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Housing

Whether you're looking to live in residence or prefer to get a place off campus, we offer a variety of housing supports.

On-campus housing

We have residences at:

  • Centre of Geographic Sciences (Annapolis Valley Campus)
  • Strait Area Campus/Nautical Institute
  • Truro Campus

To learn more about our residence options, pricing and to apply, view NSCC residences

Off-campus housing

NSCC partners with Places4Students.com to bring you up-to-date off-campus housing information. You can find:

  • properties for rent near your campus
  • students seeking roommates

You can also use the Places4Students app to post your own housing-related ads (e.g., seeking a sublet or looking for a roommate).

To learn more, view off-campus housing

Recordings of past housing webinars

Finding accommodations in Nova Scotia
Types of Accommodations in Nova Scotia
Watch this session to gain an understanding about the types of accommodations offered in Nova Scotia and the costs associated with them.

Renting in Nova Scotia: what do you need to know?
Watch this session to learn about housing opportunities and how to find a place to live.

Renting during COVID-19
Watch this session to learn about landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities during COVID-19, protecting yourself in shared spaces and what to do if you experience challenges in paying rent.
Arriving and settling in Nova Scotia

Arriving in Nova Scotia: Your top 5 priorities
Watch this session to prepare for your move to Nova Scotia and learning about banking, health insurance, phones and much more.

Get ready for winter
Watch this session to prepare for the winter months.

Transportation in Nova Scotia
This session helps you gaining an understanding about the local public transportation system, how to transfer to your campus as well as driving in Nova Scotia.

Tenants’ rights and rental scam alerts
Renting in Nova Scotia: who is a good tenant? What are rental scams?
Watch this session for tips on how to be a good tenant as well as protecting yourself from common rental scams and illegal practices.

Signing a Rental Lease/Contract in Nova Scotia
Watch this session to learn about signing a rental lease and to gain an understanding of your rights as a tenant.

Your rights and responsibilities as a tenant
Whether you are a new or seasoned renter, this session looks deep into your rights and responsibilities as a tenant in Nova Scotia.
PDF slides are available for most webinars. Please contact  to request a copy or for further information about our housing webinars.
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