Where Campus Comes to Life

Residence living at the University of Guelph is an integral part of University life. You aren’t just coming to Guelph – you are coming to the University of Guelph!  Living in residence will maximize your opportunities for growth, development and enjoyment of your University experience.

Student Housing Services is committed to providing residential environments and services that promote student success. Residence living is your foundational support for your time at the University of Guelph. Our residence buildings circle the campus like a wheel - you live minutes from everywhere you need to be.

Upcoming Important Dates




Monday, June 3, 2019



Monday, July 15, 2019

Cancellation Deadline for F19/W20 Contract - $500 Refund


Late July 

Room Assignments Released


Saturday, August 31, 2019

MOVE-IN DAY for New Students


Sunday, September 1, 2019

MOVE-IN Day for Upper Year and Graduate Students


Thursday, September 5, 2019

Classes Begin


Monday, September 16, 2019

In-Semester Room Transfer Application Opens



Friday, November 1, 2019

Deadline to Cancel W20 Contract (Exchange, Co-op and Graduating Students Only)


Friday, November 29, 2019

Classes End


Friday, December 13, 2019

Exam Period Ends


Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 noon

Residences Close for Winter Break


Saturday, January 4, 2020

Residence Open for Winter 2020 Semester