University Of Toronto In Scarborough, Ontario | Unique Venues
University of Toronto Scarborough

University of Toronto Scarborough

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Youth Retreat/Camps

About

Situated along the picturesque Highland Creek Valley, U of T in Scarborough, Ontario is a popular destination for local and international gatherings. Our Conference Services provides a variety of offerings to the general public including conference and event planning, summer accommodation, food services and meeting rooms designed to suit your various needs. In addition to leading research and unique programs, our Scarborough event venue offers a range of community resources. Guests are welcome to explore our 300 acres of lush parkland and hiking trails, contemporary art gallery, cultural events, and the rich history and beauty of our local Ontario community. The friendly Conference Services staff are always willing to assist you in planning, organizing and executing a very successful Scarborough, Ontario event.

View the additional details below to learn some more of the attributes that make the University of Toronto the premier Scarborough, Ontario event venue for everything from corporate events to wedding receptions.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 2000 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 80
  • Largest Theatre Style: 500
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 500
  • Largest Arena Seating: 1500
  • Largest Seated Reception: 800
  • Largest Standing Reception: 2000
Room AC227
This room is located in the Academic Resource Centre and can accommodate up to 60 people at tables.
  • 60 Classroom Style
Meeting Place
This meeting room is located in the BV-Bladen Wing, is accessible and accommodates up to 500.
  • 500 Classroom Style
Ralph Campbell Lounge
This space is located in the Academic Resource Centre and can accommodate up to 80 people, classroom style.
  • 80 Classroom Style
Lecture Theatre
The Lecture Theatre AA112 is located in the Arts & Administration Building and accommodates up to 300 people.
  • 300 Theatre Style
Science Wing Rooms
The Science Wing offers 4 tiered classrooms, all accessible.
  • 175 Classroom Style
Miller Lash House
Miller Lash House is available for corporate meetings, retreats, social or special events and weddings. The venue can accommodate up to 300 guests for a cocktail reception in an outdoor 40' x 80' tent.
  • 220 Banquet Style
Bladen Wing
The Bladen Wing offers 7 meeting spaces that accommodate up to 80 people.
  • 80 Classroom Style
Humanities Wing
The Humanities Wing offers 6 meeting rooms accommodating up to 207 people.
  • 207 Classroom Style
Science Research Building
This building featues a lecture theatre accommodating up to 234 people.
  • 234 Theatre Style

Food & Beverage Options

Food Services
We know that there are more dining options than ever before along with changing food trends that are important to our community. With this in mind, UTSC Food Services aims to offer customer-oriented eateries featuring broad and varied menu choices that are high in quality, cost-conscious, conveniently available and representative of current food trends.

The food and beverage options available at University of Toronto Scarborough are a combination of independent and institutional foodservice providers, overseen by the Business Development division, Food Partnerships as well as foodservice providers overseen by the Scarborough Campus Students' Union (SCSU).

Catering options

Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 350
Townhouses
There are two layouts of townhouses which accommodate 4 or 6 people.

Our 4-person townhouses consist of 4 individual (single) bedrooms on the upper floor, each furnished with a twin bed, closet, chest of drawers, desk and chair. There is also a bathroom on the upper floor. On the main floor, there is a living room, kitchen and dining area.

Our 6-person townhouses consist of 4 or 6 bedrooms, with single or double occupancy. Each room is furnished with a twin bed, closet, chest of drawers, desk and chair. (There are two of each in the shared rooms). The townhouse also includes 2 washrooms and a shower room. There is a living room, kitchen and dining area on the main floor.

What's included?
  • Bed linens are provided, however towel service is optional.
  • Kitchen inventory can be supplied at an additional cost.
  • Some of the townhouses are air-conditioned; electric fans can be arranged also.
  • For internet access, guests may obtain a wireless guest account and password at the Front Desk to use in the Residence Centre.
  • There are laundry facilities located at Birch and Grey pine for the townhouses. Guests will require a laundry card from the Front Desk staff (charges apply).
  • Parking is free for those residing on campus; additional guests/vehicles will be asked to pay for parking. For more information on parking please visit our parking website.
Apartments

Our apartment-style residence (Joan Foley Hall) consists of 4 individual bedrooms, each comfortably furnished with a twin bed, closet, chest of drawers, desk with shelves and chair. There are two full bathrooms, a living room, kitchen and dining area in each apartment.

What's included?

  • Bed linens are provided, however towel service is optional.
  • Kitchen inventory can be supplied at an additional cost.
  • The apartments are air-conditioned.
  • The apartments have internet capability, however guests will require an Ethernet cable from the Front Desk (additional charges may apply). Guests may also obtain a wireless guest account and password at the Front Desk to use the internet in the Residence Centre.
  • There are laundry facilities located opposite the common room on each floor in Joan Foley Hall, and in Birch and Grey Pine for guests in the townhouses. Guests will require a laundry card from the Front Desk staff (charges apply).
  • Parking is free for those residing on campus; additional guests/vehicles will be asked to pay for parking.

Featured Amenities

  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Fitness Center Fitness Center
  • In-House Catering
  • Linens
  • Near Public Transit
  • Outdoor Space
  • Paid Parking
  • Running Trails
  • Sports Facilities
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

 
1265 Military Trail,
PO 102-117,
Scarborough, Ontario M1C 1A4

Transportation

  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • TaxiTaxi
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Pearson International - 40 minutes

Parking

  • Onsite Parking: Yes
  • Car Charging Stations: No

Nearby Cities

Toronto (Downtown) – 20

Things to Know

Catering

  • Must Use In-house Catering: Yes
  • External Catering Allowed: No
  • Can Bring in Own Food: no
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes

Technology

All meeting and event rooms have internet connectivity.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Microphones
    • Sound System

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Eco Friendly: Yes

Services

Printing Services
Conference Services has an on-campus printing service that can produce posters, signage, brochures, graphic design services and more.
Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
During your stay with us, guests may use our Athletics & Recreation facilities. Simply ask for a Conference Services Recreation Pass at the Front Desk to gain access to the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre. (Guests must be 18 years of age or older).
Conference & Event Planning
Our Conference Services Staff are here to help you through the process of planning your event by liaising with all University of Toronto Scarborough departments to give you a successful and memorable conference. Simply let us know, as far in advance as possible, your requirements (potential numbers, space and dining needs, the objective and nature of the program, etc.) your wishes (special receptions, outdoor barbecues, unusual dining times, entertainment), and the constraints (budget, time schedule).
Audio Visual Services
Audio-visual service available at an additional cost
Wireless Internet
Wireless internet access available for participants at an additional cost