Commuter study hostel is currently not accepting short-term accommodations. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Updated April 2, 2020
The University of Alberta is pleased to offer commuter students the option of short-term accommodations on campus during the academic year. The commuter study hostel is an opportunity for students who don't live near campus to have a safe, convenient and affordable place to stay if they have an early exam or want to stay late to work on a project.
Schäffer Hall offers bright and comfortable rooms with private washrooms. Each room features windows that open, black-out blinds and a work desk. Students staying in the study hostel will also have access to a shared lounge and kitchen.
$35 single occupancy.
Payment can be made by debit, credit or cash.
All guests must be familiar with and agree to abide by our Community Standards.
Guests can book maximum of 3 nights in a row, 9 nights total in a month. Only on-line booking requests will be accepted. Same day bookings accepted before 5:00p.m.
A room key will be issued and must be returned at checkout or a fee of $150+tax will be charged to your student account.
Our staff will review your request based on room availability. Bookings are not confirmed until a confirmation is sent. Once your booking is confirmed, we will provide relevant information for your stay.
Please note: you will be required to present your credit card, government issued photo ID and your ONEcard at check-in. Must check-in before 10:30p.m.
Check-in: after 4:00p.m.
If you would like to adjust or cancel your reservation, we require 48 hours notice prior to your date of arrival. Reservations cancelled within 48 hours of arrival are subject to a fee (first night's stay including applicable taxes). Cancellations can be made by contacting Guest Services by phone at 780-492-6056 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Occupancy of commuter study hostel rooms is restricted to current UAlberta students.
You may book a room for a maximum of 3 consecutive nights and/or 9 nights per month.