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

Summer Residence

During the months of May to August, the residences at University College continue to offer all-gender dormitory-style living in historic and modern halls to students from all over the world!

See below for eligibility requirements, availability, rates, application instructions and facilities information.


For information on availability please contact UC Summer Residence at


To stay in the our residences between May and August, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You must be at least 18 years of age upon application.
  2. You must be at least one of the following:
    • Current post-secondary student with an active registration status at the University of Toronto
    • Recently graduated University of Toronto student (previous active session within the last 12 months)

Current high school (i.e. secondary school) students participating in summer programs at the University of Toronto are not eligible to apply for summer residence at University College.


You are required to provide proof of eligibility upon check-in. Applications who do not meet the eligibility requirements will be rejected.

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Our Accommodations

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

Dormitory-style living

You get your own single room, while sharing common facilities with other residents.

Items in your room

  • Single twin-XL bed with mattress and mattress cover
  • Study desk, lamp and chairs
  • Drawers, mirror and bookshelf 
  • Overhead lighting or floor lamp 
  • Wastebasket and recycling bin 
  • Plenty of storage space

All-gender Residences

Our buildings are all-gender residences. You will live with students of all genders in the same building and on the same floors, and you will share the same all-gender washrooms. This approach is consistent with our long history as a welcoming community built on traditions of openness, inclusivity and diversity.

Shared Amenities and Facilities

  • Shared all-gender washrooms (aka co-ed, gender-neutral, gender-inclusive)
    • You will share washroom facilities with students of all genders
    • Our washrooms have private and locking shower stalls and toilet stalls.
    • We do not have accommodations with private or en-suite washrooms.
    • We do not have single-gender washrooms.
  • Common rooms, lounges and TV rooms (closed due to social distancing regulations)
  • Kitchens or kitchenettes
  • Games room, music rooms and study rooms (closed due to social distancing regulations)
  • Laundry rooms

Choose your building

During the summer months, you will be assigned to either Sir Daniel Wilson Residence or Morrison Hall.

whitney hall residence building and quiad

Whitney Hall

85 St George St.

Room Types

  • Single Rooms


  • Access to full kitchens with fridges, stove and oven
  • Whitney Hall Quadrangle
  • Short walk to Dining Hall
  • Fabric curtains
  • Ceiling fans only (no air-conditioning)
exterior front doors of morrison hall residence

Morrison Hall

75 St George St.

Room Types

  • Single Rooms
  • No double rooms in this building


  • Floor-to-ceiling windows in common rooms and study rooms
  • Access to kitchenettes with microwave and shared fridge. No full kitchens
  • Connection to dining hall
  • Elevators and accessible residence rooms
  • Window blinds
  • Air-conditioning with room thermostat

Rates and Prices

All prices are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Discounted rates for U of T students

Sessional Rate*

Price for entire session of May 3 to August 29, or 90 nights or more.

  • Morrison Hall, Single Room - $3,030 for entire session
  • Whitney Hall, Single Room - $2,710 for entire session

All sessional rates include 350 complimentary meal dollars. You can use your complimentary meal dollars at the dining hall.


Daily Rate (29 to 89 nights)*

  • Morrison Hall, Single Room - $38 per night
  • Whitney Hall, Single Room - $35 per night

All daily rates include 8 complimentary meal dollars per night, which is approximately 240 meal dollars per month or 56 meal dollars per week. You can use your complimentary meal dollars at the dining hall.

If you are staying for 29 nights or more, the maximum occupancy that we will charge you is the sessional rate for the same room type.

Daily Rate (6 to 28 nights)*

  • Morrison Hall, Single Room - $45 per night + 13% HST
  • Sir Daniel Wilson Residence, Single Room - $42 per night + 13% HST

All daily rates include 8 complimentary meal dollars per night, which is approximately 240 meal dollars per month or 56 meal dollars per week. You can use your complimentary meal dollars at the dining hall.

Meals and Food Services

Don’t feel like doing groceries, cooking food, or cleaning dishes? UC Food Services offers a diverse variety of healthy and sustainable food and beverage options. Two locations are located at 75 St George St, Morrison Hall.

