Buildings & Amenities

Amenities

All houses/floors are single-sex and have:

  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • TV with cable in common rooms
  • Shared washrooms
  • Laundry facilities

All residence rooms come furnished with:

  • Single bed (including a standard twin mattress)
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Shelving
  • Desk & chair
  • Landline phone
  • Secure key card access
  • Garbage bins
  • Cable TV wiring*
    * monthly service must be purchased through Rogers

Please note that residence rooms do not come equipped with bedding; this is something that students must bring themselves. Residence Linens offers convenient and reliable ordering and delivery of residence essentials. If you would like to place an order for bedding or other essentials and have it delivered for the 2016-2017 Academic Year move-in day, please see the Residence Linens Brochure – 2016.

SMC Residence Buildings

Sorbara Hall

Sorbara Hall opened in September 2001 and houses undergraduate students. In addition to the furnishings listed above, rooms come equipped with a personal sink and air conditioning. Sorbara has a mix of single and double rooms with the average room size being 11′ x 14′. Sorbara is the newest residence on St. Mike’s campus.

Sorbara Hall Exterior
Sorbara Hall Exterior
Sorbara Hall & St. Basil's Church
Sorbara Hall & St. Basil’s Church
Fourth Floor Common Room
Sorbara Hall Common Room
Sorbara Single Room
Sorbara Hall Single Room
Sorbara Hall Communal Shower
Sorbara Hall Communal Shower
Sorbara Hall Bathroom
Sorbara Hall Bathroom

 

Elmsley Hall

Elmsley Hall opened in 1957 and primarily houses freshmen residents with some rooms reserved for upper year students. Most rooms in Elmsley are doubles and all rooms are 17.5′ x 10′ in size. Also housed here is a 24-hour study room, the campus mailroom, and the 24-hour security desk.

Elmsley Hall Exterior
Elmsley Hall Exterior
First Floor Common Room
Elmsley Hall Common Room
Elmsley Hall Double Room
Elmsley Hall Double Room
Elmsley Communal Bathroom
Elmsley Communal Bathroom
Elmsley Communal Showers
Elmsley Communal Showers

Queen’s Park Building: Teefy, Fisher & More Houses

The Queen’s Park Building opened in 1936 and is built on the model of Oxford and Cambridge. It is divided into three undergraduate houses: Teefy, Fisher & More House. Teefy and Fisher house female students while More houses male students. Most rooms in Queen’s Park are doubles with size varying considerably according to location and occupancy of the room.

More House Common Room
More House Common Room
Teefy Single Room
Teefy Hall Single Room
Teefy Hall Single Room
Teefy Hall Single Room
Fisher Communal Bathroom
Fisher Communal Bathroom

Historic Houses

  • House 96
  • House 2
  • Houses 6 & 8

Located on Toronto’s first sub-division, these Victorian houses were built between 1890-1910 as private homes at the turn of the century but were gradually acquired by St. Michael’s for College use. House 2 and 96 are relatively small, holding about 18 residents each, while house 6&8 is larger and holds about 36. House 96 and 6&8 are male houses, while House 2 is a female house. In addition to the furnishings listed above, rooms are equipped with air conditioning. There is a mix of singles and doubles with size varying considerably according to individual buildings and occupancy of the room. Both freshmen and upper years live in the Historic Houses.

Fun Fact: House 2 was home to former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin during his time at St. Mike’s, while House 96 was home to the offices of world-renowned philosopher Marshall McLuhan.

Historical House 2 Exterior
Historic House 2 Exterior
House 6&8 Single Room
Historic House 6&8 Single Room

Brennan Hall

Situated in Brennan Hall, two floors above the Canada Room, this residence houses twelve students and one Don. The floor offers a quiet and tranquil environment for upper year students who are academically driven. All female students have en-suite bathrooms, while male students share a washroom. Unlike other residence buildings, some rooms have double beds and a small walk in closet.

Rooms in Upper Brennan do not come equipped with landline phones, however, a communal phone can be found at the South end of the floor. Please note that Upper Brennan has Wi-Fi internet access only – there is no wired/Ethernet connection available.

Brennan Hall South Entrance
Brennan Hall South Entrance
Upper Brennan Common Room
Upper Brennan Common Room
Upper Brennan Single Room
Upper Brennan Single Room