Student Housing

Off-campus housing

DISCLAIMER
Okanagan College accepts listings of accommodations for the convenience of its students. The listings posted on this site are neither approved or recommended by Okanagan College. Okanagan College does not perform any information, background or clearance checks on the landlords or authors of the listings, nor is any of the information contained within the listings verified for accuracy. Okanagan College does not assume any responsibility or liability relating to or arising out of the information contained within the listings provided on this site.

Salmon Arm

OCSU Salmon Arm campus housing bulletin board:  Located in the student lounge next to the Okanagan College Students' Union office, this bulletin board contains suite, apartment and house rental information.  Both students and landlords may post advertisements on this board. All postings must be approved and stamped by a Salmon Arm campus OCSU staff person.

Please contact the OCSU (250) 832-2126 local 8229 or the Administration Office (250) 832-2126 for assistance.

BC Classified
A comprehensive classified tool compiled by Black Press which includes housing listings in Salmon Arm, Revelstoke, and many other communities in British Columbia.
BC Housing
The Government of British Columbia provides help with subsidized housing for lower income families. For eligibility information and application forms, please go to the BC Housing website.
Kijiji Salmon Arm
All Classifieds Salmon Arm

Vernon

Vernon OC Students Association www.vsaoc.ca. Direct link https://vsaoc.ca/online-services/available-housing. Must sign up as member to place listings and to view listing.  If assistance is required call 250-545-7291; Toll Free 1-800-289-8993.      

Apartment Love
BC Housing
Kijiji
Indigenous Housing Providers
Rent Board
Rent Faster
Trovit
Vernon Morning Star Classifieds
Vernon Students' Association OC
Zoeken
Mitula

Penticton

The Penticton campus does not have on-campus student housing at this time; however, there are several community resources available for students looking for housing options in the South Okanagan area.
Rental listings compiled by College staff as a service to students, Okanagan College compiles a list of Penticton and area rental listings for students. This list is updated weekly. Newest listings are added to the bottom.

Building in Penticton with OC logo

Community listings:

  • BC Classifieds: this tool features listings posted to Black Press newspapers, such as the Penticton Western News and Summerland Review.
  • RentBC: this is a premium-based rental marketing service that includes housing listings in B.C. communities. All listings are added and maintained by the landlord or property owners and all types of accommodation are included.
  • Castanet: An online free classified service in the Okanagan.
  • Craigslist: An online free classified service. Penticton housing is included in the Kelowna’s Craiglist page.
  • Kijiji: An online free classfied service in the Okanagan.
  • StartHereOkanagan: This community portal acts as a resource for people considering relocating to the South Okanagan.
  • BC Housing: Some students are eligible for housing assistance, rental assistance and/or financial aid for accessible home modifications. Visit their website to determine eligibility.

Information for new renters

Living on your own for the first time can be an overwhelming experience, with lots of rules and new terminology involved. B.C. tenancy laws set out the rights and responsibilities of renters and landlords in tenancy agreements. Here are some important links for new renters:

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NOTE: All listings will be date stamped and kept for 6 months before it is deleted unless the listee contacts our office to delete it sooner or asks for it to be extended.

Landlords 

If you would like to post a listing for one of our other campuses please see Vernon, Penticton, or Salmon Arm sections above.

 

Kelowna listings

The Artium

The Artium Student Residence is a conveniently located, fully furnished private student residence located at the corner of Dundas Rd and Highway 33. There is a transit stop for the #8 OC - UBCO bus right outside the building. Willow Park Shopping mall, over 38 restaurants, grocery stores, and retail stores are only steps away. The suites feature stainless steel appliances, 50" TV,s, leather furniture, and air conditioning. Rooms are fully furnished with shared kitchen, living room, and bathrooms. The Artium includes a fitness room, yoga studio, quiet study, social lounge, bike storage, rooftop patio, and multiple laundry facilities. Rent is $795/mo including utilities, cable TV, WiFi, and housekeeping services twice a month. Tenancy is for a 12-month, fixed term lease. For more information please visit http://www.artium.ca/ or contact Dave at info@artium.ca

