One University, Three Campuses
The Graduate Department of Chemistry is a tri-campus system conducting exciting research at all three campuses (Mississauga, Scarborough and St. George) across University of Toronto. To explore any of the three campuses, you can register for a campus tour.
- Graduate Student Union
- Graduate Students' Association at Scarborough
- Green Chemistry Initiative
- Women in Chemistry
- UTM's Association of Graduate Students
Housing and Cost of Living
The Housing Centre provides basic information about single student residence, student family housing, summer housing, and off-campus housing. Incoming students who have yet to obtain a UTORID are able to access listings by enabling a JOINid. The site is a good resource for off-campus housing tips and provides a tool for roommate finder. For additional information, UTM and UTSC have their own respective websites.
Housing costs depend on the type of accommodation (eg. bachelor, shared-room) and location. A guide to the living and studying costs can be found at Student Life. You may also check some of our students' budgets.
Estimates for Basic Living Expenses:
Public Transit (TTC) $279
Phone & Internet $192.63
The University provides facilities for medical care on all three campuses. The Health & Wellness Centre has health care providers who provide medical, nursing, counselling, health promotion, and education services. Centres available at UTSC and UTM.
Student Life Division
Learning isn't limited to lectures, libraries and laboratories. The role of Student Life is to facilitate your learning and development through active engagement with the campus community. Programs are dedicated to connecting students to opportunities for co-curricular engagement and learning, to developing student leadership, and building an inclusive and vibrant community on campus. The comprehensive website includes information on Accessibility Services. Offices are available at UTSC and UTM.
Centre for International Experience
The Centre for International Experience's website provides information about banking, customs regulations, health insurance, student services and much more. Be sure to refer to Preparing for Arrival for pre-arrival and post-arrival information.
Sexual and Gender Diversity Office
The SGD office is able to connect students to the many groups, clubs, organizations and unions across all three UofT campuses that have a strong focus on sexual and gender diversity.
Family Care Office and Family Housing
The Family Care Office provides confidential guidance, resources, referrals, educational programming and advocacy for the University of Toronto community and their families.
University Family Housing offers apartments for student families in the heart of downtown Toronto.
Why Live in Toronto?
- Home to a diverse population and known as the city of neighbourhoods: Chinatown, Little Italy, Little Portugal, Greektown, Kensington Market, and many more.
- Rated #4 as the most liveable city in the world by The Economist.
- The climate is classified as 'humid, continental' and can range from 35C in the summer to as low as -20C in the winter.
- Serviced by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) – North America’s third largest public transit system with connecting rail and bus systems. The University's Students' Union sells monthly TTC Metropass, which provide unlimited travel for the duration of the month, at a reduced price to students and staff. The University also operates a shuttle bus between St. George and Mississauga Campuses. Mississauga Transit provides bus service for travel within Mississauga.
- Well-known for its healthy arts scene, numerous sporting events, all year festivals, a vibrant nightlife, and restaurants, bistros and eateries featuring cuisine from just about any nationality one could think of. Below are useful links to learn more about Toronto and keep up with the current events: