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Residences at St MIke's

St. Michael's College Residence

St Michael’s College Residence (SMC Residence) is the oldest residential community at U of T. Founded in 1852 by the Basilian Fathers, a congregation of Catholic priests, St Michael's has been serving the needs of students from all backgrounds for over 150 years. Our residents come from all over the world and study in a variety of disciplines, at many different academic levels. Situated on the eastern side of the St. George campus, our residence buildings are located in the center of the college's spacious and beautiful grounds. SMC Residence provides accommodation for 550 students within 5 buildings that range from older Victorian-style homes to larger, more modern structures. 

Living at St. Mike's


SMC has 5 residence buildings: Sorbara Hall, Elmsley Hall, the Queen's Park Building, the Historic Houses, and Upper Brennan Residence. Find out which building is right for you.


Rooms are comfortable with a single bed, desk, dresser, and ample storage room. Read more on room amenities and common spaces in each residence.


Food Services offers a diverse meal plan menu that includes vegetarian, vegan, and halal options for all meals. Enjoy your meals in our beautiful dining hall or one of our cafés.

Applying to Residence

Ready to live at SMC? Follow these steps to apply »


SMC Residents must sign up for the entire academic session (September - April). Fees include room and meal plan. Read more on residence fees.

Summer Housing

The residence is open from May to mid August for summer housing. Learn more »

What Our Residents Say

"I am tremendously grateful to have found a home that balances academics with social engagement, and which tends to my spiritual needs so generously." ~ Ian P. Saliba, SMC Alumni



SMC Residence is administrated by the Dean of Students; Assistant Dean, Residence Life; and the Residence Operations Coordinator who provide support and guidance to the students at SMC Residence. Meet the team!


Dons live in residence and help students transition into university life. They promote the regulations of the College and assist with personal and academic needs.

Contact Us

SMC Residence Office
81 St. Mary St. 
Toronto, ON M5S 1J4 
TEL (416) 926-7127 
FAX (416) 926-2268

Take a Tour

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