Finding a Place to Stay
Imagine Yourself at Rotman
Whether you opt to stay in one of the University of Toronto’s on-campus residences, or secure housing off-campus, U of T offers many options for securing safe, comfortable and enjoyable housing for students of the Rotman PhD program. Come discover why Toronto is consistently rated one of the best places in the world to live and work.
The University of Toronto offers extensive support for students looking for housing, both on and off campus and is a great place to begin your search.
Housing services offers a multitude of services to support your housing search, including one of the best online housing listings in the city! Whether you are looking for temporary housing, off campus housing or a residence placement, Housing Services is ready to provide you with relevant and current information and support.
The University of Toronto’s Graduate House welcomes full-time masters and doctoral students from across the university and its professional faculties. Located on St. George campus and minutes away from the Rotman School and Robarts library, Graduate House offers students a safe, pleasant living experience and opportunities to get involved outside the classroom. For more information on Graduate House or to apply for a space, visit their website at: http://gradhouse.utoronto.ca/
Additional rental opportunities can be found at any of the following websites: https://toronto.craigslist.ca/d/apts-housing-for-rent/search/apa, torontorentals.com, http://www.gtarental.com/, rentcanada.com/toronto, viewit.ca or rentseeker.ca. If buying is an option, visit mls.ca to get a feel for prices, locations and availability of local housing.
Consider checking local newspapers. Good rentals can be found in the classified pages of NOW Magazine http://www.nowtoronto.com/classifieds/ and The Grid http://www.thegridto.com/classifieds/ (both weekly free entertainment papers), as well as U of T’s Bulletin, and in the Toronto Star.
Before signing a lease (or mortgage), make sure you’ve found the right location! Learn about Toronto’s diverse neighbourhoods, including the Annex, where the Rotman School is located, at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_neighbourhoods_in_Toronto. If you’re moving outside the Annex, check a TTC map at www.ttc.ca to make sure you can get to class on time via local transportation.