Am I guaranteed a place in residence if I submit an application and deposit?

Applications are processed on a first-come first served basis. Once you have been guaranteed a room in residence, you will receive a confirmation email. An acceptance package with room assignment, contract and student handbook is sent out early August.

How long is the application review process?

The application reviewal takes up to 5 - 7 business days once we have received a full application package.

What documents do i need to submit to apply for the residence?

Applicants must submit a room deposit, two reference letters (employer, teacher, professor, clergy, coach, etc.) and a completed application form.

What happens if I don’t receive an offer for residence?

If St. Vladimir cannot accommodate you, you will be notified and your deposit will be returned.

How do I pay my fees?

Invoices will be issued for each of the two residence fee installments. Payment is by cheque or cash. Debit and credit cards are not accepted.

Are there any laundry facilities? 

Each floor is equipped with a coin operated washer and dryer. 

Are the rooms equipped with Internet?

Wired internet is included with each room. Each room has outlets for a landline telephone and cable TV. If you want to activate these services you will need to contact the supplier directly (e.g., Bell or Rogers) Wi-Fi internet is available in the cafeteria and main floor of SVI. We also have WIFI on each residence floor.


Is there a meal plan? 

Yes. The meal plan is mandatory for St. Vladimir residents. If you have special dietary concerns, be sure to contact the residence office to see if you can be accommodated.

What should I bring with me to residence? 

Generally, less is more! Bring clothes, towels, toiletries, bed linen, mattress cover, bed sheets, laundry detergent, iron (ironing board supplied) and any items to personalize your room. 

Electrical appliances such as kettles, toasters are not permitted in the rooms. Each floor has a shared fridge.
You are permitted to have a small fridge in your room. 

Furniture is provided and we do not give residents permission to remove existing furniture and replace it with their own. 

Do I need to purchase insurance for my personal belongings? 

St. Vladimir assumes no responsibility for any property that is stolen or lost. We advise residents to obtain insurance coverage for their property independently or through family policy riders. 

Can I bring my bicycle?  

Although limited, storage space is available. Bikes must be stored and locked in the designated area. Bikes are not allowed in students rooms.

Can I bring a pet with me?  

Pets of any kind are not permitted in residence. 

What is the policy on visitors? 

In order to reduce late night noise and disruptions, St. Vladimir enforces visiting hours. Visitors are welcome but are required to vacate the residence by 9:00 pm Sundays – Thursdays and 11:30 pm Fridays and Saturdays. Visitors are not permitted in residence without their host present. Residents are responsible for the conduct of their guests