Summer Residence - 2015

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

Summer residence at Trinity College is primarily for students.  Non-students must contact the Summer Residence Coordinator (see below).

FULL SUMMER ACCOMMODATION IS LIMITED TO 75 BEDS, FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED.

 

RATES (plus taxes as applicable)

 
DAILY
WEEKLY
FULL SUMMER (paid in advance)
SINGLE
$ 40.00
$ 170.00
 $2,200.00
PREMIUM SINGLE* $44.00 $185.00 $2,400.00
DOUBLE
$ 30.00 each
$ 120.00 each
$1,500.00 each
 
"FULL SUMMER" = Sunday, May 3 - Sunday, August 23, 2015 (16 weeks). 
Full summer rate is an 18-20% discount from the weekly rate.

Current Trinity residents staying for the summer are not charged for April 30-May 2, 2015.

Move-out is Sunday, August 23, 2015 for ALL except those accepted for fall 2015 residence.
Those remaining from August 23 until the fall term are charged an additional $300.

MINIMUM STAY: ONE WEEK


Summer Residence is located at St. Hilda's College (44 Devonshire) and in two sections of Trinity College (6 Hoskin).   Rooms are dormitory style with shared washrooms and kitchenettes on each floor. Floors are designated male/female. The residence is not wheelchair-accessible.  The residence is not air-conditioned, but fans are available for rental.

* PREMIUM SINGLES include a double bed and mini-fridge.  Limited supply - first come, first served.
 
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.

If you are a current resident staying less than a week immediately after the end of term, please indicate this clearly on the application form so that charges can be adjusted accordingly.

"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.  Students remaining in residence for fall 2015 will be charged an additional $300 (single or premium single) or $200 (double) for the two weeks until the start of the fall term.

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 Summer Residence Coordinator in the Office of the Dean of Students:  summerres@trinity.utoronto.ca or 416-978-2522, ext. 4138 (fax 416-978-4380).  The office is located in the main hall, St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Place.

NOTE: Your application for summer residence is not confirmed until the Summer Residence Coordinator has contacted you and assigned a room.

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 2015 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 2015 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
  • If you are a current resident, 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, the Dean's Office will notify you when your fall room is ready. Please be ready to move anytime starting Monday, August 24.
  • If you are NOT staying in residence in the fall, you MUST vacate your summer room by Sunday August 23.
CHECK-IN and CHECK-OUT
Check-in time: after 11am on the day of arrival. On arrival, please sign the register in the Porter's Lodge, provide your complete home address and obtain your security access key and room key. Please inform the Summer Residence Coordinator if you will be arriving after 10 pm.
Checkout is before 11am on the date of departure. For check-outs after 11am, guests will automatically be charged for an extra day of accommodation at the daily rate.   Keys must be returned at departure (lost key charge: $45).

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.

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 Dean's Office 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 expulsion.

HOUSEKEEPING/LINEN
Rooms are cleaned once a week.  Linen is not included.  Economical linen sets may be purchased for $40 (plus tax). 

INTERNET
ResNet for the past academic term will be disconnected on Saturday, May 2. 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).

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 card-to-card machine located at the Porter's Lodge. There is no refund of any balance remaining on the card.

NOISE
Summer residents and guests are asked to 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 Dean's Office or the Porter, who will contact College security.

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 Summer Residence Coordinator.  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: $14 (to 6 pm); overnight rate $6 (from 4 pm); Saturdays $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.

NOTE: DURING THE 2015 PANAM GAMES (END JUNE TO MID-AUGUST), COLLEGE BUILDINGS WILL BE LOCKED 24/7 AND YOU MAY BE ASKED TO WEAR WRISTBANDS.


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). Telephone system instructions may be found here.

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 for summer residence application form.