This information is for prospective and incoming first-year undergraduate students in the professional faculties:
- Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
- Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design
- Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education
- Faculty of Music
The StarRez Portal is the tool you will use to apply for on-campus residence.
Residence is guaranteed for all new full-time students entering their first year of a postsecondary program for the first time, provided that they have indicated their interest in residence by completing the StarRez Portal application by March 31, and receive and accept an offer of admission by June 1.
Explore your residence options. Most students who join a professional faculty will be placed in Chestnut Residence. However, some professional faculty students may be placed in the Faculty of Arts & Science college residences, if space permits.
All professional faculty students are eligible for these residences:
- Chestnut Residence
- New College
- St. Michael’s College
- Loretto College (part of St. Michael’s College)
- Trinity College
- University College
- Victoria College
Students in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering and the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design are also eligible for Innis College.
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Log in to the StarRez Portal to confirm your interest in residence by submitting the first-year residence application by March 31. You will be asked to list your residence preferences.
Wait to receive a residence placement via email throughout June, July and August.
Accept your residence placement by the deadline listed in your placement email. This is when you will be asked to pay your residence deposit. You will be able to indicate residence-specific preferences (e.g. building, room type, meal plan, etc.) if applicable to the residence where you are placed; specific room information will be sent to you by your residence after this.
See the University’s affiliated and independent residences and living off-campus for more housing options.
StarRez PortalUse the StarRez Portal to apply to on-campus residence at all three U of T campuses. Learn more about StarRez Portal
Residence application supportThe residence application process varies slightly for different students. We can help you navigate your residence application. Learn more about Residence application support
Residence accommodationsStudents requiring residence accommodations are encouraged to register with Accessibility Services as soon as possible. Learn more about Residence accommodations