NOTICE: Due to technical difficulties, the first round of Fall 2017 Room Offers will not be sent until the week of May 24.


Students living in I-House love to celebrate community by sharing food, experiences, and stories about themselves and their culture. Residents contribute to the Global Education program by planning events for their community, learning from each other and participating on the I-House Council.

I-House is composed of residents from around the world and from right here in Canada who are excited to live in this purpose-built community. They are mature and like working together - whether just to make dinner or executing large-scale events for the entire international campus community.

Learn more about the Global Education Program in I-House.





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.

2017-2018 RATES:

Unit Type Rent*
Furnished single room w/ private washroom $6280 /8 month contract
$3152 /4 month contract**

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

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.


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.



  • 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.


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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