On-Campus Accommodations: Residence

Living in residence is a huge part of your life as a Lakehead student. From your very first day, you will meet new people from all around the globe and start establishing friendships that will last a lifetime. Welcome to your new home away from home.

Residence living has many benefits for you to consider – one of the most important being students that live in residence perform better academically! Here are a few others:

  • Higher likelihood of graduation
  • Safe and clean furnished room
  • No cooking = more time for your academics and getting involved
  • Convenience to campus and classes
  • Abundance of on-campus support and services
  • Personal development and identify is enhanced and supported
  • Programming, events and supports in place right in Residence, such as Resident Assistants and House Presidents

Living in residence provides you with a support system that will help guide you through the transition to University life.

Explore the different types of residence options we offer at our Thunder Bay and Orillia Campuses:

Thunder Bay Residence Options

Residence building at the Thunder Bay Campus

Orillia Residence Options

Orillia Campus Residence Room

Your health and well-being while living in residence includes healthy eating.
Our residences also include Meal Plan Options for you to choose from.

Thunder Bay Campus Meal Plan

Student reaching for a waffle on a table full of delicious breakfast food

Orillia Campus Meal Plan

Student eyeing up meal at the orillia campus

Off-Campus Housing

If you are looking at off-campus living options, apartments to rent are close by – often only a few minutes from campus. Check out the Off-Campus Housing list to explore different housing accommodations within the City of Thunder Bay and City of Orillia.