Residence Application

Residence Application 

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 Information

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

*Graduate placement is dependent upon availability

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.

For the following questions, please select the appropriate number between the two extremes:
Where 1 indicates only by invite and 10 indicates constant company.
Where 1 indicates going to bed fairly early and 10 indicates a night owl
Where 1 indicates a quiet area alone and 10 indicates study time around loud music and plenty of friends
Where 1 indicates spotless and 10 indicates messy

Suite Floor Plan Options and Information

Indicate your Suite Floor Plan Option (see link below for room details) in order of preference.

Click Here for Floor Plan Map

PLEASE NOTE: This is only your preference. You are NOT guaranteed the option you have chosen. Room assignments will be based on availability and the discretion of the Residence Director.

*Rates subject to change

*please note that your second choice must be different from your first choice. 

*please note that your second choice must be different from your first choice. 

*please note that your second choice must be different from your first choice. 

*for graduate students only. (over 21, Seminary, Bachelor of Education)
*for graduate students only (over 21, Seminary, Bachelor of Education)
*for graduate students only (over 21, Seminary, Bachelor of Education)

*please note that your first, second, and third choices must be different.  

Meal Plan

Ambrose meal plans work on a declining balance system, where the student only pays for the food he or she purchases.  A meal plan in required for all residence students.  

Please indicate below which meal plan option you would like to select.


  • Unspent funds carry over from Fall semester to Winter semester.
  • Winter semester provides the opportunity to change your option and choose a third:

                        $1275 - no flex dollars (provides a student $17/day, 5 days/week, 15 weeks/semester)

  • Unused amounts up to $500 per semester may be deposited into a future year meal plan or into your flex dollars or refunded by written email request.
  • 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. 
  • Rates and Policy subject to change.  

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

Residence Community Standards

Please read the following document before proceeding:

Residence community standards


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 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.

Pay your deposit in the following ways (for new Residence students):

Please Note:

  • If you are returning to residence, your damage deposit from the previous year will be carried over to the next year.  
  • Each year that a student is in residence, $25 will come off of their deposit for administrative purposes.
  • The $400 Room Reservation Fee (which includes a $25 non-refundable residence fee) will become the Damage Deposit once the Resident moves into Residence.  In order to receive a refund, students not planning on living in Residence for the Fall of the next school year must notify the Residence Director in wiring prior to June 15th.    

1. Pay Deposit of $400 with EFT Bill Payments

Ambrose University can be set up as a bill or payee through any of the major banks in Canada. Other credit unions also allow Ambrose University as a payee through their bill payment system. 

  1. Navigate to your bank's website and log-in
  2. If this is your first time, you will need to add Ambrose University as a bill or payee. Navigate to the bill payments portion of your online banking webpage and click on "Add a Bill" or "Add a payee". Search for Ambrose.
    • Enter your student ID# as the account number. Your student ID# is unique and will identify your payment for your student account. 
    • Save the information. 
  3. Once you have created a profile for Ambrose, you can navigate to your list of payees/bills and create payments.
  • It will take at least a business day for your payment to show up on your account. 

2. Pay Deposit of $400 with Credit Card Payments

You can pay your residence deposit with your preferred credit card via Plastiq. Plastiq is a third-party service provider that provides an online platform for credit card payments. Please review their Terms of Service before using.

  1. Go to and register for an account. Once you have logged in, add Ambrose as the recipient/payee.
  2. Plastiq charges a fee of 2.50% (MasterCard and Visa only) per transaction. For each payment, you will see two charges on your credit card statement. One for the principal amount (ie. tuition); the other is for the service fee payable to Plastiq
  3. If you experience any problems with this method of payment, contact Plastiq directly. Their contact information is available here:

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