You can also prepare your own meals in our kitchens/kitchenettes or purchase meals at other food service locations on campus.

Howard Ferguson Dining Hall (Take-Out Only)

Hours of Operation

Dates of Operation TBD
Monday to Sunday, 8:30 am to 7:30 pm

Meal Periods

Breakfast, 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Hot entrée, continental breakfast, breads/pastries, coffee/tea/juice

Lunch, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Grill station, hot entrée, salads, sandwiches

Dinner 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grill station, hot entrée, salads, sandwiches

Operating hours may be subject to change without notice.

Cafe Reznikoff - CLOSED Until Further Notice

Hours of Operation

May and June
Monday to Friday, CLOSED
Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

July and August
Monday to Friday, CLOSED
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, CLOSED

Meal Periods

All Day, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Sandwiches, salads, pastries, muffins, bagels, confectionary, hot and cold drinks.

Lunch, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Hot entree, salads, sandwiches

Dinner, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hot entree, salads, sandwiches

Operating hours may be subject to change without notice

Prepare your own meals

Whitney Hall

If you live in Whitney Hall, you can use the kitchens on the ground floor to prepare your own meals. Each kitchen has an oven/hot plate, a shared fridge, sinks and counter space. You must bring your own kitchen cookware and utensils to prepare your meals.

Morrison Hall

If you live in Morrison Hall, you can use the kitchenette in the common rooms on the first, fifth, eight and tenth floors. Each kitchenette has a shared fridge and microwave. There are no full kitchens with stoves and ovens in Morrison Hall.

Purchase meals elsewhere on campus

The St. George campus of the University of Toronto has over 30 locations where you can purchase everything from a full meal to a quick snack and coffee. View the list online for location hours, addresses and services. The closest full service dining hall that is open during the summer months is the New College Dining Hall at 40 Willcocks St.

Online application

Submit an online application for summer residence at University College.

Read this first

  • After receiving a residence offer you must pay a $200.00 reservation and damage deposit using a credit card on your application. We accept VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover and Diners Club International.
  • We will only accept applications if you meet the eligibility requirements above.
  • Applications do not guarantee accommodation. We will consider your application based on availability and eligibility.
  • We do not assign specific rooms in advance.You cannot request specific rooms.
  • We confirm reservations by email only. We cannot confirm reservations by phone.
  • Our summer session ends at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 28, 2021. We will not accept reservations for departures after this date.

Reservation, key and damage deposit

All applicants must pay a $200.00 reservation, key and damage deposit upon submitting their application.

  • U of T students. Your deposit will be credited towards your occupancy fees.

Application instructions for U of T students

  1. Visit the Student Housing Application Portal and login using your UTORid and Password. 
  2. After logging in, click on the Applications tab.
  3. Under the Term Selector, select UC - Summer 2021 to begin your application.
  4. Complete your application.
  5. Read and agree to the terms and conditions stated in the Summer Residence Occupancy Agreement.
  6. Submit your application.
  7. Once you have received a residence offer, log back into your application and Pay the required $200.00 reservation and damage deposit by the indicated deadline.
  8. 1-2 business days after paying your deposit you will receive a confirmation email and room assignment.

Arrival and check-in

You can check-in at the front desk of your assigned building.

  • Check-in time is 2:00 pm
  • Check-out time is 11:00 am

Valid photo ID and proof of eligibility

At check-in, you must provide:

  1. Valid photo ID with your date of birth
  2. Proof of eligibility
    • U of T students - valid TCard
    • Non-U of T students - valid student card OR proof of student status on letterhead
    • Faculty or staff - valid employee card or proof of employment on letterhead
    • Recent graduate - most recent student card or proof of graduation, like your unofficial timetable or transcript

We will photocopy your proof of eligibility at check-in.

Important documents

You are required to agree to the terms and conditions of the occupancy agreement as part of your application. Before you arrive, take a moment to review the Occupancy Agreement:

Directions by public transit

Take the TTC subway to St George subway station. Leave the station using the St George St exit, not the Bedford Rd exit. Walk south on St. George St towards Harbord/Hoskin St. The UC Residences are just south of Harbord/Hoskin st, on the east side of St. George St.

View on Google Maps.