Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre provides year-round, on-campus housing for researchers, university students and visiting groups. All residences are within convenient walking distance of labs, lecture halls, cafeteria and foreshore.

We are a scent-free workplace environment. Exposure to scented products can adversely affect a person’s health. Students and visitors are asked to be considerate in their use of products such as perfume, make-up, shampoo, deodorant, etc.), or from other products such as air fresheners, cleaners, etc.

Seaside Dormatory

The Seaside Dormitory provides bunk-house style accommodation for 32 people. Each room is equipped with two bunk beds with a shared washroom/shower facility for every two rooms. A communal, fully equipped kitchen is available, and a common living area is furnished with sofas, desks and chairs. Coin-operated laundry facilities (accepts loonies) are located next door in the Buchanan Lodge and in the cafeteria complex.

Buchanan Lodge

The Buchanan Lodge, accommodates up to 98 people including those with disabilities. Rooms are comfortably furnished with bunk beds, desks, washstands and are wired for high speed internet. All floors have shared shower and washroom facilities and a coin-operated laundry (accepts loonies) is located on the ground floor.

The Cabins

Faculty and Researchers:
Eight cabins and four studio suites located in wooded areas near the laboratories provide apartment-style housing for researchers and faculty. All the cabins are furnished and have fully equipped kitchens. A coin-operated laundry (accepts loonies) is located in the near-by cafeteria complex. Subject to availability, cabins can be rented by visiting groups. [Contact us for housing rates]