Robson Mews

Robson Mews offer Kelowna students a safe, clean, comfortable home in a convenient location steps away from amenities. It pairs the conveniences of home with the essentials needed for a successful student career. The first floor of Robson Mews consists of 2 commercial spaces (TBA) with 7 quad dorms on the second and third floor and six quad dorms on the fourth floor. These dorms are fully furnished and the individual rooms are furnished with one desk, one chair, one single bed with two drawers, and a stackable dresser. The living area offers one sofa, one single chair, one island with stools, one dining table with two chairs, and one fully equipped kitchen. Each quad dorm will have two bathrooms (one bathroom per two students). There will be a 24/7 Property Manager on site and a fob security system. Robson Mews also boasts communal mailboxes, a social lounge with balcony and foosball table, a study room equipped with Telus high speed internet 150 throughout, a group study area, a theatre room equipped with Netflix subscription, air-conditioned and heating building, LED lighting, cleaning of common areas weekly, and coinamatic laundry systems. Rent is $800/mo. Covered parking is $40 and uncovered parking is $25. For more information please visit http://pacificrimcanada.net/robson-mews/ or contact Lee-Ann Doris at 778-215-5886 or by email robsonmews@gmail.com.

The Shore

Situated along the edge of one of Kelowna’s best tourist attractions, Gyro Beach, The Shore offers 103 new student residence suites with floor places ranging from Studio Suites ($1200/mo), one bedroom and den ($1700/mo) to three bedroom with lake views ($3000/mo). Offering high speed internet and Optik TV, all utilities, pet friendly options, stainless steel appliance package inclusive of in-unit washer and dryer, flat screen televisions and private balconies, along with many unique features and amenities. The Shore has you covered! The Shore is situated in the highly-sought after Lower Mission area, known for boutique shopping, trendy restaurants, quaint coffee shops and vibrant atmosphere. Suites available with flexible options on start dates and length of stay to suit your needs. To complete applications, view the available floor plans, or to request more information please visit www.theshorekelowna.com/live

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Lower Mission

Jun 15, 2020 

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, ground level suite right next door to Okanagan College. Parking for 1 car off street and 1 car on street. All utilities, WiFi and cable included. Not furnished. N Y $1850/mo Please contact Kirsten Brown 
at 250-212-3525 or 
email at kjbinteriors@gmail.com
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Lower Mission October 28, 2020 Furnished 1 bedroom full suite with private courtyard. Looking for a quiet, clean, professional individual, mature student, strictly non-smoker, no parties, and no pets. Perfect location near all amenities, off Lakeshore and Mission Creek. Situated in a nice quiet neighbourhood with a private courtyard and off street parking. Private entrance to legal walkout ground level clean and bright suite. Tastefully furnished full kitchen, 1 bedroom, 1 full bath & living room. Fully stocked kitchen including pots, pans, dishes, and cutlery. Includes towels, hairdryer, iron, broom, vacuum, small appliances, lamps, fan, bedding, computer desk, tv and so much more. Excellent location, across street is gas station, automotive shop, car wash, 7-11, hair salon & spa, Chinese restaurant, meat market, pharmacy, physiotherapy, dentist, optometrist, Starbucks, animal vey, gym, fine dining sushi, cold beer store, pub and boat rentals and the Mission Creek Greenway. And just 2-3 blocks over you have sports fields, beaches, golfing, library, ice skating, H2O Fitness centre, physiotherapy, pub & lounge. Then just down the road a bit is wineries, hiking & trails, parks, fruit stands, horseback riding and more golfing & shopping plus Okanagan College or transit to UBCO. All you need to bring is your groceries and clothing. The tenant will be responsible for their own laundry. Utilities – water, gas, garbage, electricity and wifi are included in the monthly rental.
1 yr - $1350 per month plus damage deposit
6 month - $1450 per month plus damage deposit
3 month - $1600 plus damage deposit
N Y $1600/mo Please contact Rachel at doremember@telus.net
Near College August 31, 2020 Available Nov, 1, 2020. 3 min drive to OC. 700' private new furnished studio loft above garage. Great natural light. Queen bed, 55' TV, WiFi, cable,two burner cook-top, fridge, microwave, private bathroom, dishes included. A/C.No W/D. Must be ok with stairs. No smoking. No pets. Must be clean and quiet person. Rental is for one person only. Guisachan area. Good bus access. Bedding not included. Off-street parking. Y Y $1200/mo Please contact Kathy at 250-863-4435 or email kjzucchi@gmail.com
West Kelowna August 4, 2020 Available Sept. 1, 2020. Bright and comfortable 1 bedroom fully furnished basement suite available for short term rental with a minimum of 2 weeks. Suite is for one person only, no tobacco or cannabis, no pets. Rent is $250 per week. This includes utilities, parking, cable TV, internet and shared laundry. Also includes all linens, microwave, full size fridge and stove. 12 minutes to town by car. Pictures on request. Y N $250/wk Please contact Jean at 250-878-0342 and ensure to leave a message or email bryans2@telus.net
Hospital Area/Pandosy August 4, 2020 Newer furnished carriage house. Kitchen has fridge, cooktop, toaster, oven and microwave. Bathroom with shower. Washer/dryer in unit. Rent includes utilities and WiFi. Weekly rental considered. One person only, non-smoker and no pets. Close to Okanagan College. Y Y $1200/mo Please contact Susan at kosmo56@hotmail.com
Pandosy August 4, 2020 Furnished basement suite in new house. Includes TV, WiFI, cable, heat and electricity. Just move in. One block from Okanagan College. No pets, no smoking or vaping, no parties. One person only, available Sept 1 to April 30, 2021. N Y $1100/mo Please contact Lisa Kryski at lisa.kryski@shaw.ca

