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Student Hub

Here are all the resources you will need during your graduate studies or postdoctoral fellowship at INRS. A lot of useful information on the French web page Espace étudiant.

Campus de Laval

Back to School: September 6, 2022


New Welcome Guides 2022-2023

Your place of study

Access to the building, parking, dining area, student spaces, access card: familiarize yourself with your research centre, your new study and living environment, by taking note of a number of useful daily information. Click to discover your place of study (only available in French)

Student Records

In each research and training centre, a person is dedicated to the management of student records. This person will play an important role throughout your time at INRS.


Anne Philippon
Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Centre
Phone: 450-687-5010


Tatiana Brahmi
Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre
Phone: 514-228-6855


Wassila Foul
Urbanisation Culture Société Research Centre
Office 1101 (Montreal building)
Phone: 514-499-8261


Patricia Munoz
Professional Master’s Programs
Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre
Office 5302
Phone: 418-654-2522


Sylvie Lavoie
Doctoral and Master’s research programs
Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre
Office 5302
Phone: 418-654-2622

Student Life Services

The Student Life Services (SLS) team is available to answer all your questions at You can also reach the following people:


Yannick Machabée
Student Life Services Officer
Phone: 418-654-1801


Mélanie Laverdière
Phone: 418-654-3160

Student Mentorship

For simple information, the student who mentors you during your first year at INRS will often be able to help you or guide you to the right resource.

Do not hesitate to contact this person who will be a precious ally in facilitating your integration and creating a network of knowledge at INRS! More information

What to do upon arrival at INRS

If you are from a country other than Canada and will be starting your studies at INRS in the fall term of 2022, here is what you will need to do when you arrive.

Contact the student records contact person. Make sure you provide all required documents (CAQ, study permit, etc.)

2. Register

It is important to register as soon as possible. Registration is done through the IDÉ academic portal.

For international students not covered by the RAMQ, registration also activates your membership in the group health and hospitalization insurance plan. Students who are covered by the RAMQ must send a copy of their card to the Registrar’s Office.

3. Get in touch with your mentor

A few weeks before the start of the term, you will be put in touch with a fellow student who knows INRS well: this person will be your mentor! You will meet this person at the beginning of the term. Mentors are matched a few times during the two months prior to the start of the term. Students arriving from abroad must have their study permit approved prior to the match. Learn more about the Student Mentoring Program.

4. Orientation day and information session

In the fall, all new INRS registrants are invited to a welcome day. The invitation is sent by email. This welcome day is important to start your academic career at INRS.

By choosing our university for your graduate studies, you have decided to live a high-level research and training experience. You have also chosen to embark on a unique adventure that offers you personalized supervision and a training program focused on strategic issues for society.


Have questions? Contact the Student Life Services.