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Glendon Move-in Information

COVID-19 Related Resources and Updates

With in-person learning expected on campus this term, the University is getting ready to welcome you back safely. Visit the Better Together website for resources, updates and important information about York's current status and plans.

Housing & Conference Services looks forward to welcoming you to residence. Please visit the Housing Updates website to learn more about how we're keeping our residence community safe!

Welcome Home! Bienvenue chez vous! 

We look forward to welcoming you to the safe and exciting residence community at York University’s Glendon Campus. Despite current events, living in residence is an incredible opportunity and we hope that residence becomes your home away from home for the next few months.

As the Winter Term is just around the corner, we would like to remind you that the Housing & Conference Services and Residence Life teams are here to assist your transition into campus life and to connect you with the campus resources to help you succeed. Please find important information pertaining to your residence experience below.  

Before you arrive, there are a few important details we would like you to note to ensure you are move-in ready. Please read the following information carefully and if you have any questions or concerns before you arrive to campus, contact us by phone at 416-487-6844 or emailing You can also review our Frequently Asked Questions.

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As a return to York University’s campuses is planned for this fall, the health and safety of the community continues to be top priority. With COVID-19 vaccines expected to be widely available over the summer months, members of the York community will be eligible to receive their first and second doses.

Vaccines play an important role in protecting people and those around them and, as such, York University is requiring all students living in residence for the 2021-22 academic year to be vaccinated.

Learn more.

Move-In Steps

Step 1: Schedule your move-in date

To allow for proper physical distancing during move-in, you will need to book a move-in appointment. We ask that you limit the number of helpers to two (2) persons when moving-in.

Students arriving to York University from outside of Canada should consult the Government of Canada's website for latest travel restrictions and requirements. York International continues to provide updates and support for International Students.

Important Information:

Students who have a confirmed room booking for Winter 2021 received an email from Housing & Conference Services with a link to a unique booking website. Please ensure you have added as a recognized sender.

Residences will re-open and move-in appointments will begin January 7th. If you require support with your arrival, please contact

Step 2: Planning for your move-in day

Things to Bring – check out our list of things to bring (and not bring!) to ensure that you have everything you need for the upcoming year. 

Residence Linens – purchase stylish bedroom, bathroom and kitchen items, at great student-friendly pricing. Take advantage of free shipping and delivery straight to your residence. Residence Linens has a variety of items that will turn your room into your second home! Order your items online at Residence Linens

Coldex Fridge Rentals – enjoy the convenience of your own fridge in residence! Coldex will deliver your fridge before you move in and pick up your fridge after you leave. Order your fridge rental online at Coldex. Note: community fridges are not available in traditional style residences. It is strongly recommended that you bring or rent a mini-fridge.   

Contents Insurance – we strongly recommend you purchase contents insurance for your personal belongings before moving in. The University does not take responsibility for any personal items that are lost or damaged in residence due to theft, fire, floods or other incidents beyond our control. 

About your residence – For information about your residence, including what is provided in your room, please visit our residence information page.  

Step 3: Moving into Residence

You will receive an email with confirmation of your move-in appointment once you have submitted your appointment request. It is important to note that you are only eligible to move into your residence during the pre-approved appointment. Early or late arrivals cannot be accommodated.

Arriving to campus: Upon arrival to campus, please follow the directions provided in your move-in email. A member of our team will meet you to provide you with your key. Please be prepared to show your YUCard or government issued ID. Once your ID has been verified, you will receive your welcome package which will include your residence access card and room keys. Next, you will proceed to your residence.

Arriving at your residence: Upon arrival at your residence, please unload your vehicle at your designated residence entrance. Mouth and nose coverings must always be worn, except when you are in your residence room. A maximum of two persons may help with your move. Additional guests must remain outside of the residence.

Late arrivals: If you are unable to make your move-in appointment, please contact Glendon Housing Services ( as soon as possible. Any incoming resident who does not check into their room by the first day of classes, and has not notified Glendon Housing Services by email, will lose their room reservation and will incur a no-show fee of $500.00 to their student account.

Welcome to Glendon Residence!

A member of our Residence Life team will connect with you after move-in to welcoming you to Residence at Glendon!

Undergraduate Residence Handbook

By signing your Residence Occupancy Agreement, you agree to abide by the Residence Community Standards, Policies and Procedures, and all other regulations in the Residence Handbook. The Handbook contains valuable information pertaining to living in residence from safety procedures to submitting a work order. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with all the contents of the Handbook.