College Quarter


  • Kitchenette for preparing meals and snacks includes refrigerator, sink, cupboard, kitchen table and chairs
  • Private bedroom with bed, mattress, dresser, desk and chair
  • Telephone jack outlets in each bedroom
  • Water, power and heat included in room rates
  • Wireless internet
  • Free laundry
  • Living area with couch and chair
  • Lounges and study areas
  • Parking (for a fee and based on availability)

College Quarter Residence (CQ) is located in the Varsity View community. With 800 bed spaces for single students, CQ offers a unique residence experience in a modern building. CQ consists of fully furnished four bedroom apartments along with a limited number of three bedroom apartments, accessible living spaces, two bedroom apartments and studio apartments as well.

Furnishings include: a dining table/ island and chairs, fridge, stove, living room furniture, desks, chairs, beds, and built-in closets. All you need to bring is your own cooking utensils, dishes, cutlery, linen and enthusiasm for being part of this vibrant community. Bedroom sizes and dimensions may vary within each apartment due to the differing building layouts.

Within each residence there are many academic support initiatives and opportunities to become involved in anything from sports to arts to community projects.

Apply to Live in College Quarter

College Quarter Video and Pictures

Click on the images below to view some of the different living spaces and ammenities within College Quarter. Or to get a better feel for the buildings and options available, take a quick Video Tour inside the College Quarter development.

Four Bedroom Living Unit

4 bdrm living room       4 brm room       Four Bdroom Bd      4 bdm bath    

Three and Two Bedroom Living Unit 

1 bdrm      1 brdm room       2 bedroom workstation      bathroom       1 bdrm

Bachelor Suite Living Unit

1 bdrm      1 bdrm      1 bdm room      1 bdrm

Common Spaces 

Study Lounge       Study Room       Laundry       Mail        Bike Storage

Entrance       Laundry Lounge      CQ Lounge       CQ Lounge 2      Storage

College Quarter Building Floor Plans

The College Quarter residence buildings offer four different floor plan options for students to select from during their application. Residents are not guaranteed their preferred choice and rooms are allocated based on availability.

Please click on each image below for an enlarged view. Please note, the illustrations are a close representation of the common room configurations. Within each living space variations on floor plan layout and dimensions may occur.

CQ 4 Bedroom CQ 3br

CQ 3 BRCQ Studio

College Quarter Rates

Please vist the Rates and Payments page for a comparison of rental rates in other residences and a breakdown of additional fees as per the residence agreement. 

College Quarter (8 Month Residence Agreement) 
Spruce, Birch, Pine and Aspen Halls
August 28, 2015 – April 29, 2016

Full term (8 month term) payments are due prior to Residence Check-in. 
One Bedroom Unit      $7,048.00 
Two Bedroom Unit      $6,216.00 
Three Bedroom Unit    $5,376.00
Four Bedroom Unit      $5,376.00
Studio Unit                   $5,920.00

ROAF (Room Offer Acceptance Fee): Equivalent to one month’s rent prior to move in (divide full term payment by 8). All rooms are furnished. The above rates include utilities, cable TV, wireless and wired internet, telephone (free local calling) and laundry.
Students living in College Quarter receive 7 Marquis Hall Meals plus and additional $75.81 RCC per term. The meal plan and RCC amount is included with the full term rental amounts listed above and are non-refundable and non-transferrable. The RCC balance is added to our residents’ student ID cards for use at Marquis Hall and all other U of S food services outlets.