Residences and Meal Plans

Residence Price(s)

$12,007 – $13,089 for 8 months (meals included)

Room Types

United College has a variety of rooms to fit your personality and needs. Choose from our double rooms with privacy barriers, rooms with ensuite washrooms, or traditional single rooms.


  • Living-Learning Communities for the Faculty of Environment, Women in Engineering, and innovators in residence
  • French culture/language floor
  • Home to Waterloo's Indigenous Student Centre
  • Air conditioned rooms (during the summer)
  • Quiet study areas
  • Games room
  • TV lounge
  • Dons and residence life staff

Learn more on our website.

Residence Guarantee

Guarantee your spot in residence by

  • accepting your Offer of Admission by 11:59 pm (ET) on June 1, 2024, and
  • submitting your Residence Community Ranking Form and a $500 non-refundable deposit by 11:59 pm (ET) on June 1, 2024 and
  • meeting any conditions outlined on your Offer of Admission.

Deposit Required


Meal Plans

A convenient meal plan is included in your fees when you become a resident of the United College residence community, which means you'll never run out for money for food! Watson's Eatery offers a range of options at meal times, including vegetarian and halal meals, as well as our soup and salad bar. Our menus change regularly to reflect the preferences and requests of our student residents.

Other Information

Located on the University of Waterloo’s main campus.