University College Residence (UCR)
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The Residence Brochure will give you an overview of the residence buildings on the Fort Garry Campus.

Note: Apply Here to live in the University College Residence.

URC exterior

University College is a mid-size, co-ed residence with 236 single rooms and 10 double rooms. You’ll find all the quiet space you need to study with lots to do when it’s time to socialize. With 40 people per floor, there is a strong community and a small town feel.

► Features:

  • Residence Advisors - trained student staff on each floor
  • Student government
  • Single and double rooms are available with single beds - 33" wide x 80" long
  • Common washrooms with showers and tubs
  • Pool table, ping pong table
  • Study halls
  • Classroom study space
  • Furnished lounge on each floor
  • Robert J. Lockhart Planetarium (connected academic wing)
  • Tunnel access to campus
  • Furnished games room (big screen TV with surround sound and DVD player and plenty of seating)
  • Community Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities

Room Rates:
Once approved by the Board of Governors each year, the Room Rates are posted with payment schedules.

Meal Plans:
University College residents are given a declining balance Meal Plan (that works like a bank debit card) to buy their meals in dining areas across campus. There’s a canteen located in Univesity College for a quick breakfast or light meal. Also, meals can be eaten at the Pembina Hall Dining Room.

Student Fees:
Currently, there are two fees that are in addition to your room fee and optional meal plans.

  • Residence Council Fee $60
  • Residence Life Programming Fee $80

IT - Phone, Cable, Internet:
Students are provided with free wireless Internet via the University of Manitoba and wired Internet through Student Residences. Any other IT Services including telephone, television, and alternative Internet must be negotiated and paid for by the student if they wish to subscribe to an outside service.

 ► Room Plans

Single Room Plan:
Bedroom Size - 121 sq. ft.

UCR single layout 

Double Room Plan:  (Note: there are only 10 double rooms in UCR)
Bedroom Size - 267 sq. ft.

UCR double layout

Bedroom Features:

  • Single bed (2 single beds if a double room)
  • Dresser(s)/ mirror(s)/ cabinet(s)
  • Closet(s)/storage cupboard(s)
  • Wastebasket and recycling bin
  • Desk(s) & chair(s)
  • High-speed Internet access

We Recommend that You Bring:

  • Bedding for an extra-long single bed

See What to Bring for more suggestions.

Check out some single and double Cool Rooms in UCR.


Garbage and recycling:
On a regular basis, garbage and recycling must be removed from the room and discarded in the garbage/recycling room (located on each floor).


UCR Team Spirit

For more information about University College Residence, please contact the Residence Office at:

101 Arthur V. Mauro Residence
120 Dafoe Road
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6B3

Phone Toll-Free: 1-800-859-8737
Local: 204-474-9922
Fax: 204-474-7662

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UCR Rooms & Common Areas

UCR single room

 Single bedroom.
UCR single closets
  Single room closets.

UCR double room

 Double bedroom.
UCR Lounge
UCR lounge with flat screen TV.

UCR lounge1

 UCR lounge with seating area.

UCR lounge 2

UCR lounge with kitchenette.