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Valrideau University Residence is an independent student residence situated in Sandy Hill. It is a 12-minute walk to the University of Ottawa. 





Valrideau offers undergraduate and graduate women a serious study atmosphere to allow them to achieve academic excellence; Valrideau’s family atmosphere is conducive to making deep friendships. 





Valrideau offers each resident:

  • Private (single-occupancy), fully furnished room (bed, desk, dresser, closet, bookshelf, with bathroom sink & vanity)

  • home-cooked meals 7 days a week (bagged meals are available)

  • Access to dinette

  • Weekly personal laundry and ironing services

  • Supply of fresh linen and towels, laundered weekly

  • Cleaning service 2 times a week (bedrooms and all general facilities)

  • Wireless internet  

  • Access to common facilities for you and your friends (e.g. group study rooms)

  • All utilities included (electricity, water, gas, heating, and shared phone line)

  • Building security system

  • Access to a chapel


Valrideau University Residence is committed to providing a safe environment for all participants in its programming and activities. We follow the safety policy of Valrideau’s owner, the Neeje Association for Women and Family. 

If you have questions about Neeje’s safety policy or have a particular safety issue that you would like to bring to Neeje’s attention, please contact the Board of Directors’ safety officer at If you do not feel comfortable speaking with a member of our Board of Directors, you can contact your local police or children’s protection services. If a minor is at risk, please call 911.

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