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University of Toronto

University of Toronto

General Information

The University of Toronto serves over 65 000 students on 3 campuses in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area:

  • St. George Campus (downtown Toronto)
  • Mississauga Campus
  • Scarborough Campus

The University of Toronto has 20 schools and faculties and over 700 undergraduate academic programs available in a large variety of areas of study:

  • Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
  • John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
  • Faculty of Arts and Science
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
  • Faculty of Forestry
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Faculty of Information
  • Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Music
  • Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
  • Leslie L. Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

The addresses for the University of Toronto campuses are:

University of Toronto: Downtown (St. George) Campus:
27 King's College Circle
Toronto, Ontario  M5S 1A1
(416) 978-2011

University of Toronto: Mississauga Campus:
3359 Mississauga Road N
Mississauga, Ontario  L5L 1C6
(905) 569-4455

University of Toronto: Scarborough Campus:
1265 Military Trail
Toronto, Ontario  M1C 1A4
(416) 287-8872

www.utoronto.ca (St. George)

www.utm.utoronto.ca (Mississauga)

www.utsc.utoronto.ca (Scarborough)

Disability Services Available

Office for Students with Disabilities

Each campus at the University of Toronto, has an office to provide services for students with disabilities. This office is the primary place to find out about all of your disability related needs.

Peer Mentoring 

Accessibility Services at the St. George Campus runs a Peer Mentoring Program for students with disabilities who will be matched with upper year students who demonstrate leadership and sensitivity skills to issues related to disabilities.

Accessibility Plan

For more information about accessibility and current initiatives to address issues of accessibility at any University of Toronto campus, please see the Accessibility Plan.

Documentation Required

To access accommodations, students must provide the required documentation. The University of Toronto has detailed information about the documentation required for all disabilities:

 

For more information about required documentation or how to obtain proof of your disability, contact St. George Campus's Accessibility Services, Mississauga Campus's AccessAbility Resources Centre or Scarborough Campus's AccessAbility Services directly.

Support Services Available

St. George Campus

Health Services

Health Services at University of Toronto's St. George Campus offers students the same services as a family doctor’s office.

Counselling Services

The University of Toronto offers Counselling and Psychological Services for any student who may be experiencing stressful events in their life.

Academic Support

The Academic Success Centre provides workshops for students to learn and improve on skills such as time management and notetaking needed for success at post-secondary. In addition, the University of Toronto also offers Math Aid CentresWriting Centre, and Tutorial Services to support their students in their academic studies.

Library Services

The University of Toronto St. George Campus offers different libraries for various faculties. The libraries at St. George Campus offers multiple resources for students including databases, journals, e-books, and e-videos. The libraries also provide services for students such as loan services, research help, and renew books services. The library delivers accessible resources and facilities for persons with disabilities.

Other Support Services

 

Mississauga Campus

Health Services

Students on the Mississauga campus can make appointments with physicians or nurses at the UTM Health & Counselling Centre.

Counselling Services

The Health and Counselling Centre offers personal counselling for any student who may be experiencing stressful events in their life.

Academic Support

The Academic Success Centre provides workshops for students to learn and improve on skills such as time management and note-taking.

Library Services

The University of Toronto Mississauga Library offers various resources for students including databases, journals, e-books, and e-videos. The library also provides services for students such as loan services, research help, and learning zones. The library provides accessible material for persons with disabilities and additional assistance can be provided by library staff.

Other Support Services

 

Scarborough Campus

Health Services

The Health and Wellness Centre at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus offers students the same services as a family doctor’s office.

Counselling Services

The University of Toronto offers Counselling Services for any student who may be experiencing stressful events in their life.

Academic Support

The University of Toronto offers free academic services including workshops and tutoring at the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Library Services

The University of Toronto Scarborough Library offers various resources for students including databases, journals, e-books, and e-videos. The library also provides services for students such as borrowing and renewing services, course reserves, and technology lending. The University of Scarborough Library offers accessible materials, resource, and facilities for persons with disabilities.

Other Support Services

Financial Aid

Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards

University of Toronto offers a range of  financial assistance which consists of merit-based scholarships, need-based bursaries, and awards based on academic achievement for each campus:

Residence and Housing

ON-CAMPUS HOUSING

St. George Campus

The University of Toronto St. George Campus’ Housing Office offers dormitory, apartment and shared housing style accommodations in co-ed and single gendered floors. Residence is guaranteed for all incoming first year students if they apply by the given deadline. Dormitory style accommodation consists of single and double occupancy rooms with communal washrooms. Apartment style accommodations consist of 4-6 private bedrooms with a shared washroom, shared kitchen and shared living space. All of the buildings include the following amentities:

  • Common lounge
  • Study spaces
  • Access to a front desk
  • Maintenance
  • Laundry facilities

All traditional and apartment units in residence come furnished and include internet access, local telephone services.  Residence rates vary depending on building and room selection. Meal plans are mandatory for most residences and operate on a meal based and flex dining dollar system. Several different styles of meal plan are available.

To receive special accommodations in residence for disabilities or other needs, students must indicate their requests during the residence application process.

Shared housing is affiliated with U of T, but operates on individual policies and is run through partnering services. Student Family Housing is also available for graduate/second entry students with families.

