University of Sudbury Residence... where balance equals study, rest and play

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The University of Sudbury Residence, formerly known as 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 University of Sudbury Residence 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 University of Sudbury Residence many have established friendships that last a lifetime.

  • Single room $6 757
  • Double room $5 675
  • 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 University of Sudbury 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

FIRST TIME FORMS (for new residents):







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


Residence CLUBS

Get involved! Propose or join a club, or participate in organized events and activities. You will meet many fellow residents and can make friends for life! Clubs will be created according to interest every year. Possibilities for clubs:

  • Arts Club
  • Community Engagement club
  • Environmental Club
  • Francophone Club
  • Health and Wellness Club
  • Indigenous Cultural Awareness Club
  • Communications Club
For more information, to propose or join a club, email


Residence Life Leaders

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 51st group of Life Leaders to assist in managing the University of Sudbury Residence.

Life Leaders 2019-2020
Brynn Draper Ground Floor
Sarah Laliberté 1st Gold / 1st Blue
Sean Patterson 1st Red / 1st Brown
Olivier Ouellet Dizon 2nd Gold / 2nd Blue
Mathieu Poitras 2nd Red / 2nd Brown
Sierra Peskett 3e doré / 3rd Blue
Bridget Sackrider 3rd Red / 3rd Brown

Life Leaders 2018 2019 
Front row: Brynn Draper, Sierra Peskett, Bridget Sackrider
Back row: Olivier Ouellet Dizon, Mathieu Poitras, Sean Patterson, Sarah Laliberté


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.

2019-2020  Porters
Mark d'Arcangelo                 Jacob Lessard                 Danielle Portelance
Rachel Enright   Khushboo Patel   Savannah Tremblay
Brayden Horner   Khyati Patel    
Karissa LoRegio   Marie-Anne Plouffe    
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Front row: Khushboo Patel, Savannah Tremblay, Danielle Portelance,
Rachel Enright, Karissa LoRegio, Khyati Patel

Back row: Brayden Horner, Jacob Lessard, Marie-Anne Plouffe, Mark D'Arcangelo



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I like U of S Residence because it's affordable and has big rooms. I also don't have to get a meal plan. The people are very friendly and supportive."  - Khushboo Patel 


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