Housing

  • International students have a few options when it comes to where to live while attending Lambton College. Depending on your budget, your personality and the experience you want to have while here, it is recommended you consider all three options below:

    Housing Options
      On-Campus Housing Off-Campus Housing
    Description The residence is located on campus and it is a five-minute walk from classes. It is also centrally located and close to retail outlets, restaurants, movie theatres, grocery stores and public transit. Accommodations are shared double rooms and each room has its own washroom. Sarnia has a variety of off-campus rental housing options including single homes, duplexes and apartments. Students wishing to live off-campus need to research availability on their own and it is recommended that students have roommates to help ease the costs associated with living off-campus. It is also quite common for students to be required to sign at least a one-year lease.
    Best Suited For Students who want to meet new people and be immersed in the college community while at the same time being close to classes and all of the campus amenities. Student who want a little more freedom and flexibility in where they live and who are ready for the responsibility of managing monthly bills.
    What's Included Furnished room (not including bedding, linens and towels), utilities, cable television hook-up, internet access, telephone service (free local calling) and light housekeeping. Inclusions depend on where you choose to rent. It is recommended you confirm with your landlord what is included and what is not, prior to signing the lease.
    Payment Terms Please see the Fee Schedule  on the residence page for up-to-date fees. Varies depending on where you choose to rent. It is quite common to be required to provide first and last month's rent upon signing the lease.
    Rent Please see the Fee Schedule on the residence page for up-to-date fees. Varies depending on the type of housing and location.
    Additional Fees Please see the Fee Schedule on the residence page for up-to-date fees. Varies depending on the type of housing and location.
    Application Residence Application Form n/a

    Homestay

    International students that are interested in living in a homestay in Sarnia can also contact independent private service providers who assist students in finding suitable homestays in the community. These homestay service providers charge a fee for their services. It is recommended that students ensure all application fees, monthly homestay fees, utility, internet, electricity and other costs are clearly understood before making any commitments, paying any fees or signing any contracts. The contact information of several local homestay providers are listed below:

    The Canada Homestay Network
    sarniainfo@canadahomestaynetwork.ca
    519-704-1374

    Sarnia Homestay - Dolores Quintanilla
    sarniahomestay18@gmail.com
    sarniahomestay.com
    226-886-3007

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