Finding a place to live when you’re moving to a new city can be stressful, especially if you don’t know the city you’re moving to! But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Below are some of the best places to live on and off campus, while attending the University of Saskatchewan.
U Sask Residence
One of the best places to live while you’re going to the University of Saskatchewan is on campus! The U of S has multiple residences for students to choose from: College Quarter, Voyageur Place, McEown Park, and the Graduate House. A bonus of living at U of S residences is that each student residence has many additional academic support initiatives!
College Quarter is located one block away from campus and has fully furnished four- and three-bedroom apartments.
Voyageur Place is located in the centre of campus and has four halls: Athabasca Hall, Saskatchewan Hall, Qu’Appelle Hall, and Qu’Appelle Hall Addition. Students have the option to choose co-ed, male only, and female only halls.
McEown Park is made up of four high-rise buildings and offers something for a variety of students: Assiniboine Hall and Wollaston Hall are for upper year students, Souris Hall is for students with children, and Seager Wheeler Hall is open to anyone and had larger six-bedroom apartments that have their own shared dining and living spaces.
The Graduate House residence offers housing for graduate students pursing masters or Ph.D. programs, students enrolled in professional programs, or undergraduate students registered in their fourth year or higher.
College and Wiggins Residence
Located just across the street from the university campus and Health Science building, College and Wiggins Residence is a dry (no alcohol) and non-smoking student residence. Students have the option to rent a room themselves or to have a roommate. This residence also has a 24 hour snack centre!
St. Petro Mohyla Institute
Located three blocks away from the U of S campus on Wiggins Avenue, St. Petro Mohyla Institute is a student residence that has three different room style for students to choose from: traditional dorms, private suites, and apartments. Residences come furnished with a twin bed, desk, chair, dresser, and a closet.
St. Andrew’s College Residence
Located just inside of the Memorial Union Gates on the University of Saskatchewan campus, St. Andrew’s College Residence offers accommodations for 18 students, creating a close-knit atmosphere. Each room comes with a single bed, dresser, desk, and a wardrobe or closet. Residents are encouraged to participate in activity groups and special events.
Horizon College & Seminary
Located at 1303 Jackson Ave, Horizon College & Seminary Student Housing Community is two blocks from 8th Street and two blocks from Cumberland Avenue. These accommodations units are fully furnished and place you with other people pursuing a Christian lifestyle.
USSU Housing Registry
The University of Saskatchewan has resources to help students find off campus housing! The USSU Housing Registry is available to help students navigate finding a place to rent and the rental process. They have resources for landlords and tenants, as well as a listing of off-campus accommodations available.
Saskatoon Neighbourhood Map
The U of S has a neighbourhood map available for students who are on the hunt for off-campus housing accommodations! This map is incredibly helpful when students are trying to find a place to live as it shows how far each neighbourhood is from the University of Saskatchewan campus.
Boardwalk Apartments have a variety of apartments, townhouses, and duplexes available for rent throughout the city of Saskatoon. The best areas that Boardwalk has for University of Saskatchewan students to live are in Grosvenor Park, Nutana, Central Business District, and City Park.
Avenue Living Communities
Avenue Living Communities has many apartments and townhouses available in the Nutana and City Park neighbourhoods, both which provide a quick and easy commute to and from the university campus.
Colliers International has a variety of rental properties in great, student-friendly locations. Many of the apartment buildings listed with Colliers International are only a couple blocks away from a direct bus route to the University of Saskatchewan.
Elite Property Management
Elite Property Management manages rental apartments, condos, townhouses, and houses all over the city of Saskatoon. They also have virtual tours of rental units available!
In conclusion, student have many housing and accommodation options when attending the University of Saskatchewan. There is bound to be a perfect fit for everyone! Now that you have an idea of where to finding housing arrangements, take a look at Campus Guides article “The Best Places to Work While Attending the University of Saskatchewan”[hyperlink]!