Lucien Matte Residence... where balance equals study, rest and play

The Lucien Matte Residence provides a "home away from home" to 180 students.  It offers the largest double rooms on campus, as well as a Healthy Living section.  Each room is equipped with cable TV services and an outlet for Internet services.

In a bilingual environment, a range of activities, services and support are provided by the Residence Life Director, the Residence Life Leaders and by the Lucien Matte Student Council.  Organized events and activities include: cultural nights, banquets, hockey and ball-hockey, fundraising for charities, and many more.

Small sections of 10 to 15 students provide a comfortable community environment.  Common areas, such as the kitchen and dining area (where you can prepare your own meals), social room, laundry room and study room are conveniently located on the ground floor, ensuring a more peaceful atmosphere in the bedrooms.

At the Lucien Matte Residence many have established friendships that last a lifetime.

  • Single room $6 029
  • Double room $5 038
  • Deposit for the room $500
  • Caution Fee Deposit $100


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In accepting students, all are welcome, but priority is given to those who are willing to live in a bilingual context; dedicated to the ideal of service to others; and committed to academic excellence.

To complete the Lucien Matte Residence application process, ensure that you have the following:

  • application form, signed and complete
  • a letter indicating your academic program, interests, and a profile of your preferred roommate



For any other information please feel free to contact the Residence office at (705) 673-5661, ext. 420 or 


Residence Life Leaders 2016-2017

The Residence Life Leaders are a team of seven students who have lived in the residence for at least one academic year.  The team is responsible for maintaining an atmosphere conducive to study, rest, relaxation, quiet hours, and cleanliness on their floors.  Residence Life Leaders are also responsible for organizing their floors for kitchen duty and their Leader on Duty schedule.  They are your first contact in residence for any questions or concerns.  They receive extensive training in many aspects of residence life that provides them with the tools necessary in assisting students. They help create the “home away from home” comfort in the residence.  This years team is the 50th group of Life Leaders to assist in managing the Lucien Matte Residence.

Residence Life Leaders 2016 2017
Back row (left to right): Maryse Boulay, Kayla Hayes, Kristin Rizkalla, and Joy Nyamiaka

Middle row: Ted Nigh
Front row (left to right): Chelsea Rioux and Casey O'Shea


Residence Porters

Customer Service is a big part of their job, as they answer many questions and provide information to students and guests.  They are responsible for logging information, signing guests in and out, and issuing bracelets.  Porters are normally the first person who will contact security or emergency personnel if an emergency arises.  Their collaboration with the Residence Life Leaders and all residents is key to ensuring a safe environment.

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