Application & Eligibility

Completing the UTM Family Housing Application

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In order to be considered for a room in our student residences, please complete the housing application process by visiting

Please login with your UTORid and password and complete the UTM Family Housing Application on StarRez. Please do not fill in the incorrect housing application as applications may be delayed or cancelled.

For New Applicants - to get to the UTM Family Housing Application, click "Apply to Residence" and indicate that "Yes" you do require Family Housing.

Housing Application Deadlines

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For Current Family Housing Residents:
The Family Housing Application opens May 8, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. (EST). If you are looking to sign a new lease agreement for another 12 months, you will still be required to complete your family housing application before 5:00 p.m. (EST) on May 26, 2023.

For New Family Housing Applicants:
The Family Housing Application opens May 8, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. (EST). To be considered for housing in the upcoming year, the family housing application must be completed before 5:00 p.m. (EST) on June 12, 2023.

Read more about upcoming Dates & Deadlines

Family Housing Eligibility Requirements

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Family housing is available to eligible University of Toronto students* with a spouse/common-law partner and/or children, or where the student is the legal guardian of their extended family member. Exceptional circumstances not covered by the above criteria will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

*Please note, post-doctorate candidates and faculty/staff are not considered students and are unfortunately, not eligible for Family Housing.


Spouse: A person to whom you are legally married.
Common-law partner: A person who is not your spouse (see above), with whom you are living in a conjugal relationship, and to whom at least one of the following situations applies. They:

  • has been living with you in a conjugal relationship for at least twelve continuous months;

  • is the parent of your child by birth or adoption; or

  • has custody and control of your child (or had custody and control immediately before the child turned 19 years of age) and your child is wholly dependent on that person for support

Legal guardian: A person who has the legal authority to care for the personal and property interests of another family member.