When looking at continuing your studies to post-secondary education, you can’t only think of it as the school you will be studying at. For many, this will be your home for the first year of studies and maybe even your upper years as well. It is important to consider where you will be living. At Brock we have many different options when it comes to residences.
By visiting the residence website, you can see all of the amenities included in residence and learn about the different styles of residence: https://brocku.ca/residence/buildings-and-amenities/building-amenities/
Traditional-style — DeCew
In this style of residence, you can choose between living in a double or single room. It is set up in a stair-well style layout with a common living space and communal washrooms. A meal plan is mandatory and you can choose between four different options.
Semi-Suite style — Vallee, Earp and Lowenberger
This style of residence is what you see in most movies as it consists of a hallway with rooms on either sides and a communal lounge and/or study room. A meal plan is mandatory and you can choose between four different options. Vallee and Earp residence are composed of all single rooms. In Lowenberger, there is the option between single or double rooms.
Townhouse-style — Village
Village residence is essentially a mini house you share with 5 people in total (including yourself). Each unit is provided with a central vacuum, central air and heating. There is a communal kitchen with a stove and refrigerator in each unit. The kitchen also has a dining room table and chairs. Pots and pans, dishes and cutlery are not provided. The living room is furnished with a couch, chair and table.
Townhouse-style — Quarry View
Quarry View residence is like a mini house that you share with 3 or 4 people (including yourself). Housekeeping in Quarry View Residence is the responsibility of the student. Each block is provided with central air and heating. Vacuums are not provided and must be supplied by the student. There is a communal kitchen with a stove and refrigerator in each unit. The kitchen also has a dining room table and chairs. Pots and pans, dishes and cutlery are not provided. The living room is furnished with a couch, chair and table.
Students in all residences will receive $300 flex dollars on their accounts, which can be used for food purchases or anywhere else that accepts Brock flex dollars as payment. You also use your flex dollars to do your laundry.
As you can see, at Brock there are many options students can choose to live in for residence, you need to think about the best fit for you 🙂