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Campus housing

ʪƵ has campus housing in Kelowna, Vernon and Salmon Arm.

Campus housing at ʪƵ offers a convenient home away from home just steps away from class. Applications are now open for September 2024.

Our campus housing locations

Beginning in the 2024 fall semester, ʪƵ will have new campus housing available at our Kelowna and Vernon campuses. In January 2025 new campus housing will be available at our Salmon Arm campus.



Living on campus is...


Our safe and secure buildings are located on campus, just minutes away from your classrooms, labs and the library.

Options include private, single occupancy studios equipped with a kitchenette and private washroom, as well as multi occupancy apartments, equipped with a shared kitchen and washrooms, where you can live with friends and other students.

Amenities include lounges, quiet study spaces, common recreational spaces, bike storage and laundry facilities. 

Everything you need is right in your campus home.


Bedrooms are fully furnished with a bed, mattress, dresser, study desk and chair.

The kitchen includes a sink, cooktop or range, microwave, and an apartment sized fridge. Apartments have two fridges.

All utilities are included in your housing fees, including electricity, heat, air conditioning and internet.

Everything you need is included in one price.


While living in campus housing, you'll meet other students and form friendships that last a lifetime.

Our Community Advisors (CAs) fellow students who also live in the buildings offer support and guidance and host social, educational and recreational events such as movie nights, BBQs and games nights.

The professional OC Campus Housing staff are available to help you with your transition to living on campus and being a successful student at ʪƵ.

Campus housing is more than a place to live. It's your home away from home.

Apply for campus housing today!

Experience comfortable and convenient living in ʪƵ campus housing. Apply for your spot today.


Find answers to common questions about campus housing, the application process and policies.

To be eligible to live in campus housing, you must be a full-time student at ʪƵ. Housing is available September to April. There may be opportunities for non-students to stay in campus housing May through August. Students have priority for our new campus housing buildings opening in September 2024.

Fall/September housing applications open on December 1 of the previous year.

Yes, the non-refundable application fee of $50 is a processing fee only and does not guarantee you a room.

After you have applied, you will receive information about next steps. You can expect the final steps to be completed by July.

Depending on whether you prefer a multiple or single occupancy room, there will be a process to indicate your preferences on a first come first served lottery system. 

No, there is not a meal plan for campus housing. Campus housing apartments and studios are equipped with a kitchen, and there are grocery stores and restaurants nearby.

Yes, there is parking available. Learn more about parking on campus.

  • Things like candles and incense are considered a fire hazard so they are not allowed.
  • Acoustic guitars and keyboards without amplification are allowed; however, other instruments are not suitable for housing.
  • Regretfully, campus housing is not pet friendly. Fluffy your cat and Tuffy your dog are not able to stay with you.

Campus housing is available September through April for full-time ʪƵ students. There may be opportunities for non-students to stay in campus housing May through August. OC students have priority for our new campus housing buildings opening in September 2024.