You’re now a university student and chances are this will be your first time living on your own! What you’ll find at Laurentian are flexible, comfortable residences that will feel like home, only better! Here, YOU get to design your own lifestyle. It’s the main reason so many students – more than 1,600 of them – choose to live on campus.
Our eight unique residences provide you with a vast array of options. Each complex has a different style and vibe so we’re sure that you’ll find one that feels just right for you!
First-year applicants are guaranteed a spot in residence. All applications from 2013 High School Graduates who apply before the 3rd of June 2013 will be considered under Laurentian’s Residence guarantee for first-year students, provided they apply for either University College or Single Student Residence as their first choice, and have a 75% average or higher. The first-year guarantee is for a bed, and may not be able to place students with the first choice of building.
For many, choosing residence is a great way to jump-start student life. Friendships are formed quickly, with most lasting a lifetime. Living at the heart of the Laurentian campus is safe, convenient, and best of all, a great way to socialize.
Eight residences provide plenty of room and each one offers different accommodation styles and floor layouts. Choose from dorms, shared or single rooms and apartments.
• Free Internet and wireless connections
• Access to common areas, TV rooms, study lounges, computer labs
• Kitchen and laundry facilities, games rooms, video rentals, vending machines, ATM, convenience store, snack bar
• Health services, exercise rooms, basketball and tennis courts
What is Provided?
In SSR and WEST, each apartment is equipped with a refrigerator, stove, kitchen table and chairs, cable TV hook up and storage room. As this residence is apartment style, each unit has two bathrooms; one has a shower/bathtub. In UCR, there is a kitchen on each floor equipped with two stoves, microwave and table with chairs. Bathroom facilities in UCR are communal; there are three showers on each floor. In each bedroom, you are provided with a bed, garbage pail, desk with two drawers, chair, dresser shelves and curtains. In addition, UCR bedrooms provide you with a vanity and mirror.
Blanket/bedspread, bed sheets, pillow, dishes, utensils, pots/pans, cleaning supplies, towels, a mirror, laundry supplies, just to mention a few. If you live in SSR and WEST, make sure you don't forget toilet paper because it's not provided for you. In SSR and WEST, the apartment style arrangement facilitates the use of microwaves, coffee makers and all other basic kitchen appliances that you may need. As the apartments are not equipped with TVs or VCRs, if you desire these items, make sure to bring them with you. In UCR, there are TVs and VCRs in the common rooms. Remember that the living rooms in SSR apartments are not furnished, so don't forget your favorite couch or chair. Please note that appliances with heating elements are not allowed in bedrooms. Irons, however, are permitted. Due to the fire hazard they cause, indoor barbecues, candles and incense are prohibited anywhere in residence.