If you are preparing to come to U of T, you have probably started to think about where you will live while you study here. You will have many options to choose from. This page provides information about what’s available and how you can find your new home here.

To begin, if you are interested in living in an on-campus residence, you must complete a MyRes application. Space is limited, so you should apply early – even before you are admitted to the University.

If you are an exchange student, please see our Exchange students’ housing page

Contents

Housing Services Visit U of T's Housing Services for information and resources
Undergraduate residence Apply early if you want to live in residence!
Graduate residence Apply early for graduate residence
Off-campus housing Information and resources on off-campus housing
Student family housing Apply for Student Family Housing
Temporary housing Find a short term accommodation

Housing Services at U of T

For detailed information and resources about housing in Toronto, visit the following Housing Services websites:

Undergraduate residence

If you are interested in residence, you must complete a MyRes application. Space is limited, so you should apply early – even before you are admitted to the University.

A list of undergraduate residences and related details are available on the Student Housing Services website.
 

Graduate residence

If you are interested in residence, you must complete a MyRes application. Space is limited, so you should apply early – even before you are officially admitted to the University.

Several of the residences at the University of Toronto are available for graduate students. For details about on-campus housing for graduate students, please see the graduate students section of the appropriate campus on the Student Housing Services website.

Off-campus housing

Living off campus is a great way to get to live independently and discover the unique tapestry of the many neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Check out our services for tools and advice on how to find a place that suits you!

There are various types of off-campus accommodations available to you in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Login to the Housing Finder to start your search today!

Student looking at tenant resources in Housing Services office

Student family housing

If you are a student with a family you may be eligible for Student Family Housing on the St. George or Mississauga campuses. We encourage you to apply online as soon as you are considering attending U of T.

Student Family Housing is currently not available at UTSC. For more information about housing at UTSC, please contact the Student Housing & Residence Life office.

Temporary housing

Temporary Housing is short-term accommodation where you can stay for a day, a week or several weeks at a time. Our listings are located close to campus and/or are easily accessible by public transit.

Temporary housing is ideal for:

  • Students requiring urgent accommodation while searching for long-term housing

  • Visiting friends and families

  • Visiting faculty members and students

  • Winter break housing (most of U of T's residences close during the winter break)

More information about Temporary Housing