Cassiar, Nicola, Purcell, Kalamalka, Valhalla
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.
- 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
Services are located in theÂ Nicola Residence. This is where to make a payment, pick up parcels, borrow keys or ask a question.
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.
Residence Advisors live here and provide support and opportunities for meeting people.
Never worry about cooking or cleaning dirty dishes! All residents purchase a mandatory meal plan valid at participating campus food outlets and partner locations.
Machines operate on a convenient card systemâ€”no need to worry about coins. Machines are located on each floor.
Parking & Bicycle Storage
Limited monthly parking is available for a fee. Bicycle storage is available at Purcell or Monashee Place.
UBCO campus has widespread recreational opportunities for students. Local nature trails are also steps away.
Health & Safety
Residents can access health services at Kalamalka Residence and programs like SafeWalk. There are regular patrols of residence properties.
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.
â€śThere are so many special things about living on campus. Itâ€™s a community where thereâ€™s always people to support you and always something positive going on.â€ťâ€”UBCO resident
UBCO Residence Advisors live in residence and work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.