Living off-campus

Saint John

Living off-campus in Saint John

Getting to and from campus

UNB’s Saint John campus is only a 15-minute bus ride from Uptown Saint John - the city’s popular commercial/business district and is where much of the city's entertainment (movies, restaurants, shopping, aquatic centre, YMCA) can be found.

Saint John Transit offers discounted transit passes for full-time UNB students. The services runs seven days per week and offers 29 different routes - covering every area of the city.

Off-campus housing resources

If you’re looking for off-campus housing near UNB’s Saint John campus, the Student Services department has some great resources to help you in your search.

Learn about preferred rates on tenant insurance for UNB students through the UNB Associated Alumni’s affinity partner TD Insurance.

Orientation and transition

It doesn’t matter if you live on campus or off campus, when you become a student at UNB, you’re a part of the UNB family. During your first week at UNB, all students are invited to take part in Orientation Week - a week entirely dedicated to helping you make new friends, become familiar with the Saint John campus, and get to know your faculty.