Brock Commons – Tallwood House
Living at Brock Commons - Tallwood House
Brock Commons is our newest residence area. It is home to Tallwood Houseâ€”currently the tallest mass timber building in the worldâ€”which is scheduled for completion in Spring/Summer 2017. Brock Commons - Tallwood House will be home to over 400 students who will enjoy its central location, spectacular views and unique building features. The AMS Nest, bus loop, and many campus classrooms and recreational facilities are nearby.
(Photo: KK Law for Naturally:Wood)
Brock Commons - Tallwood House Front Desk (Walter Gage Front Desk)
5959 Student Union Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1K2
Brock Commons - Tallwood House Photo Gallery
Facilities at Brock Commons - Tallwood House
The hub for residence activities. Includes: Wi-Fi, activity and meeting rooms, group and private study spaces, lounge areas, and a convenience store.
Available 24 hours a day for support and administrative services.
Sort It Out!
We strive to be a “Zero Waste” campus. Brock CommonsÂ has a large sorting area with collection bins for compost, household trash, recyclables, e-waste, and charitable donations.
Machines operate on a convenient card systemâ€”no need to worry about coins. Facilities are located on the Brock Commons – Tallwood House main floor.
Parking & Bicycle Storage
Limited monthly parking is available for a fee. Bicycle storage hooks areÂ available in each suite.
Basketball, tennis courts, playing fields and beaches are easily accessible. Nearby Pacific Spirit Regional Park has over 35 kilometres of multipurpose trails to explore.
Health & Safety
Residents have access to a campus medical clinic and safety programs such as SafeWalk. There are regular nightly patrols of residence properties.
Brock CommonsÂ suites come with kitchens. Students can purchase an optional meal plan for convenienceâ€”no need to cook or carry cash.
UBC has been recognized internationally for its commitment to sustainable living. Many residences and rooms have modern sustainability features designed to reduce waste, energy consumption, and water use.
Brock Commons Residence Life
â€śI can’t wait to welcome students to live in our newest residence â€“ a wonderful new addition to campus living and currently the world’s tallest mass timber building!â€ť â€“ Mike Cheung, Residence Life Manager
The Brock Commons – Tallwood HouseÂ Residence LifeÂ team consists of one Residence Life Manager and six Residence Advisors, plus numerous Front Desk staff whoÂ work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.