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Housing Services

Chestnut Residence

Cost range (2015-16): $14,376 - $18,424
(meal plan included)


  • Co-ed, dormitory-style residence
  • Double rooms are available for first-year students, and single rooms for senior students
  • Two female-only floors and three graduate-student floors
  • All rooms have an ensuite washroom and weekly cleaning service
  • Award-winning chef and an option of three meal plans 
  • 27th floor student lounge with panoramic city views 
  • Residence programming includes coffee houses, fitness classes, volunteer opportunities, dining hall theme nights, an annual haunted house and much more
  • 15 minute walk to campus and steps to the Eaton Centre
  • Located south of Dundas St. & University Ave., a short walk to campus and close to the TTC
  • Traditional dorm-style residence with large double and single rooms
  • Porter on duty 24 hrs, 7 days/week
  • Single-sex, co-ed, and graduate floors                        
  • 360 double occupancy single-sex rooms; 281 single rooms for upper year and graduate students
  • Ensuite washrooms in all rooms with tub/shower combination
  • Meal plan is mandatory
  • Residence rooms have enough space for a mini-fridge
  • Microwave on every residential floor
  • Flexible meal plans
  • 21 graduate student dons – 2 on call each night 8pm-8am
  • Laundry facilities accessed by elevator
  • Ice and drink machine in laundry room
  • Weekly cleaning services provided

Accessibility Features:

  • Low to medium lighting in carpeted corridors and stairwells
  • Natural lighting in residence room, supplemented by artificial
  • Adjustable air-conditioning and heat in each room
  • Main entrance provides wheelchair access
  • Elevator access to 26 floors
  • 7 rooms designated as providing wheelchair access
  • Self-serve dining hall provides wheelchair access

Chestnut room

89 Chestnut St.

2015-16 move-in dates:

Fall 2015

September 6

Winter 2016

January 3

Who can apply:

Arts & Science
Kinesiology & Phys. Ed.

Accessibility at U of T