Student Housing

U of L Lux Hotel


Thinking of visiting your student while they live in residence? 

On campus accommodations for parents are available year round in the Lux Hotel. Choose Lethbridge’s only West Side Hotel!

Moving In Your Student

Fall Move-In Days

  • Sunday of the Labour Day weekend is move-in day for NEW students to the U of L.
  • Labour Day Monday is move-in day for CONTINUING students.

*Please note Housing Services is not able to accommodate early move-ins for either group of students.

Saving Time on Move-In Day

Once your student has received a room offer they will need to log-on and complete the online Check-In process. The online Check-In system allows students to pre-select services such as parking, dining plan, books on bed, etc. If your student is living on campus beginning in the fall term, they must complete Check-In two weeks prior to move-in day.  

By having there items completed in advance of move-in day, you can focus on getting your student settled in their new home away from home.


Your student has chosen to apply to the University of Lethbridge; Great! Now they need somewhere to live. Applications open September 15th of the previous year. Students only need to have an open application to the U of L prior to applying for residence, they do not have to have an accepted Offer of Admission into their program.

Roommate Requests

At the time of residence application, students may consider roommate requests. This is optional!

If you know the names of other students you would prefer to live with in the upcoming term or academic year, you may provide to 3 roommate names on your application. Only mutually requested roommates with matching profile preferences will be considered. 

The following is important to note while requesting a roommate - 

Supporting Your Student

Parents usually share in the excitement of their student transitioning to University. Your support is critical to your student’s success and can be demonstrated in many ways. Use this opportunity to strengthen your relationship and learn to grow together and express your confidence in their ability to cope with life challenges. We want to ensure that you have access to information that will help you be a valuable partner to your student. It is our hope this parent section will provide you with the necessary information to support your student.

Essential Application Facts

Eligibility to live on campus

  1. Residence is reserved for students whose permanent address is 100km away or further from the Lethbridge campus.
  2. Students must be enrolled in full-time studies at all times (9 credits or more per term). 

Application Facts

It will cost $150 to apply for a room in residence - 


  • $50 – application fee (non-refundable)



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