Application Information

When to Apply

Fall or Academic Term (Sept.- Dec. or Sept.- April): Applications open Jan 1

Winter Term (Jan.- April): Applications open May 1

Spring/Summer Terms (May - Aug.): Applications open April 1

Family Housing applications are accepted anytime. You do not have to be affiliated with the university to complete an application, but you must be a full-time student in a degree program before you are offered a unit in Family Housing.

Advance Payment Information

An advance payment is made to secure your room and is due on the date specified on your Offer of Residence. The deadline for paying the balance is on the same day tuition fees are due for the term.

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Application Process

Whether you're attending university for the first time, a returning student, a transfer student, an international student, or applying for Family Housing, applications are completed online through the Resident Portal.

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Meal Plan

UCalgary offers an All You Care to Eat (AYCTE) meal plan. With multiple options of fresh food available, students can choose to eat whatever they like, whenever they like and as much as they need to nourish themselves throughout the year.

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Residence Parking Permits will be sold online or in person starting on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 8 a.m. for the upcoming academic year. If you live in residence and need parking, there will be a spot available for you.

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Payment Schedule

Find deadlines and how to pay your residence fees.

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Residence fees collected pay for student activities. Residence fees include furniture, utilities, and internet services for the duration of your stay. 

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Room Selection

First-year students are assigned a room and can request to be entered into the lottery for a single room. Upper year students can choose their room.

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