East Residence

Welcome to East Residence! 

East Residence consists 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.

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 tower
  • Accommodation is suite-style with suites being made up of 6, 8, 10 or 12 persons
  • 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 plenty of counter 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, bookshelves and desk lamps
  • Students are encouraged to personalize their own space by bringing posters, plants, photos, personal items and an energy-efficient 'bar' sized fridge, though students can rent or purchase a fridge from Coldex
  • 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.
  • Main floor building lounge 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 key card access to their building, and physical keys to their room and mailbox
  • All suites, bedrooms and common areas can access ResNet WiFi , the University of Guelph high-speed wifi network
  • The "Eastside Variety", a small convenience store, is located in East Residence

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360 Degree Room Tours



East Residence Suite     Lounge



East Residence Suite   Kitchen



East Residence Suite   Bathroom


East Residence Suite Bathroom



East Residence Suite     Shower


East Residence Suite     Shower


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Floor Plans


East Residence Double Room


East Residence - Double Room *

Fully-furnished living room, dining area, storage, waste-sorting nook, stove, fridge and plenty of cupboard and cooking space.

East Residence Single Room

East Residence - Single Room  *

Two single bedrooms, each with bed, nightstand, wardrobe, desk, lamp and chair.  Shared washroom, with separate shower room.


* Important Note: The floor plan images above represent a TYPICAL room layout in East Residence.  Glengarry, Dundas and Lanark suites are all similar, however, not all unit layouts and bedrooms are identical.