Welcome to Housing at Western

While you're living with us, this site will be your resource for all things residence. Now that you’re moved in and are settling in to your new home away from home, make sure you see what this place has to offer.  

Not a residence student yet, but interested in living here while you attend Western? Learn about applying, fees, and how residence life engages and connects you to the University community and fosters your growth as a leader.

Future Residence Students

Effective Use of Meal Plan

Budgeting your meal plan dollars is an ongoing process! While topping up is an option, there are many ways to make your plan last longer. 

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The Importance of Eating Before Drinking

Did you know that your food intake can play a big role in how your body handles alcohol? 

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Your Residence Experience

Make the most of what this place has to offer.

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Get Involved

Your community in residence is shaped by student leaders and their dedication to improving your residence experience. Learn how you can make the same impact while gaining valuable experience. 

Student Leadership

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Get Engaged

The key to succeeding in university is all about balance. Study smart, but make sure you have time to try new things. Participate in programming that follows our three learning goals; citizenship, self-awareness, and intellectual engagement.

Events and Programs

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Get Connected

Services available to you aren't just limited to residence. Explore opportunities and resources across campus that will help you set achievable goals to enhance your experience, and help you thrive academically and personally.

Resources for Success

We follow a simple motto: Take care of yourself. Take care of each other. Take care of this place.

Housing facilitates a top-notch residence experience supported by programming and services designed to foster personal growth and maximize the potential for student success. Upper-year and graduate students, visitors, faculty and staff also have access to comfort and quality accommodation with a variety of short- and long-term housing options.

Our Portfolio

quotation marks image I've been in residence for the past four years and have experienced what it is like to be a first-year, a Soph, a Head Soph and a Residence Don. All these experiences have culminated in me being the person that I am today, and for that, I'll be forever grateful. If I could go back, I would tell my first-year self to try new things, talk to new people, always expand your horizons and never be afraid to put yourself out there. The experiences and people that you meet become the stories that you talk about for years to come.

- Sairam G.