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How to apply for student housing

BCIT Long and Short Stay Housing applications are only accepted through this Housing portal, you can log in and apply for student housing using your BCIT email address and password.

The Long-stay application processes for the Academic Year 2024-2025 will open on February 28th, 2024. Please check back, on or after that date, to submit your application.

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Housing Bursary

The BCIT Student Housing Bursary is intended to help students who demonstrate that the cost of student housing creates a barrier to attending BCIT.

The 2024/25 bursary is for students who will begin or continue in a BCIT program between August 2024 and April 2025. The bursary is valued at $500-$1,000 per student, depending on the length of residence in BCIT Student Housing.

To be eligible, students must have applied to live in BCIT Student Housing between August 2024 and April 2025, be registering in a full-time cohort or apprenticeship program, demonstrate financial need, and fill out the Housing Bursary application form. The application link is available through the housing portal

Students in HousingAbout BCIT  Student Housing

BCIT Student Housing is located on the Burnaby Campus, adjacent to the sports field and campus recreation facilities. The Housing department strives to provide you with a safe and comfortable living space on-campus.

Student Housing is comprised of seven low-rise buildings, each containing four suites of twelve bedrooms, and a laundry room. Each suite contains two floors of bedrooms and bathrooms, a dining room and a living room, and two full kitchen areas. Each bedroom floor contains six single bedrooms (~9’5” x 11’), two private showers, a shared vanity, and two private toilets. Rent includes wired and wireless internet and utilities.

Student Housing provides opportunities to share experiences with people from different backgrounds, participate in activities, and become involved in campus life all while working towards your academic goals. Sharing with other suitemates requires cooperation and communication, but it can be an enriching, fun and memorable experience.

Please feel welcome to take a virtual tour of BCIT Student Housing by watching our Student Housing Walk-Through video.