Preparing for Residence: 2022-23

Supporting student success

Residences are open for 2022–2023, offering accommodation and support to new and returning students.

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Your residence community

Be part of a supportive student community living right on campus.

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Get involved

Join a club, attend an event and participate in residence programs to meet people and get involved in residence life.

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Your health & safety

Your safety is our priority. We all need to work together to keep our community safe.

Life in residence: Connections, social and academic support

Residence community supports

Every residence community has highly trained student staff (Residence Assistants) living within the community. Residence Assistants (RAs) provide individual resident support and community building activities, while academics in residence and peer tutors provide academic support for your studies.

24/7 on-call support is always available from our professional staff.


Everyone in residence is automatically registered in Expedition: Connect—our online hub for all things residence. Connect with your community online, keep up to date with upcoming programs and events and access online orientation content, all through Expedition:Connect.

Academic cohorts and interest groups

Residence continues to support student academic and personal success through our cohort community programs. Join a cohort whose members share your interests, your faculty and much more!

Programs and activities are led by our academics in residence, peer leaders and specialists.

Visit Cohorts and Lifestyle Communities for more information.


Health and safety in residence

Expectations for health and safety are in place for residents.

Residence Services continues to follow all preventative health measures as directed by Alberta Health Services, the Government of Alberta, the Government of Canada and the University of Alberta.

More information

Visit the Campus Life at the U of A webpage to learn more about what campus will look like this year. If you have any questions, please contact us at