East Residence


East Residence consist of three connected halls - Glengarry, Lanark and Dundas - which are home to 610 residents. East offers suite style accommodation - groups of 6, 8, 10, or 12 students live in single and double rooms within a self-contained, apartment-style suite. East residence is also home to several Living Learning Centres:  Eco House, La Maison Francaise, English Learning House, Leadership House and International House.

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Hall Features


  • Composed of three buildings linked together: Lanark, Dundas, and Glengarry Halls, accommodating 610 students in total
  • Lanark and Dundas are four storey buildings, Glengarry is a 12 storey high rise
  • Accommodation is suite style with suites being made up of 6, 8, 10 or 12 persons
  • Recently renovated in summer of 2008, additional renovations occurring summer 2009.
  • The East Residences are co-ed.
  • Rooms are designed to accommodate one or two students
  • One suite in Lanark is designed for wheelchair accessibility
  • Each suite has a lounge, kitchen, and bathroom. Students are assigned to bedrooms located around these central areas
  • Kitchens are equipped with full size stoves, refrigerators and cupboard space
  • The layout of the suites allow for plenty of interaction between students
  • Residence bedrooms are equipped with single beds [mattress size Standard Twin - 75"x36"], desks, closets, book shelves and desk lamps
  • Students must bring their own linen, bedspreads, pillows, towels and personal toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush etc..)
  • Students are encouraged to personalize their own space by bringing posters, plants, photos, personal knick knacks and an energy efficient 'bar' sized fridge
  • One large building lounge (Fireplace Lounge) allows for large scale activities to take place. This lounge is available on a drop in basis or may be reserved for a special function. The room features a TV, pool table, ping pong table and a kitchen
  • The East TV lounge is located on the first floor
  • Laundry facilities (located near Glengarry and Lanark on the main floor) include washers and dryers.
  • A music practice room with a piano is available to sign-out
  • A study room with individual study carrels is located on the main floor of the residence
  • Glengarry is serviced by two elevators
  • For security, East is locked 24 hours per day. Residents are provided with keys to the building, their room and their mailbox
  • All rooms are wired into the University of Guelph high speed internet network
  • ResNet WiFi in all bedrooms
  • The East Side Variety, a small convenience store, is located in East



The image below is to scale, and is representative of a typical room.  Not all rooms are identical.


Floor plan for a single room in East Residence




The image below is to scale, and is representative of a typical room.  Not all rooms are identical.


Floor plan of a double room in East Residence