Living On Campus

Residence and Campus Life

Western University's best student experience includes residence and campus life. Western’s state-of-the art residences provide an experience where you’ll feel a sense of belonging like you’ve never felt before. You can be a part of a community where you’ll have exclusive access to incredible events, support services and academic programming—all designed to help you succeed in your first year here. 

Residence offers a myriad of leadership, academic and social programs that help you adjust to university life, build connections with your fellow residents, and develop your "outside the classroom" skills, which help you grow as a person.

Am I eligible for Residence?

To be eligible for residence, you must be a single student without dependents who has been admitted for full-time studies at Western's main campus. Students who accept an academic offer from Brescia, Huron or King's are not eligible to live in our residences.

How do they pick my roommate?

Western's roommate-matching process has received many compliments from students over the years. We make every effort to match people with similar lifestyle habits, such as whether they study with or without music, whether they prefer to go to bed early, how tidy they prefer their surroundings, and more. We recommend you fill out your Residence Placement Questionnaire honestly so we can match you accurately.

Where do the Engineering students stay?

Many Engineering students stay in Essex Hall where there are two entire floors of just for Engineering students. Western’s residences offer a safe and inclusive environment within walking distance to lecture halls, libraries, recreation facilities and other services.

If you have more questions, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page or for more detailed information, including fees and a helpful handbook, check out the Western's Residence Website.

Living in London

Western University and London Ontario share a special connection. With 35,000 students and 305,000 alumni across more than 150 countries, each student who spends time here comes to share in that connection.

Set in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, London is the region’s economic, entertainment and cultural hub. It is known for it's 'big city experience' with its music, culture and sports, while also being nicknamed the 'Forest City' from its numerous treed areas and public parks.  

For more information about London, visit our London, Ontario Page.