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Residence Services

Residence Services provides quality accommodations and programs, which enhance the student experience, support academic success and foster leadership development. The vibrant and supportive community environment in residence leads to lifelong friendships and strong ties to the university. Research shows that students living in residence maintain a higher GPA and are more apt to complete their PSE studies.

Student Housing

Residence buildings offer a variety of accommodation styles, including traditional dormitory (for first-year), studios, one-bedrooms, two bedrooms and four bedroom apartments, as well as two and three bedroom suite-style buildings. Housing options transition with students as they progress through their university experience. All buildings have an academic lounge where students can study or attend tutoring sessions and a recreational lounge to relax with friends.

Residence Programming

Each building has trained staff including Community Advisors (CAs) and Residence Life Coordinators (RLCs) who are available 24-hours-a-day to provide support to students living in residence. Staff members are specifically trained in responding to personal crises, and are able to direct students to appropriate university resources, leadership development, academic learning strategies, and community building. A variety of living-learning communities are supported through our residence life programming.

Location: DC01, 124 University Gate N.W.
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sundays and Holidays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Telephone: 403.220.3210

Student-Family Housing

Student-family housing consists of 250 townhouses, arranged in a garden court setting specially designed for students with families. In addition to the facilities offered, Residence Education Staff facilitate programs and services to meet family members' needs, including community barbecues, summer camps, ESL conversation groups, and the Jenna Chang Children's Resource Library.

Location: 3735 - 32 Avenue N.W.
Telephone: 403.220.7227

All Residence Services proceeds stay on campus; supporting student programming, academic, and research initiatives.