Laundry facilities

Card-operated pay laundry machines are available throughout the residence and family housing complex. To use the laundry facilities, residents will need to purchase a SmartCard at dispenser machines located in the Residence Services Main Office and inside the Residence Resource Hub in the lower part of the Sanderson Residence building.

SmartCards are $10 and can be registered at Registering a laundry card will allow you to:

  • purchase a value code to load onto your laundry card
  • review and print transaction history
  • obtain machine availability
  • report laundry problems.

Cards can be loaded up to $99, have no expiry date and balances are non-refundable. Lost cards cannot be replaced.

For further information about laundry cards and machines, please contact Coinamatic at 1-800-561-1972 or

Single load laundry detergent is available for purchase at the Residence Services office front desk.

Facility Locations


  • Dormitory Buildings have laundry rooms available in the basement or ground floor of each building, except for Wilson and Haig-Brown which share laundry rooms with neighbouring buildings (Wilson with Wallace, Haig-Brown with Poole).

Cluster Housing

  • Cluster Housing offers 2 self-contained laundry facilities (end of blocks 54 and 58).

Family Housing

  • The first floor of each apartment building has a laundry room.
  • Residents living in townhouses have the option of using the pay laundry facilities located nearby the complexes or providing their own washers and dryers for their units.