Frequently Asked Questions

Did You Know?

  • The Luther Library has over 18,000 items in its collection, 3,000 books checked out per year, and 6,000 students who come through its door per month.

  • The Luther College Residence is a great place for student athletes; it’s conveniently located and comes with a great meal plan.

  • All programs at Luther College offer study abroad opportunities. As an affiliate of the U of R, we have partnerships with 450 universities across 70 different countries.

  • The Luther College Residence hosts multiple social events and programs throughout the year, such as Christmas Dinner, International Night, Mardi Gras, and Karaoke Night.

  • Luther College offers year-round campus and residence tours as well as one-on-one enrollment counseling.

  • Luther College welcomes students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientation.

  • Luther College students pay the same tuition and fees as other University of Regina students.

  • Luther College opened the first residence on campus in 1971, and is still a “home away from home” to students: meals, laundry, and lifelong friendship included.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is living in the Luther Residence like?

Living in the Luther Residence is convenient, secure and fun:

  • You have your own private room with a lock, which means that you can have all the private time you need. If company is what you are looking for, just open your door and meet other residents, hang out with friends, and participate in events.
  • Residence Staff plan events and are a part of our security plan.
  • Your shared lounges have flat screen TVs, game console hookups, DVD players and cable channels to enjoy.
  • Shared showers are cleaned by housekeeping staff daily, and you will not face line-ups since everyone has a different schedule.
  • Meal plans will allow you to come for unlimited dining based on the plan you choose – just stop in, eat what you like, and go!

 

Do I have to share a room?

No. The Luther Residence has single, private rooms.

 

What will be in my room?

All Luther rooms are fully furnished including:

  • A single bed and tall single mattress with a mattress cover
  • A built-in desk
  • A large fresh-air window
  • Ample shelving
  • A clothes closet
  • Drawer space
  • A night table
  • A large window sill
  • Individual room temperature control
  • A telephone connection
  • A high-speed internet connection

 

How secure is the Luther Residence?

Luther provides various security measures within our Residence. These include:

  • Security cameras at all entrances
  • 24-hour on-call staff
  • Each quad is locked at all times and is only accessible to those people living on the quad
  • Every night at 10:30 p.m., the doors to the front stairwell and the elevator are closed and locked; only Luther residents have access to the building. The back stairwell remains locked at all times.

 

Can I bring a fridge, chair, or other furniture item?

Your room is fully-furnished with all the basics including a desk chair, a garbage can, and a night stand. Bringing more items could make for some congestion in your room. You may bring a small bar-sized fridge (under 4 cubic feet) into your room.

The following items are NOT allowed in your room:

  • Microwaves, toasters, kettles, or any cooking appliances
    (NOTE: Microwaves are provided in The Cellar kitchenette for residents to use for snacks.)
  • Space heaters and/or air conditioners
  • Candles, incense, open flame items, hookah pipes and shishas
  • Kegs, mini-kegs or other large quantities of alcohol
  • Large furniture
  • Halogen and/or fuel burning lamps
  • Pets
  • Large audio/visual equipment, satellites and/or unapproved communications equipment
  • Weights and/or exercise equipment
  • Large aquariums and/or any item that stores a large quantity of liquid
  • Any illegal, dangerous and/or volatile items that could compromise the safety of others
  • Any items that could obstruct a hallway or emergency exit
  • Any illegal substances

 

Can I smoke or vape in residence?

No. Smoking and vaping are allowed outside in specific locations away from buildings.

 

Can I cook in my room?

Cooking is not allowed in the Luther Residence. Please do not bring microwaves, popcorn makers, kettles, hot plates, toasters, or other appliances. Microwaves are provided in The Cellar kitchenette for residents to use for snacks.

 

What are the laundry facilities like?

Residents have 24-hour access to a number of washing machines and dryers for FREE! We ask that residents stay with their laundry when they are using the machines.

 

Does the Luther Residence offer parking?

To apply for a parking spot, you must contact the University of Regina Parking Office at 1.306.585.5555; you can also apply online at http://www.uregina.ca/fm/parking/parking-permits/buy-permit/campus-resident/index.html. Be sure to indicate that you are a Luther resident.

 

Can I see a room?

Of course! Please send an email to residence@luthercollege.edu to arrange a residence tour, or if you find yourself on campus, stop in at the Financial & Residence Services Office in LC 110.

 

When can I move in?

If you are requesting a different move-in date or time, please contact the Financial & Residence Services Office. If you are approved to stay before or after the semester, there is a daily room and board fee for the extra days you stay.

 

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