NEW! 8 month contracts available

You asked. We listened. Residence now offers 8 month contracts in Nîpisîy, Pinecrest, Tamarack and Linden.

Applications open early December.



Nîpisîy House residents have created a friendly, neighbourhood feel in their community. These upper-year undergraduate students live in furnished four and six-bedroom units.

Residents have tons of support and services built right into their residence. They enjoy stepping out of their doors into an active community as much as stepping back inside to relax in their own space.

Nîpisîy House, our newest student residence, opened in Fall 2018 with with space for 300 residents.

WHO LIVES HERE: Upper-year undergraduate students

UNIT TYPES: Furnished 4 and 6-bedroom apartments (bedrooms are rented individually).

LEASE TYPE: NEW! 8 month contracts starting 2020!

2020-2021 RATES:

Room type Contract length Total contract amount* Monthly rent
4-bedroom 8 months NEW! $9,406 $1,139/person
6-bedroom 8 months NEW! $8,415 $1,019/person

*Wireless internet, heat, water and power are included in the rent. Includes orientation program. Total contract amount includes a prorated amount for accommodation from August 24 to 31, 2020.

Please note, all rates are subject to change, including meal plan values. All published rates reflect current values, and any approved changes are posted as soon as possible. In the event of a discrepancy between the official rates and the rates published, the official rates shall prevail.

  • Resident Assistant staff (RAs) trained for after hours on-call duties and individual resident support
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking available through Parking Services
  • No time to cook? Consider a Voluntary Meal Plan!

Nîpisîy House is located at 8925-111st NW, in the Northeast residential section of UAlberta's North Campus.

View the UAlberta Campus Map.

Eastern Ascent is Residence Services upper-year student Orientation program specifically designed for students living in our East Campus residences and runs for two weeks around the beginning of the Academic Year.

Eastern Ascent provides residents with the opportunity to develop peer connections and become better oriented to the Edmonton community and UAlberta campus prior to the start of Fall Term Classes.

Eastern Ascent features events to help give you an academic advantage through workshops on time management, applying for research funding and using campus libraries, as well as programs designed to encourage students to connect with their residence community, such as puppy playtime, bonfires in the park and a Day of Service.


Units are fully furnished with a bed, dresser and study desk with chair in each bedroom, and a couch, coffee table, tv stand, sofa chairs, dining table and dining chairs in each living area. All kitchens come with a stove/oven and a refrigerator/freezer. You will have to bring your own cooking equipment, linens, etc.