AN EXCHANGE STUDENT IS:

  • a student who is enrolled at a university with a formal exchange agreement with the University of Alberta. Undergraduate exchange students who apply for residence by April 30th are guaranteed a space.

A VISITING STUDENT (NON-EXCHANGE) IS:

  • enrolled at another university and has been approved to attend the University of Alberta for one term or one academic year. The purpose is usually to receive credit that can be transferred back to their degree at their home institution. They are not part of a formal exchange agreement and pay tuition fees at the University of Alberta.

VISITING STUDENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM (VSCP) STUDENT MUST:

  • Be registered in a degree program in a university outside of Canada, AND;
  • Have written consent from their university to participate in the program.

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HUB is a unique residence located in the high traffic campus shopping mall. Residence units are accessed through staircases leading to the mall, which are publicly accessible 24/7

WHO LIVES HERE: Upper-year undergraduate and graduate students.

UNIT TYPES: Furnished and unfurnished studio and 1 bedroom apartments, and 2 or 4 bedroom shared apartments (common kitchen, living room and bathroom). Studio and 1 bedroom units are reserved for students in their third year and up.
Studio: Floor Plan | 360° Panorama
1 bedroom:​ Floor Plan
2 bedroom: Floor Plan | 360° Panorama
4 bedroom: Floor Plan | 360° Panorama

LEASE TYPE: Studio and 1 bedroom apartments are available on month-to-month leases. 2 & 4 bedroom units are rented based on contract terms coinciding with the academic year (8 month contracts for Fall/Winter and 2-4 month contracts for Spring/Summer).

2018-2019 RATES:

Unit Type Unfurnished* Furnished*
Studio $841 /month $912 /month
Studio (Renovated)      - $ 1112 /month
1 bedroom $ 1100 /month $ 1424 /month
2 Bedroom
(shared)
$5650 / 8 month contract* $6989 / 8 month contract*
$2867 / 4 month contract** $3519 / 4 month contract**
4 Bedroom
(shared)
$4156 / 8 month contract* $5128 / 8 month contract*
$2103 / 4 month contract** $2575 / 4 month contract**

*Wireless internet, heat, water and power are included in the rent. Includes orientation program.
**Fall Term - only available to exchange students.

Please note, all rates are subject to change, including meal plan values. All published rates reflect current values, and any approved changes are posted as soon as possible. In the event of a discrepancy between the official rates and the rates published, the official rates shall prevail.

  • Resident Assistant staff (RAs) trained for after hours on-call duties and individual resident support
  • Furnished units include: bed, mattress, desk & chair, dresser*, dining chair*
    (* not available in all older furnished units)
  • Connections to transit (LRT and bus) on the south end of the mall
  • Secure bicycle storage
  • Parking available through Parking Services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Evening security agent
  • Community Centre (The Vault)
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV lounge
    • Exercise facility
    • Study space
    • Game and equipment rentals
  • No time to cook? Consider a Voluntary Meal Plan!

HUB straddles four city blocks along 112 Street and contains a variety of shops and services. There are pedways connecting the mall to other buildings on campus - this residence truly is a hub!

The UAlberta Campus Map has detailed information and interior floor plans for HUB.

Eastern Ascent is Residence Services upper-year student Orientation program specifically designed for students living in our East Campus residences and runs from August 28 to September 9, 2017.

Eastern Ascent provides residents with the opportunity to develop peer connections and become better oriented to the Edmonton community and UAlberta campus prior to the start of Fall Term Classes.

Eastern Ascent features events to help give you an academic advantage through workshops on time management, applying for research funding and using campus libraries, as well as programs designed to encourage students to connect with their residence community, such as puppy playtime, bonfires in the park and a Day of Service.

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Winter Ascent is the Residence Services winter semester orientation program specifically designed for students living in a UAlberta residence and moving in January, 2019.

Transitioning to university and residence can be tough. Making this transition in January can be tougher.

