Summer Residence - 2017

 

SUMMER ACCOMMODATION IS LIMITED TO 75 BEDS, FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED. TO APPLY FOR A ROOM IN RESIDENCE AT TRINITY COLLEGE BETWEEN THE DATES OF MAY 7 AND AUGUST 19 2017, PLEASE READ THROUGH THE BELOW INFORMATION AND CLICK ON THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TO APPLY.

**Summer residence at Trinity College is reserved for current students of a post-secondary educational institution.**

Single room summer bookings are handled in the Office of the Dean of Students.  For conference and other groups, please contact the Bookings Office. 

 

RATES (plus taxes as applicable)

 
DAILY
WEEKLY

FULL SUMMER

May 7 - Aug 19, 2017

paid in advance

SINGLE
$ 44.00
$ 182.00
 $2,392.00
PREMIUM SINGLE (double bed and mini-fridge) $48.00 $198.00 $2,600.00
DOUBLE*
$ 33.00 each
$ 140.00 each
$1,664.00 each
 

Full summer rate is an 12-14% discount from the weekly rate.

 

* If applying for a double room, you must apply with a roommate – both parties must list each other on their applications.

 

Current Trinity residents staying for the summer will be offered the opportunity to stay within residence between the dates of their last exam and the beginning of summer residence (Sunday May 7).

Move-out is Saturday, August 19, 2017 for ALL except those accepted for Fall 2017 residence. No extensions in residence past August 19, 2017 (for those not staying in residence for Fall 2017) are possible.

A fee will be applied to students wishing to stay within residence between terms.

MINIMUM STAY: ONE WEEK

 

Important things to note about summer residence at Trinity College:

  • Rooms are traditional residence style with shared washrooms and kitchenettes on each floor.
  • Floors are designated to a specific gender.
  • The residence is not wheelchair-accessible. 
  • The residence is not air-conditioned, but fans are available for rental.
  • Trinity College does not have a meal plan available for summer residents.

Summer Residence is located at St. Hilda's College (44 Devonshire Place) and Trinity College (6 Hoskin Ave), Toronto.  

 

 

APPLICATION & PAYMENTS

Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) only.  Sorry, no cash, cheques, debit or pre-paid cards.

Please read to the end of this page for a link to the online application form.

As a minimum, a non-refundable DEPOSIT (paid online by credit card) equal to the first week's rent is required to secure the application.

"FULL SUMMER" RATE: discount applicable only if paid in full with the application. The College reserves the right to reverse the discount and charge normal weekly/daily rates for early departures. 

 

TAXES

Taxes: 13% HST is charged on all stays of less than 30 days where rents are more than $20/day or $140/week; if the stay extends past 30 days, tax is refunded. Current residents continuing for the summer are considered to be extending their stay.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please direct all enquiries to the Office of the Dean of Students at Trinity College:  summerres@trinity.utoronto.ca or 416-978-3612.  The office is located main hall, St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Place.

NOTE: Your application for summer residence is not confirmed until staff within the Office of the Dean of Students has contacted you and assigned a room.

 

PORTER’S LODGES

Both summer residence buildings (Trinity College – 6 Hoskin Ave and St Hilda’s College – 44 Devonshire Place) have a Porter’s Lodge which is visible upon entering each building. The staff at the Porter’s Lodge are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and are a great resource for our summer residents. At the Porter’s Lodge you will be able to:

  • Check in and check out of summer residence;
  • Report things like noise complaints, repairs needed within the building, security issues, etc. ;
  • Obtain a laundry card;
  • Receive your mail;
  • Obtain maps of the University campus and other information about the surrounding area;
  • Purchase bedding and Ethernet cables.

To access the Porter’s Lodge, visit the lodge within your respective residence building, or dial “0” on your room phone.

