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Residence Requirement and Deposit Information

All full-time (9 credit hours per semester or more), first year students under the age of 21 are required to live in residence.

Exemptions include:

  • Students who are currently a resident of the greater Calgary area living with their parents/guardians.
  • Students who are married.
  • Transfer students with 30 or more credit hours from another accredited post-secondary institution.

To reserve a spot, all residence students must submit a completed Residence Application and a $400 deposit, even if they are required to live in Residence. Applications will not be registered until we confirm that we received your deposit. Please submit applications and your deposit by June 15th.  If you would like to withdraw your residence application, please notify the RD in writing before June 15th in order to receive your full damage deposit back. There will be a $50.00 late fee for those who do not register before September 1.

Click here for additional important residence information.

Personal Information
Home Address
Emergency Contact
Emergency contact name
Emergency contact relationship
Medical Information

International (Includes USA)

International Students with a valid student visa are eligible for Alberta Health Care.  You can apply within the first 3 months of arriving in Canada.  Please note that Alberta Health covers basic health and does not cover dental treatment or prescription drugs.  
Ambrose Student Information
Student Information
*Graduate placement is dependent upon availability
Academic Year

Please check the semester(s) that you are applying for:
Your Residence Experience
To assist in room placements and to help our staff provide the best residence experience for all, please respond to the following questions.
Have you lived in residence at Ambrose University before?
When do you have friends over?

Where 1 indicates only by invite and 10 indicates constant company.
When do you go to sleep at night?
Where 1 indicates going to bed fairly early and 10 indicates a night owl.
How do you prefer to study?
Where 1 indicates a quiet area alone and 10 indicates study time around loud music and plenty of friends.
How clean do you like your room?
Where 1 indicates spotless and 10 indicates messy.
Do you know another student with whom you would like to share a bathroom?
Have you been expelled from a residence program?
Rooms & Services

Residence Room

All students will have a personal room for the 2021-2022 academic year because of physical distancing.  You will have a personal sink and share a bathroom with one other student.  We will not be permitting roommates for the upcoming year.  

Dining Services

The Ambrose meal plan will work uniquely for the 2021-2022 academic year.  The meal plan will provide each resident student with breakfast, lunch and supper options.  The declining balance card will not be in effect for this academic year.  A meal plan is required for all residence students.  


  • All meal plan purchases are GST exempt.
  • Meal Plan exemptions may be granted for medical conditions that Food Services is unable to accommodate.  Please email for more information. 

* Flex dollars can be used at various locations including the Snackbar, Dominos and Waves Coffee Shop.

All Inclusive Residence Fee for 2021-2022
includes $150 towards flex dollars* (Room cost, meal plan, flex dollars, laundry and Wi-Fi)
Residence Life Community Standards

Residence Refund Policy

Living in residence will be a full semester commitment, much like a lease agreement.  We will not be offering refunds if a student decides to leave early. If there is a unique situation where we would ask you to move out early Ambrose University would provide a pro-rated refund.


The information provided by me in this Residence Application is true and complete in all aspects and no information has been withheld. I understand that if I am accepted, any false statement(s) will be considered a cause for eviction. I understand that the completion of this application indicates I will abide by all terms and policies listed in the Ambrose Community Standards and Residence Life Community Standards. I understand and give permission to the Residence Director to contact previous institutions for reference.

Please note: this digital signature (if applicable) will act as given consent of the above residence statement.

New Residence Applicants

Please be advised that you will be required to pay your damage deposit. Information on how to proceed will be coming to you shortly in your inbox. 

Ambrose University is committed to safeguarding the personal information entrusted to us. We manage your personal information in accordance with Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act and other applicable laws. Information collected in this form may be used to contact you regarding programs and services. It will form part of your record as an applicant, student, and alumnus and may be disclosed to academic and administrative units. All information is considered confidential and will be used and disclosed in accordance with privacy legislation. For more information regarding the collection or use of this information, please contact the Privacy Compliance Officer (403-410-2000 or e-mail