The Kekuli House Residence can accommodated 100 students every academic year, and it consists of fifty sets of two single rooms. There is a common washroom for each set of rooms. Other amenities include: Wheelchair accessible, physically challenged units available, two-burner stove, fridge/freezer and sink in every room, recreation lounge, TV room, private bedroom with private entrance, laundry facilities, games room including pool tables, table tennis and foosball, computer labs, library and full gymnasium are only steps from your door, and cablevision and telephone options.
Selkirk offers the following services: important dates, academic regulations, exam schedules, timetables, counselling services, student records, official transcripts, extended health plan coverage, and financial aid.
The Selkirk College Student is the voice of the students attending the Nelson and Castlegar campuses of Selkirk College. The union is also the founding member of the Canadian Federation of Students, the national students’ union. Its aim is to make their lives easier and more enjoyable, while at the same time protecting student rights and advocacy movements. Some of their most active services include: Clubs, Discount Cards, Faxing Service, Food Banks, Handbook/Dayplanner, Homes 4 Students, Phone Deals, Postage Stamp Sales, Resource Centre, Scholarships and Bursaries, and Travel CUTS. Students who want to join clubs can also choose from those offered by the student union. Some of them include: SCSU Bocce Club, SCSU Climbing Club, SCSU Compost Club, SCSU Fine Woodworking Year End Show Club, SCSU Forestry Club, SCSU Hockey Club, SCSU Nursing Club, SCSU Ski Club, SCSU Soccer Club, SCSU Transitions to Success Club, and SCSU Water Polo Club.
The student union, together with the Canadian Federation of Students, have joined forces to create a national student housing database. Students who want more information about this service can access Selkirk’s website for a detailed list of available houses for rent, potential roommates, dormitories, and available apartments.
Castlegar is a small city in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. It is located within the Selkirk Mountains at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. It is a regional trade and transportation centre, with a local economy fueled by forestry and tourism. It is home to Selkirk College, a regional airport, a pulp mill, and several small sawmills.
Castlegar enters the 21st century as a vibrant, charming and caring community. It is quickly evolving into the regional commercial center for the West Kootenays and is considered a highly desireable place to live. The West Kootenay area is known for its exceptional outdoor recreation activities. S kiing, golf, mountain biking, and a host of recreational activities are available for those for all ages.