Carleton University offers long-term summer residence for current Carleton students wishing to live on campus throughout the summer!

Please read the information below in full prior to submitting your application.  

The Student Summer Residence application is now open and can be found below, after the information (not in Carleton Central).

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The 2020/2021 fall and winter term fees must be paid by April 25th, 2021 in order to be eligible to live in Summer Residence.  If your Student Account does not have a zero balance by April 25th, and you have received and accepted a summer room offer, your room offer will be revoked, and the $300 deposit refunded.
  • Priority is given to students who are registered in courses or here for academic purposes.

Summer Residence Standards:

Please review the 2021 Summer Residence Standards by clicking here.

Summer Residence Agreement Terms and Conditions:

Please click here to review the 2021Summer Residence Agreement Terms and Conditions.

Travelling Outside of Canada:

If you are travelling to summer residence from outside of Canada please click here for quarantine planning support.

Student Summer Accommodations:

Students will be accommodated within a single room in a two-person shared suite in Frontenac House.  Suites include one full bathroom, full kitchenette with fridge and microwave, dining area, Wi-Fi and air conditioning.

  • There is a 30 night minimum requirement to live in summer residence.  Short term accommodation is not available.
  • Single room option – $31 per night ($930 based on 30 nights)
  • Students may have the option of buying a meal plan, or can choose to make their own meals.
  • There will be two students assigned to each suite.
  • Students are required to provide their own bed linens for a standard double mattress, towels, and amenities.
  • A non-refundable $300.00 deposit is required if you receive a room offer. This deposit will be applied to your student account to act as a payment to your residence fees shortly after the fees are posted.
  • If living in residence over the summer, please continue to self-monitor for any symptoms potentially linked to COVID-19. If you start feeling unwell, please follow the symptom reporting process.

Important Dates and Deadline:

Please click here for Important dates and deadlines for Summer Residence.

  • If you are currently in residence, the deadline to apply to remain in residence through to the summer is April 12th.
  • Summer room offers will start going out at the end of March.
  • Current residence students who have a confirmed summer residence room should be prepared to move to their summer room on Friday, April 30th (this date is not flexible).
  • The earliest date of occupancy for all other summer residents (who did not reside in academic residence or moved out prior to April 28th) is Wednesday, May 5th.
  • Summer residence meal plan starts on May 3rd.
  • May 17th is the last day to remove the summer meal plan.

Optional Summer Meal Plan:

The last meal for academic residence is breakfast on April 28th 7:30 am to 11:00am.  The summer meal plan will start on May 3rd.

The summer meal plan starts on May 3rd.

  • 14 meals per week:  $23.95 per day or $2,850 from May 3rd to August 29th.

All meals are served in The OASIS.

Meal periods:

  • Breakfast:  7:30 am – 9:00 am
  • Lunch:  11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • Dinner:  5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You may only use one meal per meal period up to 3 meals per day until all meals are used.

Walk in Rates:

  • Breakfast at $8.50 + tax
  • Lunch and Dinner at $12.75 + tax

Summer Hours for the Residence Reception Desk:

  • April 28th – Close at 4:30 pm
  • Closed April 29th to May 2nd
  • Open as of May 3rd – 8:00 am
  • Mondays to Fridays – 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Saturdays – 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Sundays and Holidays closed

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Current residence students are required to complete an application to extend their stay beyond the last scheduled exam.  Please click here to complete the extension form before you apply for summer residence.

Student Summer Accommodation Application

  • Students will be accommodated in Frontenac House in a private bedroom sharing the common areas of the suite (washroom, kitchen, and dining area) with one other student.
  • DD-MM-YY format
  • 613-520-5612 format
    Please only select one.
  • Write N/A if you did not select "Another academic reason" or "Other".
    Arrangements can be made to quarantine on-campus. Please email for more information.
    *Please note that Attendant Services may not be available due to the pandemic.
    If you do not require accommodation from April 28th, you are expected to vacate your academic residence as of 12:00 pm noon on April 28th. If this is the case, Summer residence move in is available starting May 5th.
  • If you are a current Carleton University residence student and require accommodation from April 28th, your 30 night minimum stay starts the night of April 28th.
  • Date Format: DD dash MM dash YYYY
    For current students who said "Yes" to the above question, please enter your arrival date as April 28th. If the answer to the above question is "No" please enter a date of May 5th or thereafter.
  • Date Format: DD dash MM dash YYYY
    14 meals per week: $23.95 per day or $2,850 from May 3rd to August 29th.
  • If your Student Account does not have a zero balance by April 25th, and you have received and accepted a summer room offer, your room offer will be revoked, and the $300 deposit refunded.
  • This collection notice may be appended to forms used by Academic and Administrative units to collect personal information from any individual who interacts with us. “Personal information collected through this form will be used and disclosed by Carleton University under the authority of the Carleton University Act, 1952, and in accordance with sections 39, 41 and 42 of Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The purpose of this processing is to apply to live in summer residence. If you have any questions about the processing of personal information by Carleton University, please contact the Manager, Privacy & Access to Information, by phone at 613-520-2600 ext. 2047 or by e-mail via” If the collection is occurring through a web form, you can create a PDF of the completed notice and create a hyperlink with the following statement. The hyperlink would be linked to the words “privacy notice”: “By clicking submit, you acknowledge that you have read the privacy notice and you consent to the uses and disclosures identified”.