Residence - Academic Year.

A Sense of Community

The sense of community is important at St. Andrew's Hall. Not only students studying for ministry within The Presbyterian Church in Canada but all residents are encouraged to bring their gifts to the community and to make use of opportunities for intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual growth.

Read more about accommodation details and terms below.

Eligibility & Fees

Qualification for Residence To qualify for residency at St. Andrew's Hall, the applicant must be a full-time student (24 credits) at the University of British Columbia or at an affiliated college.(Undergraduate students must be registered in winter session for a minimum of 24 credits – 12 credits in each of Term I and Term II or equivalent as defined by UBC or the colleges. Graduate students must get confirmation of full time status from the Faculty of Graduate Studies.)


Co-ed Quad Apartments are open to all qualifying single applicants.


Monthly: CAD$891



Studio Apartments are open to all qualifying single applicants, 20 years or older.


Monthly: CAD$1,220


One Bedroom Apartments are open to all qualifying couples (without children), 20 years or older, and at least one member of the couple being a full-time student.


Monthly: CAD$1,379



Two Bedroom (disabled-accessible) Apartments are open to all qualifying students, 20 years or older, and with disabled accessibility needs.


Monthly: CAD$2,122



Townhouses are open to all qualifying families (with children), 20 years or older, and at least one member of the family being a full-time student.


Monthly: CAD$1,963


Housing Policy

Only full time students (24 credits or otherwise as defined by UBC) at UBC or its affiliated colleges are eligible.
  • Payments are due in advance and can be made by post-dated cheque on the 1st day of each month.
  • Security deposits and first month's fees are to be paid within the time specified in the letter approving the residence application. 
  • Since St. Andrew's Hall is a college of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, priority is given to Presbyterian theology students and others from our congregations.
  • Priority will be given to twelve month leases for all suite types.
  • Priority will be given to existing residents of St. Andrew's Hall who apply before February 15th.
  • Townhouses are designed to meet the needs of families. Priority will be given to families with children.
  • One bedroom apartments are designed to meet the needs of couples. Priority will be given to couples. If space is available, consideration will be given to a single student.
  • There is no guarantee of single gender occupancy.
  • Residence in the quads does not create the relationship of tenant and landlord. A licensee-licensor relationship exists. St. Andrew's Hall reserves the right to request a student to withdraw from quad residence on twenty-four hours' notice where circumstances appear to the Dean to warrant such action.
  • All Quad applicants will be considered individually and waitlisted by the date received. St. Andrew's Hall will attempt to honour requests for room-mates, which will be best facilitated by all completed applications being received together.
  • Lease periods will end on the last day of April, May, June, July or August.
  • Guarantees of accommodation will not be given for the next academic year to those who give up their suite for the summer.
  • No month to month lease arrangements can be made following a lease period.
Only fish in aquariums of 10 gallons or less will be permitted.
No smoking is allowed in or near any St. Andrew's Hall facilities.
St. Andrew's Hall is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, access to housing and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.

For information contact:
Rev. Dr. Robert Paul, Dean
St. Andrew's Hall, 6040 Iona Drive, Vancouver BC
V6T 2E8 Canada
Phone: (604) 822 9721
Email: Click to Email.

Any complaint regarding housing should be referred initially to:

Mihye Park, Housing Manager 
Phone: (604) 822 9720, or
Emailclick here to Email.

As a second point of contact, you can reach out to:

Robert Paul, Dean of St. Andrew's Hall
Phone: (604) 822 9721
Emailclick here to Email.

The BC Residential Tenancy Branch has no jurisdiction in university housing.

Facilities & Parking

  • St. Andrew's Hall is a no smoking residence, and pets are not allowed in the building.
  • There are coin laundry facilities in the building and locked bicycle storage facilities are available.
  • Snack vending
  • Internet, electricity, gas and water are included in residence fees.
  • Our letter of acceptance will enclose information regarding what is provided in the suites.
Parking at St. Andrew's Hall is by permit only for CAD$40/month for the first vehicle owned by resident or his/her parent.. There is no free parking on campus.

Contract Documents

View and/or download the Residents' Handbook and Residential Agreements:

Residents' Handbook
Residential Agreement
Residential Agreement (Co-ed Quad Apartments)

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Residence Forms