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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.

For spaces in January 2022 please contact  directly.

2022/2023 Residence application dates

  • January 17, 2022 – Returning Resident Application process opens.
  • February 1, 2022 – New Resident Application process opens (for September 2022 academic start).
  • May 1, 2022 – First round of offer for September 2022 will be made via email.
    • 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.
  • After May 1, 2022 – all residence admissions and offers will occur on a rolling basis.

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 . Please note: This form is only to be utilized for students who need specific consideration for a room assignment style. This is not to indicate preferences.

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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