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Off-campus living

The Student Experience Centre provides off-campus living resources and assistance for students, landlords and residents. In addition to a rental listing service, the centre offers advice and general housing information.

Contact us:

For more information, please email ocl@uoit.ca or call 905.721.8668 ext. 6561.

The rental listing website we recommend is Places4Students.com. This website provides a place where students can find rental listings near the university, post a sublet, or find roommates. Landlords can also post their rental unit(s).

The following are links to student apartment buildings available near campus:

Housing Information

  • Tenant Information Learn about the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), Municipal by-laws, information sessions you can attend, and other useful relevant tenant tips provided by the City of Oshawa.

Legal Information and Support

Financial Support Programs

  • Low-income Energy Assistance Program – Families and individuals may qualify for a one-time grant through an application process for help in paying a utility bill.
  • Housing Stability Support Forms – Provided by Housing Help Durham, they can provide financial support for rent, utilities, moving costs and more through an application process.

Storage and Rentals

  • FindStorageFast– Where to find storage solutions near you.
  • RentalCity – For short term furniture, appliances, and electronic rentals.

Canada Homestay Network (CHN) manages Homestay for the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). In partnership with UOIT, CHN provides international students with warm and welcoming homestays so they feel well supported during their program of study in Canada. Visit the CHN UOIT web page to learn more.

 DURHAM REGION TRANSIT (DRT)  

  • Common routes to campus: 310, 401(B&C), 416, 417, 420, 910, 915, and 950.
  • PRESTO & DRT information
  • U-PASS information

GO TRANSIT – Durham College/UOIT Bus Stop Information can be found here.

 GO Bus services to campus:

TORONTO TRANSIT COMMISSION (TTC)

PRESTO CARD

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