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Campus Housing

ESL students may apply for any on-campus housing option they like.  Housing Services offers many choices.  Please visit our Housing Services to see all locations and room types!

If you have questions or would like help, please contact Housing Services.

Why Live On Campus?

24 Hour-Support

Our staff is available 24 hours/day to assist you.  All locations are very safe and secure. You will have easy access to the ESL Office, the International Student Office, and all other University services.

Experience Canadian Student Life

Over 1000 Canadian and International students live together on campus.  If you want to meet amazing new friends, participate in fun student activities, and improve your English skills, this is a great place for you!


Student life is easier here!  We will have everything ready for your arrival.  Being close to your classes and friends makes it easy to get involved.  There is even weekly transportation to a shopping areas.

New ResidenceSpecial Offer - ESL Engage

This exciting housing option was created specifically for ESL students!  For only $40/day, you can live on campus and become a part of our student-housing family!  This special price includes three delicious buffet meals every weekday, two on weekends.  You will love living on campus near your classes and friends.

Your Room

ESL Engage residents live in the dorm-shared room type.  This is a private, furnished bedroom that includes internet, local phone and cable TV connection.  You only share a washroom with one other person that lives next door (same gender as you).

Why Choose ESL Engage?

  • You will make lots of new friends
  • You live with other ESL students
  • You can walk to class in 2 minutes
  • Your room includes meals
  • You will have more opportunities to speak and learn English
  • We host special activities and events just for you!

ESL Engage Application Instructions

  • ESL Engage Applications for Winter 2018 are accepted until January 15th, 2018


  1. Navigate to the Housing Portal
  2. Select 'Register' from the top navigation
  3. Choose dorm-shared, Paskwaw/Wakpa Tower as your first room preference.  You can select any other preferences for choices 2-4
  4. When your Housing Portal application is complete, email Housing Services.
    In this email, provide your name, student ID and that you are interested in the ESL Engage program.

 Fee Summary:

Fee Type



Application and Confirmation

$450 (one-time fee)

$50 is a processing fee, $200 is a non-refundable confirmation fee, $200 is a refundable security deposit

Housing Fees

$1200 per month ($40/day)

This price includes your accommodation and food. A minimum 4-month housing contract is required (you may apply for a contract cancellation withdrawal after your 3-month ESL course is complete.

Travel/Luggage Storage


If students choose to travel after their Language course is complete, luggage and belongings can be stored in your room for $15/day.