Winter Ascent was created to provide an opportunity for residents to become comfortable in their new living environment, develop peer connections and become better oriented to the Edmonton community and UAlberta campus. Winter Ascent focuses on providing residents with the chance to explore Edmonton and establish a strong support system in residence prior to the start of Winter Term Classes.

Things To Look Forward To:

From January 4, 2019 to January 6, 2019 residents moving into any of our residences will have the opportunity to take part in many activities that will be sure to have a lasting impact on your residence experience.

These programs will help you navigate your way around your new community this semester, and have some fun doing it!

There will be community building programs, recreational activities, a Day of Service in which students engage and volunteer with the Edmonton community, and educational workshops, all to help start you off on the right foot this semester.

Furnished apartment units may vary, because they have been furnished over time. All units are equipped with a stove/oven and refrigerator/freezer. Each bedroom contains a bedframe/mattress (twin XL) and desk/chair. Storage and living room furniture may also be provided (no TVs).

Unfurnished apartments are equipped with a stove/oven and refrigerator/freezer. You will need to provide your own bedroom, living room and kitchen furniture. If you are in a shared unit, we recommend that you wait until you move in to see if there is furniture/appliances your roommates already have so that you do not bring duplicate items.

Please be advised that roommate assignments will not be provided until your move-in date.

 

 

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WHO LIVES HERE: Upper-year undergraduate students.

UNIT TYPES: Furnished 2 bedroom (Pinecrest Floor Plan | Tamarack Floor Plan | 360° Panorama)
and 4 bedroom (Floor Plan | 360° Panorama) apartments (bedrooms rented individually).

LEASE TYPE: Annual term lease ending on July 31 of each year (the first lease is 11 months in length and renewals are 12 months).

2018-2019 RATES:

Unit Type Rent*
2 Bedroom (shared) $984 /month (per person). 11 month term lease
4 Bedroom (shared) $879 /month (per person). 11 month term lease

*Wireless internet, heat, water and power are included in the rent.

Please note, all rates are subject to change, including meal plan values. All published rates reflect current values, and any approved changes are posted as soon as possible. In the event of a discrepancy between the official rates and the rates published, the official rates shall prevail.

  • Resident Assistant staff (RAs) trained for after hours on-call duties and individual resident support
  • East Campus Commons community centre with fireplace
  • Communal kitchens and lounges
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking available through Parking Services
  • No time to cook? Consider a Voluntary Meal Plan!

Pinecrest House is located in the East Campus neighbourhood of North Campus, at 11047-89 Avenue.

The UAlberta Campus Map has directions and building details.

Eastern Ascent is Residence Services upper-year student Orientation program specifically designed for students living in our East Campus residences and runs from August 28 to September 9, 2017.

Eastern Ascent provides residents with the opportunity to develop peer connections and become better oriented to the Edmonton community and UAlberta campus prior to the start of Fall Term Classes.

Eastern Ascent features events to help give you an academic advantage through workshops on time management, applying for research funding and using campus libraries, as well as programs designed to encourage students to connect with their residence community, such as puppy playtime, bonfires in the park and a Day of Service.

READ MORE

Winter Ascent is the Residence Services winter semester orientation program specifically designed for students living in a UAlberta residence and moving in January, 2019.

Transitioning to university and residence can be tough. Making this transition in January can be tougher.

Winter Ascent was created to provide an opportunity for residents to become comfortable in their new living environment, develop peer connections and become better oriented to the Edmonton community and UAlberta campus. Winter Ascent focuses on providing residents with the chance to explore Edmonton and establish a strong support system in residence prior to the start of Winter Term Classes.

Things To Look Forward To:

From January 4, 2019 to January 6, 2019 residents moving into any of our residences will have the opportunity to take part in many activities that will be sure to have a lasting impact on your residence experience.

These programs will help you navigate your way around your new community this semester, and have some fun doing it!

There will be community building programs, recreational activities, a Day of Service in which students engage and volunteer with the Edmonton community, and educational workshops, all to help start you off on the right foot this semester.

