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Set yourself up for success at the University of Alberta


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First-year residence applications go live September 30

Take a browse through our wide variety of residence options!

Get the most out of your university experience

Benefit from unparalleled services and programs that support your success.

Residence orientation

Customized residence experience

Focus on your studies, not your stomach

Instead of grocery shopping, meal planning and washing dishes, you can concentrate on your studies and enjoy your university life.

Your meal plan

Let us show you around! Take a tour

Discover what life is like in residence. Check out the different room options and pick what works for you. 

Our Residences

Residence tours

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Benefits of living in residence

Get the most out of your university experience. Residence is the foundation for you to do, and be, your best.

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Higher GPA

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Lifelong connections

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Peer tutor program

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Meal plan

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Leadership training

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Work where you live

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Steps from campus life

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Academics in residence

Additional first-year residence experiences


Peter Lougheed Hall

Located on the edge of Edmonton's stunning river valley, this distinct first-year residence is supported through programs to foster social connections and academic achievements.

Learn more about Peter Lougheed Hall


Résidence Saint-Jean

Une communauté tissée-serré située au coeur du quartier francophone d’Edmonton où on s’engage à vivre uniquement en français.

Pour en savoir plus Résidence Saint-Jean