You can reserve a room for a month starting any day of the week. You do not need to arrive on the first of the month. For example, you can reserve to stay from June 3 to July 1 (check-out July 2) which is a total of 29 nights and still get the monthly daily rate.
The 2017 Summer Session is May 4 to August 19, 2017 a total of 107 nights. The total fee is dependant on whether you are a student or not and is listed in the Rates table. If you are paying sessional, your entire balance is due on arrival (less the deposit paid).
Yes, however, you will be charged the monthly daily rate. You would pay your balance to the end of the first month on arrival (at the monthly daily rate) and then you would pay your subsequent rent on the 1st of each month until your balance is settled.
The double room daily rates listed are for the double room (which have two single beds in it). You will have to divide this by two to get the per person rate. Please note that we do not arrange roommates for double rooms. There is a maximum of 2 people for a double room.
Starting May 1st, please call the Wilson Hall Front Desk (416-978-8877) to let them know that you will be arriving after 10:00 pm to make arrangements. This is so that we will not cancel your reservation and to ensure that staff will be waiting for you when you arrive. The Wilson Hall Front Desk at 40 Willcocks Street (where everyone checks-in) is open 23 hours everyday. It will be closed each day from 3:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. and during emergencies. The front entrance is locked each night at 10 p.m. however, there is a buzzer on the outside and once you identify yourself, the front desk will let you in.
Linen (a bed sheet), a pillow, a pillow case, a small towel and a bedspread are all provided on arrival! However, you may want to bring an extra towel and alarm clock. Remember there is no daily maid service provided, however, there are coin-operated laundry facilities on each floor. You will need to bring your own kitchen utensils if you plan on using the kitchen facilities on each floor.
All of our residences have free wifi! Wired internet access is included in the rooms. You will need to bring your own ethernet chord to “plug” in or you can purchase one at the front desk for $5. Please ensure that you have updated virus programs and software on your computer or laptop. We also have a computer lab in the library which may be used for a small fee and is open during business hours. Technical help will be available during regular work hours during the week only. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide 24-hour tech support.
We will not process the deposit if we are unable to book a room for you. We will reserve the room if it is available, and send you a confirmation by email/fax/phone within 1-2 business days. Note that the University is closed from Dec 21 to January 2, 2017 so you will not be receiving any responses during this time period. Deposits are non-refundable and are applied to the last payment made prior to departure.
All residences are within walking distance to each other. Our Wilson Hall Residence front desk (at 40 Willcocks Street) will be used for all check-ins and will be open 23 hours. This desk will be closed for one hour in the middle of the night for a meal break. Check-in time is anytime after 3:00 p.m. Check-out time is anytime before 11:00 a.m.
We require seven nights’ advance notice in writing from your new departure date. Your stay will be then be re-calculated. If the total number of nights after re-calculation is less than 29 nights, your occupancy rate will be re-calculated to the weekly daily rate and the appropriate refund will be given. If the total number of nights after re-calculation is greater than 29 nights, the occupancy rate will be re-calculated to the monthly daily rate and the appropriate refund will be given.
To avoid additional fees after paying the non-refundable deposit, please send us something in writing (by email/mail or fax), stating your name, date of original reservation, and how the reservation was made (i.e. phone/fax/other website), and we will cancel your reservation.
There is no free or reserved parking on campus. There are Pay parking lots in the area. There are many University of Toronto pay parking lots across campus. The closest to pay parking lot to New College is at Harbord St. and Spadina Ave (in the lower level of the Graduate House). Enter from Harbord Street. The address is 42 Harbord Street (the alley behind Graduate House). You will pay the meter for as long as you need. For the most updated rates and information, please visit the University of Toronto Parking website at www.parking.utoronto.ca or call 416-978-7275. The Office is located at 100 College Street Room 222. If you only need a few hours of parking, there are also city pay parking meters around the area which have restricted time periods and times are posted on the meters where you pay for your ticket. Note: New College is not responsible for parking tickets!
Unfortunately, full-time University of Toronto students are contracted in Residence until May 1st. Although some leave earlier, it is University of Toronto policy that no one is allowed in the Residence until the end of exams on May 1st. The cleaning staff then have a few days to clean many of the rooms in the Residence, making May 4th the earliest day of arrival. Check in anytime after 4 pm on this day.
The last day of the summer session is August 19th and everyone must check-out before 11:00 am on this day. The only residents who may be allowed to stay past this date (additional charges will apply) are registered full-time University of Toronto students who have been approved by the Office of Residence and Student Life.