Commuter Residence



* COVID-19 UPDATE * We are planning to make Commuter Residence available in the Fall 2020 semester for students who require accommodation while fulfilling in-person course requirements for their program of study. Check back here for further details at a later date.


What is Commuter Residence?

If you need to be on campus late at night or early in the morning, for academic reasons, the Commuter Residence option might be just what you need. Commuter Residence is intended for occasional use.


Where is Commuter Residence?Picture of 54 downtown Guelph Bus
Commuter residence is offered in East Residence, suite-style apartment living with a full kitchen and living area.  All commuter rooms are SINGLE rooms.   East Residence is served by our East Residence Desk (located in Dundas Hall) and Eastsides store for groceries and packaged meals.

What is the cost and what does it include?
The flat rate per night is $48.00. This rate includes accommodation, linens and ResNet WiFi access. HST is included in the rate. Your accommodation can be paid in the same way as your other student fees, charges will be posted to your student account following your stay.

Can I use commuter residence to hang out with friends?
Commuter residence is intended for students to stay on campus to support academic success and safety - for students who have an academic reason to be on campus, to access facilities, labs, or face-to-face course requirements. No guests are permited in Commuter Residence.



How do I reserve a room?

It's simple. Just fill in the Commuter Residence Reservation Form on the Housing Portal. We will contact you to confirm your booking.

Applications are assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. We cannot guarantee in advance that we can accommodate all requests. A maximum of three consecutive nights in a one week period is permitted.