Users' questions

What is dormitory style residence?

What is dormitory style residence?

Dormitory style residences have limited shared cooking facilities, where apartment-style residences each have a kitchen. Six residence preferences are offered in gender inclusive housing, seven residence preferences are available in co-ed housing and one residence preference is available in single gender housing.

What does dormitory living mean?

A dorm — short for dormitory — is a place where college or university students live. You’ll find a lot of bunk beds in most dorms. If you go away to college, you’ll probably live in a dormitory — or dorm. A dorm is where students live, often with roommates.

Where are dormitories usually found?

A dormitory is a building at a boarding school, college, or university where students live. Many students have roommates in a dormitory, and sometimes those roommates put up really cheesy posters of shirtless guys leaning on cars.

What is the difference between a dorm and a residence hall?

dorms are large rooms containing many beds, for ex in a boarding school. residence halls are buildings where college or university kids live.

Are there residence halls for first year students?

First-year housing offers a variety of settings and room sizes, with an assortment of features unique to individual buildings. Several residence halls or rooms and suites within residence halls have been designated as sophomore-only housing.

Where can I find information on residence halls?

Take a look at our residence hall floor plans, housing rates, and check out the residence hall options for first-year and upperclass students.

What is the definition of a residence hall?

Regardless of the size, your residence hall will consist of “houses.” A “house” is simply a group of residents that live together, which could be a floor, wing, or entire building depending on the population.

Where is the residence at the University of Alberta?

Residence is the foundation for you to do, and be, your best. Located on the edge of Edmonton’s stunning river valley, this distinct first-year residence is supported through programs to foster social connections and academic achievements.