Placements Process

First-Year Placement Process

All first-year residence applicants will have the opportunity to rank their preferences for style of housing, but will not be able to indicate building or roommate preferences. Housing style preferences are not guaranteed

** Please note: MyRes (with a deadline of March 31, 2018) is the option to rank your campus preference for housing. The supplementary UTM - Undergrad 2018-2019 application on starportal (with a deadline of June 1, 2018) is where you will be given the option to rank your preference of housing style indicated below**

Moreover, to support your transition, your Don will live nearby to help answer questions, lead social events and create a sense of community. Additionally, applicants will have the option to opt-in to have a PAL (Peer-Academic Leader) who will run seminars and study sessions with students of the same program Our first-year communities make it easy to walk to class, review notes and study for exams with your neighbours and roommates!

Students entering their first year will have the opportunity to rank their preference for the following styles of housing:

  • UTM Single - Traditional
  • UTM Single - Townhouse
  • UTM Single - Premium Townhouse
  • UTM Single - Suite Style
  • UTM Double - Premium Townhouse
  • UTM Double - Suite Style

More information about each housing style, including floor plans, can be found here.

The following is taken into consideration when placing First Year students:

  • Reasonable accommodation requests for documented medical needs
  • Preferences
  • Mixed-gender housing requests
  • Program of study
  • Gender identity or gender expression

During the application process, first-year applicants will not be able to indicate building or roommate preferences, but will have the opportunity to indicate housing style preferences. Applicants will have the opportunity to indicate if they are interested in living in a mixed gender unit as well as submit any medical accommodation requests while completing the application.

Upper Year Placement Process

 

 

Our upper year undergraduate communities are designed to provide you with the greatest opportunity for success. Living in residence in your upper years can positively influence your learning and academic performance by providing you extra time, opportunities to get involved and to get to know staff, faculty and peers – right here at home! 

Please note that the number of upper year spaces is determined on how many spaces are remaining after the University of Toronto First Year Housing Guarantee applications have been received.

Upper Year Community:

  • Roy Ivor Hall (UTM Single - Suite Style)

More information about each community, including floor plans, can be found here.

Any applicant that receives an upper year residence offer or guarantee before June 11, 2018, will be eligible to self-select their room. Room self-selection occurs between June 11 and June 22, 2018. Applicants will be invited back to the application portal in the summer to select their room. If a student does not either (a) receive an offer of residence by June 11, 2018, or (b) select a room during the designated self-selection period, a room will be assigned based on availability. Availability in your preferred residence will be reduced and roommate requests are not guaranteed.

The following is taken into consideration when placing Upper Year students that did not self-select their room:

  • Reasonable accommodation requests for documented medical needs
  • Mixed-gender housing requests
  • Gender identity or gender expression
  • Room preferences and roommate requests

If an applicant applies after the March 2, 2018, deadline:

Any upper year applications received after the March 2, 2018, deadline will be automatically placed on the waitlist and admitted based on availability. Availability in their preferred residence will be reduced and roommate requests are not guaranteed.