On-Campus Housing

Maquinna Residence offers comfortable and convenient accommodations, for BCIT full-time students. Just a short walk to class, the residence accommodates 333 residents and is ideally located on the Burnaby campus, adjacent to the sports field and recreation facilities.

The residence complex incorporates a low-rise, split-level design to create a village-like student community. There are seven houses: Carrier, Chilcotin, Haida, Kootenay, Nootka, Nisga'a and Salish. Each house contains four suites of 12 students, one Residence Advisor's apartment and a laundry room.

Each suite contains two floors of bedrooms and bathrooms; fully furnished dining room and living room, including a tv with cable subscription, and two full kitchen areas (students prepare their own meals), all to be shared by the 12 residents. Each bedroom floor contains six single bedrooms, each approximately 9’5” x 11’; a bathroom with two separate toilets; two private showers and a vanity area with two sinks

Each bedroom contains:
Each house has a Residence Advisor  who is there to help with counseling and advice, in case of emergency, and to coordinate social events.

BCIT does not have residence accommodation for couples or families. Please refer to the Off-Campus page for listings appropriate to your needs.