Welcome! We are pleased that you are considering living in residence. Carleton University and its Residences are a dynamic and diverse environment. Our community includes people from across Canada and around the world, making up a mosaic of different languages, traditions, cultures, political beliefs, and faiths. So whether you’re coming from Australia, France, Japan, Korea, The Netherlands, Mexico, Chile, China, Germany, Spain,  England, Scotland or any one of the other partner institutions of Carleton International, residence is a global village that we hope will allow you to live, learn and grow.

Please note that you must have an ID number  issued to you by Carleton University (the first three digits will be ‘101’) before you can apply for residence.

The 2017 – 2018 Residence Agreement is now available.  The 2018 – 2019 Residence Agreement will be updated in the Spring of 2018.

1. Apply for residence online

The first Step should be Log on to Carleton Central and Select the Housing On-line Link from the Main Menu. Please note that if you wish to apply for residence, you will be required to pay a $35 non-refundable application fee. The $35 application fee can be paid by credit card (Visa, Mastercard or American Express, Visa/Debit cards) or by Interac, also through Carleton Central. Please note that only customers of BMO, RBC Royal Bank, TD Bank, CIBC, and Scotia Bank may use the Interac option.

After paying the application fee, you will receive an email 48 hours later with instructions and a link to our Residence Information Form.

A number of spaces are reserved for exchange students in both traditional and suites residence.

Applications received over and above the number of reserved spaces will be entered in the Residence Lottery held on June 12th  for new students. Deadline for applications to be included in the Room Lottery is 4:30 pm, June 7. Applications received after the draw date will be added to the waitlist, or offered space if available.

2. Wait list information

Based on available space, students will be forwarded an Offer of Residence Accommodation or a waitlist assignment number. Space will be offered in waitlist order, as it becomes available through cancellations.  It is important that you set up and check your Carleton email account, which we will use to communicate with you. You are also welcome to contact our office to check your status.