Innis Residence located at 111 St. George St., is the only housing accommodation provided by Innis College. It is centrally located to a wide variety of services such as public transport, Robarts Library, coffee shops, restaurants and grocery stores. The Residence can house over 300 students at full capacity, however, due to COVID-19, restrictions may be put in place to reduce this number to abide by social distancing practices. It is home to students from all years of study, backgrounds, and faculties creating a safe space conductive to learning, personal growth and development.
Uniquely, the Residence intentionally rooms first year students with upper year student mentors for additional support in a tough transition for incoming students. Furthermore, each floor houses at least one Residence Don who is hired to provide 1:1 support and facilitate floor bonding and programming throughout the year. Each floor represents a different house; First, Devonshire, Taddle Creek, Vladimir, North and Ajax, that compete to win the annual House Cup hosted by the Innis Residence Council (IRC). Overall, the Innis Residence building provides a safe and productive atmosphere to allow students to succeed socially and academically.
The Innis Residence offers 24-hour front desk support that can be accessed for almost all needs. They can be contacted for medical needs, maintenance needs, general information etc... A Residence Don or support staff are on call 24-hours as well for additional support and higher-level problem solving. They are all CPR and standard first aid trained.
Some amenities offered by the Residence are a gym, music room with a grand piano, several common and study rooms, as well as movie and game rooms. For a full list of amenities please view the Innis Residence website.
Living on Residence
All residents live in private, single bedrooms within a shared, air-conditioned suite. Each suite includes 4-5 private bedrooms, a full kitchen (including a refrigerator, microwave, and stove), a furnished living room, and 1½ or 2 private washrooms.
All windows in the suite and bedrooms include blinds. Each bedroom is carpeted and comes with a twin bed (mattress included), a desk with shelves, a desk chair, and ample closet and storage space.