Mississauga Campus

The University of Toronto Mississauga Campus’ Housing Office offers traditional, townhouse, and apartment style accommodations. Residence is guaranteed to all incoming first year students if they apply by the given deadline. Traditional style residence units consists of single or double occupancy bedrooms with communal washrooms. Townhouse style accommodations consist of 4 private bedrooms, shared washrooms, a shared kitchen and shared living space. Apartment style residences consist of 4 private bedrooms, 2 shared bathrooms, a full kitchen, and living and dining space. All building amentities include:

  • Common lounges
  • Common kitchens (traditional style only)
  • Study areas
  • Access to a front desk
  • Maintenance
  • Laundry facilities

All residence rooms are furnished and include internet access, local telephone services. Residence rates vary depending on building and room selection. Meal plans are mandatory and operate on a declining balance system of basic and flex dining dollars. Several different styles of meal plan are available.

Several barrier-free residences are available. Students requiring special accommodations must complete the Medical Form in Support of Accommodation Needs when applying for residence.

Scarborough Campus

The University of Toronto Scarborough Campus’ Housing Office offers townhouse and apartment style accommodations for students. First year students are guaranteed residence for the first two years of their studies if they apply by the given deadline. Townhouse style accommodations consist of 4-6 private bedrooms, shared washrooms, a kitchen, and shared living space. Apartment style accommodations consist of 3-4 bedrooms units with two washrooms, a full kitchen and a living/dining room. All building amentities include:

  • Common study areas
  • Access to a front desk
  • Maintenance
  • Laundry facilities

All buildings come furnished and include internet access, local telephone service, laundry facilities, and maintenance. Residence rates vary depending on building and room selection. Meal plans are optional and operate on a declining balance system. Several different styles of meal plan are available.

Several barrier-free residences are available. Students requiring special accommodations must complete the Access Needs in Residence Form when applying for residence.

 

Off-Campus Housing

The University of Toronto offers a housing and roommate finder service as well as tips on tenant issues and dealing with landlords through their Off-Campus Housing Offices:

Getting Around

Campus Accessibility

University of Toronto offers maps and locations for each campus.

Toronto Transit

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is comprised of subways, buses, and streetcars. A discounted Post-Secondary Student Monthly Metro Pass is available for purchase for full-time students at the University of Toronto. Schedules and maps are provided for each of the TTC transit options.

Accessibility
The TTC offers accessible services on both their buses and subways. Accessible services on buses include kneeling features, ramps, lifts, automated next stop announcements, wheel chair and scooter positions, and priority seating. The subways provide accessible services such as wheel chair positions and priority seating. There are elevators at half of the subway stations, with the goal of the remaining stations to be accessible by 2025.

The TTC offers the Support Person Assistance Card which allows users of the transit system who require a support person to have this person travel with them at no additional cost. Persons interested in the support program must fill out the application form.

Wheel-Trans is a service that provides door-to-door accessible transit service for persons with physical disabilities. The TTC has established eligibility guidelines for the use of Wheel-Trans. Persons seeking to use Wheel-Trans must participate in an in-person interview. 

Mississauga Transit

The Mississauga Transitway (Miway) is comprised of buses. Full-time student at the University of Toronto Mississauga receive a bus pass called the Universal Pass (U-Pass), which provides unlimited access to Miway transit, included in their tuition. Miway offers Routes and Schedules for each of their bus routes.

Accessibility
Miway provides accessible buses with features such as floor and kneeling capabilities, two wheelchair and scooter securement areas, external bus announcements which will announce what bus is arriving, and automated next stop announcements.

MiWay offers the Support Person Pass which allows users of the transit system who require a support person to have this person travel with them at no additional cost.

The regional municipality of Peel has created Transhelp which offers a door-to-door transit service for persons who are unable to ride conventional transit due to a functional mobility disability. More information about Transhelp, including eligibility guidelines and the application process, is available on their website.

Academic Programs

University of Toronto offers more than 700 undergraduate programs. Information about the academic programs and educational opportunities at the University of Toronto is available on their website.

Contact Information

St. George Campus (Downtown Toronto)

Accessibility Service
(416) 978-8060
accessibility.services@utoronto.ca
Located at 130 George St. Robarts Library 1st Floor

Health Services
(416) 971-2089
nancyd.pollock@utoronto.ca
Located at 214 College Street, 2nd Floor

Counselling and Psychological Services
(416) 978-7499
healthask@mail.studentlife.utoronto.ca
Located in Koffler Student Services Centre

Tutorial Services
(416) 585-4508
vic.registrar@utoronto.ca

Located at the Victoria College Registrar's Office

Library Services
(416) 978-8450
library.info@utoronto.ca

Financial Aid
(416) 978-2190
osap.staff@utoronto.ca

Residence
(416) 978-8045
residence@utoronto.ca
Located in Room 203

 

Mississauga Campus

Health and Counselling Services
(905) 828-5255
health.utm@utoronto.ca
Located in Room 1123, South Building

Academic Skills Centre
(905) 828-3858
academicskills.utm@utoronto.ca
Located in Room 390K, in the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre

University of Toronto Mississauga Library
(905) 828-5236
askutml.utm@utoronto.ca

Residence
(905) 828-5286
resdesk.utm@utoronto.ca

 

Scarborough Campus

Health and Wellness Centre
(416) 287-7069
studentlife.utoronto.ca
Located SL 270 Student Centre

Centre for Teaching and Learning
(416) 287-5663
sking@utsc.utoronto.ca
Located at 1265 Military Trail

University of Toronto Scarborough Library
(416) 287-7500
askalibrarian@utsc.utoronto.ca

Residence
(416) 287-7365
residences@utsc.utoronto.ca

Checklist

Use this checklist to create an overview of the services available at University of Toronto, and to determine if the services meet your needs.