Residence Services

The Residence Services Desk, located in Oscar Peterson Hall, is the primary source for all housing inquiries. The student staff are highly trained and knowledgeable to answer all Residence-related questions, including maintenance and caretaking concerns, as well as questions regarding programs and services offered by Residence Life. Other services provide by Student Housing & Residence Life include:

Music Room Key Access:

Want to practice piano on our residence piano, or can’t find somewhere to set up your drum set?  Residence students can book the Residence Music Room located in Roy Ivor Hall by visiting the desk.

Short-Term Rentals:

  • Board Games 
  • Trollies
  • Umbrellas
  • Shovels
  • Vacuums (OPH residents only)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Swiffer Mops
  • Floor Fans

Hours of Operation:

September - April:

Monday-Friday         9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Saturday/Sunday      Noon - 6:00 pm

Closed Statutory Holidays.


May - August:

Monday-Friday       9:00 am - 6:00 pm        

Closed Statutory Holidays and Weekends.  

Holiday Closures:
Canada Day                        Wednesday July 1, 2015
Civic Holiday                       Monday August 3, 2015
Labour Day                         Monday September 7, 2015
Thanksgiving Day               Monday October 12, 2015
Winter Break*                      December 20, 2014 to January 4, 2015 inclusive
Family Day                          Monday, February 16, 2015
Good Friday                        Friday April 3, 2015
Victoria Day                        Monday May 18, 2015

*Please note all students move out of residence during the Winter Break, within 24 hours of your last exam, unless it is on the last day. Students may apply to stay over the holidays with approval through an application process.  This process will be posted in October.