Housing and Transportation

Overview

Where you live and how you get to your classes are an important part of university life.

Western provides the information you need to help you decide whether you should apply for residence or seek housing off campus. If you live off campus, you will also get information about public transportation options and parking services to help you with your commute.

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Housing

On Campus

Western offers 9 residences with 3 different room styles:

  • Traditional-style with single or double rooms and shared common washrooms on each floor.
  • Suite-style with single rooms, shared cooking facilities, semi-private washrooms and a common living area.
  • Hybrid-style with mostly double-room units that have their own washroom.

Read more about residence at Western.

Among the 9 residence buildings, there are 2 upper-year residences, Alumni House and London Hall. They offer the convenience of on-campus living, a great community environment, leadership opportunities, and an optional meal plan for second-, third- and fourth-year undergraduate students, as well as graduate students.

Meal Plans

Whether you live in residence or off campus, finding a place to eat is made easier with Western’s meal plans, which give you access to both on- and off-campus vendors.

View Western’s meal plans and prices.

Residence Life

Residence life is about more than where you live – it is where you will find a community. With a senior student mentor to guide you, you will have the chance to participate in exciting programming that builds on what you are learning inside the classroom while getting to know students from different programs.

Learn more about residence life at Western.

Living-Learning Communities

Living-Learning Communities are residence floors where residents who share the same academic faculty/program, interest or lifestyle live together on the same floor. They are developed to give you a more enriched living and learning environment. Delaware Hall is home to Ayukwanaktiyo:hake Indigenous Student and Ally Floor.

The University Apartments and Platt’s Lane Estates offer apartment accommodation on campus for upper-year and graduate students, or students with family.

View all housing options at Western.

Off Campus

The Off-Campus Housing Service gives students and staff housing options that include access to over 5,000 listings annually. You can drop in and a Western staff member can also help with your housing search.

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Transportation

Public Transportation

Western’s University Student Council offers access to unlimited transportation around London to all full-time undergraduate students. The LTC Bus Pass is part of your student fees.

Parking Services

Parking and Visitor Services operates and maintains the parking spaces on campus, as well as supports sustainable alternatives such as bicycles, carpooling and public transit.

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