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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, 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.
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Rooms are comfortable and come furnished with a single bed, desk, dresser, and ample storage room.
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SMC offers diverse all you can eat meal plans. Residents eat in the Canada Room, St. Mike's beautiful dining hall.
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Applying to SMC Residence

Application Process

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Residents must sign-up for the entire academic session from September to April. Fees include the room and meal plan.
Read more on residence fees here »

Summer Housing

Want to live at SMC in the summer during the months of May to August?
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Residence Leadership


SMC Residence is administered by:

  • the Dean of Students
  • the Assistant Dean, Residence Life
  • the Residence Operations Coordinator

These staff provide support and guidance to residents and manage the day-to-day operations of the 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.
Learn more about the dons »

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