Places to Live

Residence Housing Update

Residence is currently sold out for the Fall 2023 and Academic 2023/2024 terms.

Please visit the UCalgary Off Campus Housing website for information on off campus housing.

Something for Everyone

Live, learn and grow alongside your peers, and create strong and lasting friendships. Housing options transition with you as you progress through your university experience. From shared dorm-style rooms in first year, to full apartments in upper years or grad school, to family housing for families, there are options available for all students.

First Year

Students 21 or under as of the start of the term entering their first year of post secondary, are guaranteed residence for the first two years of their study at the University of Calgary. There are six different accommodation types that first years can live in.

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Second Year

All second year students, including transfer and international students, live in in furnished two or three bedroom suite-style apartments and two or four bedroom apartments.

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Upper Year

Undergraduate students in their third year or higher of post-secondary and under the age of 27 have the option of living in furnished studio, one bedroom, two bedroom, and four bedroom units with full kitchens.

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Graduate students, students that have completed an undergraduate degree or mature students (27+ years old) have the option of living in one bedroom, studio, or two bedroom apartments in Crowsnest Hall.

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Family Housing

Residents must reside with a spouse or common-law partner (with or without children), or as a single parent living with children. Applicants must be affiliated with the university.

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UCalgary Affiliated

If you are looking for a place to live in Calgary, the university has a home for you. Those with an affiliation to the University of Calgary can apply to either Crowsnest Hall or Family Housing. 

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Residents can stay for one to four months in the spring/summer terms in secure, fully furnished units in Cascade Hall, Glacier Hall, Olympus Hall, Aurora Hall, and Crowsnest Hall. 

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Complete our form for a residence only tour and Residence Services will contact you within two business days to finalize your tour. Tours can only be done Monday through Friday.

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