Commuter Student Hostel

Commuter Student Hostel common area.

UBC offers commuter students affordable overnight accommodation during Winter Session to support academic success and involvement in campus co-curricular activities. The Commuter Student Hostel is located in Walter Gage and available Sunday to Thursday from mid-September to the end of April (except during the holiday break) and all week during exam periods.

Commuter Student Hostel reservations

  • Online reservations only.
  • Reservations open in late-August for mid-September bookings.
  • Credit card required to reserve a room online—cash payment accepted at check-in.
  • Check-in after 3 p.m.; checkout at 11 a.m.
  • Overnight parking available for $10 + tax (space limited). Parking permit valid 3 p.m. to 11 a.m. only.

General information

  • Eight single gender units with twin XL bed and desk/chair.
  • Same-day bookings accepted before 5 p.m. Maximum stay of two nights in a seven day period.
  • Reservations are not available for Sunday evenings proceeding a holiday Monday, except during exam periods.
  • $35/night, including taxes.
  • Guests must adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the CSH Agreement.


  • Bedrooms accommodate one student.
  • Basic toiletries provided.
  • Shared lounge space, kitchenette, and bathrooms.
  • Complimentary wifi.
  • Guests welcome to participate in residence events during their stay.


  • Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. Failure to cancel in the required time period will result in a charge for the night-stay.


Walter Gage Residence Life Manager
Tel: 604.822.1071*

*Phone bookings are not be accepted. Please book online.