La Cite Universitaire de Geneve - a big village for 850 residents of 95 nationalities !

Our services

The Cité offers a range of services, free or at low cost, to make your life easier

Reception

Restaurant

Miscellaneous

Spare time

Sport

Reception

At the Reception you can buy the following cards (major credit cards are accepted): various telephone cards; public transport cards and passes valid for the Geneva Public Transports (TPG).

WebPrint

It is possible to use the self-service photocopy machine at the frontdesk, besides for simple copies, also for your texts or documents (research essays, teaching aids, airplane tickets, ...).
 
More information here (French) : WebPrint
 
To drop your files: http://print.citeu.info:9191/user

 

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Cafeteria

Cité Jardin

  • Self service restaurant, open to public.
  • Open from 7:30 am to 10 pm every day, it offers two daily specials at noon.
  • You can get a 10% discount on meals and drinks on presentation of your resident card.

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Miscellaneous purchases

Convenience store: Epicerie de la Cité

  • Access through building B (4-6 avenue Louis-Aubert).
  • Open 7 days a week until 10 pm (Monday to Thursday and Sundays) and until 11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Large choice of products.
  • Phone: (+41 22) 347 91 35.
     

Shopping

There are several shops around the Cité Universitaire. Find out more at the Reception.

Condom vending-machine


Machines can be found in building A (6th floor), building B (6th floor) and building C (ground floor).
 

Laundrette

  • Professional and user friendly washing machines (7 kg or more) and tumble-driers.
  • Central cash payment.
  • Located on the ground floor of building B, 4-6 avenue Louis-Aubert.
  • Accessible from the common room or from outside of the building.
  • Open 7 days a week from 6:30 am to 11 pm.
  • Management: MULTIWASHER Sàrl.
  • Phone (+41 78) 615 22 76.
     

Day care center


Under certain conditions, a day-care center in Champel offers their services for residents' and students' children.
Charges vary according to the parents' income.
Only children from 2 months to 3 years old are accepted.
Information: City of Geneva, BIPE.
 

Mail

  • Your mail will be slipped into your mailbox every morning except on weekends.
  • To avoid confusion during distribution, it is essential that your address be fully written, according to the template you can find in the Cité's Regulations and rental procedures.
  • In case of absence (internship, vacation, etc.) you can ask for your mail to be kept at the Cité (maximum 2 months).
  • For any change of address or mail forwarding, you should contact the Post Office on www.poste.ch/service-demenagement, or by calling number (0848) 33-22-11. This is only available to residents, not short-term guests.
  • Short-term guests: next to your mailing address should be written HP (for "Hôtes de Passage") as well as the dates of your stay on any mail that you should receive.

Lockers


Available for rent in the lobby (different sizes). Information at the Reception.
 

Room hire

  • A meeting room with kitchenette (B4.33) can be rented to groups (maximum 25 people).
  • A piano and music room (A01.00) is also available. Rules of usage.
  • The Conference room (B 7.0) has a capacity of 20 people, has audiovisual equipment and a kitchen.
  • Room A11.00 is also available for small-sized parties (no kitchen, only a sink and a fridge).
  • In Buildings A and B you can find study (A13.00 and B5.33) and television (A07.00 and B6.33) rooms and a large community space in building B, ground floor.
  • A Conferece room is available in the basement.

The use of these rooms requires a reservation at the Reception.

Laundry/Bedding

You can change your sheets and towels every two weeks, according to the schedules that are on display on your floor. The laundry room where you can change your bedding is located on the basement of building D.
 

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Spare time

Internet (CITEU)

  • A basic Internet access (Basic Internet Access) is available free of charge (self-registering).

  • Broadband and high speed access (Premium Internet Access) is also available (online purchase), with daily, weekly or monthly rates. THIS SERVICE WILL END ON AUGUST 31th, 2016.

  • A Residents' access is also available (CITEU-Residents).

Film-Club

If a resident wishes to screen a movie that could be viewed by other residents, please contact : arcug@unige.ch


Welcome parties and entertainement

Shortly after the beginning of the term, the Cité organizes a great welcome party, with buffet and show.
It is an opportunity for new and old residents as well as the Cité's staff to meet.

In case of need of logistic and financial support to organize a party open to all residents, please contact : arcug@unige.ch
 

Community center

  • The "Arcade 46" is a community center open to all residents.
  • Free access for residents.
  • Access is forbidden to any student younger than 18 years.

Cité Bleue

Within the walls of the Cité Universitaire, the Cité Bleue Theatre presents various productions throughout the year.
As a resident, you can get a 50% discount by presenting your ticket at the Reception.
 

Photo-lab

  • A photo-lab is installed in the basement of Building C, down here, you can develop your silver black and white films.
  • It is run in partnership with the Cultural Activities of the University of Geneva.
  • More info on: www.a-c.ch

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Sport activities

Sports

  • 2 sports grounds with tennis courts, volleyball and basketball fields, as well as 2 ping pong tables are available for residents.

Bikes

You can get a key for the bike garages located in the basements of buildings B and D and on the ground floor of building C. Other locations outdoors are available. Illegally parked bicycles will be towed away.

Sports hall and gym

Please refer to the University Sports Bureau Website : www.unige.ch/dase/sports/index.html