A FIRST-YEAR STUDENT IS:

  • 21 or under as of September 1, 2019, AND;
  • Applying for programs located on an Edmonton campus, AND;
  • A current high school student or a person who has finished high school and has never taken any post-secondary courses, OR;
  • A current high school student concurrently taking courses at an accredited post-secondary institution.

 

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CUSTOMIZE YOUR RESIDENCE EXPERIENCE: APPLY TO LIVE ON A THEMED, ACADEMIC COHORT OR LIFESTYLE FLOOR IN LISTER    MORE INFO

 

 

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Lister is our traditional first-year dormitory residence with five towers branching off of the central building.

WHO LIVES HERE: First-year undergraduate students and student leaders.
Schäffer Hall also houses second-year undergrads.

UNIT TYPES: The 'Classic' Lister towers, Kelsey Hall and Henday Hall (Mackenzie Hall will be closed for renovation), offer furnished single (Floor Plan | 360° Panorama) and double (Floor Plan | 360° Panorama) dormitory style units with shared washrooms. Schäffer Hall offers single furnished units with a private washroom (Floor Plan | 360° Panorama). Thelma Chalifoux Hall offers single and double furnished units (Floor Plan) with shared washrooms (images coming soon).

LEASE TYPE: Term leases matching academic term schedule (8 month Sept-April).
The meal plan is included in contract fees.

2018-2019 RATES:

Room Type Rates** Meal plan (2 levels) Total
Classic Lister Single $5283 /8 month contract

$2957 /4 month contract
1: $4999
2: $4400
1: $4999
2: $4400
8 mo: $10282
8 mo: $9683
4 mo: $7956
4 mo: $7357
Classic Lister Double $3488 /8 month contract

$1829 /4 month contract
1: $4999
2: $4400
1: $4999
2: $4400
8 mo: $8487
8 mo: $7888
4 mo: $6828
4 mo: $6229
Schäffer Single w/ private washroom $6385 /8 month contract

$3234 /4 month contract
1: $4999
2: $4400
1: $4999
2: $4400
8 mo: $11384
8 mo: $10785
4 mo: $8233
4 mo: $7634
Thelma Chalifoux Hall Single $8680 /8 month contract

$4147 /4 month contract
1: $4999
2: $4400
1: $4999
2: $4400
8 mo: $13679
8 mo: $13080
4 mo: $9146
4 mo: $8547
Thelma Chalifoux Hall Double $7210 /8 month contract

$3444 /4 month contract
1: $4999
2: $4400
1: $4999
2: $4400
8 mo: $12209
8 mo: $11610
4 mo: $8443
4 mo: $7844

*Internet service, heat, water and power are included in the rent.
**Includes orientation program.

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
  • The Marina convenience store and food court
  • Lister Dining Hall (meal plan)
  • Study libraries
  • Communal kitchens
  • Laundry facilities
  • Exercise facilities
  • Music room
  • Gymnasium
  • TV lounges
  • Parking available through Parking Services

Lister Centre is located at 87 Avenue and 116 Street in the Southwest section of UAlberta's North Campus. It connects five residence towers: Henday Hall, Mackenzie Hall, Kelsey Hall, Schäffer Hall & Chalifoux Hall.

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

BaseCamp is Residence Services first-year student Orientation program specifically designed for students living in Lister Residence and Résidence Saint Jean and runs each Fall before the start of the Academic Year.

BaseCamp provides residents with early access to resources, experiences, and learning opportunities to ease the transition into University. Throughout the four-day program, participants will have 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.

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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.

Each unit in Classic Lister Residence is furnished with a bed frame with a twin mattress (XL) and drawers underneath, desk with hutch, closet (for each student), desk chair, wastebasket and mirror. Single rooms also contain a dresser. Units in Schäffer Hall also have a private washroom with a toilet, sink and shower.

 

 

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Peter Lougheed Hall is our newest student residence, opened in Fall 2017 with with space for 140 residents.
Students enrolled in the Peter Lougheed Leadership College are guaranteed a space if they apply by April 30!

WHO LIVES HERE: All student types.

UNIT TYPES:
• Furnished single unit with a private washroom.
• Furnished single unit with a semi-private washroom. Two private bedrooms which share a washroom.

LEASE TYPE: Term leases matching academic term schedule (4 or 8 month contracts for Fall/Winter).

2018-2019 RATES:

Room Type Room + Board*
Single room with private washroom $17484 /8 month contract
$8463.50 /4 month contract
Single room with semi-private washroom $16422 /8 month contract (per person)
$7956.50 /4 month contract

*Includes meal plan, rent, internet service, heat, water and power in the room and board rate. Includes orientation program. 

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
  • Dining Hall and unlimited access meal plan
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fitness and recreation facilities
  • Outdoor amenities

Peter Lougheed Hall is located at 11011 Saskatchewan Drive, in the Northeast residential section of UAlberta's North Campus.

View the UAlberta Campus Map.

Eastern Ascent is Residence Services upper-year student Orientation program specifically designed for students living in our East Campus residences and runs for two weeks around the beginning of the Academic Year.

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.

Residence Life programming at Peter Lougheed Hall will include leadership building experiences such as workshops and service learning opportunities, networking events, and guest speakers.
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A Francophone residence, located on Campus Saint-Jean, in Edmonton's French Quarter. This is a tight-knit community where the residents are committed to living in French only. Preference is given to CSJ students.

QUI Y VIVENT: Les étudiants au premier cycle universitaire, majoritairement dans leur première année d’étude.
Les étudiants du Campus Saint-Jean en première année du baccalauréat sont assurés d'une chambre à la Résidence Saint-Jean s'ils font une demande de résidence avant le 30 avril.

TYPE DE CHAMBRE: Chambre à occupation simple, meublée (lit, bureau, chaise) avec salle de bain privée (Floor Plan | 360° Panorama).

TYPE DE CONTRAT: En lien avec le calendrier scolaire de 8 mois (4 mois uniquement pour les étudiants en échange).
Les contrats d’été peuvent être disponibles si il y a au moins 20 personnes intéressées.

2018-2019 RATES:

Type D'unité Étendue Coût*
Meublée Individuel 5732$ /8 month contract
2984$ /4 month contract**

*Le service d'Internet, la chaleur, l'eau et la puissance sont inclus dans le coût du loyer.
**Trimestre d'automne - uniquement disponible pour les étudiants en échange.

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.

  • Les Assistants en résidence (AR vivent chacun sur un étage et sont responsable d’être sur-appel tout en soutenant l’engagement à la vie en français
  • Cuisines partagées
  • Buandrie payante
  • Centre communautaire
  • Salle de conditionnement physique
  • Salle de musique
  • Terrain sportif à l’extérieur
  • Salles de télévision
  • Navette gratuite entre le CSJ et le Campus Nord

Résidence Saint-Jean is located at 8406-91 Street on Campus Saint-Jean in Edmonton's French Quarter. The free shuttle will get you to North Campus quickly.

The UAlberta Campus Map has detailed information about Résidence Saint-Jean.

BaseCamp is Residence Services first-year student Orientation program specifically designed for students living in Lister Residence, Peter Lougheed Hall and Résidence Saint Jean, running in the days leading up to the beginning of the Academic Year.

BaseCamp provides residents with early access to resources, experiences, and learning opportunities to ease the transition into University. Throughout the four-day program, participants will have 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.

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.

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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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