Explore Your Housing Options
Nanaimo is a diverse community with many different accommodation options to choose from. It is important to find an option that works best for you, so that you can feel settled and comfortable before starting your studies.
The following are some of the local housing options for you to consider when making your decision about where to live while you study at Vancouver Island University (VIU).
Note that some of these options may have application deadlines that are several months in advance of your arrival.
- Student Residences (Dorms)
- Apartments, shared houses, and rooms for rent
- Accommodation Information Winter 018.pdf