Arrival Information

Our main move-in day is Saturday, September 3rd, 2022. All incoming residents will receive detailed emails about the move-in process.

After move-in day, students can check in by going to the Wilson Hall front desk to complete the check-in process. They will need a piece of photo ID (e.g. passport, driver’s license). Wilson Hall is located at 40 Willcocks Street and the Front Desk is open 23 hours a day.

What Do I Need to Bring?

Most rooms are small but cozy. They are fully furnished so all you need to supply are the things to make your room feel more like home:

Prohibited Items
  • Large refrigerators (Over 5 cubic feet)
  • Hot plates, indoor grills, toaster ovens, microwave
  • Pets of any kind (cats, dogs, reptiles, birds, fish, etc.)
  • Heating equipment (such as a space heater) or any device that might overload the electric circuits (anything exceeding 12 amps)
  • Cooking appliances (i.e. kettle, coffee maker, blender, rice cooker, popcorn maker, toaster) *you may use these appliances in the Common Kitchen space ONLY.
  • Candles, incense, and smoking materials (we are smoke-free)
  • Any firearms, ammunition, air guns/rifles, fireworks, prohibited weapons, offensive weapons, slingshots, explosives, illicit drugs and narcotics
Parking

On move-in day, unloading zones will be set up along the streets in front of the three buildings. Please respect others’ needs and move your car as soon as your belongings are unloaded. There is some metered parking in the area, and you will be given a map when you arrive with University lots highlighted. Parking in downtown Toronto is always a challenge, but we will do our best to direct you to possible locations.

Recognized Residence Vendors (Linens, Minifridges, Storage)

Campus Fridge

Campus Fridge Rentals is the exclusive supplier to New College Residents. Staff will be on hand during the move-in period in September and will deliver the fridge to your room and arrange to pick it up in April/May. Pre-orders are advised and made via email at: rlpsales@rogers.com

Linen Sales

Residence Linens provides incoming residents with optional bedding packages to make their move-in process as easy and worry-free as possible. Your order will be delivered directly to residence before your arrival! For more information or to subscribe to this service, please contact Residence Linens directly through their website or 1-800-352-3404.

Storage Services

Store Your Dorm provides affordable storage for students. They deliver the packing materials to your room, you pack and they pick them up and redeliver them once the storage period is over.

Winter Break

As per the Occupancy Agreement, and to maintain a quiet environment that is conducive to academic success, we ask that all students leave residence within 48 hours of their final assessment or 12pm (noon) on December 21st, whichever date is earliest.

Extended Stay Applications

Current New College residents who need to leave more than 48 hours after their final assignment but prior to 12pm (noon) on December 21st can submit a request for an extended stay. Applications for extended stays will be available in mid-November and will be due by November 30th, 2022.

All applications will be reviewed by the Office of Residence and Student Life and confirmations will be sent out in early December. Permission to remain in the residences during this time period is not automatic and is subject to the Dean’s approval.

Winter Break Stay Applications

Current New College residents who are unable to go home and who need to stay for the break OR New College residents whose flights to/from home occur between December 21-24 or January 2-8 can apply to stay for part or all of the break for an additional per night cost.

Applications for Winter Break residency will be available by mid-November and the submission deadline is November 30, 2022.

All applications will be reviewed by the Office of Residence and Student Life and confirmations will be sent out in early December. Permission to remain in the residences during this time period is not automatic and is subject to the Dean’s approval.

Departure Information

April End of Term

Students are asked to move-out within 48 hours of their final assessment or by 12pm (noon) on April 29, 2022, whichever is earliest.

Extended Stay request forms will be made available in March for students who may need extra time to move-out.

Students needing accommodation after April 29th can apply for Summer Residence.

Withdrawing from Residence

For the most comprehensive information about withdrawing from residence please see the New College Residence Occupancy Agreement and Code of Conduct.

Students are admitted to residence on the understanding that they will remain in residence for the full Occupancy Period.

If you choose to withdraw from residence during the academic year, you are asked to provide a minimum of 2 weeks written notice to the Office of Residence and Student Life. Failure to do so may result in an administrative fee.

  • Students who withdraw from residence during the Fall Term will be required to pay residence fees up to the day they move out and a withdrawal penalty of $2,000.
  • No withdrawals are permitted during the Winter Break.
  • Students withdrawing in the Winter Term will be liable for the full amount of residence fees for the academic year.

Refunds of the Meal plan portion of the Occupancy Fee are as indicated in the Code of Conduct’s Residence Meal Plan Agreement (Schedule “D”).

Students who withdraw from the University are required to vacate the premises within 48 hours of the date upon which they cease to hold full-time academic status unless alternate arrangements are approved by the Director of Residence and Student Life.

If you wish to move out of residence and you have carefully reviewed the withdrawal policy, you must submit a Withdrawal Notice Form (please contact the Office of Residence and Student Life). All submissions are final.