When to Apply
Fall or Academic term (Sept.- Dec. or Sept.- April): Applications open Nov. 1
Winter term (Jan.- April): Applications open May 1
Spring/Summer terms (May - Aug.): Applications open Nov 1
Family Housing applications are accepted anytime. You must be a student or affiliated with the university to live 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.
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.
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.
Residence Parking Permits will be sold online or in person starting mid-August every academic year. If you live in residence and need parking, there will be a spot available for you.
Find deadlines and how to pay your residence fees.
Residence fees collected pay for student activities. Residence fees include furniture, utilities, and internet services for the duration of your stay.
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.