Cassiar, Nicola, Purcell, Kalamalka, Valhalla


About

Cassiar, Kalamalka, Nicola, Purcell, and Valhalla residences have fully-furnished single connected rooms and offer vibrant, supportive environments. Students purchase a meal plan so there's no need to cook or clean dirty dishes.

Quick Facts

  • Mostly first year students
  • Mandatory meal plan
  • Wireless Internet included
  • Snack & TV lounge on each floor
  • 900 beds available
  • Rooftop terrace at Purcell
Front Desk Services

Located at Nicola Residence
1290 International Mews
Kelowna, B.C.
V1V 1V8

information@okanagan.housing.ubc.ca

Rooms

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    Single Connected

    Private room with semi-private washroom accessed by two same-gendered residents.

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Facilities

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    Front Desk

    Services are located in the Nicola Residence. This is where to make a payment, pick up parcels, borrow keys or ask a question.

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    Common Spaces

    Each floor has a lounge with snacking kitchen and basic cable TV. There are also quiet study spaces. Wi-Fi is available in common areas.

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    Residence Life

    Residence Advisors live here and provide support and opportunities for meeting people.

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    Meal Plan

    Never worry about cooking or cleaning dirty dishes! All residents purchase a mandatory meal plan valid at participating campus food outlets and partner locations.

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    Laundry Facilities

    Machines operate on a convenient card system—no need to worry about coins. Machines are located on each floor.

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    Parking & Bicycle Storage

    Limited monthly parking is available for a fee. Bicycle storage is available at Purcell or Monashee Place.

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    Fitness Facilities

    UBCO campus has widespread recreational opportunities for students. Local nature trails are also steps away.

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    Health & Safety

    Residents can access health services at Kalamalka Residence and programs like SafeWalk. There are regular patrols of residence properties.

Sustainability Features

UBC has been recognized internationally for its commitment to sustainable living. Many residences have modern sustainability features designed to reduce waste, energy consumption, and water use.

Residence Life

“There are so many special things about living on campus. It’s a community where there’s always people to support you and always something positive going on.”—UBCO resident

UBCO Residence Advisors live in residence and work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.