Loretto Residence for Women

Loretto College is an all-women’s student residence building within St. Michael’s College campus, located on the “upper east side” of the St. Michael’s College campus in the heart of downtown Toronto.  Loretto College is a community that reflects the vibrant, multicultural nature of its diverse resident population.

Our goal is to create a comfortable and welcoming environment by facilitating interactions that support the development of positive relationships, and that foster mutual respect among our residents. This focus on a positive community makes Loretto College a comfortable place in which to study, socialize, and relax.

Preference is given to St. Michael’s College undergraduates who are studying in the Faculty of Arts and Science. However, students from professional faculties such as Engineering, Music, and Kinesiology — as well as graduate students — are welcome to apply. Since many of Loretto College’s residents live here for the duration of their degree at the University of Toronto, returning students who meet the eligibility requirements receive first priority when reassigning rooms for the next academic year.

Loretto College residents have access to many amenities, which include three lounges equipped with electronics, a study hall, laundry room, fitness room, and a self-serve (all-you-care-to-eat) dining hall. Our Food Services staff caters to various dietary needs and accommodates varying schedules by offering bagged lunches and late dinners.

Safety and Security
Security is provided by security patrols and a porter, who is on duty at the front desk 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A team of residence dons provides additional support and supervision on the residential floors.

Double & Single Rooms
First-year students are assigned double rooms with en-suite washrooms. Single rooms with individual sinks are available to upper-year residents.

Community Life
Loretto College’s House Council, a group of students elected by the residents, plays an important role in creating the social environment of the residence. Over the course of the school year, the Council organizes events such as Orientation for new residents, trivia/board game nights, and formal dinners.

Residence Fees

Residents pay for their room and meal plan together. All residents must sign up for the entire academic session (September-April); those who choose to leave residence early will be subject to the Withdrawal Policy. Fees vary based on room type and meal plan. Please refer to the Residence and Meal Plan Fees page for more information on making payments, residence fee due dates, and information on deferrals.

 Loretto Residence
 Double Shared Ensuite Room   Loretto Residence:
Graduate Community 
  Standard Single Room       Single Suite 
 5-Day Meal Plan  7-Day Meal Plan   5-Day Meal Plan  7-Day Meal Plan    5-Day Meal Plan  7-Day Meal Plan 
 Deposit 1 $1,000$1,000  Deposit 1 $1,000 $1,000  Deposit 1 $1,000 $1,000
 Deposit 2 $1,000$1,000  Deposit 2 $1,000 $1,000  Deposit 2 $1,000 $1,000
 First Installment $8,011$8,011  First Installment $ 8,011 $8,011  First Installment $8,011 $8,011
 Second Installment $8,310 $ 9,360  Second Installment $ 8,061 $9,111  Second Installment $11,544 $12,594
 Total Payment: $18,321*,** $19,371*,**  Total Payment: $18,072*,** $19,122*,**  Total Payment: $ 21,555*,** $22,605*,**

Incidental Fees

Students who live in SMC Residence but are affiliated with an academic division other than SMC (i.e. Professional Faculties, students from other Colleges, etc.) will be subject to the incidental fees that SMC students pay with their tuition. These fees amount to $132.50 for each of the Fall and Winter terms and are charged to your ACORN account.

Residence Council Fees

In addition to Room and Board Fees, all students living in residence agree to pay residence council fees. These fees amount to $11 per semester and are charged to your ACORN account with your residence fees. All funds are allocated to the nominated St. Michael’s Residence Council and are dedicated to residence programming. In the event that a student withdraws from Residence, council fees are non-refundable.

Please refer to the Residence and Meal Plan Fees page for more information on making payments, residence fee due dates, and information on deferrals.