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Thank you for your interest in applying for our residence program. We are proud of our program and are always excited at the prospect of adding new members to our community. In order to maintain the integrity of our program, we carefully screen all applicants.

Students apply for admission to Concordia University of Edmonton’s campus residence separately from academic admission. On-campus accommodation is limited and is granted on a contract basis for the full academic year (September – April) or for the winter semester (January – April).

Follow the instructions below to apply for residence online.

STEP 1: Reading the Residence Life Policies & Procedures

Before you complete any of the application material, we ask that you review the Residence Life Policies & Procedures, which outlines the philosophy and guidelines of our residence life program. We welcome your application, but we also want you to understand the scope of our program before you apply.

STEP 2: Applying

1. Complete the online application. It will take approximately 15 minutes to complete the online application. There is no application fee.

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2. If you prefer to fill out the forms by hand, you can find PDF versions of the application forms below. Download and complete the University Residence Application form – ensure that you have answered all the questions and that the information is correct. We consider only those applications that are fully completed. Download and complete the Roommate Questionnaire which helps us to match you with a compatible roommate.

After filling out the necessary forms, you can return the forms by:

Mail:
Concordia Residence Office
Concordia University of Edmonton
7128 Ada Blvd.
Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

Fax: +1 780.479.9240
Email: residence.services@concordia.ab.ca

We will only consider your application after we have received both the completed University Residence Application form and the completed Roommate Questionnaire.

It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that applications be submitted by June 30th, 2017, in order to secure a space in residence.

Residence Application Forms

University Residence Application

Residence Life Policies & Procedures

Residence Cancellation Form

STEP 3: Personal Interview

We may contact you for a personal interview if there are further questions or concerns regarding your residence application.

STEP 4: Acceptance to Residence

Once we have received all the necessary forms and conducted an interview (if necessary), we will inform you that you have been conditionally accepted into the residence program. All residence communication is conducted through the email address you have provided on your residence application. Once conditionally accepted, your space in the residence will be reserved for a limited amount of time. In order to confirm you space in residence, you must pay a $500 Residence Security Deposit (New Students Only) and sign and return the Residence Contract included with your letter of Conditional Acceptance within the timeframe given on the letter. *Priority may be given to applicants residing outside of the greater Edmonton area.

Additional Deposit Information: Returning students may be required to top up their Residence Security Deposit if charges were assessed to it in the previous academic year.

Other Information

Cancellations in advance of move-in are subject to the following policies:

  1. If you are not admitted into an academic program at Concordia University of Edmonton, you will be refunded the full $500 Security Deposit provided you submit a Residence Cancellation Form and a copy of your letter of non-acceptance to Concordia Residence via email, registered mail, fax, or in person.
  2. If you must cancel your residence application due to medical reasons, you will be refunded the full $500 Security Deposit provided you submit a Residence Cancellation Form with proof of medical reason to Concordia Residence via email, registered mail, fax, or in person.
  3. Partial refunds of the Security Deposit will be issued in the following circumstances:
    • A $400 refund will be issued if the Residence Cancellation Form is received before 5pm MST on June 23, 2017 for Fall semester Admission or October 27, 2017 for Winter Semester Admission.
    • A $250 refund will be issued if the Residence Cancellation Form is received after June 23, 2017, but before 5pm MST on July 31, 2017 for Fall Semester Admission, or after October 27, 2017, but before November 30, 2017 for Winter Semester Admission.
    • Cancellations on/after August 1, 2017 for Fall Semester Admission or November 30, 2017 for Winter Semester Admission are not eligible for a refund except as noted above.

Residence Fees

All residents are required to enrol in the Declining Balance Meal Plan. A minimum meal plan of $1,690.00/semester must be chosen. This minimum amount of $1,690.00/semester is non-refundable.

Residence Fees (per semester)*:

Shared Room (Double Occupancy): $1,897.00/semester

Private Room: $2,815.00/semester**

Declining Balance Meal Plan Options (per semester)*

Option A: $1,690.00/semester (approximately 10 meals per week) (minimum non-refundable amount)

Option B: $2,320.00/semester (approximately 12 meals per week) ($1,690.00/semester is non-refundable)

Option C: $3,185.00/semester (approximately 14 meals per week) ($1,690.00/semester is non-refundable)

* Note that the balance of each semester’s residence fees and meal plan fees are due by the first day of classes in that semester. If you are accepted mid-year, a pro-rated fee will be calculated.

**Private Rooms may be available and are assigned at the discretion of the Residence Manager after August 1st.

Declining Balance Meal Plan

  • As per the Residence Contract, all students residing on campus are required to participate in the Declining Balance Meal Plan.
  • A minimum of $1,690.00 of each semester’s residence fees are allocated to the Declining Balance Meal Plan. This amount ($1,690.00), or the amount of the Meal Plan Option chosen, is credited to each residence student’s meal card at the beginning of each semester.
  • Unused portions on the student’s meal card in the fall semester are carried over into the winter semester.
  • Unused portions of the credited non-refundable amounts ($1,690.00/semester) will be forfeited at the end of the Academic year.
  • Residence students that withdraw from residence during the course of a semester will forfeit any unspent amounts of the minimum non-refundable amount ($1,690.00) that was credited to their meal card at the beginning of each semester. Students who continue to attend Concordia may, however, continue to use their meal card throughout the rest of the academic year. Unused portions of the credited amounts are forfeited at the end of the academic year in which the student withdraws from residence.
  • Meal funds can be used at any time during Cafeteria hours.
  • Funds cannot be transferred to another student’s account.
  • Students with dietary restrictions due to medical, religious, or other reasons should contact Concordia’s Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) directly before signing the Residence Contract, to determine whether their dietary needs can be accommodated. Students are encouraged to discuss their diet restrictions with the RLC, before moving into residence. The RLC, in consultation with Concordia’s Caterer, will determine whether the student’s dietary needs can be accommodated. Once a student has moved into residence, he/she will not be able opt out of the Declining Balance Meal Plan. Concordia’s RLC can be contacted at jonathan.dowell@concordia.ab.ca.

Questions?

If you have any questions after reading the Residence Life Policies & Procedures and the forms, don’t hesitate to call the Residence Office at +1 780.479.9349.