Thank you for choosing Niagara College Residence as your home away from home!
Please refer to this step-by-step guide as an informative resource to help you navigate your Residence application.
Residence Fees are a commitment, even if you withdraw from Residence.
Review and understand the Residence Rates.
Cancellation and/or withdrawal from Residence is subject to fees being assessed to the student. Please review our Cancellation Policy.
Please Note: The Niagara College Residences do not accept promissory notes from students who are planning to use the proceeds of their OSAP loan to pay their Residence fees.
All terms and conditions pertaining to your accommodation are found in the Student Resident Agreement (SRA). Review a copy of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Student Residence Agreement or the Welland Student Residence Agreement. The current SRA will become available in to students in their Housing Portal once they have been accepted to Residence.
Don’t want to break the rules in Residence? Review the 2021 – 2022 Residence Community Living Standards (RCLS) here. The current RCLS will become available to students in their Housing Portal once they have been accepted to Residence.
Click “APPLY NOW” on our Niagara College Residence homepage
Pay the $500 refundable Application Fee
It is encouraged to submit your application by April 15th, 2022, to be considered for the acceptance lottery.
Eligibility:You are not required to be admitted to an academic program to apply for Residence. However, if offered Residence, you must be a registered student at the time of Residence Move-In (September 3, 2022).
The first round of offers will be sent on or before April 20th
Review your acceptance email carefully for important dates, deadlines and additional instructions.
Log into your Housing Portal to complete your acceptance paperwork.
Once you have completed your paperwork, the system will prompt the Residence to create a personalized invoice with the payment option you select.
To view your account, go to the Housing Portal Payment under the Accounts Tab.
You can choose to pay your Residence Fees in one installment (Option 1) or in two installments (Option 2) or three installments (Option 3).
In late July or early August, the roommate portal will open which allows you to view and communicate with potential roommate matches.
Please note that your Residence account must be in good standing to be included in the roommate selection portal.
Once you have selected one ideal roommate match and they have selected you back, you will be assigned to a suite together.
If you choose to opt-out of the roommate portal, or cannot find a match, the residence will match you with a roommate according to your profile answers.