Live On Campus

If you choose to live on campus you are steps from classrooms, libraries, and athletics facilities.


Students in a residence's roomLiving on campus is a fun and enriching experience. You can live in one of the dormitories on the York University campus, within walking distance of classrooms, gym facilities, on-campus restaurants, student centres, libraries, and computer labs – everything right outside your door. The York University Security Control Centre is open 24 hours a day / 365 days a year to keep you safe, and houses a dispatch centre, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), alarm monitoring equipment, and a first aid station.


  • Long distance telephone calls can be made with the purchase of a phone card.
  • Residence includes laundry facilities, as well as communal kitchens. Cooking is not permitted, but students can rent small fridges for their rooms.
  • Residence is a smoke-free environment, and smoking is not allowed indoors, as per Ontario law.


The York University campus is a vibrant, self-contained community with much to offer, and many things to do. Check out our facilities.


Student living in one of the dormitories on the York University campusYork University Residence includes:

  • Communal bathrooms on each floor
  • Female-only sections
  • Laundry facilities
  • Common room, including a microwave, cable television,
    a communal fridge, and multiple chairs and sofas

A residence room includes:

  • A single bed, with a set of bed sheets
  • A dresser, with a towel
  • A desk, a chair, and a reading lamp
  • A telephone and Internet jack

Residences - York University campus