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Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions.  If you don’t find the answer to a question that you’re looking for visit the Ask a Question Section and we’ll be sure to get back to you with an answer. 

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Can I claim my residence fees on my Income Tax Return?
I did not receive an activation email message with a password for my online residence application.
I cannot login to the online residence application system. What should I do?
When I submit my credit card information as part of my online residence application, do I receive any confirmation of payment?
I started completing my online residence application, however I cannot pay the residence deposit by credit card.
Is my residence deposit refundable?
When are the residence fees due and what happens with the $600 residence deposit that I paid?
How are rooms assigned for first-year undergraduate students?
Are students who have 90% guaranteed their first choice of residence?
How many students live in each apartment in the apartment-style residences?
Can I request to live in a specific building on my residence application?
Can I request a preferred roommate on my residence application? Is there any guarantee that we will be placed together?
I have a disability and require special consideration in the room assignment process. What should I do?
I have a medical concern and wish to be given special consideration in my residence room assignment. What should I do?
I need to carefully consider the financial implications of living in residence. Am I able to request a specific residence assignment based on the cost?
I am tall and would like to have a longer bed.
Do I need insurance coverage while staying in residence?
Are meal plans mandatory for students living in residence?
Can I come up during the summer and see my residence room?
Can you provide me with the name(s) and phone number(s) of my roommate/suite mate(s) so that I may contact them before I arrive at Laurier?
Can I move into residence prior to my scheduled move-in date? Can I bring my personal belongings into residence prior to move-in?
Can I bring my own refrigerator into residence?
Can I bring my own chair, couch, or any other furniture?

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