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Memories are Made at Ambrose Residence
There’s so much to gain from living on campus. The residence program is a big part of what makes the Ambrose community so close, energetic, and supportive. In this active living-learning environment, you’ll have the chance to grow holistically as you share life with your fellow students.
Apply by June 15th to guarantee your spot in residence.
Please note: All first-year, full-time, non-transfer students under the age of 21 who are not married and do not live with their parents must live in residence and purchase a meal plan.
Your room is furnished with everything you need to study and live. Every room opens onto a shared living area with soft seating and a kitchenette. Take advantage of common areas like a media room or racquetball courts.
Security to help you feel at home
Because your safety and peace of mind are important to us, the residence has numerous security features including secure building access, 24-hour on-site staff, security cameras, and after-hours security personnel.
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Build life-long friendships as you live, study and hang out with students from different places and programs. From study groups to residence-wide social events to late-night conversations with roommates, residence is a bonding experience that’s not to be missed.
92.5% of our residence students say that living on campus has helped them connect with other students and make friends.
Your home in residence will be minutes away from your classes and all the other services on campus, like the library, the fitness centre, and the squash courts. No rush-hour commute means more time to do the things you want to do!
With an estimated cost of living off campus of $6400, Ambrose residence is an affordable alternative to renting. Factor in built-in roommates, limited travel expenses and easy access to balanced meals and the cost of living in residence makes a lot of sense.
See the many options available below or check out our budget calculator to see how affordable living on residence can be.
|Options||Charges||per day*||per month|
|A - Double||$1800||$16.67||$450|
|B - Triple||$1600||$14.81||$400|
|C - Single (Students over 21, any floor)||$2400||$22.22||$600|
|D - Sr. Pod Single (Students over 21, Sr Pod Only: 3rd Floor of Res Ed)||$2100||$19.44||$525|
Meal Plans 2018-2019
Ambrose meal plans work on a declining balance system, where the student only pays for the food he or she purchases. A meal plan is required for all residence students.
$2000 includes $100 towards flex dollars*
provides a student $18/day, 7 days/week, 15 weeks/semester
$1525 includes $100 towards flex dollars*
provides a student $19/day, 5 days/week, 15 weeks/semester
- Unspent funds carry over from Fall Semester to Winter Semester.
- Winter semester provides opportunity to change your option and choose a third:
$1,275 no flex dollars providing $17/day, 5 days/week, 15 weeks/semester
- Unused amounts at the end of April may be deposited into a future year meal plan
or into your flex dollars or refunded by written email request.
- All meal plan purchases are GST exempt.
* Flex dollars can be used at various locations including the Snackbar, Dominos and Waves Coffee Shop