Single Housing

Keyano College student housing is available to all full-time students on a first-come, first-served basis. Residence is your home away from home. It's a great place to meet new people, grow as an individual and learn new skills.

Apply for housing

You must complete a Single Residence Application to secure housing. We recommend that you apply well in advance of your program start date.

Residences and rental rates

We have three housing options available to students looking for single accommodations.

Clearwater Hall

A bright pink apartment building

Clearwater Hall is a five-storey building on campus that contains furnished apartment suites. Each suite has the following:

  • Six private single rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • Three bathrooms
  • Storage room
  • Cable TV outlet
  • Phone outlets
  • Wireless Internet

Each bedroom has its own lock. The kitchen, living room and washrooms are shared by the unit. Residents are responsible for supplying their own TV, phone, cable service and phone service.

Rental rates

The following rental rates apply to units in Clearwater Hall:

Rental fees for full-time students and non-students

Occupant status

Rent

Utilities

Damage deposit

Full-time student

$600 per month ($2,400 per semester)

Included

$600

Non-student or non-credit program student

$775 per month

Included

$600

Find out more about fees and how to pay your rent.

Riedel Townhouses

A block of townhouses

Riedel Townhouses consists of unfurnished three- and four-bedroom townhouses. They are located off-campus, but close to shopping centres, bus stops and grocery stores. Each townhouse has the following:

  • Three or four private single rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • Washrooms
  • Cable TV outlet
  • Phone outlets

Each bedroom is furnished and has its own lock. The kitchen, living room and washrooms are shared by the unit. Residents are responsible for supplying their own TV, phone, Internet, cable and phone service.

Rental rates

The following rental rates apply to units in Riedel Place:

Rental fees for full-time students and non-students

Occupant status

Rent

Utilities

Damage deposit

Full-time student

$500 per month ($2,000 per semester)

Included

$500

Non-student or non-credit program student

$775 per month

Included

$500

Find out more about fees and how to pay your rent.

Penhorwood Place

A series of blue townhouses on a sunny day

Penhorwood Place townhouses are located behind Keyano College and next to the Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre. Each townhouse has the following:

  • Three to six large private single bedrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • Two to three bathrooms
  • Storage room
  • Parking for each tenant
  • Washer and dryer

Each bedroom is furnished and has its own lock.  The kitchen, living room and washrooms are shared by the unit. Residents are responsible for supplying their own TV, phone, Internet, cable and phone service.

Rental rates

The following rental rates apply to units in Penhorwood Place:

Rental fees for full-time students and non-students

Occupant status

Rent

Utilities

Damage deposit

Full-time student

$630 per month ($2,520 per semester)

$55 per month

($220 per semester)

$630

Non-student or non-credit program student

$775 per month

$55 per month

$630

Find out more about fees and how to pay your rent.

Residence life

Learn more about living in student housing at Keyano College by expanding the sections below.

Living in residence

Living in student housing can be a big adjustment. You will meet many new people who may also be living away from home for the first time. Be open, honest, courteous and respectful of your roommates.

Ensure you read and follow the Residence Code of Conduct.

Moving in

To schedule your move, call the Housing Office at 780-791-4929. Please let us know in advance if you are unable to make your scheduled move-in time.

On your move-in date, please come to the Housing Office in the main floor of Clearwater Hall to pick up your keys and sign all required paperwork. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Paid parking is available in the main parking lot in front of Keyano Theatre.

Read the list of suggested and prohibited items in student housing.

Moving out

Please complete these steps to move out of residence:

  • Submit a completed Move-Out Confirmation, including a forwarding address
  • Update your mailing address with your banks, employer, Service Canada, subscriptions, etc.
  • Cancel or move your cable, internet and/or phone service
  • Remove all belongings and garbage from the unit
  • Clean the unit and bedroom to meet residence inspection standards
  • Lock your bedroom door upon leaving
  • Return all keys and parking tag (if applicable) to the Housing Office

If you do not meet these requirements, you may be charged deductions from your damage deposit or invoiced for labour, material or other costs associated with your move.

After-hours key drop-off

If you are moving out after hours or on a weekend, please put your keys and parking tag (if applicable) in an envelope with your name unit, room number and move-out date. Drop the envelope in the mail slot at the Housing Office, or return it to Campus Security.

Your Mailing Address

Find your mailing address and where to pick up your mail.

Clearwater Hall

Mail is sorted and distributed after Canada Post delivers it to the residence. If you receive a parcel, we will leave a notification in your mailbox to pick it up at the Main Office.

Your mailing address is:

9809 King St.

Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 1L3

Riedel Townhouses

Mail is delivered to each unit's mailbox by Canada Post. If you receive a package, follow the instructions on the parcel notification slip.

Your mailing address is:

[Insert unit #] – 8820 Franklin Ave.

Fort McMurray, AB

T9H 3N2

Penhorwood Place

Mail is delivered to each unit's mailbox by Canada Post. If you receive a package, follow the instructions on the parcel notification slip.

Your mailing address is:

[Insert unit #] – 9914 Penhorwood St.

Fort McMurray, AB

T9H 3N2

Parking

All vehicles parking in Keyano College lots require a parking pass to be displayed in the front window of your vehicle.

Riedel and Penhorwood

Parking at Riedel and Penhorwood residences is free. However, you need to complete the Vehicle Parking Registration to get a parking pass. Your parking pass is valid at your residence only. 

Clearwater Hall

Paid parking is available at Clearwater Hall. You can either:

  • Use the ticket kiosks to pay for daily parking; or
  • Get a Housing issued parking pass that is valid for a specific parking stall and the SEIC Campus, but not the townhouse residences. Contact the Housing Office at 780-791-4929 to get a parking pass.

Learn more about parking on campus.

Room changes

In order to change rooms, you must submit a Room Change Request. Transfers or changes, unless requested by the Housing Office, cost $150 per person plus cleaning costs.

If you are applying to trade rooms with another resident, both residents must complete a transfer form.

Summer residence

Keyano College does major repairs and cleaning of all units over the summer months. If you are staying in residence for the summer, you will be required to move into a new unit so maintenance can be completed.

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