The Innis Residence is a community that places a high value on individual and collective responsibility, on co-operation, on a concern for others, and on creating an atmosphere conducive to learning. Life in the Residence requires a commitment from everyone: the welfare and development of the community are as important as the welfare and development of each student who lives in it. The Residence also places great value on diversity. Residents come from different Faculties at the University, and from different places, and each has a unique background and personal history. This diversity is respected; indeed, it is one of the great values of residence life. Overall, the Innis Residence endeavors to provide an environment where its members may continue to work on academic and personal growth and development.
An Apartment-Style Residence
All bedrooms at the Innis Residence are grouped together into self-contained 4- or 5-bedroom suites. Each suite has 1 ½ or 2 washrooms, a full kitchen, and a furnished living room. There is a thermostat in each suite that controls the suite’s heating/air-conditioning unit. The entire Innis Residence is a smoke-free facility.
The bedrooms are all single, private rooms with their own lock that only their key will open.
What do we provide in each Room and Suite?
|Each SUITE has a kitchen, living room, 2 bathrooms, and storage closet, shared by 4 or 5 people, consisting of:
||Each individual BEDROOM consists of:
People staying in the Residence will have access to a number of convenient facilities. These include:
- laundry rooms (with coin operated washers and dryers)
- an exercise room
- TV rooms equipped with large-screen TVs, cable, and game consoles
- small, quiet study rooms
- student lounges and large study rooms
- a locked bicycle storage room (bicycles and roller blades are not allowed into the Residence).
Note: Use of the common facilities is subject to change and seasonal availability.
You are responsible for cleaning your own bedroom and working with the other members of your suite to keep the common areas of your suite clean. Residents must supply their own bedding, linens, and towels, and are responsible for doing ther own laundry. Common areas of the Residence, including the lobby, are cleaned by our Housekeeping Staff throughout the year.
During the summer, our Housekeeping Staff cleans the common areas of each suite every weekly. This includes the suite’s bathrooms, kitchen, and hallways. The Housekeeping Staff will not clean individual bedrooms, nor will they do dishes or remove garbage. You are responsible for cleaning your own bedroom and working with the other members of your suite in keeping the common areas of the suite in reasonable condition between visits by our Housekeeping Staff.
Safety and Security
All efforts are made to ensure the safety and security of everyone staying at the Residence. The Residence Front Desk is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and a number of live-in residence staff are available in case of an emergency. The Residence uses a unique key-card system and your key is the only one that will let you into your room. Only people living in the Residence and their signed-in guests can gain access beyond the lobby.
There is a metered underground parking lot beneath the Residence that can be used for move-in, visiting, or for students wishing to park their cars there long-term (long-term parking passes may be purchased from Parking and Transportation Services. There are other parking lots in the area as well as metered parking spaces on St. George and nearby streets.