Units are fully furnished with a double-sized bed, dresser and study desk with chair in each bedroom, and a couch, coffee table, tv stand, sofa chairs, dining table and dining chairs in each living area. All kitchens come with a stove/oven and a refrigerator/freezer. You will have to bring your own cooking equipment, linens, etc.

 

 

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I-House is home to residents from Canada and around the world, who contribute to the Global Education program.

WHO LIVES HERE: Upper-year undergraduate and graduate students.

UNIT TYPES: Furnished single dormitory style rooms with private washrooms.
Floor Plan | 360° Panorama

LEASE TYPE: Term leases matching academic term schedule (8 month Sept-April). Spring/Summer housing also available.

APPLYING: Selection is based on interest in contributing to global experience; applicants must respond to additional questions when submitting a housing application.

2018-2019 RATES:

Unit Type Rent*
Furnished single room w/ private washroom $6557 /8 month contract
$3308 /4 month contract**

*Wireless internet, heat, water and power are included in the rent. Includes orientation program. 
**Fall Term - only available to exchange students.

Please note, all rates are subject to change, including meal plan values. All published rates reflect current values, and any approved changes are posted immediately. In the event of a discrepancy between the official rates and the rates published, the official rates shall prevail.

  • Resident Assistant staff (RAs) trained for after hours on-call duties and individual resident support
  • Communal kitchens
  • Meeting room
  • TV lounges
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking available through Parking Services
  • No time to cook? Consider a Voluntary Meal Plan!

International House is located at 8801 111 Street in the Northeast section of North Campus. It is also the location of the East Campus Residence Services Office.

The UAlberta Campus Map has detailed information for International House.

Eastern Ascent is Residence Services upper-year student Orientation program specifically designed for students living in our East Campus residences and runs from August 28 to September 9, 2017.

Eastern Ascent provides residents with the opportunity to develop peer connections and become better oriented to the Edmonton community and UAlberta campus prior to the start of Fall Term Classes.

Eastern Ascent features events to help give you an academic advantage through workshops on time management, applying for research funding and using campus libraries, as well as programs designed to encourage students to connect with their residence community, such as puppy playtime, bonfires in the park and a Day of Service.

READ MORE

Winter Ascent is the Residence Services winter semester orientation program specifically designed for students living in a UAlberta residence and moving in January, 2019.

Transitioning to university and residence can be tough. Making this transition in January can be tougher.

Winter Ascent was created to provide an opportunity for residents to become comfortable in their new living environment, develop peer connections and become better oriented to the Edmonton community and UAlberta campus. Winter Ascent focuses on providing residents with the chance to explore Edmonton and establish a strong support system in residence prior to the start of Winter Term Classes.

Things To Look Forward To:

From January 4, 2019 to January 6, 2019 residents moving into any of our residences will have the opportunity to take part in many activities that will be sure to have a lasting impact on your residence experience.

These programs will help you navigate your way around your new community this semester, and have some fun doing it!

There will be community building programs, recreational activities, a Day of Service in which students engage and volunteer with the Edmonton community, and educational workshops, all to help start you off on the right foot this semester.

Each room in International House is furnished with a twin (XL) bed, desk, chair, a small fridge, storage and closet space, a recycling bin and garbage can.

Visit this link to review the I-House Policy Manual

ROOTS OF THE I-HOUSE COMMUNITY

We:

  • Share our time, heart, and energy to nurture our global community.
  • Respect our own stories and value diverse perspectives and worldviews.
  • Recognize the interconnectedness of our lives and actions in the past, present, and future.
  • Explore our potential in mind, body, spirit and emotion, and support growth in those around us.
  • Make choices with the awareness that each of our actions has global repercussions.
  • Honor the interdependence of all living beings.
  • Develop the skills we need to create the future that we want to see.
  • Trust the strength of our community to support collective success, peace building, and enduring friendships.
  • Commit ourselves to life-long learning and personal development.
  • Embrace the world as global citizens.

 

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At the University of Alberta, we offer a variety of on-campus housing experiences in our residences – whether you are new to university life or in your upper years of study, if you are a student couple or have a family, we have a community for you.

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