Welcome to Sault Ste Marie!
Out 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.
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.Learn More
Algoma University has partnered with the Canada Homestay Network (CHN) to provide homestay accommodations. CHN offers students unlimited support and will match you with a welcoming family who will provide accommodation, English and cultural immersion and all meals during your stay.Learn more & Apply
How to Start your Search
Finding the right apartment or home to rent can be difficult and stressful. 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 completing our Algoma University Quarantine Readiness Plan and Arrival Process, linked here. We strongly encourage students to seek long-term housing prior to arriving in Canada.
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.
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.
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.