Living in Fairview Crescent
Fairview Crescent offers townhouse-style suites in a vibrant, friendly community. All suites have private entrances, multilevel layouts and comfortable furnishings. Residents can play pool at the local café, take a walk through neighbourhood green spaces and cobbled streets, and easily access UBC’s two main shopping areas.
- Winter Session and Summer Session
- Mainly upper-year undergraduate and graduate students
- Mixed gender roommate assignments available
- 772 beds: 157 four-bedroom suites, 12 five-bedroom suites, 13 six-bedroom suites, 8 one-bedroom suites
- Internet access (ethernet port) in each room
- Eligibility requirements
Fairview Crescent Front Desk
2707 Tennis Crescent
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2C1
Rooms at Fairview Crescent
Bedroom with a bathroom, kitchen, living area and eating area. Fully furnished.
Four single private bedrooms with two communal bathrooms, kitchen, living area and eating area. All areas fully furnished.
Six single private bedrooms with two communal bathrooms, kitchen and living area. Fully-furnished.
Fairview Crescent Photo Gallery
Facilities at Fairview Crescent
The hub for many residence activities. Includes: Wi-Fi, fitness room, study areas, multipurpose rooms, and lounge spaces.
Available 24 hours a day for support and administrative services.
Sort It Out!
Sustainability is a shared value in residence. Fairview Crescent has a large sorting area with collection bins for household recyclables, e-waste, charitable donations, and trash.
Machines operate on a card system—no need to worry about coins. Machines are located within the residence area.
Parking & Bicycle Storage
Limited monthly parking is available for a fee. Outdoor 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.
Fairview Crescent 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.
Fairview Crescent Residence Life
“The townhouse-style units, private entrance, interesting roommates, convenient study spaces, local coffee shop, and grassy areas all combine to create a positive study environment that helps me balance working hard with having fun.” – Fairview Crescent resident
Fairview Crescent’s Residence Life team consists of one professional staff member and seven student staff who work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.