Residence Life

New Students

Making the transition to living in residence

If you’re excited and anxious about living on your own, that’s a good sign! It means you’re getting ready to grow. And Acadia’s residence community is the perfect place. We’ve created an inclusive, respectful environment where you will thrive.

Use this site to prepare for your move. You’ll find everything you need to make a smooth transition to residence life. And we’ll be here to support you every step of the way – from getting settled in to making the most of the amazing lifestyle Acadia offers.

Residence options for every personality

Our 11 residences are on campus and the options range from high-rise to heritage. 
We guarantee first-year students a room in residence. Apply early to improve your chances of getting the space you want.

Meals plans for every taste and budget

Acadia’s dine-on-campus plan is mandatory for residence students. With our award-winning chef and cook-for-yourself option, that’s a bonus! Find out more about our delicious, affordable meal plans

Get involved and have fun!

Welcome Week events help you meet people and get to know the campus. Check out the Matriculation Ceremony, Mock Olympics, Marvel Movies and more. You’ll bond big time and make friends for life.