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Programming & Events

Once you've settled into your residence room and bid farewell to your parents and family, join us our Residence & Campus events. We are excited to be able to connect with you virtually and in-person, and we have some amazing programming planned. Check with your community Residence Advisor for upcoming community events!

During residence and campus events, you will get an opportunity to:

  • Engage in social activities online and develop your identity as a UTSC resident
  • Meet your residence assistant and floor mates and begin to form lasting friendships 

Upcoming Events



Description/Event Information

Board Game Night Friday, December 3 @6 PM
Board Game Night
Get ready to put your game face on! The Residence Life Team is hosting an in-person Board Game Night! Join your REFs Suraiyaa and Amanda for a night of fun games, happy faces, and excitement as a way to relax before the exam season starts. Let the games begin!
Join us for this in-person event on Friday, December 3rd from 6:00-8:00 PM. Signup on StarRez now!
Residence Lane Swimming
Sunday, December 5 @6:20 PM
Residence Lane Swimming
Sunday, December 5th | 6:20 - 7:30pm | Toronto Pan Am Sport Centre
If you’re having trouble finding a lane swimming timeslot at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Complex, this is the event for you! Our friends at Athletics and Recreation have booked the pool to give residence students a chance to try out lane swimming.
Sign up on StarRez and then head to TPASC early on December 4th to ensure you’re ready to swim starting at 6:20pm.
Residence Life Team Hiring Information Session
Monday, December 6 @5 PM
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Join us on December 6th to learn about how you can make a difference in residence as a Lead Residence Advisor, Residence Advisor, or Residence Engagement Facilitator in 2022-23. These unique roles provide the opportunity to live and learn alongside UTSC residents, assist fellow residents with personal and educational matters, and foster a sense of community in residence. These roles also provide the opportunity to build skills that will be useful in any future career.
Applications open on December 6th so join us that day at 5 pm on Zoom to learn about the roles and how to apply. 
Off-Campus Housing Workshop Friday, December 10 @ 9:30 AM & 1:30 PM
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Off-Campus Housing Workshop
Join the staff of UTSC’s Student Housing and Residence Life department as they help you understand how to look for off-campus housing. How much should you pay, where to search, and what to consider in a lease are all questions that will be answered at our “Preparing to Rent Off-Campus” information sessions on December 10th. These virtual workshops will be at 9:30 AM and again at 1:30 PM and the same information will be presented at each session. Click on the times to join either session.



Want to try out a new sport, or meet other residents who like the same sports you do?

Sign up for one (or more!) of our weekly gym nights at TPASC. There will be 6 different sports offered over the next 8 weeks. Join us every Friday until November 19th from 8-9pm. Meet in front of the Student Centre at 7:30pm (by the Student Centre sign). All equipment will be provided! 

View the schedule when you sign up on StarRez.

Upcoming Gym Nights:


Daily Activity Break at Residence Every Monday & Thursday @3 PM
Daily Activity Breaks at Residence are back!
Join us and Athletics & Recreation in activities on Mondays and Thursdays from 3-5pm behind Foley Hall! No experience necessary – just wear comfortable clothing! 
Please note: COVID protocols will apply for all activities. 


Beginning September 13, in order to attend University premises for any reason you must:

  1. Provide proof of vaccination.
  2. Complete daily health screenings via UCheck.

Starting September 6, you will be able to upload proof of vaccination in UCheck. Only the vaccine receipt(s) that provide(s) proof that you are fully vaccinated is/are required to be uploaded. Instructions on how to upload documents are available on the UCheck website. The provincial government will be launching a vaccine passport program effective September 22 that will provide a way to verify vaccination status for those without UCheck access. We will provide additional details as they become available.