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

Room Types and Amenities

Our residences feature two types of dormitory-style rooms, along with many shared amenities and residence services.

Our Rooms

We have two types of dormitory-style rooms.

single room in morrison hall with bed, desk, chairs and decorations

Enjoy the privacy of your own room. Most students are assigned to one of our 600+ single rooms. Each room is furnished with a bed, desk, chair, desk lamp, bookshelf, mirror and plenty of closet and storage space.

Available in Whitney Hall, Morrison Hall and Sir Daniel Wilson Residence.

woman sitting on a twin bed in a residence room

Start your University adventure with a new best friend – your roommate. We have 50 double rooms for 100 students. Each double room is roughly twice the size of a single room (or larger) and has two of each of the same furnishings – bed, desk, chair, desk lamp, bookshelf, mirror and closets/wardrobes.


all-gender washroom in morrison hall showing sinks and mirrors

Students of all genders use the same washroom facilities, which have private and lockable shower and toilet stalls and three or four shared sinks. Washrooms are cleaned daily on weekdays.

students sitting in a common room

Your living room in residence. Use these multi-purpose lounges to relax, hang out, study or attend residence events.

keys on a keychain on a desk

Residence front desks are open 24/7 to assist with questions, help with maintenance requests, distribute mail and issue keys and packages. You can also borrow equipment such as irons, ironing boards, tools, garbage bags, etc.

person using silver laptop on desk

Stay connected to the internet right from your room using the Campus Wireless Network (Wi-Fi) or ResNet (wired). Wireless internet is also available in all common areas.

residents studying on tables in the whitney hall study room

Dedicated spaces to do what you came here for – studying. Good for group projects and inevitable last-minute cram sessions.

assorted ceramic bowls and saucers on wooden shelves

Freshly-baked cookies anyone? We know you have a meal plan but it’s nice to cook your own food from time to time. Kitchens in Whitney Hall and Sir Daniel Wilson Residence are equipped with a stove, oven, fridge, sink and prep area. Kitchenettes in Morrison Hall common rooms have a fridge, microwave, sink, cabinets and counter space.

laundry room in morrison hall with washers and dryers

Located in the basement of all three residence buildings, our laundry rooms are equipped with washers and dryers - free for use by all residents!

Other Services

person playing the piano

Music Room

These bookable private practice rooms come with upright pianos and music stands. Just one step closer to getting that Grammy.

pool table

Games Room

Located in Whitney Hall, book this room to master your billiard/pool and table tennis skills.

bicycles leaning on wall

Bicycle Storage

Biking is one of the best ways to explore the city of Toronto. You can store your bicycle in the basement of Whitney Hall and Sir Daniel Wilson Residence.