More than just a place to live

Residence provides you with the opportunity to build friendships and experience life on campus.



I have had a good time at this residence; I felt like I have grown as a person. I have also made a lot of friends here. Overall, my experience has been great, so of course I would recommend residence to someone else.


Over the course of my 4 years at this residence I’ve had an exceptional experience with all aspects. Cleaning, maintenance, roommates, etc. were all above and beyond my expectations.

Testimonial 3

Residence is an absolutely fantastic community to start your university/college life. It is convenient; you get to meet all sorts of people and make new connections. It builds a solid foundation for all future years.

Testimonial 4

I enjoy and appreciate the safe and comfortable environment created by the efforts of the residence staff.

Testimonial 5

Overall, I believe the residence experience was extremely worth it and I do think it has made my university experience much better.

Testimonial 6

I love the experience and the people I have met during my stay here. It is a great place for first years transitioning from living away from home.

Testimonial 7

I have really enjoyed the residence experience; I felt safe and it was nice having the support of the RAs (Residence Advisors).

Testimonial 8

It’s a great opportunity to meet people live in an academic community while still having fun with friends. Residence is clean, friendly, welcoming and safe.

Testimonial 9

Everything is good. Just like my home.


I love Residence because of 24/7 front desk services, maintenance and housekeeping services. It’s also really close to campus.


Ontario Tech University Residence & Student Housing

Ontario Tech University, offers student housing and all the resources you need for an unforgettable university experience. Get ready to make new friends, get involved in exciting activities, and discover all that Oshawa has to offer. It's all possible when you move into an Ontario Tech University residence!

Our student housing is conveniently located minutes away from campus lecture halls, so you never have to worry about being late for any of your classes. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to get involved in many of our campus events and activities.

First time living on campus? Our friendly residence staff will be happy to answer any of your questions or concerns about our student housing. Oshawa is not only a beautiful city to live in, but it's also home to students from all around the world. No matter where you're from, you'll have a unique opportunity to discover new cultures and be part of a diverse global community!

When you move in, you'll enjoy premium amenities in each Ontario Tech U residence. Every suite comes with all the conveniences we know you can't live without! That means high-speed internet access, TV with HDMI capabilities, and a phone with free local calls.

All Ontario Tech University housing units also include a common kitchen area, a movie lounge, a games room for get-togethers, and a front desk with 24-hour support. Best of all, you’ll also have access to quiet study rooms where you can prep for classes individually or as a group. These rooms are perfect for studying for exams, doing homework, or reviewing what you’ve learned in class.

Security is another feature you won't have to worry about when you move into our student housing. Our buildings feature trusted security technology, including swipe card access at our Oshawa location and 24-hour video monitoring. In the event of a security incident, we'll be able to reach you within minutes and make sure you're safe.

Through our weekly residence events, you'll also have a chance to get to know your residents and discuss anything that may be on your mind. We encourage all of our students to develop real-life skills and experience everything that campus life has to offer!

Whether your goal is to make more friends, focus on your academics, or develop your leadership skills, you'll enjoy your time in Ontario Tech U housing! We hope to see you soon!

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