No.  Rooms are based on availability, and all students must apply directly through Housing Services.

On-campus housing contracts are 8 months (September to April).

Fall semester:  Not available

Spring semester:  Limited rooms based on availability


There is no application deadline, but on-campus housing is in high demand. If you wish to live in on-campus housing, it is important that you submit your Application for Admission in April/May. 

Move-in begins September 3, 2024.


Units are furnished with furniture (sofa, kitchen table, bed and desk). Kitchenware (plates, cutlery, cups, pots and pans) are not included.

Bedding (pillow, bedsheets, and blanket) will be provided for exchange students.  

Once you have received your Letter of Acceptance, apply at Housing.


Housing will contact you using your uLethbridge email.  It is important for you to check your uLethbridge email to receive important information from the Housing Office.  You will be give a time period in which to sign contracts and send in the deposit to reserve your room.  If you fail to complete the contract and payment by the deadline, you will lose your room.

Average rent is $600 per month for a room in a shared furnished home.

Yes, each student will have their own private bedroom.  The common areas such as kitchen, living room, bathroom and laundry will be shared by everyone in the home.

Yes, the Education Abroad Coordinator – Incoming has a number of reserved accommodation for exchange students.  You will be placed with other exchange students and/or other University of Lethbridge students.

The Education Abroad Coordinator will send information in mid-November.  Security deposits will be required to reserve the room.

A room only is living with a Canadian family.  You will have a private fully furnished bedroom.  The bathroom and other common areas will be shared with the family members.

Yes, you will have access to a fully furnished kitchen.  You will purchase and cook your own meals.

This will vary with the home.  It can be a single person with 1 or 2 exchange students, or it can be a family with children and/or pets.  It will never be a crowded house.  

The homes will be fully furnished.  Students need to be independent, but you will also have the support of a Canadian family to help you when you arrive.

No.  Homestays are arranged by Canada Homestay Network (CHN), but the International Office works closely with CHN.

Once you have received your Letter of Acceptance, you can apply.

Apply at Canada Homestay Network

No.  The International Office will work with CHN, and exchange students do not have to pay the deposit.

After you have been nominated by your university, submit your

Accommodation Preference