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Off Campus Housing

Off Campus Living

Do you have questions about living off-campus? Need help finding a place to live? Experiencing challenges? Need help? Come chat with International student off-campus housing coordinator. Can't make drop-in time. Check the calendar for additional hours or email to book an appointment.

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General Off-Campus Housing inquiries: 

Phone: 250-740-6159

Sanchit Mittal

Off-Campus Housing Coordinator 
Building: 255
Room: 276
Phone: 250-740-6680, Local 6680
Mail drop: 255 

Danielle Johnsrude

Manager, Homestay and Off-Campus Housing
Building: 255
Room: 278
Phone: 250-740-6320, Local 6320
Mail drop: 255 


VIU Residence is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Places4Students to provide VIU students with off-campus rental listings. 

Places4Students is a leading, online listing service which specializes in providing rental housing options for students.

All their listings are in real-time; accessible 24/7; descriptive with photos, amenity icons, floor plans and include mapping from each rental property to campus; Smart Search features and much more!

Since they began in 2003, has helped over 79,000 landlords and property management companies advertise their housing vacancies to students effectively. More importantly, their service is completely focused on meeting the individual needs of each college or university and all of their services are provided to students for FREE.

If you are unable to secure a housing offer or need to look at off campus housing options or you’re no longer staying at VIU Residence, we highly recommend that you check out: