Where you live and how you get to your classes are important parts of university life.
Algoma provides the information you need to help decide whether you should apply for residence or seek housing off campus. If you live off campus, information about public transportation options and the availability of parking services is also available to help you with your commute.
If you live in residence at Algoma, you can choose 1 of the following options:
- Traditional-style residences with a bathroom shared between you and your roommate.
- Townhouse-style accommodations that fit up to 5 roommates and come with a fully furnished kitchen and common area.
If you want to live on campus, be sure to apply for residence online after you receive your offer of admission from Algoma.
Whether you live in residence or off campus, finding a place to eat is easy with Algoma’s meal plans, which give you access to both on- and off-campus vendors.
Residence life is about more than where you live but also where you will find a welcoming community of support, led by a senior student mentor, to guide you through your first year.
You will participate in exciting programming that builds on what you are learning inside the classroom and meet other first-year students.
Algoma is located in a quiet, residential area on the outskirts of downtown Sault Ste. Marie.
Public transportation is available on campus. Downtown is a short, 5-minute bus ride or a 30-minute walk.
Parking at Algoma is available in the main parking lot on campus. There are also spaces in the upper lot for those with handicap permits.
If you use a bicycle, you are not required to pay parking fees, but you must park your bike in the bicycle racks provided on campus.