Shared Traditional Room


Shared traditional rooms—double and triple occupancy—are found only in Totem Park and Place Vanier (mainly first year residences). On a standard floor, 25-30 residents share communal bathrooms. Shared rooms are available only for Winter Session.

  • Furnished room, communal bathroom
  • Single gender rooms
  • Mandatory Residence Meal Plan
  • In-room access to high-speed Internet
  • Floor lounges have TVs with basic cable
  • Bed linens not included
  • Photos/layouts are samples only—suites vary by location


Adjustable height twin XL (extra-long) bed, desk, chair, desk lamp, wardrobe, bookshelf, dresser. Room amenities vary by location.

Residences with Shared Traditional Rooms

Room Facilities

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    Internet Access

    Each room has a hardwired port for high-speed Internet access. Ethernet cable not included. Wi-Fi is available in the Commonsblock.

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    Telephone Landline

    Use of a residence landline is optional. Additional charges apply.

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    Shared Bathroom

    Floor communities share four private shower stalls and four toilet stalls.

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    Common Spaces

    Each floor has a lounge with a snack kitchen and basic cable TV. The Commonsblock has fitness facilities, music rooms, study spaces and a games lounge.

Sustainability Features

UBC has been recognized internationally for its commitment to sustainable living. Many residences and rooms have many modern sustainability features designed to reduce waste, energy consumption, and water use.