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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. 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.

Minors (applicants under age 18) must have a Manitoba resident act as custodian and must submit a Custodianship form to completed the application.

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.

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

Application Types & Dates

All dates are subject to change!

Family Housing 2018-19

For families of 2-5 persons applying to live in one of our McFeetors Hall 1-, 2-, or 3- bedroom apartments. Applicants must read through our Family Housing page before applying ».

Occupancy Dates: Sep 1, 2018 to Aug 21, 2019

App Availability: Feb 6, 2018 to Aug 1, 2019

Winter 2019

For individual students arriving in Winter term. 

Occupancy Dates: Jan 5, 2019 to Apr 24, 2019

App Availability: Sept 7, 2018 to Apr 15, 2019

Spring 2019

For individual students arriving in and staying for Spring/Summer term.  If continuing from Winter to Spring, read these renewal instructions before applying ».

Occupancy Dates: May 4, 2019 to Aug 21, 2019

App Availability: Feb 6, 2019 to Aug 1, 2019

Academic Year 2019-20

For individual students arriving in Fall and staying for both Fall & Winter terms. (Winter Break is the optional period between Fall and & Winter terms.) Fall-only visiting students should read below before applying.

First-time residents arriving in fall term who apply before the deadline may be eligible to request a priority room offer, which is sent earlier than the standard room offer period. Read this link for more information.

Occupancy Dates (tentative): Aug 31, 2019 to Apr 23, 2020 (excluding Winter Break by default)

App Availability (tentative): Dec 12, 2018 to Dec 7, 2019

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. Campus Living will contact you after verifying your Letter of Permission and updating your application. 

Fall-only visiting students are not eligible to stay in residence over Winter Break or to select the Priority room offer option. Visiting students' occupancy ends by the last day of Fall term at noon.

Current/In-Room Residents

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

Submitting an Application

Once you know your preferred room types and which application type to select, you can submit an application on the StarRez Portal ».

Application Fees & Deposits

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

After receiving a room offer, new & returning dorm applicants pay a $450 deposit to complete the application. New & returning Family Housing applicants pay a $500 deposit. 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" ».

Current residents applying to continue their occupancy for the next upcoming term do not need to pay a second deposit.

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.

Receiving a Room Offer

Room offers for Academic Year and Family Housing typically start going out at the end of May and continue being sent on an ongoing basis.

Winter term room offers typically start being sent in November.

Spring term room offers typically start being sent out in March.

Completing the Application

Before You Pay Your Deposit: Paying a deposit is part of the completing the application for new and returning applicants. 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 »

Included in the room offer is a deadline 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 »

Minors (applicants under age 18) must submit a Custodianship Form along with their application before paying the deposit. You can download and read the Custodianship Form here »

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 »