The Université Laval campus offers an outstanding and safe study and living environment. With its greenspace, woodlands, and extensive network of foot and bike paths, our North-American-style campus and its buildings are easy to navigate and access. The campus is close to the city centre and well integrated into the community, with a rich cultural, athletic, and social life all its own.
At the heart of university life
The on-campus student residences at Université Laval are a safe, welcoming, and affordable housing option that provide a great study environment and great value. By choosing to live in one of the four residence halls, one of which is for women only, you will experience a real community feel in close proximity to all campus services.
Taste of UL
In most buildings on campus, there are a variety of meal options at affordable prices, from student-run quick service counters, to restaurants and cafés. Among these options, there is le Pub universitaire, the campus pub; the Saveurs Campus food court, and the Cercle universitaire, a Boreal forest-inspired bistrot. You can also taste products produced on campus by our students: produce from AgroCité, cheeses from Fromagerie du campus, breads and pastries from BoULangerie du Comtois, honey from CRSAD and the UL Teaching Apiary, or beer brewed right here at student microbreweries such as Brassta and Microbroue.
The library specializes in all fields taught at UL and is one of the largest in Canada. It houses millions of documents and provides access to thousands of electronic resources through its website. A number of newly renovated study spaces are also available for students to use.
The PEPS (Pavillon de l’Éducation physique et des sports) sports complex is the leading centre for recreational and competitive sports in the region. It boasts modern facilities and offers many sports activities. You can also join one of the many intramural leagues and enjoy your favourite sport in a fun, competitive atmosphere.
TELUS–Université Laval Stadium
The opening of the stadium in 2012 further cemented the key role UL plays in sports in the region. You will enjoy modern equipment in an environment specially adapted for playing soccer, rugby, and football. The sustainably-designed stadium features a wooden structure and other green building features that have earned the university a number of prestigious architecture awards.
Great transit connections make it easy to take advantage of all the activities, attractions, and services the city has to offer. Whether you want to visit historic Old Québec or go shopping in any of the three nearby shopping centres, including the biggest mall in Eastern Canada, UL’s strategic location can’t be beat.
Travelling by car is easy too. The university is well served by major arteries and there is lots of parking on campus. Trying to be green? UL supports sustainable development with campus charging stations for electric cars and offers a car sharing service with or without reservations.
The campus also has a network of underground tunnels so you can stay safe, warm, and dry when walking from building to building.
Services at your fingertips
The Professional Development Service
The Université Laval Professional Development Service (PDS), is among the best in Canada. PDS’s expert team helps students and graduates successfully transition to the job market, providing a range of services to help you find a job or internship and plan your career.
Student Awards and Financial Aid Office
The Student Awards and Financial Aid Office (BBAF) provides information on the various types of financial aid available and assists you with the application process. The BBAF also offers various resources to help you make a budget and learn more about personal finances.
Student Assistance Centre
The Student Assistance Centre offers counselling and support services to help you succeed academically and ensure your psychological well-being. You can participate in interactive training sessions, attend presentations, or take advantage of one-on-on consultations. If you have a disability, the Centre ensures you have fair and equal access to all the resources you need to succeed.
School of Architecture
The School of Architecture offers an exceptional learning environment at the Séminaire de Québec, one of the finest examples of New France architecture in Québec. The school is set around a large inner courtyard, characteristic of 16th and 17th century French monastic architecture. To get from one floor to another, students use the 18th-century Saint-Joseph staircase, a work of art in its own right.
School of Design and School of Visual Arts
The School of Design and the School of Visual Arts are located in the La Fabrique building in the trendy Nouvo Saint-Roch district, a stimulating artistic environment that offers a truly exceptional living, working, and study experience. The School of Design boasts specialized workshops and labs with state-of-the-art equipment and one of the largest 3D-printing labs in Canada.