 

RESIDENCE DONS

During the summer months, Trinity College employs summer residence dons who live within the summer residence communities and are a resource for our residents. The residence dons will be made known to you in your summer residence package that you receive when you arrive. The dons are on site to respond to incidents and emergencies after hours.

 

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS

Cancellations must be given in writing at least 3 business days in advance. THE DEPOSIT COVERING THE FIRST WEEK'S RENT IS NOT REFUNDABLE, EVEN IF YOU DO NOT STAY IN RESIDENCE.  Refunds for reduced stays will be processed within 3 weeks of arrangements made with the Office of the Dean of Students.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION AND RULES

All summer residents and guests are expected to show respect for fellow residents and for College property. Many summer residents take summer courses. The College reserves the right to terminate the summer residency immediately for failure to adhere to the rules outlined below, for non-payment of summer residence fees and/or for persistent disruptive behaviour.

Students registered in summer courses at the University of Toronto or eligible to register for Fall 2017 are subject to the University's Code of Student Conduct (www.governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/policies.htm) as administered by the Dean of Students, Trinity College. Students registered or eligible to register for fall 2017 at Trinity College are subject to the Trinity College Code of Student Conduct and all other relevant College policies (www.trinity.utoronto.ca/current/non_academic_policies/non_academic_policies_gov-docs.html).

 

ROOM CHANGEOVERS - BEGINNING & END OF SUMMER (for current and incoming Trinity College residence students)

If you are a current resident and plan on booking a summer residence room beginning at the start date of summer residence (May 7) please stay in your current room until notified by the Dean's Office that your summer room is ready. Please be ready to move promptly when notified.

At the end of the summer, if you are staying in residence in the fall, you may request to stay within residence between summer residence and the start of term. If your request is granted, the Dean's Office will notify you when your fall room is ready. Please be ready to move anytime starting Sunday, August 20.

If you are NOT staying in residence in the fall, you MUST vacate your summer room by Saturday August 19.

 

CHECK-IN and CHECK-OUT

Check-in time: after 2:00 pm on the day of arrival.

On arrival, please sign in at the Porter's Lodge within your assigned residence building. Provide your complete home address and obtain your security access key and room key. Please inform the Office of the Dean of Students (summerres@trinity.utoronto.ca) if you will be arriving after 10 pm.

 

Check-out time: before 11:00 am on the date of departure.

For check-outs after 11:00 am, guests will automatically be charged for an extra day of accommodation at the daily rate. Keys must be returned at departure (lost key charge: $100).

 

ADDRESS AND MAIL

Mailing address: St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2E2

or

Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1H8.

Deliveries will not be accepted unless instructions and money (if C.O.D.) have been left with the Porter.

 

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages, as determined by the College, is not permitted.  The Trinity College Alcohol Policy is in effect during the summer months. We expect that summer residents will be familiar with all Trinity College residence policies and codes of conduct. Please note that:

  • Alcohol must not be consumed in public spaces including residence corridors
  • Kegs are not permitted within residence

 

DAMAGE

Residents are individually responsible for the care and proper use of all College property, including the furniture in their rooms.  If the room is not fully furnished on arrival, please inform the Office of the Dean of Students immediately. Any damage or missing furniture found after move-in will be added to your charges.

 

ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES

The electrical system will not support excessive loads.  Excessive use of appliances may result in power interruptions. The College reserves the right to ask residents to disconnect appliances.  Air conditioners are not permitted.

 

FIRE SAFETY

Please read the fire safety notice included in your check-in package. Check your area for fire exits.  Always respond to the fire alarm by leaving the building. If you discover a fire, pull the alarm and immediately leave the building. Tampering with fire equipment is a criminal offence and will result in eviction from summer residence.

 

HOUSEKEEPING/LINEN

Rooms are cleaned once a week.  Linen is not included.  Economical linen sets may be purchased for $40 (cash) at the Porter's Lodge in your respective residence.

