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Sault Ste. Marie Housing

As an Algoma University student at any of our campuses, we want to ensure you are prepared with the resources and information you need to make an informed decision that is best for you!

Please click through the links below for more information about on and off-campus housing, short-term and long-term accommodations, trip planning and arrival process, and resources on how to start your search.


Contact us for assistance and support with all off-campus housing matters.


Jeremy Pereira
Student Community Support Coordinator
[email protected]

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Welcome to Sault Ste Marie!

Our city is a dynamic and welcoming place to call home. Sault Ste. Marie has lots of arts and culture, sports, history, and student-centric nightlife. Located in the heart of the Great Lakes, you will find a natural backdrop of forests, mountains, lakes and rivers!

Visit the City of Sault Ste. Marie for more information.

Residence Life

Whether living in our dormitories or in our townhouses, all of Algoma University’s residence options feature a private, single room. Our accessible residences are centrally located on our campus and are within a two-minute walk to classes, computer labs, the George Leach Centre, the Speakeasy, cafeteria, and major transit routes.

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How to Start your Search

Finding the right apartment or home to rent can take time and effort. The secret is to plan ahead, and we’re here to help! Here are some helpful tips for finding the best rental homes and apartments in Sault Ste. Marie.

International Travellers: Please note that these are resources that should only be accessed after accepting your offer, paying your tuition deposit and successfully completing your course registration. We also strongly encourage students to seek long-term housing prior to arriving in Canada.

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Algoma University has partnered with Places4Student to provide our students with safe and affordable off-campus housing options.

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Places4Students is a great resource for finding housing options near your campus. It’s designed to be user-friendly and safe, with listings organized by campus. Additionally, all listings are screened for added safety and security.

To get started as a student, click the link below:
Rental listings in Sault Ste. Marie

As a student, you can also post a FREE roommate or sublet advertisement on Places4Students by Clicking Here

Looking to boost your rental listing’s visibility and attract Algoma University students as renters? 

Places4Students has got you covered! With Google Maps integration, detailed listings where you can include photos, upload floor plans, and list amenities provided, as well as, access to a helpful customer service support team.

As a landlord, they have everything you need to stand out from the competition. Whether you’re renting out a single room or an entire property, Places4Students can help you connect with the right tenants and achieve your rental goals.

Benefits of posting on Places4Students

  • Post listings for FREE in Sault Ste. Marie and Brampton
  • Maximize your outreach and connect directly with Algoma University students hassle-free.
  • Trusted and verified service that only focuses on students.

Post your new listing by Clicking Here:


For any assistance when using the platform please contact Places4Students directly: 

  • [email protected]
  • 1-866-766-0767
  • Monday to Thursday: 9 am-7 pm EST
  • Friday: 9 am-5 pm EST
Housing in Canada

In Canada, we have many rental options available to suit your needs.

How to Find a Rental

Finding the right rental can be hard! So, we created a document to help guide your search.

What is a Lease?

If you’re planning to rent, it is important that you understand the importance of a lease.

What is Tenant Insurance?

While tenant insurance may not be mandatory, it's important that you understand the value of it.

Short-Term Housing Options

Looking for long-term accommodation can be hard! Here are some Short-term options to help while you look for long-term housing.

Being A Good Neighbour Guide

A guideline to “Being A Good Neighbor” while living in the province of Ontario.

Algoma University Student Housing Guide

A guide to help you find the right accommodation while studying at Algoma University.

Please note that Algoma University has no direct or indirect affiliation with any of the organizations above. We are simply providing the information for you to access if you wish to pursue off-campus housing.