Lower Mission 

 Jun 22, 2020  900 sq ft basement suite. 5 min drive to Okanagan College, not ideal for public transit. Fully furnished, kitchen stocked with dishes, small appliances, fridge, stove, dishwasher. Separate entry, king bed, in suite laundry, bathtub, off street parking. Included utilities, wifi access and Netflix. Available September to May/June.  Y $1000/mo  Please contact Jennifer Kuntz via email at jen.a.kuntz@gmail.com 
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West Kelowna Estates November 24, 2020 Fully furnished upper part of house. We have 2 fully furnished spare bedrooms that are available for rent. Both bedrooms come with a queen size bed, desk, 50” TV, dresser and closet. 6 minute drive to bridge and about 15 min drive to Okanagan College. We have a cat so you must be okay with cats. High speed internet and all utilities included. Y N $650/mth Please email Carlie at carlie_2002@hotmail.com
Lower Mission November 17, 2020 Furnished, free wifi, no pets and smoking. Shared laundry, bathroom and kitchen with 2nd year nursing student. 2 minute walk from OC, bus stop. 5 min walk from shopping centres and beach. Only for Female stayers. N Y $620/mth Please call Joyce Lin at 250-899-3598
Lower Mission October 19, 2020

Highly recommended neighborhood for students and working professionals. Quiet, clean and move-in ready. Ideal room available for Okanagan College students and working professionals located in Lower Mission/South Pandosy area, Kelowna General Hospital.

2300 sq ft, shared kitchen and 2 living rooms, clean backyard with outdoor Jacuzzi and gardening space available. Very nice and quiet family community, right beside church. 5 minutes biking distance to Okanagan College and H2O, grocery and beach. 5 minute walking distance to #6 bus to downtown.

Half month deposit required, must have insurance, no partying, utilities and wifi included.

