How to apply to residence if you are First Year University of Guelph-Humber Resident or if you have never lived in residence at Humber.

Please review our rates and the Residence and Dining Agreement before you start an application. Note that priority for First Year applicants is given to those who live more than 25km from their campus of study.

Step 1 - Register

  • You will need:
    • A full time program offer from the University of Guelph-Humber, and
    • Your University of Guelph-Humber student ID number, found in the email that acknowledges receipt of your application from the OUAC (example 0123456).
  • University of Guelph-Humber students must first register to request access to the Residence Application Portal. Please click here for the registration page. Once we confirm that you have received an offer from the University of Guelph-Humber, you will receive a confirmation email from the Humber Residence Office within 5 business days.
  • All International students beginning their studies at the University of Guelph-Humber in Fall 2024 are guaranteed housing for their first year if they apply by June 3, 2024.

Step 2 - Apply

  • Follow the instructions in the confirmation email to log into the residence portal
  • Fill out and submit the application form.
  • Residence spaces for First Year University of Guelph-Humber students who live more than 25km away are allocated based on first-come, first-served basis until spaces are filled or until June 3, 2024, whichever comes first.
  • The $500 deposit is due with your first residence installment on July 8, 2024.
  • Your $500 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. 


  • Should demand exceed availability, students will automatically be added to a waitlist after submitting their application.
  • Applicants who live 25 kms or less from their campus of study who apply before May 30, 2024 will be added to a 25km or less wait list.  On May 30, 2024, these applicants will be added to the end of the main wait list in the order that their application was received.  At this point, all new applications, regardless of distance, will be placed at the end of the main wait list.
  • You should apply as soon as possible, as wait list offers are sent out to eligible applicants in the same order that applicants are added to the wait list.
  • Applicants whose offer of admission has been cancelled or withdrawn will be removed from the wait list.
  • Check your email daily! Students who receive offers from our wait list will receive an email containing specific instructions on how to pay the deposit and secure the room.  The deposit is due with your first installment on July 8, 2024, or within 24 hours for offers made on or after July 8, 2024.

Please note that your room number and location will not be given out until your assigned move in day.

Questions? Contact us!