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Housing & Residence

Living in Residence (Steckley Hall)

Meet new friends while having several comforts of home. By choosing to live on-campus, you'll live close to classmates, athletic facilities, Willson Hall Cafeteria, and your classrooms.

  • Co-ed, dormitory-style facility
  • Staffed 7 days-a-week, 24 hours-a-day
  • Smoke-free facility
  • WIFI available throughout the building
  • Shared kitchenette
  • Coin-operated washer and dryers
  • Quiet wing to maximum study time
  • View room photos here

Important Residence Information

Room Type Deposit Due at time of Application* Fall Semester Winter Semester (minus the deposit) Total Residence Fee
Single $500 $3,443.00 $2,943.00 $6,886.00
Double $500 $1,967.00 $1,467.00 $3,934.00

Deposit will be applied to the Winter semester residence fee owed. These fees are estimates and are subject to change and thus students may not receive prior notification; Based on F22/W23 Fees


Fall/Winter Contract - Additional Fees and Charges 

In addition to the above-noted Fees, the following additional charges will apply:

1. Laundry Fee:  Laundry facilities are located in residence and are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. All residents will be charged a $100 per semester fee for laundry services. Residents will need to supply their own laundry detergent.

2.  Mandatory Insurance Fee:  One-time non-refundable fee will be applied to all Residents residing in single-student residence for the mandatory insurance plan.

  • Apply to live in residence online here: Steckley Hall Residence Application
  • $500.00 deposit is due at the time of application. This deposit will be deducted off of the winter semester residence fees
  • An offer of admission must be accepted before applying for residence
  • Students living in Steckley Hall are required to purchase the meal plan
  • Residence is available to students for both their first and second years of studies
  • Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis

Note: For students studying in the Veterinary Technology Alternative program or staying in Ridgetown for on-campus summer employment, Steckley Hall is not available as a housing option.

  • Students living on-campus are required to purchase a meal plan.
  • The meal plan includes 14 meals per week: Monday morning breakfast through to Friday lunch service.
  • Each meal is “all-you-can-eat”. There are several different entree options to choose from at each meal.
  • Students with special dietary needs can speak with the chef to ensure their needs are met.

Note: As Willson Hall Cafeteria is not open for Friday dinner service or over the weekend, students living in residence have access to a kitchenette in Steckley Hall to cook meals.

Meal Plan Fee

Total Fee


Type Fall Semester Winter Semester Flex Total
All-You-Can-Eat $2,124.00 $2,124.00 +400 $4,648.00

Our staff is compromised of students looking to develop their leadership skills as Resident Assistants (RA's). RA's offer peer-to-peer support to our residents through one-on-one relationship building, floor-wide events and recreational programming. The RA’s are available to students on their floor 24/7 as it is a live-in position. All student staff are trained in First Aid and Emergency Response.

Be sure to check out the Job Listings to learn more about this position and to apply.

Contact the Residence Team

Off-Campus Student Housing


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