Residence Life

  • Plenty of room to grow Residence life

    Algoma U students have plenty of options in regards to residence. The Lou Lukenda Dormitory, Algoma Dormitory, and Spirit Village Townhouses are centrally located on our Sault Ste. Marie campus. All are within a two-minute walk to classes, computer labs, the George Leach Centre, the Speak Easy, cafeteria, and major transit routes.

  • Live, study, and grow in a single room Dorm Room

    All first-year students who apply directly from high school are guaranteed a single room. A single room provides students with the perfect learning environment for achieving academic success.

  • New in 2012!

    Our first-year students have the luxury of living in a brand new residence facility. The New Dormitory opened its doors to students in 2012, and boasts clean, large single rooms with a shared bathroom.

  • That much closer to all the action Activity on Algoma University Campus

    When you live on campus, you live at the hub of student life. There’s always something to do at Algoma U, and you’ll never have to walk far to find the excitement.

  • Just steps from anywhere on campus Algoma Campus Skyview

    Residence is centrally located on campus. Only a two-minute walk to anywhere on campus, students have access to the athletics complex, the Speak Easy, the bookstore, cafeteria, and all classrooms right at their fingertips. You’ll never be late for anything living on campus.

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Big News: At Algoma U You Get a Single Room!


Whether living in our dormitories or in our townhouses, all of Algoma University’s residence options feature a private, single room. A single room provides students with the best learning and study environment.  You’ll be able to set your own study schedule and develop your own routine without having to worry about interfering with someone else’s. 


But rest assured, having a single room doesn’t mean you’ll be alone. There are countless opportunities to get involved or hang out with fellow residents. By living on residence you’ll be part of our residence family – a tight-knit group of students all learning to live on their own together. You’ll have access to special events like our annual September fair, which features a dunk tank, as well as dinners, banquets, and so much more. Plus, you might just get a throw a pie in the face of your Residence Don – who doesn’t want to do that?!


Our residences are centrally located on our campus and are within a two-minute walk to classes, computer labs, the George Leach Centre, the Speakeasy, cafeteria, and major transit routes. All feature high-speed wireless Internet, local phone services, and include weekly cleaning services in all bathrooms and common areas – what’s not to like about that?! Dorms are wheelchair accessible and staffed with Residence Advisors and Residence Dons, and include evening and overnight security staff and 24-hour video surveillance – you’ll never have to worry about your safety and security. 


Residence Handbook

The 2015-2016 Residence Handbook is designed to help you get the most out of your residence life experience at Algoma University.


The Residence Fine Appeals Policy sets out the rules of living in residence.