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The College Residence

The College Residence mainly offers single rooms equipped with a bedroom sink, a desk and a storage space.

Clean bedding is provided once a week. Students need to bring their sheets to the front desk and clean ones will be given back to them. Students must, however, bring their own towels and a warm blanket.

There are washrooms, showers and a kitchenette on each floor.  Fridges can be rented and brought to the room.

A key deposit of $60 CAD must be paid upon the day of arrival and will be refunded on the day of departure if the following conditions have been met:

  • the room key has been returned;
  • no damage has been done to the property or goods of the College and its subcontractors;
  • Any damage caused to the room or equipment will be at the student’s expense.
Single room fully equipped

Services offered at the residence


Three meals a day are served at the cafeteria all week.

During the weekends, students are proposed different options depending on activities: cafeteria, brunch, catered meals or packed lunches for excursions. Only breakfast is included on the two-day visit to Quebec City.

We have well-equipped kitchens on each floor of the Residence that the students may use.  We provide pans, pots and dishes for students who want to cook. There are three big grocery stores and a few fine food boutiques within one kilometer. There are also many restaurants downtown.  

In order for l’École de français to provide the best possible food service, students must specify food allergies or special diets on their Personal Information Form when they register.


There is a telephone in each room. Local calls are free. For long distance calls students can call collect or use a cell phone.

To receive a call: we suggest students call their parents to inform them of the best time to call.

Laudry Facilities

Washing machines and dryers are located on the first floor of the Residence. Students are responsible for the washing of their own clothes and towels.

The fee for using the washers or dryers is $1 CAD / use.


Our mailing address is:

Résidence du Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup,
c/o (Student’s name)
325, rue St-Pierre, Rivière-du-Loup, (QC) G5R 1R1


Wi-fi is available throughout the campus, including the residence common spaces and student rooms. 

There is no charge for this service. Internet access is also available for free in every computer lab at the Cégep.

Other Services

Reception desk with security officer 24/7, living room with big-screen TV and comfortable couches, DVD player and vending machines.


The rules regarding evening curfew must be fully respected. Disobeying the curfew shall result in expulsion from the program.

 Sunday to ThursdayFriday to Saturday
Be inside the Residence by:10:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Be in your room by:11:00 p.m.Midnight

The residence in pictures

Other important notes


The use of tobacco and cigarettes is forbidden in the Residence and inside the Cégep. A provincial law forbids the sale of tobacco to anyone under the age of 18.


Alcohol consumption is strictly forbidden anywhere on campus and in the municipal parks under penalty of expulsion.  A provincial law forbids the sale of alcohol to anyone under the age of 18. It also forbids anyone under the age of 18 from going to a bar.

A person under legal age who is found in a bar when police make their rounds can be sent to jail and will be expelled from the program at her/his parents’ expense.


Use or resale of drugs is forbidden at the residence. 

Offenders will be immediately expelled from the program at her/his parents’ expense and may have to deal with the police.


Stealing and shoplifting are also sufficient causes for expulsion from the program and are liable to prosecution.


Disturbing noise is always forbidden.

Security and curfew

Three floors of the Residence are reserved uniquely for the students of the École de français program.  Two to three monitors live on each floor of the Residence during all the program. Their rooms are located close to the students’ rooms.

Due to safety measures, the main entrance is the only door that may be used to get in and out of the Residence after curfew.  A security officer is on duty at the front desk 24/7.