Paterson GlobalFoods Institute

Located at 504 Main Street inside the Paterson GlobalFoods Institute at the Exchange District Campus, Red River College’s student residence is the perfect home away from home. With furnished residence rooms, meal plans for delicious food, and a location that can’t be beat, our residence keeps you connected to one of Winnipeg’s most vibrant neighbourhoods.

Fall 2019

Move-In Day: Thursday, August 22, 2019

New and Returning Residents report to Residence staff at the main entrance (504 Main Street) to move in.

If you are under the age of 18 you will need to bring a legal guardian with you.

Returning Residents: please bring your existing Student/Residence ID card to be reactivated.

Check in between 9:30am-3:30pm

Once at the Residence, our team will help you with the following:

  • Pick up your Residence key, mailbox key, and laundry card
  • Sign your Residence contract
  • Pick up your student card (if you have pre-ordered it)
IMPORTANT: If you are arriving at the Residence between 3:30pm on August 22 and 9:00am August 23, you will be checked in to your room by Security. You will need to complete your move-in and pick up all keys from the Campus Living Office (room 400) on Friday, August 23 between 9:00am-2:00pm, prior to Orientation. If you are not able to move in on August 22, you must notify the Campus Living Office.

Residence Orientation: Friday, August 23, 2019

Residence Orientation is mandatory for all Fall term Residents. Orientation will take plan on Friday, August 23rd from 3:00-4:30pm in the Annex (main floor of the Residence).

Stick around after Orientation to enjoy a free pizza dinner, and socialize with your new neighbors!


Red River College is accepting Applications for:

  • Fall 2019 (August 22 – December 14, 2019)
  • Fall/Winter 2019/2020 (August 22 – December 14, 2019 & January 4 – May 2, 2020)

All applications will be processed in the order they are received.  We encourage you to contact us if you need any information or assistance with residence at Red River College.

Room Options

Modern, air-conditioned, fully furnished single and double room suites (see photos) are available at the Exchange District Campus Residence. The residence also features a public kitchen,  shared laundry room(s) and several common areas that have WiFi and are available for study, entertainment and socializing.

Learn more about the room options ›

Eating in Residence

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Accessing the Internet

Wireless network access is available in the lounge areas of the residence and each room has a wired Internet connection. Double suites have connectivity in each of the bedrooms and in the common area. Single rooms have only one network connection.

The network connection is a College academic network connection and is subject to College IT usage policies. The network traffic may be monitored and content is filtered to prevent inappropriate internet access.

You must have valid College student account credentials (i.e., user ID and password) to access the wireless network. No credentials are needed to access the wired network but may be required to access specific resources on the network (i.e., Portal and WebAdvisor).

Television, Phone and Third-party Internet Services

Each residence room is wired for television, phone and internet services. Double suites have wiring in each of the bedrooms and in the common area of the suite. Single rooms have only one wired outlet for these services. Residents may choose to subscribe to local television, phone and internet services at their own cost.

Want to know more?  Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.