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Bedsheets, a duvet and shower curtain are provided. On the other hand, if you do not like bolster pillows, you should bring your own pillow.
You must collect them in person.
Yes, the address to use is:
Your first name, surname, room number,
51 chemin des Mouilles
Yes, but roommates are not allowed.
No, the staff can only welcome students who have booked a room. They are not on hand to give tours.
You should request a certificate of the policy from the insurance company that covers you either personally or through your parents. Public liability insurance covers against damage that you could cause. It is compulsory.
To cover damage that you might suffer (theft, loss of keys, etc.), you would need to take out home insurance. Home insurance is not compulsory but highly recommended.
The shared kitchens have a microwave, they are not allowed in rooms. (Fridges, ovens and cooking hobs are also strictly forbidden from being placed in rooms).
It is up to the students to decide how they want to organise the cooking area and whether they will share food or not. Trust is par for the course. Generally, the people on your floor are friendly and everything runs smoothly. Fridges are not allowed in rooms.
You will find all prices (daily, weekly and monthly) on this page.
The Residence Bureau (BDR) cannot guarantee anything. The later you arrive, the less chance you have of finding a place on the floor that suits you.
Some rooms at the Comparat residence are reserved for Master 1 and doctorate students. Although we cannot guarantee you will obtain a room, at the start of each academic year we usually have enough rooms for students in master and doctoral programmes. Please send an email to add your name to the waiting list. If a place opens up, you will be informed.
This is the same case for the Adoma residence, and the procedure is the same. Please send an email to add your name to the waiting list.
No, furniture must remain as is!
You can sleep there from the time it opens in August. You will be billed for those nights.
The car park entrance and ECL's premises are not enclosed. Apart from the enclosed bike shed, there is no shelter.
Before coming, make sure that you have received a positive response from the residence (confirmation email). If not, call the number stated on the admitted student document. You can collect keys Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm, starting from Thursday 24 August 2023.
For information on how to get to École Centrale de Lyon, visit Getting to the campus. The reception desk of the residence is located on the ground floor of building X (rdc 51 Chemin des Mouilles 69130 Ecully).
You will be welcomed by the residence supervisor and 2nd year students from the Residence Bureau (BDR). The BDR will help you choose the room on the floor that suits you. There are different floors according to tastes and personality, such as V45 mountain/ski, U56 music, etc.
The supervisor will go through the administrative formalities with you: collection of the ID photo, bank details, photocopy of your passport or ID card, collection of the €500 security deposit plus the first month’s rent, handover of keys and inventory checklist (make sure to note any damage, the institute will use this inventory to check the state of your room when you depart).
No, the residence can only receive new lodgers from Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm. To stay during the weekend, you must arrive before 4pm on the Friday before.
It is not actually the APL but the ALS (Social Accommodation Allowance) that you can apply for. To give you an idea, depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility, the monthly allowance to grant holders and non-grant holders in 2020 is €112 and €86 respectively. You can perform a simulation on the CAF website. To make sure you do not lose any entitlements, carry out the online procedures as soon as possible.
No, but there are three wall-mounted lights. Two on one side, and the third opposite.
Yes, there are many parking spaces around the four buildings of the residence.
No, but it is possible to rent mini ovens via the 24/7 rental service within the residence.
The internal regulation of the Comparat residence states that no household appliances are allowed in the rooms. However, a kettle or coffee maker is permissible.
The Comparat residence supplies microwaves, fridges and cooking hobs. You should bring your own kitchen utensils and crockery: plates, cutlery, pots and pans. Depending on the floor, the residents will decide to share them or not. Some kitchens are better equipped than others. An hourly rental service for kitchen equipment is also available 24/7.