Study. Play. Bond

Our Residences – Columbia’s five residences provide students with the best care that nurture their personal, academic and social development.

Conveniences Designed for International Students

  • Separate residences for boys and girls
  • Legal custodianship at no extra cost to meet Canada’s immigration requirement for students under 18
  • After school and evening extracurricular activities to enrich students\’ development
  • Age-appropriate residence activities
  • Residences are open all-year
    • Students can remain in residence during school and public holidays
    • Food services are open 365 days of the year
    • Residences are open all-year
  • Evening tutorials in residence by Staff Tutors

Quality Living Conditions

  • Furnished, comfortable and modern bedrooms
  • Brand new comforter and pillows provided to new residents upon arrival
  • Air-conditioned and heated buildings
  • Carpets vacuumed weekly, fresh linen provided every 2 weeks
  • Wired Internet connections in every bedroom
  • Wireless internet service in selected areas
  • Door-to-door school bus service from residences to school
  • Free membership to Hamilton’s YMCA Fitness Centre

Facilities for Student Comfort

Our five residence buildings provide students with the comforts of home, to make independent living easy.

Boys Residence

  • Pine Hall Boys
  • Oak Hall
  • Arkledun Hall

Girls Residence

  • Pine Hall Girls
  • Linden Hall

Amenities

Indoor Gym

Indoor Gym

On-site Sports Facilities

On-site Sports Facilities

Laundry Room

Laundry Room

Washrooms and Bathrooms

Recreational Facilities

Girls' Dorm

Girls’ Dorm

BBQ Terrace

BBQ Terrace

Residence Facilities
Boys Residence Girls Residences
Oak Hall Pine Hall Arkledun Hall Linden Hall Pine Girls
Cafeteria On-site kitchens and cafeterias open 365 days a year
Recreational Facilities Vary among residences. Includes squash courts, games room, TV room, indoor gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, ping-pong tables, basketball courts, dance studio, outdoor BBQ terrace, etc
Student Lounge Available Available Available Available Available
Study Room Available Available Available Available Available
Air-conditioning Available Available Available Available Available
Heating Available Available Available Available Available
Theatre Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Available
Telephone Available Available Available Available Available
Internet Available Available Available Available Available
Wellness Station Available Available Available Available Available
Room Type Double and Triple Double Double Double Double
Bathrooms Shared Private or shared Priavte or Shared Private Private