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BU Residence Reaches Maximum Occupancy

Brandon University Residence is currently slated to undergo a massive renovation project this Fall in McMaster Hall.  This reduces the building occupancy by nearly half, leaving us with a limited number spaces for Resident Students this fall.

As of July 12, there is a wait list for all three residences. We anticipate a growing wait list for all three residence halls in the coming weeks.

Our office is continuously monitoring the vacancies in each residence hall and offering what’s available to those on the wait list.

Students are still welcome to apply for residence online for a spot on the wait list.

We strongly encourage wait listed applicants to explore alternative housing arrangements, as not all wait listed applicants will be offered a room in residence.

BU Residence 2023/24 Applications are Now Open!

We are so excited that you are interested in BU Residence! Before you apply, be sure to read all of the information on this webpage. For any questions or concerns, please reach out to

Application Disclaimer

Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis with priority given to current resident students. While we try our best to accommodate room preferences, we cannot guarantee student’s first or second choice of hall and/or room type. If a student receives their second choice, they will not automatically be placed on a wait list for their first choice unless otherwise indicated.

We strongly encourage students to read over our residence information below before applying for residence.

Residence Halls

Review our 3 Residence Halls to see what each one has to offer!

Meal Plan

The Meal Plan provided by Food Services is included in your residence costs.

  • Meal Plans
  • No Dishes!
  • Less Trips the Grocery Store!
  • Delicious and Nutritious Options!

Application Process

How to Apply

(1) Fill out our online application. After the application is submitted, you will be re-directed to our online payment portal where you will be able to pay the *$65 application fee. Other payment options include cheque or money order by mail or by calling the Residence Office at 204 727-9761/7394 to arrange for credit card payment over the phone. Note: Applications must be submitted prior to payment being made. Applications without payment will not be processed.

Spaces are offered on a first come first serve basis. It is important to get your application into us as soon as possible. You will receive an email from our office stating which round of offers you will be placed in.

*The application fee is non-refundable and is not applied to your student account.

Click Here to find out more information regarding Special Accommodation Requests.

(2) A Residence package containing your Room Assignment, Residence Agreement forms and other pertinent information will be sent by email.

All communications and offers will be sent to the students’ email address, so please make sure you are able to log in. For students who may be attending other institutions, we will be using the email listed on your application.

Contact us by email or phone if you have any questions. More information on our offer dates here.

(3) To accept your offer, read the Residence package information and return the signed Room Assignment Form with your $350* non-refundable & non-transferrable room deposit. Please submit signed forms and deposit by the deadline date to avoid cancellation.

Students are committing to a lease agreement when accepting their room offer. 

(4) Your space is reserved! A confirmation of payment and details regarding check-in will be sent via email. Please make sure to claim your I.D. here.

NOTE: If you are experiencing issues with our online application, please contact to inquire about applying for residence in an alternate format.

Rooms in McMaster Hall are in high demand. Not all applicants who apply for McMaster Hall will receive a McMaster Hall room offer.

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    Students are committing to a lease agreement when accepting their room offer. Students who choose to withdraw will be held financially responsible.