The Marchand residence, overlooking the Rideau Canal, is located within the main residential complex. Our international residence accommodates 349 students and many exchange student from around the world. Comprised mostly of single rooms and the washrooms are shared. All bedrooms are equipped with furniture. 

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Marchand Residence
Residential Complex


Living Learning Community

Marchand is home to a Living Learning Community focussing on cross-cultural interactions. 

A Living Learning Community (LLC) is a dedicated space in residence where residents are grouped according to their interest in a particular area. Programming for LLCs focuses on these areas of interest, and offers enhanced opportunities for connection and development beyond the classroom. 


Main reception desk, mailboxes, Residents’ Association Office, laundry room, bicycle and winter storage.
Activity lounge on even-numbered floors.
Shared, non-coed bathrooms on all floors.     


Electricity, hot water and heat included in the fees. Elevator service to even-numbered floors only.

Phone, TV and Internet

Wi-Fi and wired Internet included, cable TV in common lounge.

Residence agreement

Room types

Single and double rooms.


For each person: single bed (bedding not included), armoire with drawers, hanging rod and a shelf, desk with a hutch and a chair. There is room to install a mini fridge.

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Kitchen facilities

Floor kitchen with sink and cooktop. Equipped with fridge, oven and microwave ovens. Kitchens are located on odd numbered floors.

Read the Kitchen facilities page for more information


Common areas are cleaned once a week.  Cleaning your room and taking out the recycling, compost and garbage out is your responsibility.
See the housekeeping page for details

Security features

Card access in the evening.

Guest registry, every weekend. 

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