New Arrivals

Regular check-in to Student Housing is between the hours of 9am and 7pm daily.
Anyone arriving after 7pm will be able to move in at 9am the next day.
Holidays may impact move-in times as well. If you have questions, contact the housing manager of the location you are moving into.

Housing Contacts
Dawson Creek Student Housing ManagerFort St. John Student Housing Manager

Students arriving outside of move-in times — see Dawson Creek and Fort St. John Accommodations.
Move-in Checklist — a list of things you should and should not bring into housing

Get the student housing guide 

We encourage all student housing residents to read through our Student Housing Guide & Handbook for a full list of rules, information and expectations.

Live close to class

Housing fees include electricity, heat, hot water, access to the campus internet, and free parking for one vehicle per suite (plug in and non-plug-in stalls are available).

Dawson Creek

Student housing at Dawson Creek is located on campus, close to local businesses, restaurants and shopping. The secure, managed building features indoor and outdoor activity areas including a games room, student lounge, workout area, and several group study areas.

Capacity

Student housing has two wings with capacity for 190 students and includes assisted living units. 

Bedrooms

Choose from one, two, three, and four bedroom units. There is also a two bedroom wheelchair-accessible suite on each floor.

Living Arrangements

Each suite has a comfortable couch and chair, a large picture window, and smaller windows that open. Assisted living suites have custom designed kitchens and showers.

Furniture

Each bedroom is furnished with a bed, small dresser, bookshelves, computer desk, chair, and is internet and telephone ready.

Kitchen, Laundry & Cleaning

Each unit has a kitchen with a stove, fridge, microwave, table, and chairs. Each floor is equipped with a washer and dryer. Vacuum cleaners are available to borrow.

Supplies

Long-term stay students must provide their own bedding, linen, towels, dishes, and utensils. These are provided to short-term stay students.

Floor Plans

Contact Information

Student Housing Manager

250-784-7524 dc-housing@nlc.bc.ca
Overhead view of NLC Housing Residence at Dawson Creek Campus

Fort St. John

Student housing at Fort St. John campus provides a comfortable setting for students to live, while experiencing the spectacular sights of local wildlife. Located on campus near the north edge of the city, the building is close to scenic forest trails. Enjoy relaxing common areas with ping pong and pool tables.

Capacity

Student housing has capacity for 98 students and includes assisted living units. 

Bedrooms

Choose from two or four bedroom units. There is also a two bedroom wheelchair-accessible suite on each floor.

Living Arrangements

Each suite has a comfortable couch and chair, and a large picture window. Assisted living suites have custom designed kitchens and showers.

Furniture

Each bedroom is furnished with a bed, small dresser, computer desk, and chair, and is internet and telephone ready.

Kitchen, Laundry & Cleaning

Each unit has a kitchen with a stove, fridge, microwave, table, and chairs. Each floor is equipped with a washer and dryer. Vacuum cleaners are available to borrow.

Supplies

Long-term stay students must provide their own bedding, linen, towels, dishes, and utensils. These are provided to short-term stay students.

Floor Plans

Contact Information

Student Housing Manager

(250) 787-6239 fsj-housing@nlc.bc.ca

Housing fees

Housing fees include electricity, heat, hot water, access to the campus internet, and free parking for one vehicle per suite (plug in and non-plug-in stalls are available). Please note that the executive suite is only available on Dawson Creek campus.

Long Term Stay

Minimum stay is two months, after which you must give the Housing Manager 48 hours’ written notice should you choose to move out. If your program length is shorter, you can end your stay at the end of your program.

Damage Deposit

$200, due after receiving confirmation that a room is available, and before moving in.

Cancellation Policy

Minimum two business days (48 hours) prior to arrival date on application.

Non-refundable Application Fees

NLC Students: $50, Non-NLC Students $125

Note: Application fees must accompany housing applications. Applications without the application fee payment cannot be reviewed.

Fees

Four Bedroom

$560 per month per occupant

Two Bedroom

$630 per month per occupant

One Bedroom

$1,190 per month

Fort St John Campus only

Family unit (2-bed)

$1,260 per month

Family unit (3 or more beds)

$1,680 per month 

common room of residence at NLC Fort St. John Campus

Short Term Stay

All short-term stay suites are four-bedroom units. The minimum stay is two nights, maximum stay is 20 nights.

Check-out time

4pm

Cancellation Policy

Minimum two business days (48 hours) prior to arrival date on application.

Non-refundable Application Fees

NLC Students: $50, Non-NLC Students $125

Fees

Students, Four Bedroom

$43.00/night or $260.00/week per occupant, plus PST (8%) and GST (5%)

Non-Students/Staff, Four Bedroom

$49.00/night or $286.00/week per occupant, plus PST (8%) and GST (5%)

Bedroom of residence at NLC Fort St. John Campus

Executive Suite Stay

Only available on the Dawson Creek campus, these self contained hotel-style rooms are designed for short term stays. Cleaning is provided once a week if requested.

Check-out time

10 am

Application Fees

There is no application fee charged for Executive Suite stays, however the first night’s payment is required with application.

Fees

Suites with Two Bedrooms (Queen beds) and a shared kitchen:

Students, Two Bedrooms — 1-4 nights

$151 per night per occupant plus PST (8%) and GST (5%)

Non-Students/Staff, Two Bedrooms — 1-4 nights

$167 per night per occupant plus PST (8%) and GST (5%)

Students, Two Bedrooms — 5+ nights

$135 per night per occupant plus PST (8%) and GST (5%)

Non-Students/Staff, Two Bedrooms — 5+ nights

$151 per night per occupant plus PST (8%) and GST (5%)

Suites with Three Bedrooms (Double beds) and a shared kitchen:

Students, Three Bedrooms

$102.00/night or $615.00/week per occupant, plus PST (8%) and GST (5%)

Non-Students/Staff, Three Bedrooms

$113.00/night or $675.00/week per occupant, plus PST (8%) and GST (5%)

Kitchen of residence at NLC Fort St. John Campus

Paying your fees

You are responsible for payment for the first semester (as well as security deposit), OR for the length of the program you are registered in. A new payment structure is being implemented in September, 2024, and details can be found here.


How to apply

To qualify to live in student housing at NLC:
  • The principal resident must be a registered student attending classes at Northern Lights College or another recognized institution.
  • Please review the College Student Housing Guide and Handbook.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Complete the entire form, including the date and time of your expected arrival.
  • Students under 19 years of age must have a parent or guardian complete and sign the Informed Consent section of the housing application.
Housing Application Forms
Information about housing applications
Short Term Housing Application
Long Term Housing Application
Long Term Family Housing
Parental Consent (for students under 19 years of age)
Send your completed application forms to:
Northern Lights College – Dawson Creek Campus
11401 8th Street
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4G2
Email: dc-housing@nlc.bc.ca
Northern Lights College – Fort St John Campus
9820 – 120 Ave
Fort St. John, BC V1J 8C3
Email: fsj-housing@nlc.bc.ca

The College reserves the right to modify or cancel any program, course, timetable, fees, or objective without notice or prejudice.