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Apply for residence

Because we accept students into residence as they apply, the sooner you submit your application, the better your chances of getting a room on campus.

Residence admissions process

NSCC uses a 'first applied, first considered' approach to residence admission. You don't need to be accepted into an academic program to apply, but priority is given to students who've confirmed their acceptance offers.

  • March 29 – Residence applications open (online)
    You need your NSCC student number (W#) to submit your residence application (you receive a W# when you apply for an NSCC program).
  • June 1 – First round of residence offers delivered
    If you've been accepted into residence, you’ll receive details on your space (i.e., type of room) via email.
    • Your residence deposit and signed residence agreement are due three weeks after your offer is delivered to you.

From June 1 on, we'll offer residence rooms as space is available.

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Additional Request for Consideration

If you require specific consideration for a residence room assignment under either Nova Scotia's Accessibility Act or the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act (professional verification may be required), please fill out the confidential Housing/Room Assignment Consideration Form (PDF 191KB ) and email it to . Be sure to indicate on your residence application that you'll be submitting a housing request.

Residence agreement 

We're committed to offering safe, respectful residence communities. By accepting a spot in residence, you automatically agree to the terms outlined in the residence agreement. And when you accept a residence room, you must provide a signed copy of this document to . Review the Residence Agreement (PDF 161KB).


If you have questions about residence living, email  

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