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.



Pinecrest House

Students living in Pinecrest House live in a modern residence and are excited to make the building feel like home. They are connected to first-rate resources, including lounge and study spaces and are within walking distance to the vibrant 109th Street area. Pinecrest residents are a mix of ages and backgrounds and are eager to learn from each other.

Tamarack House

Students living in Tamarack House have a relaxed confidence. They are happy to be living on their own and still have a roommate or three to share their student experience with. Tamarack residents have support and resources available to them, from on-site staff to transition programs, to help them choose their own adventure. They enjoy having opportunities at their doorstep to support their personal or academic goals.


WHO LIVES HERE: Upper-year undergraduate students.

UNIT TYPES: Furnished 2 bedroom (Pinecrest Floor Plan | Tamarack Floor Plan | 360° Panorama)
and 4 bedroom (Floor Plan | 360° Panorama) apartments (bedrooms rented individually).

LEASE TYPE: NEW! 8 month contracts starting 2020!

2020-2021 RATES:

Room type Contract length Total contract
Monthly rent
2-bedroom 8 months NEW! $9,381 $1,136/person
4-bedroom 8 months NEW! $8,382 $1,015/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 24-31, 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
  • East Campus Commons community centre with fireplace
  • Communal kitchens and lounges
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking available through Parking Services
  • No time to cook? Consider a Voluntary Meal Plan!

Pinecrest House and Tamarack are located in the East Campus neighbourhood of North Campus. Pinecrest House is located at 11047-89 Avenue, and Tamarack House at 11015-89 Avenue.

The UAlberta Campus Map has directions and building details.

Eastern Ascent is Residence Services upper-year student Orientation program specifically designed for students living in our East Campus residences and runs from August 28 to September 9, 2017.

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.


Winter Ascent is the Residence Services winter semester orientation program specifically designed for students living in a UAlberta residence and moving in January, 2019.

Transitioning to university and residence can be tough. Making this transition in January can be tougher.

Winter Ascent was created to provide an opportunity for residents to become comfortable in their new living environment, develop peer connections and become better oriented to the Edmonton community and UAlberta campus. Winter Ascent focuses on providing residents with the chance to explore Edmonton and establish a strong support system in residence prior to the start of Winter Term Classes.

Things To Look Forward To:

From January 4, 2019 to January 6, 2019 residents moving into any of our residences will have the opportunity to take part in many activities that will be sure to have a lasting impact on your residence experience.

These programs will help you navigate your way around your new community this semester, and have some fun doing it!

There will be community building programs, recreational activities, a Day of Service in which students engage and volunteer with the Edmonton community, and educational workshops, all to help start you off on the right foot this semester.

Units are fully furnished with a double-sized 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.