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Services

Learn about the services available to you while you live in residence. The University of Calgary takes pride in providing residents with a comprehensive selection of ammenities and services to make your residence experience as convenient and comfortable as possible.

Parking and transportation

From Aug. 1 to 15 residents can enter their name for a parking space in a lottery-based selection system administered through Parking and Transportation Services. The Car Share Program allows you to rent a car for $8/hour or $62/day. The UPass provides unlimited access on Calgary Transit to all full-time students for the academic year.

Meals

Meal plans are a convenient way to make sure you always have money for a hot meal, even during busy exam time.
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Internet

You will have free Internet access through RezNet, the Internet service provider.
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Cable

You can buy cable service for your room (not applicable for Kananaskis and Rundle Halls) through Shaw Communications.

Laundry

All buildings have laundry facilities. A laundry card is included with your move-in package and you can add money to the card with cash, credit or debit.
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Office services

If you need to photocopy, fax, rent a vacuum or replace a lost key, the Residence Services office can help. Learn more

Appliance rental or purchase

Microwaves, TVs, fridges and freezers can be rented through the Residence Students Association by emailing them at rsa@ucalgary.ca. Hot plates can be purchased at the Residence Services office for students living in Global Village or Yamnuska.

Recycling

Recycling bins are conveniently located in each residence building for your use. Stations have been setup for: plastics, cardboard and paper items. Each bin is labelled by type in order to be as user-friendly as possible