-COVID-19 Update: Residences will open for the 2020 & 2021 academic year with reduced capacity to ensure proper physical distancing based on recommendations from public health. For more information, click here.-
There are a variety of housing options for graduate students while studying at York. Several campus options, as well as Toronto's many vibrant neighbourhoods and downtown core, help make the graduate student experience a memorable one.
Graduate students who decide to live on York’s Keele or Glendon campuses will be within walking distance of everything they need. York’s Keele campus is like a small city unto itself, complete with shops, sports and fitness facilities, art galleries parks and green spaces, restaurants, cafés and pubs, while York’s Glendon campus offers a more intimate university experience that is immersed in mid-town Toronto’s Lawrence Park neighbourhood.
If you choose to live on campus, York University offers many housing options designed to fit your needs.
- To ensure proper physical distancing, residence capacity has been reduced and only single occupancy rooms will be offered for the 2020 & 2021 academic year. For more information, click here. -
Graduate students, Osgoode law students, and students with families (spouse/children) have the option of living on-campus in one of York University’s apartments.
The apartments are conveniently located right on York's Keele Campus within walking distance of classes and a variety of campus amenities such as study space, libraries, food outlets and sport facilities. For students living with their family, York’s graduate apartments contain a community playground and the nearby Atkinson Residence offers a daycare facility, and are in close proximity to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line (York University and Pioneer Village stations).
The York University Apartments offer both furnished and unfurnished apartments, and include bachelor, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. There are also adapted units for students who require wheelchair access or visual alarm.
Please visit Student Housing - York Apartments for more information.
Please visit Glendon - Residence for more information.
The many neighbourhoods found in the Downtown and Midtown areas of the city are always popular with York students who chose to live off-campus because of their close proximity to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line, and an abundance of student-friendly businesses and housing options. This interactive map of Toronto’s neighbourhoods can help you to understand the characteristics of each area.
In addition to online listings from various third parties, a listing of available off-campus housing for York University students can be found at York Federation of Students - Places 4 Students.