Incoming students at Dalhousie University that were guaranteed a residence room will be out of luck as the school year starts. At least 75 students will have to sleep in residence common areas for as long as a couple weeks while the university finds a solution to an apparent overflow. Heather Sutherland, of the residence and housing office, told CBC that all students who apply for a room before Aug 1 are guaranteed accommodation, but even they may have to make do with temporary sleeping arrangements for the time being. Luckily for those students, Dalhousie will not be charging them for a room, until they actually have a room.
Residence shortage at Dalhousie
Students forced to sleep in common areas while university solves overflow problem