Guaranteed 1st Year Students

February 1st, 10:00 am ET  – Online applications open for 2021 – 2022 residence. Deadline is June 8th, 4:30 pm ET

The guaranteed offer is for a traditional double room.

Please note that you must first accept your offer of admission to Carleton University before you can accept your offer of residence.  Furthermore, there may be a delay of three or four days between the time you accept the offer of admission and are able to accept your offer of residence. It is strongly recommended that you do not wait until the last day to accept your offer of residence, as the deadline of 4:30pm ET on June 8th is strictly adhered to.

The guaranteed offer of residence expires on June 8th, 4:30 pm ET.

For other important dates and deadlines, please click here.

If you did not receive a guaranteed offer of residence, please review the information on “Non-Guaranteed First Year Students” by clicking here.

How to accept your offer:

  1. Accept your guaranteed residence offer online
    The first step would be to log on to My Carleton using your My Carleton One (MC1) username and password by clicking here.  Once logged in select Carleton Central and on the Main Menu, scroll down to Housing Services and click on Accept Residence Offer.
  2. Read and accept the terms of the Residence Agreement
    Read the Residence Agreement and accept the terms online. The 2020 – 2021 Residence Agreement can be viewed here.  The 2021 – 2022 agreement will be available in the Spring of 2021.
  3. Pay your residence deposit (through Carleton Central)
    Pay your residence deposit ($700) by credit card(Visa, Mastercard or American Express, any Visa/Debit* cards) or by Interac, also through Carleton Central. Please note that only customers of RBC Royal Bank, TD Bank, First Nations may use the Interac option, through Carleton Central. *If you are using a Visa/Debit card, select the Pay with your Credit Card section on Carleton Central to make payment. 
  4. Complete your Residence Information Form
    You will receive an email, to your Carleton email account, in late Spring that will include a link to the eRezLife portal where you will then complete the Residence Information Form and answer some quick lifestyle questions and/or request a friend to be your roommate. We ask that you are honest with your answers as it will help us place you when we do the room assignments in late June.  More information can be found here.

*Note:  All email correspondence will go to your Carleton email account.  Please ensure you check your Carleton email account on a regular basis.

If you have not yet set up your Carleton account, please click here for instructions.

Deposit Refund –  if your plans change after accepting your offer, please cancel through Carleton Central by 4:30 pm, June 8th, and your full deposit will be credited to the card/bank account used to pay it.