Chancellors House

Chancellors Residence exterior

Welcome to Chancellors House!

Our Chancellors House Residence Complex is our largest complex and houses over 400 students. It is home to our the majority of our first year Undergraduate students and a small community of our 1st and 2nd year Bachelor of Education students. . It is located in a picturesque spot at the bottom of College Drive just minutes from the Main Campus. As soon as you walk into the building you can feel the sense of community that Chancellors House offers. Chancellors House is close to restaurants, shopping, grocery stores, the North Bay Regional Health Centre and coffee shops! We hope that you will love living in Chancellors House, which has many fantastic things to offer you.

Chancellors House is a Suite Style Residence Complex. Each Suite is designed to house up to 4 students and consists of a kitchen, living room, two bathrooms and four private bedrooms where the students have their own space to unwind.

Chancellors House
Suite Style

Suite Style

Mailing Address

If you live at Chancellors House your mailing address will be:

Nipissing University
Chancellors House Residence Complex
100 College Dr
Suite # __ Mailbox # __
North Bay ON P1B 8L7

Front Desk Services

Chancellors House Front Desk is located in the main lobby. The desk hours are posted at the desk.

At the Chancellors House Front Desk you can get laundry change, print/copy/fax/scan documents, sign out residence equipment (e.g. vacuums, mops/buckets), or get answers to questions that you may have. In order to sign out equipment you must leave your Nipissing University student card at the residence front desk. The student card will be returned to you once you have returned the equipment.

Laundry Facilities

Chancellors House has a Laundry Room which is located on the 1st floor of the building. The washers and dryers are coin-operated at a cost of $1.50 each per load, so don’t forget to bring your loonies and quarters, but if you do, laundry change is available at the residence front desk.

Public Transportation

Chancellors House is located moments from the Main Campus at the bottom of College Drive. As a full time student you will receive a city transit pass, which is valid from September to April. The city buses run regularly between the main campus and Chancellors House, therefore you will get door-to-door service, which our students appreciate in the colder months of the year.

Parking & Security Services

Students parking in the Chancellors House lot must purchase a permit through the Security & Parking Services website. It is best to pre-order your parking pass prior to move-in day. Once you have purchased your pass, it can be picked up in the Security & Parking Office on the Main Campus. Plug in parking is available during the winter months. Arrangements for plug-in parking can be made in late fall through the Chancellors House Front Desk for an additional fee of $100.00. Students will be notified through an email when plug-in parking becomes available.

Amenities & Social Space

Chancellors House has a Games Room on the 1st Floor which offers equipment such as pool tables, ping-pong tables, pianos, etc. There is also a large Assembly Room on the 1st Floor.

Each floor has a Common Room which has a TV, couches and chairs for students to get together in or just have some down time.

Chancellors House offers 10 designated study spaces spread throughout the building.

Contact Us

Residence Life Supervisor - Supervisors, Residence Life are staff members with extensive training and experience in residence life and working with university students. They directly supervise the Residence Dons, Academic Dons, Living-Learning Community Dons, and Community Advisors. Additionally, they work with students in their assigned residence community to uphold the Residence Community Living Standards, develop a community atmosphere, and are available to assist with issues as they arise.

If you have any questions about living in Chancellors House please do not hesitate to contact your Residence Life Team at or via phone at 705-474-3450 ext 4855.