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

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)
Long Term
(6-12 months)
Price Contact
             
Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
Long Term
(6-12 months)
Price Contact
Kelowna South July 21, 2021 Brand new, fully furnished one bedroom suite. Conveniently located less than one km from Okanagan College. Bike path directly out of the front door. Suite has its own entrance and quaint side yard. In suite laundry and air conditioning. Willing to rent long or short term. No smoking, No pets, No parties, close to bus route Y Y $1500/mo Please contact Patsy or Mark Mathison at 250-808-0129 or via email at markpatsy@shaw.ca
Central Kelowna May 10, 2021

Brand new microsuite. Fully furnished, clean and completely private. Packed with all you need with complete privacy. Includes: Kitchenette, shower, toilet, smart TV, double bed, fridge, microwave, insuite laundry, private gated fenced yard. There is 1 parking spot and secured keypad entry. Centrally located in Kelowna, 2 min walk to beautiful Mission Greenway Trails and a 4 mins drive to Okanagan College. Single occupancy only, non-smoking, no drugs or vaping on property.

Y N $300/week Please contact Brad via email at heelerelectric@gmail.com 
Kelowna July 7, 2021 Private, safe and clean furnished studio loft in central neighborhood. All utilities, internet and kitchenware included. 55” TV. No W/D. No smoking. No pets. One occupant only. Ideal for student. Available August 1, 2021. Y N $1200/mo Please contact Kathleen Zucchi at kjzucchi@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
Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
Long Term
(6-12 months)
Price Contact
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
South Rutland May 10, 2021 Available June 20, 2021. Short or long term rental, trades persons welcome. Private entrance to upper level of house. Furnished living room, kitchen, bathroom and storage closets. Bedrooms keyed for private access. Common are to be shared with another Okanagan College trades student. Access to use back yard, gazebo, patio and garden. No overnight guests. Included utilities and internet. $200 security deposit returned when exiting if no damage. Y Y $600/mo Please contact Betty at 250-878-7930 or email at  61monica61@gmail.com
Upper Mission July 7, 2021

Family oriented, safe, quiet neighborhood in Upper Mission. Steps from bus route, 15 minutes from Okanagan College. Newer, bright, comfortable bedroom with 1 queen bed and desk in owner occupied home. Shared bathroom with tub and shower. Street Parking. WiFi included, available September 1, 2021. Minimum 4 months.

Y N $700/mo

Please contact Alison at agabelhouse66@gmail.com

Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
Long Term
(10-12 months)
Price Contact
Kelowna Downtown July 13, 2021 Includes internet, gas, hydro, heater and laundry. N Y $1000/mo Please contact Juan Carlos Andaya at jc.andaya@yahoo.com

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)
Price Contact
West Kelowna February 23, 2021

Master Bedroom with half bath plus second bedroom for study. Shared kitchen and laundry, dog ok. Great location, block from bus stop, shopping, wineries and beach within walking distance. No smoking. Utilities included.

Y N $275/weekly or $1100/mth

Please call Brenda Grods at 250-469-0534 or email at bgrods@gmail.com

Kelowna February 17, 2021 This newer 2 bedrooms, 2 full bath plus den carriage house has lots to offer. Fully furnished home is available for a one year lease from May 1st or will consider May 1st to August 31. Offered at $2100 plus electricity. Perfect for shared Okanagan College or UBCO students accommodation. Rent includes monthly general housekeeping, high speed internet, water and fully contained kitchen. Two bedrooms with queen size beds and den with single bed. Will comfortable accommodate up to 3 people. Absolutely NO pets, smoking/vaping of any kinds are not permitted anywhere on premises. Close to bus stop, walking distance to shopping, beaches, Knox Mountain and City Parks. Fully fenced backyard and two off street parking spaces provided. Reference and damage deposit required. Serious inquiries only. Please text for additional information or viewing. Y N $2100/mth Please call Jean Lavigne at 250-864-0872
Area Date Listed Details Short Term
(6-11 weeks)
Long Term
(10-12 months)
Price Contact
Downtown March 11, 2021 Downtown Central Green 2bed, 2 bath corner unit condo for long term rentals. Great location with access to shopping, restaurants and express bus to UBCO right outside your door. Rowcliffe park right behind the building and 5 min walk to beach. The unit has modern stainless steel appliances and in suite laundry. Option to rent furnished. Both bedrooms have en suite access and rooms are separated by the open floor plan living room. Comes with one underground parking stall, no pets, no smoking. $1000 security deposit required, available April 1 or May 1. N Y $2000/mo Please email Louis Hu at phhu2012@gmail.com