Centennial Village

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Centennial Village

Centennial Village features 450 single, private rooms and plenty of shared social and study spaces. Each room is equipped with a double bed, large closet, desk and private washroom.

Centennial Village Amenities, include:

  • 3,000 square foot student lounge with a big screen tv, fireplace, foosball and ping-pong tables

  • Laundry access - we have 25 laundry sets available to students. The laundry facilities use a smartcard payment system with onsite loading terminal. 

  • Fitness centre equipped with treadmills, free weights, stair climbers and stationary bikes 

  • Student Board Rooms that you can book to use for group projects or social activities

  • Hang out spaces where you can gather to play games or chat with your fellow residents

  • A boot room with utility sinks and oversized lockers to store outdoor clothing

View the Residence Community Handbook

Fees for September - August

Rates do not include meal plans. Meal plans are mandatory for students living in Centennial Village. Additional fees may apply. All rent is due in full at the start of each term.

View Tuition & Program Dates  Campus Dining

Programs over 25 weeks

Centennial Village Rent: $191.25/week*

Application Fee: $30 Non Refundable

Security Deposit: $495

Programs under 25 weeks

Centennial Village Rent: $217.25/week*

Application Fee: $30 Non Refundable

Security Deposit: $495

*Internet & Residence Life fees are included in weekly rate

Student Parking

Student parking is available at campus housing. Learn more and see parking rates.  

Centennial Village Frequently Asked Questions

What furniture will my room have?

Each room will have a double bed, mattress, mattress protector, night stand, desk, chair, closet shelving system (1 foot of long hanging, 2 feet of double hanging and 1 foot of shelves) as well as a vanity cabinet in the washroom. No outside furniture is permitted in Centennial Village.

What size are the mattresses?

Centennial Village has double beds. Some of the mattresses are longer so it might be best to bring unfitted sheets.

What do I need to bring to outfit my room?

Students will be responsible to bring their own linens (sheets, pillows, and blankets), towels, shower mat, waste baskets and laundry hamper. We recommend purchasing a few canvas or plastic cube storage bins. These fit perfectly in the wire shelving in the closets and are handy storage for clothing or other items.

The shower has a glass door so no shower curtain is required. Students should also bring a plunger and cleaning supplies (eg: broom, dust pan, cleaning cloths, window cleaner, bathroom cleaners, shower squeegee, swiffer wet mop, garbage bags) to keep their rooms tidy. Students can also sign out a cleaning kit at our front desk free of charge for a single use.

We also offer free lockers to store items which may endure heavy debris such as work boots, coveralls etc in our bootroom. You must supply your own lock.

Can I decorate my room?

Students are encouraged to make their space their own by adding items such as a throw rug, poster, photographs or miscellaneous decor. Any tacking to walls is discouraged unless small finishing nails are used. A minimal amount of finishing nail holes are okay, but 3M hanging strips are not allowed. No painting or permanent changes may be made to the room. Furniture is affixed to the wall and may not be moved. Students are permitted to bring their own mini fridge or microwave for your bedroom if you choose. However, fridges must be newer than 5 years old and have an amp usage of no more than 3.5 amps. Microwaves can be no larger than 700 watts and have an amp usage of no more than 6 amps.

Is there storage for my bike?

There is a bike rack at the south end of the building which students can lock their bike for free at their own risk (students must provide their own lock).

Anything that I should leave at home?

Any weapons are strictly prohibited; candles, incense or any other items that are flammable are also not allowed. Other banned items include bulk alcohol (ie., kegs, texas mickey’s, pony kegs, etc.), hot plates, instapots, slow cookers, toasters or electric toaster ovens. Decor that may be offensive, lacking in diversity or inclusion will not be tolerated (ie. swastikas, confederate flag, pornography).

Can I bring a pet?

Fish kept in a tank under 3L are allowed but other animals are not allowed

Is internet included?

Internet is included in your weekly fees. This is a fiber internet, offering 1 GB upload and download capabilities. There is also wifi in every resident room, in corridors as well as in social spaces. There is an equipment box in each room as well if you wish to obtain a personal telephone or cable package. Students will need to contact O-Net directly to subscribe to telephone or cable services and can do so via www.o-net.ca.

How do I know if I've been accepted into the Centennial Village or College Courts residence?

Emails containing information including move-in dates and details will be sent to students prior to move in.

Am I required to purchase a meal plan if I live in Centennial Village?

Meal plans are mandatory if you are staying in Centennial Village. Meal plans are optional for College Courts residents.  Please contact Olds College, Student Services for information regarding their meal plans.

Will there be quiet floors in Centennial Village?

When applying online, please note if you prefer a quiet living area. Our placement team will do our best to accommodate your request.  We also have areas designated for mature students.

Can I request a specific neighbour?

Neighbours can be requested and we will do our best to accommodate, but cannot guarantee neighbor placement.

Do I have to pay rent for my entire stay at one time?

Fees are payable each semester and are due by your 1st Friday on campus. While you are encouraged to pay for the full semester, fee payment agreements can be arranged through Olds College. A $150 fee is applicable for payment plans.

My course is only 8 weeks long. Can I still live in Residence?

Complete a Residence Application making sure to indicate the dates of your course.

Is there air conditioning in Centennial Village rooms

There is air conditioning in the lobby and student lounge, but not in the student rooms. Room windows do open if you wish to have additional fresh air.

Is there security in Centennial Village?

There are over 80 security cameras in and around Centennial Village. Access to student rooms is by secured card access and campus security does rounds in and around residence buildings.

Is there a curfew

There is no curfew, students can come and go as you please, however quiet hours are from 10pm – 8am Sunday through Thursday and 12pm – 8am on Friday, Saturday. So if you are coming home late please be respectful of your neighbors.

Can I have a guest stay with me while I’m living on campus?

You are permitted to have a visitor stay in your room. A guest may not stay more than three consecutive nights in a row and to a maximum of 4 nights per month. This is subject to change.