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Virtual Residence Tour - Shared screen with speaker view
Catherine Lavoie
50:31
Send us your questions on Wooclap! Within the Wooclap app, at the bottom right corner, use the white text bubble within a green circle to input your questions. Join us at www.wooclap.com – the code is ZPXLEZ.
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:03:21
Marchand/Stanton differences: Stanton has a kitchenette/common room shared space on every floor, Marchand has a kitchen on every odd floor and a common room on every even floor. Marchand's elevator only goes to the even floors. The rooms and amenities are the same.
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:04:47
Traditional sharing spaces: doubles will be single occupancy so you will only have one bed in your room with a slightly larger space if you are placed in a double room at single occupancy.
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:06:51
International Student Quarantine planning: Please connect with the international office to organize your plan for arrival: https://international.uottawa.ca/en
Catherine Lavoie
01:12:35
For more information about meal plans, here is the link! https://www.uottawa.ca/uottawacard/meal-plans
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:13:47
Proof of vaccination: We are creating a space in the Housing Portal (accessed through uOZone) for you to upload your proof of vaccination. An e-mail will be sent out to prompt you to provide this information!
Catherine Lavoie
01:14:58
Want to know more about what services are included/available in residence? Check out the website: https://www.uottawa.ca/housing/amenities-maintenance
Catherine Lavoie
01:15:26
As Victoria mentioned, a mattress is included, but bedding is not.
Catherine Lavoie
01:17:56
If you want more info about meal plans, check out the uOttawa website: https://www.uottawa.ca/uottawacard/meal-plans/explained You can also find their contact information at the bottom of the page.
Catherine Lavoie
01:19:31
Quick tip for all future students: if you're looking for contact information for different faculties, departments, services, just scroll to the bottom of the page on any uOttawa webpage and you will find the contact info in that bottom section!
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:21:04
Fridges?90u/Mann/Annex/Hyman-Soloway: Fridge included in unitFriel/Rideau: mini fridge included in unitTraditional and Henderson: you may bring your own mini-fridge, or rent one from ColdexIf your unit does not have a fridge and you would like one, you can rent a fridge from Coldex ( https://coldexrents.com/) .
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:29:48
Activities on campus? Your Community Advisors, Peer Supports, and Team Leads will hold regular community meetings and events in residence. As well, you can regularly check this page for events happening on campus available for all students! https://www.uottawa.ca/campus-activities/
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:33:41
Interested in the Virtual Residence and not planning to live in in-person residence? Feel free to apply here: https://www.uottawa.ca/housing/virtual-residence
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:35:53
For contract questions, please connect with the assignments team at residence@uottawa.ca
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:36:45
Upper Year students: Invited to apply for our apartment style residences (Annex, Mann, Hyman-Soloway)!
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:38:18
Can you still apply for residence? You may apply for residence anytime of year though our guaranteed housing deadline has passed. You will be on a waitlist and if our capacity changes, you may be offered a space in residence at any time. Though this is uncommon, it does occur that space becomes available!
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:38:58
Roommates: if you are assigned to a room that does have roommates this year, you will receive an e-mail with information to contact your roommate in the coming weeks.
Catherine Lavoie
01:39:43
Wondering what you should bring (or not!) in residence? Consult the handy list available here: https://www.uottawa.ca/housing/current-residents/bring
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:40:54
Can I move the furniture around in my unit? Absolutely! Make sure to be careful when moving furniture (mostly don't overextend yourself!) and do not block emergency exits or stack beds. We simply ask that you return the furniture as is when you move out!
Catherine Lavoie
01:41:04
For more information on how public health guidelines apply to residences? You can find the info on this page: https://www.uottawa.ca/housing/coronavirus
Catherine Lavoie
01:42:34
Look for the "Living in residence in 2021-2022" section near the bottom of the page.
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:44:38
Looking for a building or service on campus? Check out our virtual map! https://maps.uottawa.ca/
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:46:27
If you have a room offer for the Fall but find yourself in a tricky travel situation, please e-mail us at residence@uottawa.ca so we can support you with options!
Catherine Lavoie
01:48:45
Have questions about health services on campus? Make sure to attend the webinar on "Accessing Healthcare and Wellness Resources at the University of Ottawa (English)" on August 6th. The link to find this and other uOrientation webinars is available on the uOrientation website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:50:36
Questions about amenities in residence? Check out our page here: https://www.uottawa.ca/housing/amenities-maintenance
Catherine Lavoie
01:54:26
If you want to connect to other incoming students, you can attend the Student Social for students in Residence, or the Tea on Teams events! You can find all these (and much more programming!) on the uOrientation website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation
Simone Schwartz (they/them)
01:56:53
Move in questions? Housing and campus partners are hard at work planning a safe and fun move-in experience. You will receive an e-mail with your specific move-in information in the next few weeks regarding where to pick up keys and sign-in.
Catherine Lavoie
02:00:17
Please complete this exit ticket: https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/uOWeek3. We greatly value your feedback!