Housing and Transportation
Where you live and how you get to your classes are important parts of university life.
U of G gives you information to help you decide whether you should apply for residence or seek housing off campus. If you live off campus, you can find information about public transportation options and parking services to help you with your commute if you are driving.
U of G offers different styles of residence on campus, including traditional and apartment style. You can also experience unique living accommodations through Living-Learning Communities and Academic Clusters, which are organized around themes (arts, eco, Indigenous, international, leadership,
Residence life is about more than where you live – it is where you will find a community. With a senior student mentor to guide you, you will have the chance to participate in exciting programming that builds on what you are learning inside the classroom, while getting to know students from different programs.
Read more about Residence Life at U of G.
Seeking a vibrant and respectful intercultural on-campus living experience centred around
Read more about Student Housing Services.
Students live in neighbourhoods all over the city, and Off Campus Living has the resources and support to help make it a positive experience. It provides links to rental listings, information about neighbourhoods in Guelph, lease reviews and more.
Whether you live in residence or off campus, finding a place to eat is made easier with U of G’s meal plans, which give you access to both on- and off-campus vendors.
Read more about U of G’s meal plans and prices.
At U of G, Guelph Transit offers students the options of a postsecondary semester, monthly or single ride e-tickets. The semester and month passes give you unlimited access to Guelph’s Public Transit system.
Commuting to U of G? Visit the Commuter Students web page to learn about a wide variety of programs and supports available to you from commuter student programming to use of the charging station in the Off Campus Living space to short-term stays in the Commuter Student Residence.
U of G’s Parking Services operates parking services on campus, issues parking permits and offers green programs for your use.