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Below you will find everything you need to know about residence rates and plans. Your SAIT Residence experience is as individual as you are, and we are excited for you to join the SAIT Residence community. 

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Rates and plans

Our residence suites

Our residence suites are located in the northeast corner of the main campus, which boasts two modern high rises with four different floor plans, 24-hour security, come equipped with recreation and study lounges, laundry facilities and a shared studio art space.

  • Great location in the heart of Calgary
  • Convenient to classes, labs and the library
  • Individual agreements (made for you)
  • Prorated agreements based on program dates
  • 24-hour campus security
  • On-site management and maintenance
  • A robust residence community
  • Roommate matching
  • Study areas
  • Residence life programs
  • Mentorship programs
  • Employment opportunities

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Our rates

2019/20 — Academic year rates

Academic year rates run from Aug. 25, 2019 - April 25, 2020. A $50 application fee, along with a $250 security deposit is required for all applicants before being accepted into the residence.

East Hall

One-bedroom suites
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full-year (two semesters) $10,280 June 15
Per semester $6,425 June 15
$3,855 Nov. 15
Four bedroom suites
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full year (two semesters) $6,740 June 15
Per semester $4,212.50 June 15
$2,527.50 Nov. 15

Begin Tower

Two bedroom suites (floors 1 - 18)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full year (two semesters) $7,000 June 15
Per semester $4,375 June 15
$2,625 Nov. 15
Two bedroom suites (floors 19 - 21)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full year (two semesters) $7,640 June 15
Per semester $4,775 June 15
$2,865 Nov. 15
Studio suites (floors 1 - 18)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full year (two semesters) $8,600 June 15
Per semester $5,375 June 15
$3,225 Nov. 15
Studio suites (floors 19 - 21)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full-year (two semesters) $9,400 June 15
Per semester $5,875 June 15
$3,525 Nov. 15
2019/20 — Apprentice rates

The apprentice rates are based on program dates and start dates anytime between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020.

A $50 application fee, along with a $250 security deposit is required for all applicants before being accepted into the residence. Apprentice students are required to pay an additional administrative fee of $195.

Begin Tower

Two-bedroom suites
Payment options Amount  
Four weeks (27 days) $891
Six weeks (41 days) $1,353
Seven weeks (48 days) $1,584
Eight weeks (55 days) $1,815
10 weeks (69 days) $2,277
12 weeks (83 days) $2,739
2020 — Fall rates

Fall rates run from Aug. 25, 2019 - Dec. 14, 2019. A $50 application fee, along with a $250 security deposit is required for all applicants before being accepted into residence.

East Hall

One-bedroom suites
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $5,140 June 15
Four bedroom suites
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $3,370 June 15

Begin Tower

Two-bedroom suites (floors 1 - 18)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $3,500 June 15
Two bedroom suites (floors 19 - 21)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full year (two semesters) $3,820 June 15
Studio suites (floors 1 - 18)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $4,300 June 15
Studio suites (floors 19 - 21)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full year (two semesters) $4,700 June 15
2020 — Winter rates

Winter rates run from Jan. 5, 2020 - April 25, 2020. A $50 application fee, along with a $250 security deposit is required for all applicants before being accepted into residence.

East Hall

One-bedroom suites
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $5,140 Dec. 1
Four bedroom suites
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $3,370 Dec. 1

Begin Tower

Two-bedroom suites (floors 1 - 18)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $3,500 Dec. 1
Two-bedroom suites (floors 19 - 21)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $3,820 Dec. 1
Studio suites (floors 1 - 18)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $4,300 Dec. 1
Studio suites (floors 19 - 21)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Full payment $4,700 Dec. 1
2019 — Summer rates

Summer rates run from May 1, 2019 - Aug. 24, 2019. A $50 application fee, along with a $250 security deposit is required for all applicants before being accepted into residence.

