Chestnut Residence

Residence Buildings


Location & Accessibility

  • In the heart of the downtown core, a 15 minute walk to campus and steps to the Eaton Centre, Yonge-Dundas Square, and City Hall
  • Located south of Dundas St. & University Ave., and minutes to TTC St. Patrick Subway station and 505 Dundas Streetcar

Rooms & Communities

  • 1100+ beds that house students from all undergraduate programs and from over 60 countries!
  • Traditional dormitory-style residence with large double and single rooms
  • Double rooms are available for first-year students, and single rooms for upper-year students
  • All rooms have an ensuite washroom
  • Weekly cleaning service included in rates
  • Single-gender and gender-inclusive floors are available, as well as Themed Communitites to suit many interests:

            Intercultural Experience Community
            Engineering Communities
            Architecture Community
            Healthy Active Living Community
            Arts & Culture Community
            Quiet Living Communities

Amenities & Residence Life

  • Award-winning chef and declining balance meal plans (meal plan is mandatory) in the Chestnut Tree Dining Hall
  • You’ll have the freedom to choose the items you’d like to eat from a variety of locations across campus allowing you to be able to fully utilize your plan by deciding how and when to you use your plan as it suits you.
  • The menu offers vegetarian and vegan lunch and dinner options
  • Laundry facilities within the building
  • Microwave and communal fridge on every residential floor, with students welcome to bring a mini-fridge
  • Main floor Urban Lounge with pool table, video games, board games and TV
  • 27th floor student lounge with gorgeous panoramic views of the city
  • On-site fitness facilities including a fitness studio as well as strength-conditioning and cardio equipment
  • A Wellness Room equipped with a massage chair
  • Music room and bike rooms
  • 22 senior student dons that contribute to exciting residence programming and events
  • Student Life embedded advisors, such as Faculty in Residence, Health & Wellness Counselor, and International Transition Advisor
  • On-call staff available every night between 8:00pm-8:00am
  • Security on-duty 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
  • Visit Chestnut Residence's website for more information, photos, and floor plans!

2022-23 Residence Fees

Room Type
Meal Plan A
Meal Plan B
Meal Plan C
Meal Plan D

Residence fees may be subject to change. Please check with the individual residence office for more information.