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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
Whitney Hall Exterior in Summer

Move Into Residence

University College Residence Move-In will take place over three days, Saturday September 5th to Monday September 7th. Prior to moving in students will be required to book a move-in appointment through StarRez. Move-In appointments can be scheduled through the "Manage My Housing" tab on StarRez. 

Living in residence can be one of the most memorable and rewarding aspects of your university experience, and it all starts with Move-In Day. Read this page to ensure that your residence adventure is off to a great start.

Pre-arrival Checklist

Arrival and Check-in

students helping other students move-in to residence

First-year students

Move-In Day date and arrival instructions coming soon!

Upper-year students

Move-In Day date and arrival instructions coming soon!

What Is Provided?

Your Room

  • Twin-XL bed and mattress 
  • Study desk, lamp and chair 
  • Drawers, mirror and bookshelf 
  • Overhead lighting or floor lamp 
  • Wastebasket and recycling bin 
  • Large closet or wardrobe 
  • Mini-fridge (Sir Dan’s and Morrison only)
  • Wireless and wired internet

Shared Areas

  • Washrooms with shower and toilet stalls 
  • Common rooms with couches, tables and TVs 
  • Kitchens with oven and stoves and/or kitchenettes with microwaves 
  • Laundry rooms with washers and dryers 
  • Irons, vacuums and toolkits

What Should I Pack?


  • Clothing (appropriate for variable weather) and hangers 
  • Bedding for a twin-XL mattress 
  • Blankets, pillow(s) and pillowcases 
  • Towels, shower basket and slippers 
  • Toiletries and personal care appliances 
  • Umbrella and rain boots 
  • Laundry bag and detergent 
  • Your computer and books
  • Items to personalize your room 
  • Ethernet cable (optional)

Do Not Bring

  • Mattresses 
  • Other furniture 
  • Microwaves and other appliances 
  • Space heaters or air conditioners 
  • Large speakers or subwoofers 
  • Combustible items 
  • Pets