ResLife Blog

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 2018-19 Chestnut Residence Council

The Chestnut Residence Council: The Chestnut Residence Council is a student governing body that plans social, athletic, and community events and organizes: The annual Chestnut semi-formal Coffee houses and open mike nights Fundraising activities The purchase equipment including the PS4, music instruments, board games etc. Intramural sports tournaments and much more! The Council is composed […]

By Kohen McBride | Uncategorized
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Jul
24

Make Your Mark: Get Involved!

By: Amelia Eaton Although four years may appear to be a long time, each year of university will go by faster than you can imagine. At U of T, there are hundreds of ways to get involved while you’re here and make an impact after you leave. A great way to start is the Clubs […]

By Kohen McBride | Summer Blog
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Jul
10

Where is Chestnut and why is it so great?

By: Amelia Eaton These are among the many questions I had when I found out I was going to be living at Chestnut Residence over a year ago. I was excited to be heading to University, to be living in downtown Toronto, and for the independence that would come from living on my own. But […]

By Kohen McBride | Summer Blog
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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 1:30 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 (Monday, […]

By Kohen McBride | Uncategorized
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Orientation Week Review

by Ujwal Ganguly, Chestnut Residence Tour Guide Having had the privilege of living in Chestnut residence for all four years of my undergraduate career, I have become well versed with the move-in process. Since move-in times are dependent on the slot you’re given, I would recommend arriving as early as possible within that timeframe, as […]

By nordonez | Summer Blog
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Move in tips and tricks!

by Aditi Malhotra, Chestnut Summer Tour Guide I know each and every one of you are excited to move in, so here are a few tips and tricks to help make the process simpler –For a basic list of what to bring and an idea of what your room would consist of, please look at […]

By nordonez | Summer Blog
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Jul
27

The importance of getting involved

by Ian Gebhart Getting involved in activities can be one of the most rewarding parts of your university experience. I always had a good time during my first two years as a student here, but I didn’t really get involved in much until the summer after my second year. I started working as a tour […]

By nordonez | Summer Blog
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Jul
06

The Year Ahead

By: Miguel Teran Benalcazar Congratulations! You’ve made it to university, one of the most exciting stages in a student’s life. Now, you should ask yourself, what can I do next? How can I make the most out of this experience? I’ll give you a brief overview of what you can expect this year. School School […]

By Savannah Sloat | Summer Blog
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Contact Us

Chestnut Residence & Conference Centre

89 Chestnut Street
Toronto, ON
M5G 1R1

Front Desk (summer business):

416.977.0707 (Ext. 0)

frontdesk.chestnut@utoronto.ca

Residence Life Office (students):
416.585.3160
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 1:30 PM.

During the summer months (Monday, May 7th to Friday, August 17th) tours of the residence are offered everyday at 11:00 AM and 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. No registration is necessary.

 

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