 

INTERNET

ResNet for the past academic term will be disconnected on Monday May 1. For U of T students, you may connect to the wifi using your UTORid log in. To have ResNet activated for the summer, please check appropriate box on your summer residence application form, confirming you have read and agree to the College's ResNet Policies (More information).

For non-U of T students, Eduroam may be a connection option for you. Please consult your post-secondary educational institution to see if this is an option. Otherwise, internet connection by way of an Ethernet cable will be necessary. If you do not have your own Ethernet cable, you may purchase one from the Office of the Dean of Students.

Download of illegal material is strictly prohibited. The College receives notifications from the internet provider when these materials are being downloaded, and reserves the right to terminate the summer residency immediately for failure to adhere to this regulation.

 

KITCHENETTES

There are kitchenettes throughout the residence. Kitchenware is not provided. Fridges are communal so please clearly label and date your food. Unlabelled food may be thrown out. Each resident must ensure the kitchen is cleaned after use (the cleaning staff will empty the garbage but is not responsible for dishes or food left out).  A LIMITED SUPPLY OF BAR FRIDGES CAN BE RENTED FOR THE SUMMER FOR $75 (PLUS TAX).

 

LAUNDRY

Card operated washers and dryers are located in the residence basement. Cards can be obtained from the Porter for a $10.00 deposit, refunded upon the return of the card in good condition. You can add value to the card by using the reload machine located at the Porter's Lodges. There is no refund of any balance remaining on the card.

 

NOISE

Summer residents and guests are asked to keep noise within reasonable bounds. If you receive a noise complaint, please act promptly on it. If you are disrupted by noise in the building, go in person to the source and request reasonable quiet. If this approach does not work, report the problem to the Porter in your respective building by dialling “0” on your room phone.

 

OCCUPANCY OF ROOMS

A single room may be occupied ONLY by the person (or a double room by the two persons) to whom it is rented. No summer resident shall change rooms without written permission from the Dean's Office. Students who have friends or family visiting for one or more nights must notify the Office of the Dean of Students (summerres@trinity.utoronto.ca).  If a room has more than the allotted occupancy, the person reserving the room will be informed in writing and charged double the room rate for the total duration of their stay. The College reserves the right to levy a fee of $40 to change rooms, after a room has been assigned and occupied.

 

PARKING

There is limited meter parking in the Trinity parking lot: daily rate: $15 (to 6 pm); overnight rate $6 (from 4 pm); Saturdays and Sundays $8. For long-term summer parking, please enquire at the Bursar's Office.

 

PETS

No cats, dogs or other pets may be kept in residence rooms.  Exceptions will be made for service animals for students with registered disabilities, following discussion with the Dean's Office.

 

REPAIRS AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Repairs and renovations may occur over the summer.  If your room is affected, you will be notified and, if necessary, given a temporary room. Notice of major projects will be posted at the Porter's Lodge.

 

SECURITY

College buildings are locked overnight and all day Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Interior security doors are to remain locked at all times. Night-time security patrols throughout the College continue through the summer.

 

SMOKING POLICY

College buildings are completely non-smoking.  Please do not smoke immediately in front of entrances or by windows, and please use ash cans provided.

 

TELEPHONE

All rooms have a telephone with local service and voicemail. Dial 9 for an outside line. Incoming calls to the main switchboard (416-978-2522) are prompted to enter a 4-digit extension number. Your extension appears on the screen of your telephone set (room number preceded by a 4 or 6). Telephone system instructions may be found here. If you need to contact the Porter’s Lodge within your respective building, dial “0” from your room phone. Within the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm, the Office of the Dean of Students can be reached by dialling extension 3612.

 

THEFT

In spite of security measures, thefts can occur. PLEASE LOCK YOUR ROOM DURING EVERY ABSENCE, HOWEVER BRIEF. The College accepts no responsibility for losses resulting from theft, including theft from common areas such as kitchenettes.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR SUMMER RESIDENCE AT TRINITY COLLEGE