St. Michael’s College Residence

About 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, 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 is located in the center of the college’s spacious and beautiful grounds in the heart of downtown Toronto. 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 different residence buildings: Sorbara Hall, Elmsley Hall, Queen’s Park, Historic Houses, and Brennan Hall.
Discover them all


Rooms are comfortable and come furnished with a single bed, desk, dresser, and ample storage room.
See our buildings and amenities

Meal Plans

SMC offers diverse all you can eat meal plans. Residents eat in the Canada Room, St. Mike’s beautiful dining hall.
Read more about meal plans

Applying to SMC


Ready to submit your application for the 2015-16 academic year?
Follow these steps


Residents must sign-up for the entire academic session from September to April. Fees include the room and meal plan.
See the residence fees

Summer Housing

Want to live at SMC in the summer during the months of May to August?
Learn more about summer residence


Dean’s Office

SMC Residence is managed by the Dean’s Office five full time staff.
Meet the team


Dons live in residence and supervice the residence houses while helping students transition into university life.
Learn more about the dons

Residence Council

St. Mike’s Residence Council are the elected representatives of all students living in residence and coordinate a variety of events and initiatives.
Learn more about the SMRC

Contact Us

SMC Residence Office

Brennan Hall, Room 203
81 St. Mary St.
Toronto, ON M5S 1J4
TEL (416) 926-7127
FAX (416) 926-2268

Take a Tour

Want to see why SMC Residence is the place to be?
Drop in on one of our weekly tours

Fall Residence Move In

The move in date for the 2015-16 academic year: Monday, September 7th 2015 (Labour Day).