The first Phase of Ontario Hall has now achieved Occupancy status. Residence Staff and other student leaders have now moved in and are preparing to welcome the remainder of the 600 students who will be making Ontario Hall home for next eight months. Minor finishing touch ups will continue over the next few weeks in common areas of the building. All amenities (laundry/exercise/study rooms & lounges) available in other residences will be available to Ontario Hall residents.

The second Phase of Ontario Hall is not expected to open until 2014. Work on Phase II is not expected to affect residents who will be moving in this September. The areas of Phase II that are under construction are isolated from the completed section of the building.

Western Housing looks forward to welcoming the residents of our newest building!

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Grand Opening of Ontario Hall Residence
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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Please join us for the Grand Opening of Ontario Hall Residence on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, from 9 am to 11 am.


Progress of the new residence
Thursday, August 15, 2013

Construction is nearly compete on first phase of Ontario Hall. It will soon be ready to accommodate the first 600 students who will move in over the Labour Day Weekend.

Ontario Hall will eventually accommodate a total of 1000 students. The second phase of Ontario Hall is expected to open as planned in 2014. Work on second phase of Ontario Hall will not affect students who will be moving in this September.

Please visit this site regularly to follow the construction progress of the new residence.

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Sneak peek into a suite
Monday, June 10, 2013

As construction progresses, lots of interior work is being completed, and, Ontario Hall is beginning to look like a home for future students. Take a look at the most recent photos to see a student suite in our newest residence community.


Construction Update
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Workers continue to make progress towards the opening of the first 600 beds at Ontario Hall in September 2013. Construction on the South East Wing will continue throughout the year, finishing the remaining 400 beds scheduled for completion in September 2014.


Introducing Ontario Hall
Thursday, November 22, 2012

Western University's Board of Governors announced the name of the newest addition to Western's residences, Ontario Hall. Join us in welcoming this future home of many Western students to the Housing family.


The construction is now underway
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The construction of a new, 1,000-bed student residence is now underway. Southside Construction, the General Contractor on the new residence site, is currently assembling construction cranes, and will soon start work on the foundation and concrete forming. The new residence is expected to open to approximately 600 incoming students in September 2013, with the remainder of the building being completed in early 2014.


Western News Article - Construction alters bus stop
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Western News Article
Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Click here to read the most recent Western News Article regarding the new residence.