Quarantine Housing

Arriving from Outside Canada? 


The University of Guelph is offering a quarantine package for students who need to quarantine that includes transportation, accommodation, and food – all components being in accordance with Public Health guidelines. This package is available for all international students who need support in quarantining for the Summer 2021 semester, regardless of whether you will be living in residence for the Summer Semester.Airport Arrival


If you are living on campus in Summer 2021 or if you are living off-campus and must quarantine prior to the start of your lease… 

  • Accommodation is located in our East Village townhouse community

  • To apply for On Campus Quarantine Housing, please complete the application form on the Housing Portal 

  • Only one student (or family members travelling together) will be housed in each townhouse, with a private washroom.


Quarantine Support Services

Once we receive your Quarantine Application, we will follow up with you about campus support services.  Quarantine support will be coordinated through the International Student Experience (ISE) Office.  ISE will ensure smooth communication between all on and off campus partners involved in the University of Guelph Quarantine Plan.   



Students entering quarantine will have a Red Car airport shuttle booked for them. Red Car airport shuttles booked by the University of Guelph is the only approved option for international arrivals.



Hospitality will provide food to all residents housed in quarantine. Meals will be bundled together and delivered once daily to each townhouse.  The first day of meals will be delivered on the date of arrival, and the final meal delivery will occur on the final day of quarantine.


On-Campus Quarantine Rates

When you complete your Quarantine Application on the Housing Portal, you will be asked to indicate your anticipated arrival date and flight information.  Your reservation will automatically calculate the 11-day or 14-day period.  If you require additional days to accommodate moving to an off-campus lease, please email housing@uoguelph.ca

Students are responsible for payment of their On-Campus Quarantine accommodations: 

Housing and Meal Plan costs are $74/day + HST 

Transportation shuttle cost is $115 + HST 

Total Cost for 11 Day Quarantine Plan is $929+HST 

Total Cost for 14 Day Quarantine Plan is $1151+HST 

The nightly rate for additional accommodation is $48.00 (including tax). 



On Campus Quarantine reservations must be received at least 72 hours prior to your arrival date.  

Off-campus applications must be received 7 days in advance of intended travel date to allow time for approval. 



ISE, Student Housing Services and other campus stakeholders have developed a range of virtual programming to promote the integration of international students on campus.  You will receive more information once your Quarantine Application is submitted.



on the University of Guelph Housing Portal