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Residence Policies and Procedures

The following resources will provide you with details about policies and procedures about residence, community and student conduct that will be in place while you are living at Laurier.

Residence Standards

Check-Out Procedures

Review our check-out procedures to understand the expectations for your move out of residence.

Community Standards

Make sure you review our community standards which includes guidelines around quiet and consideration hours. 

Residence Hall Agreement

You must abide by all rules, regulations and guidelines outlined in the Residence Hall Agreement. In the application process, you are required to agree to these terms.

Residence Code of Conduct

The Residence Code of Conduct is bound by the Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct, the official document which details acceptable behaviour related to Laurier students.

Residence Room Guidelines

Review our guidelines around your residence room as you make this space your own.

Room Assignment and Changes

Find everything you know about our room assignment lottery and room change process.

Living in Community

Individual residence halls may formulate additional rules for their own building communities, providing such rules are consistent with rules outlined and approved by the Department of Residence. Any such rules are binding on all students.

Guests and Visitors

Follow our guests and visitor guidelines to make sure you understand your responsibilities when hosting your visitor(s).

Living with Roommates

Living with someone you just met is an adjustment. Review our roommate agreement guidelines to ensure a smooth transition.

Additional Information

Students are bound by the laws of Canada and the Province of Ontario, and by the university and Department of Residence policies and regulations, including the Wilfrid Laurier University Student Code of Conduct.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

The Department of Residence is accountable to provincial legislation, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), which dictates how the university collects, uses and discloses personal information. Under FIPPA, university staff and faculty are prohibited from discussing, changing or divulging a student’s personal information with anyone other than the student. As such, staff will need to speak directly with the student about any concerns unless written permission is received from the student granting us permission to speak to a parent or guardian.

Please ensure that your parents and other individuals who may contact our office on your behalf are aware that Department of Residence staff will not be able to discuss any specific information about your room assignment or any concerns that may emerge during your time in residence (i.e. involvement in the conduct process, extension requests, restitution costs, etc.).