Yukon College students who are studying full time may choose to apply to live in Residence, allowing for opportunities to take advantage of the many facilities and services we have to offer.
Our Single/Double Room Residence Building for those aged sixteen and older, houses up to 55 residents in 48 rooms and offers each resident a dorm-style private bedroom (furnished with a small fridge, sink, bed, wardrobe, lamp, chair, and desk), four common lounge areas with kitchenettes, a large common kitchen, coin operated laundry facilities, private computer areas (with printer and internet access), two study rooms, four washrooms, and four private shower rooms. Within this building, one can also find recreational equipment such as a pool table, ping pong table, board games, Skype phone and & video game equipment for sign-out, wireless internet capability, vending machines, free telephones for local calls, and cable televisions.
Our Mature Residence Building for those aged twenty-five and older contains 12 dorm style rooms for those seeking a quieter living atmosphere. This building offers residents a private bedroom (furnished with a small fridge, single bed, wardrobe, lamp, chair, and desk), a spacious shared kitchen, shared washroom facilities, coin operated laundry facilities, wireless internet capability, common living room with cable television, phones for free local calls, and a study room (with computer, printer, and internet access).
Our Family or Multi-Person Residences consist of 32 apartments in two buildings. These spacious residences vary, each containing two to three bedrooms, one to two washrooms with shower and/or bathtub, extra closet space, outside private porch or balcony and/or small private lawn area. Also available to residents in apartments are common lounge areas with cable television, computers (with printer and internet access), free telephones for local calls, coin operated laundry facilities, wireless internet capability, vending machines, and a shared playroom for children. The primary occupant must be at least sixteen years of age and preference is given to applicants with families, however non-families may also apply.
All Residence buildings are located on Ayamdigut Campus, which means classes are only seconds away! We offer free parking with cold weather plug-ins on a first come, first served basis, a smoke-free facility (all units, buildings and balconies are non-smoking), and Yukon College also offers 24/7 security on campus. In addition, activities are planned on and off campus for those in residence. Such activities have included visits to Takhini Hot Springs, Carcross Desert, and Mount Sima, attendance at concerts and festivals both in Whitehorse and out of town, and volunteering for local charitable organizations. During the academic year, Residence offers cooking nights, health and wellness talks, movie nights, sporting and outdoor events, campfires, arts and crafts, music nights and other exciting activities. Evenings hosted by Yukon Elders making boots, mitts, traditional cooking and storytelling are also offered. Residence activities are planned with resident input to appeal to a wide variety of interests and ages, and everyone living in Residence is encouraged and welcome to attend activities appropriate for them. Residents also have access to the Yukon College gymnasium and weight room, library, cafeteria, career and personal counseling services, First Nations Lounge, Bookstore, Learning Assistance Centre, and much more.
Want to know more? Information on Residence, activities, fees, employment opportunities, and the Residence Handbook can be found on the Yukon College website! Application forms are available at the Residence Office, Student Services Centre, and Admissions and on the Yukon College website.
We encourage you to read the available documents to help determine if residence life is for you and to help answer any questions you might have. If you have any questions that can not be answered with the supporting documents please contact our office.
When filling out your application please take the time to answer all the questions as failure to do so may result in a delay in processing your application. We must have current contact information and you must indicate move in and move out dates.
To apply, download the Residence Application from the box on the right.
Residence Contact Information:
toll-free in North America. 1.800.661.0504