Y N $850/mth Please email Edwin Chu at chedwinchu@gmail.com
Central October 6, 2020 Room for rent to student in bright spacious house. Avail Jan 1, 2021. Is furnished, WiFi, laundry and utilities included. Large yard and parking. Y Y $750/mth Please contact Shaida Zsombor at shaidrae@gmail.com
Lower Mission September 29, 2020 One bedroom in shared house on 1 acre. Includes shared bathroom and kitchen.  Close to College and bus stop. 15 min walk to H2O Centre. Parking out front. Prefer female student. Available Oct 1 or Nov 1. No pets. Smoking outside. Rent includes utilities, WiFi, and cable.  Y Y $650/mth Please contact Cher at 250-300-7500
East Kelowna September 8, 2020 Bright, private, furnished bedroom in a non-smoking, pet-owning household. No over night guests. No pets. Shared dining room, kitchen, living room, laundry and second bathroom (shower only). Parking and access to laundry included. Please provide references…work, landlord etc. $300.00 damage deposit required, utilities included. Y N $150/wk Please contact Ramona Truden via email at ramonatruden@telus.net
Upper Mission September 8, 2020 Beautiful furnished home with furnished bedroom. Can offer meals if needed. 2 fun cats. Bus line on Gordon above and Lakeshore below. Great area for study and kitchen fully equipped. Towels, bedding etc. provided. N N $800/mth Please contact Yvonne Evans at 778-788-5595 or email at yvonneevansglobal@hmail.com
Lower Mission August 31, 2020 Ideal location within walking distance to Okanagan College and KGH. I have two recently updated fully furnished rooms for tent in my home. They have their own private entrance and share a semi-private living room, kitchen, bathroom and laundry. One is a master bedroom and the other smaller room has it’s own patio. My home is clean, comfortable and well kept. This ideal for mature students or professionals. Will consider pets. No smoking of any kind on property. Wifi included. Y Y $700/mth Please contact Gillian at 250-852-1949 or email at lori0250@pm.me
Rutland August 31, 2020 2 rooms for rent in a three bedroom suite. Can be short or long term. Close to the #8 bus route to Okanagan College. Can be furnished, shared kitchen, common area and bathroom with third tenant. There are two cats in the suite already. No more pets please. TV, internet and utilities included. Lots of free parking space in the yard. Y Y $600/mth Please contact Gordon Carson at 778-214-1147 or email at g-carson@hotmail.com
Lower Mission August 19, 2020  One bedroom available anytime after August 20th in beautiful Crawford Estates Kelowna. 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom bright, clean, fully furnished home in quiet, safe neighbourhood currently shared with three males all in their 20’s. All working, easygoing, quiet and respectful. Shared kitchen, laundry, outdoor deck, living room and lower level common area. Close to endless hiking and biking trails and amazing canyon vistas. Less than 10 minutes to the H20 Centre, 10 minute drive to Okanagan College and 15 minute drive to Orchard Park Mall. Bus stop is a couple of doors away on Route 15. Sorry, no furry friends. Utilities will be split in 4.
Preferable for one year lease term. Looking for someone that fits well with the others in the home in the same age range and either working/student. Please reply with some details about yourself.
N Y $600/mth Please contact Cathy Vincent by text at 250-862-7690 or email at dandcvince@gmail.com
Kelowna August 4, 2020 Separate entrance, attached bathroom, shared kitchen. Internet and utilities included. Y N $250/weekly or $800/mo Please contact Ruthy Penner at 250-864-1950 or email at info@nooksdesign.ca
South Rutland August 4, 2020 Available August 1, 2020. Suitable for trades person, international student or full time student. Private entrance, common area (furnished living room, kitchen, bathroom, hallway closets). Private bedroom: furnished with bed, computer desk, dresser, closets, keyed access for privacy). Includes utilities and internet. No overnight guests. $200 security deposit returned when exiting is no damage. Y Y $600/mo Please contact Betty at 250-878-7930 of email at 61monica61@gmail.com
 
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Happipad

Multiple home-share placements available for long term rental in Kelowna: Rutland, Lower Mission, Glenmore, and Lake Country. All host homes are verified and inspected by Happipad. All homes are fully furnished and includes utilities. Happipad will match students with a suitable host home based on personality, interests, and location. Prices range from $600-800 per month. For more information please contact Cailan at cailan@happipad.com or visit www.happipad.com.

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Hospital October 28, 2020 1 bedroom freshly furnished, sleeps 3 comfortably, double wall bed, single hide-a-bed, bright window, lower level. Less than 5 min drive to Campus, 1.5 blocks from KGH, 2.5 blocks from beaches, less than 5 min drive to downtown. Excellent transit access. Includes: WiFi, all utilities, brand new paint, flooring, furnishings, all linens, sm fridge, microwave, coffee make, toaster, dishes, parking if needed and laundry access. Sharing: full bathroom, laundry and dish washing area with one quiet senior male Y Y $400/wk or $800/mo Please contact Deb at a444456@outlook.com
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Lower Mission August 29, 2020 Fully furnished two bedroom condo available for rent in Sole KLO, just across from the street from Okanagan College. Five minutes from door to door, a student’s dream! One bus ride away to UBC Okanagan as well. A number of transit options are available to easily get to the downtown core, to parks and recreation centres and to Orchard Park mall. Pandosy Village is just a ten minute walk away with a variety of restaurants, a walk in clinic, grocery stores and shops at your disposal.
Rental agreement is from September 2020 to April 2021 inclusive, with the possibility of extension up to the end of June 2021. Utilities, internet and TV are included. One parking spot available for a small vehicle only. No pets, no skis/snowboards and no smoking/drug use permitted in the condo.
Applicants with previous landlord references and/or resumes with personal and professional references are required, and your application will only be considered active once you have sent those. Half of one month’s rent required as security deposit. Showings available between August 9-15th, please make appointment if interested.
N Y $1750/mth Please contact Jesse Matthews at juvenescences@gmail.com