East Hall

One bedroom suites
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Monthly $1,300 The first of each month
Four bedroom suites
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Monthly $858 The first of each month

Begin Tower

Two bedroom suites (floors 1 - 18)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Monthly $890 The first of each month
Studio suites (floors 1 - 18)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Monthly $1,090 The first of each month
Studio suites (floors 19 - 21)
Payment options Amount Date payment is due 
Monthly $1,090 The first of each month
Early arrivals or extensions

Early arrival or extension applies to any days outside of the semester start or end date. If you are requesting an early arrival or extension the charge is $50 per day as per the Student Residence Agreement (SRA).

Our residence floor plans

Begin Tower

Photograph of Begin Tower housing residence building

Begin Tower is situated right on campus and offers two spacious living suites to choose from:

  • Studio apartments
    • Our studio apartments are based on individual liability agreements and are per bedroom, per person.
  • Two bedrooms, one bathroom shared suites
    • Our two bedroom suites are based on individual liability agreements and are per bedroom, per person.

Are you an apprentice looking for short-term housing needs? Please call us at 403.284.8013.

To apply for residence at SAIT, you must register and complete a full application with a $50 non-refundable application fee and a $250 refundable security deposit.

All units come fully furnished with utilities included — water, sewer, trash and high-speed internet.

*Please note that rates, fees, deadlines and utilities are subject to change and floor plans may vary.

Studio apartment — private bedroom and bathroom

Studio apartment at Begin Tower residence.

Features:

  • Square footage: 306
  • Private suite
  • Full-size refrigerator
  • Range and microwave oven
  • Double, extra-long bed
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Study desk and chair
  • Stackable dresser drawers
  • Bedside table
  • Full-size tub and shower
  • 32" TV
  • Concrete floors
Two bedrooms, one bathroom — private bedroom, shared bathroom and kitchen

Two bedroom suite at Begin Tower residence.

Features:

  • Square footage: 472
  • Private key-locked bedrooms
  • Full-size refrigerator
  • Range and microwave oven
  • Double, extra-long bed
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Study desk and chair
  • Stackable dresser drawers
  • Bedside table
  • Concrete floors

East Hall

Photograph of Begin Tower housing residence building

East Hall is situated right on campus and offers two spacious living suites to choose from:

  • One bedroom, one bathroom suites
    • Our one bedroom suites are based on individual liability agreements and are per bedroom, per person.
  • Four bedrooms, two bathrooms shared suites
    • Our four bedroom suites are based on individual liability agreements and are per bedroom, per person.

Are you an apprentice looking for short-term housing needs? Please call us at 403.284.8013.

To apply for residence at SAIT, you must register and complete a full application with a $50 non-refundable application fee and a $250 refundable security deposit.

All units come fully furnished with utilities included - water, sewer, trash and high-speed internet.

*Please note that rates, fees, deadlines and utilities are subject to change and floor plans may vary.

One bedroom, one bathroom — private bedroom with and bathroom

Studio apartment at Begin Tower residence.

Features:

  • Square footage: 490
  • Private suite
  • Full-size refrigerator
  • Oven/Stove
  • Microwave oven
  • Double, extra-long bed
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Study desk and chair
  • Couch, side chair and coffee table
  • Stackable dresser drawers
  • Full-size tub and shower
  • 32" TV
  • Concrete floors
Four bedrooms, two bathrooms — private bedroom, shared bathroom, common area

Two bedroom suite at Begin Tower residence.

Features:

  • Square footage: 1,080  
  • Private key-locked bedrooms
  • Full-size refrigerator
  • Oven/Stove
  • Microwave
  • Double, extra-long bed
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Study desk and chair
  • Couch, side chair, coffee table
  • Stackable dresser drawers
  • Concrete floors

Residence life

Living at SAIT gives you access to the SAIT Residence Life team who are available for additional support while you live on campus.

Our Resident Advisors develop community programs that focus on personal development while discussing topics such as health and wellness, academic success, employability and financial literacy.

At SAIT we strive to create an inclusive and welcoming community that will make your time here a positive experience.

Learn more about residence life

Parents, family members and supporters

A parent's familiarity with Residence can play an important role in a student's success. Your loved one may need encouragement to use Residence services and take advantage of the many opportunities that are provided at SAIT.

Learn more about what we offer at SAIT and how you can support your student during this transition in their life.

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