If you're coming to NSCC and need a place to live, we have partnered with Places4Students.com to bring you up-to-date listings of properties for rent, ads for students seeking roommates, and more. You can view available local listings near your campus or post looking for a roommate or sublet for free at any time.
Campus Housing Listings
- Akerley Campus (Dartmouth)
- Amherst Learning Centre (Amherst)
- Annapolis Valley Campus (Middleton and Lawrencetown sites)
- Aviation Institute (Dartmouth)
- Burridge Campus (Yarmouth)
- Cumberland Campus (Springhill)
- Digby Learning Centre (Digby)
- Institute of Technology Campus (Halifax)
- Ivany Campus (Dartmouth)
- Kingstec Campus (Kentville)
- Lunenburg Campus (Bridgewater)
- Marconi Campus (Sydney)
- Pictou Campus (Pictou)
- Shelburne Campus (Shelburne)
- Strait Area Campus and Nautical Institute (Port Hawkesbury)
- Truro Campus (Truro)
If you have a property you would like to register, visit Places4Students.com or call 1-866-766-0767. It is free for property owners to post general ads to this site. To see how it could work for you, watch a short video (links to YouTube).
Canada Homestay Network (CHN) provides an option for international students who are looking to live with local, participating families. The CHN is happy to offer homestay services to students who will be located in Halifax and Dartmouth. Homestay families are carefully screened, and homes are vetted. Important services such as meal plans and airport pick up are offered and CHN supports you prior and during your stay. Applying for homestay is very simple and can be done through the Canada Homestay Network website
Dalhousie University in Truro, Mount Saint Vincent University and the Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax have available spots for NSCC students who wish to live in residence.
- Apply to live at the Dalhousie University Residence in Truro by emailing:
- Apply to live in residence at Mount Saint Vincent University
- Contact the Atlantic School of Theology to apply to live in their residence.
- View information on living in residence at Granville Hall in Halifax
Additional off-campus housing information
For information on apartment search websites, tenants' rights, utility providers, webinars and more, download the iCent app on Google Play or the App Store. Although the iCent app has been specifically designed to support international students, the Housing component of the app is a repository of resources for all students.
If you have specific questions about housing or require additional support contact
Recordings of past Off-campus Housing information sessions
|Session Title||Link to Recording|
|Off-campus housing||View Off-campus Housing recording|
|Renting during Covid-19||View Renting during Covid-19 recording|
|Your new community||View Your new community recording|
|Your rights as a tenant||View Your rights as a tenant recording|
The information provided on this online housing service, Places4Students.com, has been provided by private landlords and other individuals not associated with NSCC. This link is provided as a resource only, and NSCC cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of the content or information contained therein. The inclusion of any property or rental unit on this website does not constitute, and shall not be construed or reported as (1) an endorsement or approval by NSCC of the landlord, its properties, or its business practices, or (2) a warranty or representation of NSCC as to the quality, safety or other features of such property and/or its owners or management agents. Students should make an informed decision about all rental opportunities. Making an informed decision includes, for example, meeting with the landlord and/or property manager and inspecting the premises prior to making a decision to sign a lease.
Users of this service communicate and contract with each other individually and at their own risk. NSCC, including its Board, officers, agents, and employees, assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage incurred by any individual or entity arising in any way out of the listing on this site including the rental of any property listed on this site.