Living at Walter Gage
Walter Gage is known for its positive energy and superb location. Three high-rise towers are conveniently located near the Student Union Building (SUB), bus loop, and many campus recreational facilities. A number of low-rise apartments behind the main towers are ideal for mature students and couples.
- Winter Session
- Towers have six bedroom suites
- Low-rise apartments have studio and one bedroom suites
- Furnished kitchens, living areas and bedrooms
- Single gender roommate groupings
- 1,334 beds
- Eligibility requirements
Walter Gage Front Desk
5959 Student Union Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1K2
Facilities at Walter Gage
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. Walter Gage has a large sorting area with collection bins for household trash, recyclables, e-waste, and charitable donations.
Machines operate on a convenient card system—no need to worry about coins. Facilities are located in the basement of each building.
Parking & Bicycle Storage
Limited monthly parking is available for a fee. Bicycle storage is available.
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.
Walter Gage suites come with kitchens. Students can purchase an optional meal plan for convenience—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.
Walter Gage Residence Life
“There’s something for everyone: a great social environment with lots of privacy, opportunity for learning as well as fun. And the views are spectacular.” – Walter Gage resident
Walter Gage’s Residence Life team consists of one professional staff and more than 22 student staff who work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.