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Aug
08

Accessing Health and Wellness Services on Campus

By: Abigail Ryding With a university as big as ours, it can be difficult navigating through the variety of services provided. One of the most important services we offer is the Health & Wellness Centre.  Health & Wellness provides similar services given from a family doctor and more, including: mental health services, sexual and reproductive […]

By Aisalyn Templin | Uncategorized
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Aug
08

Making Friends?

By: Logan Blair Once you have settled into residence, you will be bombarded with programming and orientation events that will almost force you to meet people. After all, that is part of the goal. For me, my orientation with Woodsworth College was a bit stressful because I did not know anyone before I moved to […]

By Aisalyn Templin | Uncategorized
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Jul
29

How to Live with a Roommate 101

By: Abigail Ryding Going to university is quite the transition. With leaving home and living without parents or guardians, it can be tough to adjust to your new surroundings. Living with a new person in tight quarters can be tricky to navigate even if you’re the best of friends! Here are a few quick tips […]

By Aisalyn Templin | Uncategorized
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Jul
29

Pro Tips for Making U of T Easier

By: Logan Blair Coming to the University of Toronto is a rewarding challenge, but it can be equally daunting if you do not put in the effort to understand the institution. Here are my tricks to make the transition easier. Tip 1: Understand the divisions of U of T The university’s academic programs are organized […]

By Aisalyn Templin | Uncategorized
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Jul
19

Top 5 tips to take your dorm decor to the next level!

By: Amelia Eaton Moving into your new home can be a thrilling experience! It is great to be part of the Chestnut community, and join the excitement of orientation week, but its important to  feel like you are relaxed and cozy in your new space. Here are some tips to help infuse your new space […]

By Aisalyn Templin | Uncategorized
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Aug
22

Here Comes Move-in Day: Be Prepared and Enjoy the Day!

By: Amelia Eaton Move in day is one of the most exciting days of your University experience. Everything you have been looking forward to all summer is finally here, and you’re now ready to make Chestnut Residence your home. Moving can be a stressful process, but it doesn’t have to be! As someone who lived […]

By Kohen McBride | Uncategorized
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Aug
07

Don’t Be afraid to Reach out for Help: Get the Academic support you need!

By: Amelia Eaton While my first year of University was amazing, there was a lot to adjust to as well. From living in Rez to new courses I had never taken before, I sometimes felt a little overwhelmed. Luckily there are many supports at U of T that helped me to have a fun and […]

By Kohen McBride | Uncategorized
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Jul
26

Meet your Chestnut Residence Council

The Chestnut Residence Council (CRC) is a student governing body comprised of Chestnut residents. They are your peers that have been elected into their roles usually by the previous year’s community through a general election. The CRC plans social events for the community such as an annual Semi Formal and athletic intramurals. It also coordinates […]

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Tours

When do you offer tours? During the academic year (mid-September to mid-April) tours are available on Thursdays at 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM Tours include a double room, student lounge areas and other Chestnut facilities. Tour time will take approximately 30 minutes. Please arrive on time and check-in with the Front Desk.   During the summer […]

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CONTACT US

Front Desk (Summer Accommodations and Information)
T: 1 (416) – 977 – 0707 (ext. 0)
E: frontdesk.chestnut@utoronto.ca

Chestnut Catering
E: chestnut.catering@utoronto.ca

Chestnut Residence Life Office
T: 1 (416) – 585 – 3160
E: chestnut.residence@utoronto.ca

POSITIVE SPACE

Chestnut Residence is a Positive Space where we celebrate the diversity of our community which includes LGBTQ students and staff. For more information on our Community Commitment, go to: Diversity Statement

RESIDENCE TOURS FOR STUDENTS

During the academic year (mid-September to mid-April) tours are available on Thursdays at 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM

Tours include a double room, student lounge areas and other Chestnut facilities. Tour time will take approximately 30 minutes. Please arrive on time and check-in with the Front Desk.
 
During the summer months (Thursday, May 16, 2019 to Friday, August 16, 2019) tours of the residence are offered everyday at 2:00 PM.

Tours include a double room, student lounge areas and other Chestnut facilities. Tour time will take approximately 30 minutes. Please arrive on time and check-in with the Front Desk.

REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

 

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