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Before applying, all applicants must have applied to UWinnipeg or another Winnipeg post-secondary institution and have an active student number. Applicants under age 18 must have a Manitoba resident act as Custodian to complete the application process. Applicants for family housing Affordable Units must read this page before applying ». Additional requirements may apply depending on your application and room type. Read the current Contract for more details.

Residents must be registered in academic classes during residence occupancy. Registration for UWinnipeg students is checked periodically in the student database and residents who are not registered in classes may not continue living in residence.

Students of schools other than UWinnipeg will not be admitted into residence without proof of enrollment at their academic institution. Campus Living may request and keep a copy of the student’s identification card and/or course registration.

Read the Contract Section 1 "Eligibility" for more details »

Application Fees & Deposits

New applicants, and continuing applicants applying for the next Academic Year, pay a non-refundable $50 fee to start each application.

After receicing a room offer, new applicants also pay a $350 deposit to complete the application. This fee is part of reserving a residence room and is held separate from other residence fees.  Read more about completing the application below under "Completing the Application" ».

Note: Deposits are not refundable if the application is cancelled or terminated. Complete policies for deposits are in Section 1 of the Campus Living Contract.

Application Types

Application types determine the room types available on your application and your standard occupancy dates in residence. After registering on the StarRez Portal, choosing an application type is the first step in the application process.

Academic Year includes Fall & Winter terms. All room types except the unfurnished McFeetors Hall apartments can be selected.
(Note 1: Winter Break is the optional period between Fall and Winter terms and is not automatically included in Academic Year — read more under “Winter Break” below.)
(Note 2: Fall-term only Visiting students should read the "visiting students" section below about staying in residence for Fall term only.)
Winter Break is the period between Fall and Winter terms. This option is can be selected when completing the Academic Year application. A separate Winter Break fee is payable along with Fall residence fees.
Note: Fall-only visiting students are not eligible for Winter Break. Read more below.
Winter and Spring Terms are for students starting their occupancy in Winter and Spring terms, respectively. Available room types are the same as Academic Year. If continuing from Winter to Spring, read these renewal instructions before applying ».
Family Housing is applicable to unfurnished 1-, 2-, and 3- bedroom apartments in McFeetors Hall. Applicants who apply for this term must meet eligibility requirements outlined in Section 1 of the Contract. Winter Break does not apply to Family Housing applications.

You can learn more about terms and occupancy dates in the Administrative section of the Contract ».


Application Dates and Term Dates

The occupancy for each term ends at noon of the occupancy end date.

Application Name Standard Occupancy Dates Application Availability
1st Year Guarantee 2017-18 Aug 30, 2017 to Apr 21, 2018
(excluding Winter Break)
Dec 1, 2016 to May 1 2017
Spring 2017 May 1, 2017 to Aug 22, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 to Aug 1, 2017
Academic Year 2017-18 Sept 2, 2017 to Apr 21, 2018
(excluding Winter Break)
Feb 10, 2017 to Apr 1, 2018
Family Housing 2017-18 Sept 2, 2017 to Aug 22, 2018 Feb 6, 2017 to Aug 12, 2018
Winter 2018 Jan 3, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018 Sep 1, 2017 to Apr 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Apr 30, 2018 to Aug 22, 2018 Feb 10, 2018 to Aug 1, 2018

Fall-Only Visiting Students

Visiting students who are registered at UWinnipeg for Fall academic term only should apply for the "Academic Year” term; then after receiving a room offer, select the “Visiting Student” option when completing the application (see below). Campus Living will contact you after verifying your Visiting Student status and converting your occupancy dates to Fall term only. 

Fall-only Visiting students are not eligible to stay in residence over Winter Break. Visiting students' occupancy ends by the last day of Fall term at noon.

Current/In-Room Residents

Residents currently in room appling for upcoming terms should read these instructions before applying »

Receiving a Room Offer

Room offers for 2017-18 are scheduled to start being sent out around the last week of May/first week of June.

Completing the Application

Before You Pay Your Deposit: Be sure that you will move into the room before paying the deposit! Once you pay the deposit, it is not refundable if you cancel or terminate your application. Read Section 1 of the Contract for more details »

After submitting an application, it is marked "not complete" until a room offer is sent out and the final application pages are completed. A room offer typically has a deadline of a few business days to complete the application. Completing the application involves selecting a meal plan option, payment type, and other term-specific options.

New and returning applicants must pay a deposit to complete the application, while Continuing (in room) applicants do not need to pay the deposit. This deposit is part of reserving the room and is not refundable if you cancel or terminate your application. Read Section 1 of the Contract for more details »

Once all these application pages are completed, the application will be marked as "complete" and your room will be reserved. 

Cancelling the Application

You may cancel your application by contacting Campus Living. Read the Sections on Cancellation and Termination in the Contact for more details »