What Students Can Expect

  • Live in a University residence with other International students and Canadian students
  • Be within walking distance of the ESL school
  • Meals provided, depending on the residence
  • Shared furnished bedroom with bedding and linens
  • Shared bathroom
  • Wireless Internet and laundry access


Fees are paid directly to the Language Centre.   

Placement fee: $275

Residence fee per term: Depends on the Residence

Service and assistance fee per term: Depends on how long you stay in Residence (or $15.20/week)

Damage deposit: $675 (must be paid with a credit card and is refundable)

Cancellation Policy

If you withdraw from your residence commitment after the deadline, you will be charged one month's fee + service and assistance. The damage deposit is refundable (based on inspection during check-out).

Application and Payment Deadlines

Fall 2018

  • First payment is due July 27, 2018
  • Second payment is due August 31, 2018


If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact the Language Centre Accommodation Coordinator at homestay.saskatoon@usask.ca  or call 306.966.5915 .