Situated on the east side of campus and spanning more than 12 acres, St. Michael’s is one of the largest colleges at the University of Toronto and provides students a veritable oasis within the bustle of downtown Toronto. Founded in 1852 by the Basilian Fathers, St. Mike’s is rich in both history and tradition and boasts some of the most impressive architecture on the St. George campus. St. Mike’s proudly celebrates its Catholic identity and enthusiastically welcomes students of all backgrounds and faith traditions who want to participate in its community.
The St. Mike’s Residence is organized to help students to pursue their degrees in a friendly, supportive, and inclusive environment. The residence operation provides accommodation to 568 students within five buildings that range from older Victoria-style homes, to larger more modern structures. St. Mike’s welcomes both male and female students, however all individual residence houses are single-sex. The College also has visiting hours that require guests to leave residence by 11:00 p.m. on weekdays and 12:30 a.m. on weekends.
Living at St. Mike’s
SMC has 5 different residence buildings. Discover our residence buildings further here.
SMC offers diverse all you-care-to-eat meal plans. Residents choose either a 5-day or 7-day meal plan and eat in the Canada Room, St. Mike’s beautiful dining hall.
Applying to St. Mike’s
Fees & Policies
Residents must sign-up for the entire academic session from September to April. Fees include the room and meal plan. Check out our fee schedule.
Everyone admitted to SMC Residence must accept the terms of the 2016-2017 Residence Agreement, agreeing to abide by the following:
SMC Residence is managed by the Office of the Dean Students. Meet the residence team.
Dons live in residence and supervise the residence houses while helping students transition into university life. Learn more about the dons.
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.
Take a Tour
Want to see why SMC Residence is the place to be? Come to one of our drop-in tours!