Residence is open for 2021/2022. We will see you on campus in September.
Residence COVID-19 Updates
To adhere to all government mandated emergency orders, University policies and Residence Rules & Regulations
To follow social and physical distancing recommendations from Public Health Sudbury & Districts, which includes wearing of non-medical mask or face coverings in public areas
To follow maximum gathering guidelines outlined by Public Health Sudbury & Districts
To notify Laurentian Health Services and Residence Office of any change in health, potential exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19 or the need to self-isolate
To maintain area cleanliness and hygiene in their respective apartments, bathrooms and bedrooms
To make responsible choices to protect their own well-being and the well-beings of all others in the residence community
Non- Medical Masks & Face Coverings
As per the University’s policy on Face Coverings, residents will be required to wear a non-medical mask or face covering when accessing common areas such as elevators, stairwells, buildings, classrooms, laundry rooms and when it is difficult to maintain a safe distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from others. Residents are encouraged to provide their own non-medical masks and face coverings.
Pre-Screening/ Testing before access to campus may be required, as determined by the university. A How to self-monitor guide will be placed in each apartment.
Physical Distancing - Physical distancing means limiting the number of people you come into close contact with and distancing from each other to reduce the opportunity for the virus to spread from person to person. More information can be found here; https://www.phsd.ca/health-topics-programs/diseases-infections/coronavirus
Laurentian Residence will continue to provide a high level support for all residents. Supports and check ins may vary between physical and virtual depending on social distancing rules and guidelines from Ontario public health. Support includes but is not limited to: Roommate agreements and conflict resolution, cleanliness checks, wellness checks, and educational programming (guided by the Okanagan Charter).
Residence Sanctioned Programming
Residence Life will continue with a variety of allowable gatherings, as per the Ontario Public health guidelines suggest. Staff organizing these events will be provided with Personal Protective Equipment along with sanitizer and disinfectants for the safety of all participants.
Should there be a need for Residence to meet with students to mediate a conflict or resolve a community conduct issue, Residence Life staff will arrange meetings virtually with students. Please be up to date with the addendum to the rules and regulations related to Covid-19. If you would like to discuss an issue you are having, an incident, or problems in residence, you can contact your resident assistant or Joseph McGibbon (Residence Life Manager) at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting.
University College Front Desk will be open 24/7 Daily, with added protective measures to ensure the safety of our students and staff, including plexiglass to be installed at the front of the desk. Staff will be required to wear face coverings and gloves when not behind desk (ie, conducting rounds, lock outs) and will sanitize the desk, computer, and keys before and after each shift. Campus Security is available to support after hours at 705-675-1151 ext 6562 or 705-673-6562.
Health Services -
Students living in residence can contact email@example.com or (705) 673-6546 (direct line) or (705) 675-1151 ext.1067 to book a virtual visit with the doctor or the Nurse Practitioner.
Local pharmacies also provide delivery services for any medications that you may need.
A place in residence is guaranteed for first-year candidates on the Sudbury campus if:
- they fill out an OUAC 101 admission application
- they apply at the University College Residence or at the Single Student Residence
- the admission criteria are met and the deadline of June 1, 2021 has been met
What does Residence at LU offer?
Free Internet and wireless connections
- Access to common areas, TV rooms, study lounges, computer labs, photocopying,
- Kitchen and laundry facilities, games room, vending machines, ATM, convenience store,
- Health Services, exercise room, movie room,
- Secured buildings with 24/7 staff,
- Access to fresh marché-style dining experience.
Laurentian Residence has five buildings, each with their own personality. Each building is different in size, layout, shape, and furnishings, and even within the same complex, your room may not look exactly like the room of fellow residents. That being said, you’ll have the opportunity to give it your own flare -- that’s part of the beauty of living independently!
University College Residence (UC)
Eleven-storey building is a traditional dormitory-style that accommodates 240 students. Each floor is equipped with television/common room, kitchen, bathrooms and each bedroom features high speed internet access, porter services 24/7 and outdoor recreational facilities.
Single Student Residence (SSR)
Provides accommodations for 387 students in a three-storey building with self-contained apartments (four – six person apartments). Security and support 24/7. Each apartment has a living room, kitchen, two bathrooms, storage room and high speed internet access.
West Residence (West)
Six-storey air conditioned building with 55 furnished self-contained apartments (223 students) available for upper year-students, who meet credit or age requirements. Each apartment consists of four single furnished bedrooms, living room, kitchen and two bathrooms and is equipped with cable and high-speed internet access . Each floor has a lounge where guests can meet and socialize.
East Residence (East)
Eleven-storey air conditioned building with 62 furnished self-contained apartments (236 students) available for upper year-students who meet credit or age requirements. Each apartment consists of four single furnished bedrooms, living room, kitchen and two bathrooms and is equipped with high-speed internet access.
Mature Student Residence (MSR)
Recently renovated, MSR is an 11-storey building with self-contained unfurnished apartments for upper-year students. 128 units which offer a one bedroom apartment-style living.
Huntington University Residence**
Huntington University Residence is independent of Laurentian University and is not operated by Laurentian University. First year students living in Huntington University Residence are required to purchase a mandatory meal plan.
Accommodates 162 students in 21 single and 68 double rooms.
The first-year residence guarantee does not apply to this residence.
|Mature Student Residence||----||$9,376||$500||Optional|
|Huntington University**||$5,460||$6,510 - $7,560||$550||Required for 1st year students|
*A refundable damage deposit is included.
** Indicates a Federated Residences.
Students residing in a Laurentian University residence (Single Student, University College, West Residence and East Residence) or a 1st year student at Huntington are required to purchase a meal plan. A number of meal plan options are available to choose from:
There are a variety of options for students who wish to live off-campus. Students can rent a furnished or unfurnished apartment, and the bathrooms and kitchens can be shared or private. This option is not administered by the University and you may be required to stay in a hotel for a few days.
You can find apartments for rent on the sites below: