Desk Services

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Your One-Stop Shop

Student Housing Services operates three service desks, one in each campus community. Desk Services are available 24/7 to students living in residence. Visit your Residence Desk for assistance with lockouts, signing out common room keys, general information, noise complaints, pick-up of parcels, borrowing a vacuum, and more. 


Desk Hours


Summer Semester Hours of Operation


South Desk (located in Prairie Hall):

Serving Maritime, Mountain and Prairie Halls, and West Residence 

Hours of Operation: CLOSED for the summer

Contact: 519-824-4120 ext. 58123


South Desk

North Desk (located in Lennox/Addington Hall):

Serving Lennox, Addington, Lambton, Johnston, Mills, Watson, Maids Hall and Grad Houses

Hours of Operation: CLOSED for the summer

Contact: 519-824-4120 ext. 58122


North Desk

East Desk (located in Dundas Hall): 

Serving Glengarry, Dundas, Lanark Halls and East Village residents

Hours of Operation: 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Contact: 519-824-4120 ext. 58124


East Desk

Gordon Desk (located in Gordon Hall): 

Serving Gordon Hall residents

Hours of Operation:  24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Contact: 519-824-4120 ext. 55081


Residence Desks may be closed briefly on occasion due to operational needs. Signs will be posted directing students on where to call for assistance.


Work Orders

Our Residence Desks are here to help if there's an issue with your room or residence building. If you have a facilities-related request, here is what to do: 


Emergency Situations

Examples: Water leak, no power, broken window, toilet overflow, etc.

*Call your Residence Service Desk immediately.


General Repairs

Examples: Broken light, loose closet door, dripping tap, etc.

*Email or call your residence service desk to request a work order to be submitted. Provide your residence building, room number, repair description & location.