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Northwest Community College is pleased to offer students and visiting guests comfortable residence accommodation at our Terrace Campus and Smithers Campus locations.

Residence Living is a close, supportive community where every student has rights and responsibilities. This community supports an environment that allows everyone to live, learn, and grow as individuals. Residence Living provides a strong support framework conducive to educational goals, and a community where students thrive.

Space is limited. We recommend you complete and submit your housing application as soon as you apply to NWCC. 

Terrace Accommodation

NWCC's Terrace campus has five, two-floor traditional residence buildings and a 47-bed work camp style trades dorm.  View our Residence Rooms:

  • Lakelse Lake Residence
  • Skeena River Residence
  • Copper River Residence
  • Nass River Residence
  • Kalum Lake Residence
  • Trades Dorm

Each building is equipped with a shower room, a TV room, a kitchen area on each floor for light meal preparation (Nass River Residence has one kitchen area). Kitchens include a large fridge and freezer, microwaves, stovetop induction cooking plates, washers and dryers. All residents have access to free wireless Internet. Each room is equipped with a twin bed, study table, and wardrobe. There are a small number of suites available in the Lakelse Lake and Skeena River residences which contain a private living room area.

You must bring bedding, towels, soap, laundry detergent and are encouraged to bring such items as an iron, alarm clock, flashlight, microwave cover, and other small items to make your room feel like home. The work camp style housing building has a small kitchen area centrally located for light meal preparation and a laundry room. Each single room is individually heated, has a small TV, cable, free Internet, small fridge, study desk and a twin bed.

Smithers Accommodation 

NEW!  NWCC is pleased to announce new accommodations now available at the Smithers campus.  The residence has 20 single occupancy beds with TV’s in each room, shared kitchen, dining hall, shared lounge area with TV, washer and dryer facility and semi-private washrooms.  You must bring your own bedding, towels and cooking utensils.  

Contact Us

Rooms may be available to visiting guests between May and July. Please confirm availability.

Need more information?  We are happy to help.  Contact our Residence Office.