Vaccination announcement for residence

Do I need to get vaccinated for living on campus?

Do I need to be vaccinated to live on campus?


Yes! Vaccination against COVID-19 will be required for students living in residence at the University of Toronto during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Beginning this fall, the regulation, which has the agreement of local public health officials in Toronto and Peel Region, will apply to homes on all three campuses. The federated colleges’ residences are included in this category.Additional public health limitations may apply to students in residence who have not gotten their first dose within two weeks of moving in. Any student who is unable to be vaccinated due to medical reasons or other reasons recognised by the Ontario Human Rights Code may apply for an exemption.

Students are asked to keep all emails, receipts and records pertaining to their vaccination so that they can confirm their vaccination status. All personal information provided, including information regarding being vaccinated, will be handled in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Students who plan to live in residence will receive further details on how to provide confirmation of vaccination and how to request an exemption in the coming weeks

 U of T will facilitate access to vaccines for students who require first or second doses, and is collaborating with local public health offices and hospitals to host vaccine clinics on U of T’s campuses. The university will also assist international students who participate in its quarantine program in getting vaccinated.

Students in Ontario, including international students, can consult Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccination website for information on how to book a vaccination appointment.


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