We are delighted that you are considering living in Residence at Carleton!

Our community of more than 3600 students provides a dynamic and diverse environment with many opportunities for academic and personal growth. So, whether you are coming right out of high school or returning to studies after taking some time away from the classroom, we are confident you will find a happy home here at Carleton.

Online applications for 2024-2025 Residence open on February 1, 2024 at 10:00 am.

Applicants who complete their Residence Application by 11:59 pm June 10, 2024, will be entered into a room lottery.

Applications received on June 11, 2024, or later, will automatically be added to the waitlist in chronological order of receipt.

The 2024-2025 Residence Agreement can be viewed here.  The 2024-2025 Residence Agreement is currently pending final approval.

Apply for Residence Online

For important dates and deadlines, please click here.

You must first accept your offer of admission before you can apply for residence and wait for your application status on Carleton360 to display “Applicant Acceptance”. There may be a delay of 3 or 4 days between the time you accept the offer of admission and are able to apply for residence.

Step 1:  Apply to residence through the Housing Portal by clicking the link below. You will require MC1 credentials to log into the portal.

Please also review the Step by Step Guide: How Apply to Residence.


Step 2:  Once you have logged in, click on “Housing Application”.

Step 3: Select Academic Year 2024-2025.

Step 4: Pay a $50 non-refundable application fee.  The $50 application fee can be paid by credit card (Visa, Mastercard or American Express, any Visa/Debit* cards) or by Interac. Please note that only customers of RBC Royal Bank, TD Bank, First Nations may use the Interac option.

Step 5: Be sure to complete and save your application by June 10, 2024 in order to be placed in the room lottery.

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

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

Join the Webinar!

Please join the webinar and learn how to select your room in residence. We will also discuss roommate searches, roommate groups, troubleshooting etc. Our team will also answer your questions live!

Registration is required (due to the limited capacity). Please choose ONE of the two dates:

Thursday, MAY 30 – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST



Tuesday, June 4 – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST