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Thompson Rivers University

Residence Move-in Dates


McGill Residence

North Tower

East Village


  • Early move-in requests must be submitted in advance and approved by the residence prior to arrival
  • If arriving prior to the residence move-in dates above, please book a hotel/motel room
  • Move-in dates for returning students are September 2 & 3, 2023


    TRU World can assist you with securing Homestay placement (Deadline to apply for Homestay for Fall 2023 is July 15, 2023):

    • The monthly fee for Homestay is CAD$1,000. You must pay the fee directly to your host family upon your arrival.
    • The following fees are due with your Homestay application:
      • CAD$150 processing fee (non-refundable)*
      • CAD$500 security deposit which is refundable if no damage occurs
    • Send an email to if you are interested, or contact your ISA.

    *CAD$150 processing fee is waived for ISEP (International Student Exchange Program) students. Please review your paperwork if you are unsure and/or confirm with your ISA.

    Please make sure that the Homestay option is right for you by reading the Homestay Guide. 

    More information on the homestay program and how to apply can be found here.

    Off Campus Housing

    Please see the off-campus housing rental information for important information if you are looking for a rental property in Kamloops.

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