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Located on Newfoundland's east coast on the Avalon Peninsula, our Placentia campus offers full-time credit programs and Advanced Block Trades training.
Welcome to Placentia Campus, College of the North Atlantic!  The historic and scenic town of Placentia is located on Newfoundland's east coast on the Avalon Peninsula and is home to approximately 3500 residents. Placentia enjoys the best of small town spirit, yet close to the province’s capital city of St. John’s which is just a 90 minute drive away.

The campus has population of approximately 100 spirited students, with 20 friendly and professional staff. The rural nature of the campus helps to create a family-type environment, whereby students are given all the supports they need to become successful, while enjoying student life.

New residents to the area will discover easily accessible local healthcare facilities, including assisted living communities and primary care facilities. Placentia’s schools encompass primary, secondary and post-secondary institutions, as well as private training institutes. There is a wealth of recreation options for all ages in both indoor and outdoor sports and fitness activities throughout the community from playgrounds, baseball and soccer fields to swimming, hockey, even ATV groups.

The Placentia region has the distinction of being home to or a short drive to such major tourism attractions as Castle Hill National Historical Park, Atlantic Charter Site, and the famous Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve. One only has to step outside the doors of the campus to enjoy a stroll on our popular waterfront boardwalk.

If you wish to know more about our town check out some of these community links:
Town of Placentia
Placentia Area Chamber of Commerce
Placentia Area Historical Society
Castle Hill National Historic Site of Canada
Placentia Public Library
Placentia Area Theatre D’Heritage
Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre
Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve
Atlantic Charter Site
Port of Argentia

Helpful links and other information:


College of the North Atlantic
1 Roosevelt Ave P.O. Box 190
Placentia, NL
A0B 2Y0
Tel: 709-227-2037

Events Calendar

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This campus does not have on-campus accommodation for students. The services and listings below are for off-campus accommodation options/listings external to the college and are subject to the terms of use outlined in their disclaimers.


Off-Campus Accommodation Options


College of the North Atlantic has partnered with SpacesShared, a platform that allows students interested in homesharing to find safe and affordable housing so that they can focus on their academic success.

For more information about homesharing through SpacesShared, or to register for a free account as a host or a student, visit .

Off-Campus Accommodation Listings

Last Updated: Jul 16 2024 8:47AM


Ken OKeefe 709-227-4664, Jerseyside
Rooms to rent.

Leon Chubbs 709-486-7335, Placentia
72 Orcan Drive Placentia
2 Rooms in Non-Family home, Utilities included in cost per room,

Paula Murphy 709-743-5684, Dunville
1 bedroom for rent , Own washroom in a shared house. Laundry access available.
Wifi, private entrance.

Judy O'Keefe, 709-227-4901, Southeast 
1 bedroom fully furnished apartment utilities and internet included. Plenty of parking space. Short drive to all amenities, CNA campus, Placentia Health Center.

Howie Culleton, 709-227-3924, Point Verde
1 bedroom furnished apartment.  Wifi and cable included in rent., Jerseyside
2 bedroom house for rent in Jerseyside -fully furnished.  Pay Own Utilities, no smoking within the unit but can smoke outside.   For further information please contact

Irene Whittle, 709-325-3223, Placentia 
Fully furnished room, all utilities included, small fridge in the room, full use of kitchen and laundry room.  3 minute walk to CNA

Lorraine Chubbs, 709-213-0149, Placentia
3 bedroom house – move in ready; just bring personal belongings.  Internet and heat included in rent.

Leo Collins, 709-227-7193, Southeast, Placentia
One room for rent; private bath

Emma Cochrane, 709-227-3982, Bond's Path Placentia
One room for rent; private bath, male or female. Heat, light, cable included. Non-smoker preferred.

Diana Hickey, 709-227-5016, Dunville
One bedroom apartment for rent. Male or female. Heat, light, cable included. Non-smoker preferred.

Philomena Viscount, ,,  Dunville
Two rooms for rent.

Mary Mitchell, 709-227-4340, Freshwater
One female boarder. Non-smoker. Heat, light and cable included. 

Ernie Kelly, 709-227-4204, Freshwater
2 , 2 bedroom apartments available for rent. Male or female.  Furnished, Washer dryerHeat, light, and cable included.

Kelly Reading, 709-227-3000/6828, Jerseyside
Four bedroom house for rent. Rooms rented separately.

Janice Hopkins, 306-514-0400,   Jerseyside
1 bachelor and  6 -2 bedroom apartments.

Shamus Traverse, 709-691-7309,, Jerseyside and Placentia
One- 2 bedroom apartment available. Fully furnished. Heat and light , internet, cable included. Male or female. Non-smoker preferred.

Travis Foley, 709-227-9111, Southeast
One room for rent. 

Valerie Power,, Placentia
Three bedroom house for rent. 

Margie Careen, 709-227-5246, 709-631-1588, Placentia
Main floor 4 bedroom for rent. 

Zach Bourque, ,,  Placentia
Two rooms for rent. 

Frank Maher, 709-227-9134, Placentia
Three bedroom furnished apartment and two bedroom furnished apartment for rent. 

John Kelly, 709-227-4388, Placentia
1-4 bedroom houses for rent. Heat, light and cable included in some but not all. Male or female. Non-smoker preferred.

John Kelly, 709-227-5151/2107, Placentia
Efficiency Units and rooms for rent.  1-4 bedrooms. Heat, light and cable included in most but not all. Male or female. Non-smoker preferred.

Aloysius Palfrey, 709-227-9689, Placentia
4 furnished rooms available. Heat, light, cable and internet included. Full use of shared kitchen and washer and dryer. Non-smoker preferred.

Alice Hatfield, 709-227-5015, Placentia
1 room for rent. Male preferred. Located five minutes away from school.  Heat, light and cable included.  Non-smoker preferred. Tenants have to bring their own food.

Frances Foley, 709-227-3508, Placentia
Two bedroom apartment. Fully furnished. Heat, light and cable included. Non-smoker prefrred. Walking distance to college.

Mary Picco, 709-227-6844, Placentia
1Room for rent. WIFI Heat, light and cable included, Non Smoker

Gail Ryan, 709-227-4979, Placentia
2 bedrooms for rent---1 has ensuite---1 has office
Supper included in price


Honour Society

CNA's Honour Society list is a semester-based list that recognizes students that are enrolled in certificate or diploma-level programs and maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 with a minimum mark of 80% in all their courses for that term.

Last Updated: Feb 27 2024 10:23AM

Placentia Campus  Fall 2023

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician / Truck and Transport Mechanic
Jacob Moores
Bradley Reyes
Jordan Humby
Peter Burke

Industrial Mechanic-Millwight
Josh Anthony

Anthony Young
Dominic Neary
Callan Snook
Allan Linehan

Personal Care Attendant
Lilly Bishop
Pamela Whiffen
Alexandra McGrath
Idowu Obazuaye

Jaiden Schaeffer
Adam Waterman