance to the office is at the north end of the building, closest to the Campus Crossing plaza). 

Parking is available in the King Street Residence parking garage, which can be accessed off Regina St. between 209 Regina and 205 Regina St. North. Signs in the parking garage indicate that you require a blue parking permit, but tickets will not be issued to individuals parking in the garage while they participate in the residence tour. 

Residence tours are offered each week from mid May until mid August. Dates and times are currently being finalized for 2023. 

Tours last approximately one hour and two residence styles are shown:

  • Grand River Hall, single and shared double rooms
  • Post House

On the designated tour day, arrive at the Residence Office just prior to the departure time. Our office is room 222, Grand River Hall main floor (171 Colborne Street, Brantford). After you enter the building, walk to the left past the elevators.

Get Involved

Make the most out of your first year by getting involved – you'll make a difference at Laurier and in the larger community, build skills, gain valuable experiences, grow personally and academically, and make new friends.

The application deadline for our Residence Learning Communities (RLC) and Learning Clusters (LC) is June 1.

Experience Off-Campus Living

If you decide to live off-campus, it doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on all the great events and action on campus. Check out the Laurier Off-Campus University Students (LOCUS) and how you can get involved.

Finding a Place to Live

Laurier has partnered with, an off-campus housing website that specializes in providing students, schools and landlords with a quality rental property listing service. To view available rental property listings, roommate and sublet listings, visit:

Students studying on the Waterloo campus may also wish to visit Ezra-Bricker Student Apartments to assist in their search for off-campus rental accommodations. Ezra-Bricker Student Apartments have a number of properties that are close to the campus and are owned by Laurier, but are managed by Campus Living Centres.