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:

Trades

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 Housing is a conveniently located, fully furnished student housing at the corner of Dundas Road and Highway 33. Both transit stops for the #8 Okanagan College bus are right in front the building. Willow Park Shopping mall, with over 38 restaurants, grocery stores, drug stores and Dollarama, are only steps away. All suites feature stainless steel appliances, 50" TV’s, leather furniture, and air conditioning. Bedrooms are fully furnished with shared kitchen, living room, and bathrooms. The Artium includes a fitness room, yoga studio, Kelowna’s largest off campus quiet study, a social lounge, bike storage, rooftop patio, and multiple laundry facilities. Meet other residents at our regular social events. Rent is $825/month and includes all utilities, Telus HD TV, Hi-Speed WiFi, and housekeeping services twice a month. The Artium features MODO Carshare on site, and Artium residents receive a $100 MODO Driving Credit. To hear what students are saying about living in the Artium, check out our YouTube.
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 housing 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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Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
Long Term
(6-12 months)
Price Contact
             
Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
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(6-12 months)
Price Contact
South Mission September 29, 2021

Available for rent is a fully furnished private entrance ground floor walkout suite that backs onto a patio with a beautiful backyard. The suite is located in the South Mission area of Kelowna, which close to many small businesses, a park and a walking trail in Kettle Valley. By car/bike the suite is close to some great wineries and a beach. The suite has 1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, family room with gas fireplace and 40” TV, kitchen with some small wares, a storage room and a shared laundry room that is closed off to the renter(s) during their laundry time. Utilities – water, gas, electricity, AC, heat and high speed internet are included in the monthly rent. Parking is available right beside the house and a bus stop is right nearby. Pets are at the discretion of the Landlord/Landlord Agent and will need to be approved.

N Y $1800/mo

Please contact David at 250-764-9506 or via email at rme0193@gmail.com

Lower Mission September 20, 2021 Furnished new basement suite with fully equipped kitchen, in suite laundry and driveway parking. Utilities and internet included. Close to H2O, Sarsons Beach, Mission Creek and trails. Y N $600/week Please contact Fariba at 778-809-8429 or via email at fariba.wilson@gmail.com
West Kelowna September 8, 2021 Cute furnished suite, lower level of home in quiet neighbourhood. Double hot plate, microwave, toaster over, fridge, no stove. All dishes, pots and pans. Linen supplied if desired. Shared laundry. No pets, no partying, no smoking in suite. Separate entrance. Parking off road. Close to bus route. Short term or longer term is acceptable. Utilities included. Y Y $1100/mo Please contact Misty Powel at 250-317-2641 or via email at mistywelshga110@gmail.com
Lower Mission July 8, 2021 1,000 sq ft basement suite. Furnished and includes all utilities. Private entrance, in suite laundry, fully equipped kitchen, off street parking. Single occupant only. No smoking or pets due to allergies. 10 min drive to Okanagan College. N Y $1300/mo Please contact Jennifer Kuntz at jen.a.kuntz@gmail.com
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(6-11 weeks)
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(6-12 months)
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Hospital Area October 8, 2021

Furnished room in basement suite of house. Centrally located, 3 minutes to bus stop. Includes WiFi and Utilities.

N Y $800/mo Please contact Rob Baker at 250-300-9675
West Kelowna September 20, 2021 Furnished 1 bedroom, queen bed, dresser, chair, private TV, Wifi, cable, private bathroom with shower and bath tub. Private entrance. Would prefer quiet female student. No parties or drugs. Must like dogs. Shared kitchen. Reference required. Y N $650/mo Please contact Kathy at 778-363-1065 or via email at kace55@hotmail.com
Rutland September 16, 2021 Furnished room, close to bus route. Includes WiFi, Cable and TV. Y Y $650/Mo Please contact Synthia at 250-469-4267
Central August 27, 2021 Private 1 bedroom, single occupancy. Located 5 min drive to Okanagan College. Newly renovated private room in house, includes private bathroom (toilet and shower), kitchenette, sink, mini fridge, hot plate, microwave, double bed, smart tv. Parking for one car. This is a non smoking home of any sorts. There is no laundry on site. All utilities are included. Proof of schooling will be required, damage deposit required. No pets Y N $825/mo Please contact Brad at heelerelectric@gmail.com
Central Location August 27, 2021 Private 3 bedroom home with available furnished bedroom for rent. Utilities included. Large yard and parking, centrally located Y Y $900/mo Please contact Shaida Zsombor at 250-470-2728
Lower Mission August 9, 2021 Private Furnished bedroom with double bed, desk and night table. Non smoking with own bathroom. Bus route is located just a few steps outside the building. Outdoor parking available. Close to H20. Must like pets, is a cat and small dog in home. N Y $800/mo Please contact Monica via email at monijar73@gmail.com
Mission August 9, 2021 Comfortable Bedroom & Private Bathroom in large newer home! Queen bed, desk, closet in a large fully finished basement that you can utilize with fireplace and TV. Owner lives upstairs. Vegetarian and Pescatarian home. Laundry and kitchen privileges at set times. Cupboard space and shared fridge. Looking for FEMALES only, very studious, quiet, respectful, non-smokers (no pot, no tobacco on premises) very casual alcohol consumption only. All utilities, T.V. and internet included. Located in a family oriented, safe, neighborhood in Mission. Steps from bus route, less than 15 minutes from Okanagan College. Private parking space. September 1, 2021. Min 6 months. N Y $800/mo Shannon at shannonwartist@gmail.com or 250-859-2577.
Lower Mission April 13, 2021 Furnished Bedroom, with bed, dresser, desk, chair and tv. Share bathroom with 2 others. Laundry (washer & dryer) and kitchen privileges at set times. Designated cupboard space and fridge shared with one other. Nice outside patio deck with seating and bbq. Quiet, respectful, non-smokers (no pot, no tobacco on premises) very casual alcohol consumption only. Some community dishes are available. All utilities, cable and internet included. Bring your own bedding. N Y $750/mo Please email Diane Clark at ladydianna2010@gmail.com
Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
Long Term
(10-12 months)
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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.

Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
Long Term
(10-12 months)
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Kelowna South October 12, 2021 Furnished with desk and dresser. Common living room, kitchen, laundry shared with 3 young working men. Bathroom (shower) shared with 1 male. Utilities included. N Y $850/mo Please contact Lynn Anderson via email at l_anderson6@hotmail.com
Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
Long Term
(10-12 months)
Price Contact