The AST Residence
As a small university, AST promotes a safe, friendly and smoke-free environment. Our Residence is a co-ed community with students attending AST, Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Students feel at home here. Everyone knows your name, allowing you to develop lasting friendships.
AST is located in south end Halifax, overlooking the Northwest Arm of Halifax, a few minutes walk from Saint Mary’s University, Point Pleasant Park and within walking distance to Dalhousie, downtown and Metro bus routes.
Large and small single rooms are available with one of the lowest rates for university residence in Halifax. As a Resident, you will have access to AST’s modern Library, part of the Novanet system, with study spaces and public computers available for class work and/or Internet access. The Student Residence has accommodation for students in single and double rooms. Also available are apartments with sitting-room, bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom, suitable for parents with children. A shared kitchen and dining room are available for use by all residents on each floor. Applications for Residence are accepted for students attending Atlantic School of Theology and other universities such as Saint Mary's University, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design etc.
Residence Fees for 2016/17
|Single Room (monthly rate)||$ 450.00|
|Double Room, Single Occupancy (monthly rate)||$ 506.00|
|Double Room, Shared (monthly rate, per person)||$ 337.00|
|One-Bedroom Apartment||$ 675.00|
|Two-Bedroom Apartment||$ 730.00|
|Damage Deposit||$ 200.00|
|Parking Fees (per semester)||$ 50.00|
|Residence Council Fee||$ 15.00|
A meal plan is not offered at AST
For more information about residence opportunities at AST, including family or special needs requests, please contact:
AST Accounts Officer
660 Francklyn Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Business Office - 902-496-7942
Apartment allocation priorities are determined based on:
1. Those with special requirements due to health/special challenges
2. Families with young children
4. Single students.
Each of these demographics is considered on a tiered basis according to the applicant's year of study at AST. Apartments are allocated in early March based on AST's knowledge of the existing tenants' vacating schedules. While full-time AST student status is usually required to apply, AST will consider applications from students who have not yet received confirmation of acceptance to AST, as well as other special needs requests.