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Commuter Hostel

Have an early class, a weekend exam or a late-night project? Ryerson's Commuter Hostel offers commuter students a short-term accommodation on-campus in support of their academic success.

Commuter Hostel is open during September to April.

We are now fully booked for the rest of term, and Commuter Hostel will be closed for the summer.

We will open a new form on Monday August 19th at 10am for all Fall 2019 booking requests. Please note, they are first-come first-serve. 



  • The booking request form is now closed for the summer.
  • We will open a new booking form on Monday August 19th at 10am for Fall 2019 requests. Please note any requests prior to 10am will not be accepted, and we operate on a first-come first-serve basis and we do not hold rooms.
  • Commuter Hostel runs September 2 to December 14, closes for Winter Break, reopens January 5 to April 25, and closes for Spring/Summer.
  • Dates fill up quickly. You can choose to be added to the waitlist using the same booking form at the bottom of this page. 



  • Booking request form is at the bottom of this page.
    • Please read over all policies and information listed here prior to submitting a booking request. 
  • Booking requests are not confirmed bookings
  • If a night is listed as fully booked, we will only email if a room becomes available.
  • For nights listed as available, we process requests and send replies at least 2 weeks before the intended arrival date; accepted bookings are emailed a confirmation number to show at check-in. 
  • Commuter Hostel is open to current Ryerson students, staff, and faculty only.   
  • All guests must be familiar with and agree to abide by our Community Standards and the policies outlined in our Contract.
  • All guests must check-in with their OneCard or government-issue photo ID.
  • Booking requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of intended check-in date.
  • Saturday, Sunday and Monday night booking requests must be made by 3pm of the previous Thursday.  
  • Guests can stay a maximum of 3 nights in a row, 9 nights total in a month.
  • Not a current Ryerson student or looking for a longer stay? Check out temporary or short-term accommodation options near Ryerson.


  • Students: $35/night for single, $45/night for double ($22.50 each), payment made via RAMSS. No taxes.  
    • Both guests in double room must be current Ryerson students; $45 room charge will be split and charged to both students' accounts equally on RAMSS.
  • Staff/faculty: $60+HST/night for single and double, payment made via credit card



  • All guests must be familiar with and agree to abide by our Community Standards and the policies outlined in our Contract as well as on this page. Submitting a booking request indicates that you have read and agree to our policies. Failure to comply can result in eviction, fees, and/or banning from future Commuter Hostel bookings. 
  • Commuter Hostel is located at Ryerson's International Living Learning Residence at 240 Jarvis St. 
  • Check-in between 4pm-midnight; check-out at 11am—at the ILC Service Desk on the ground floor.
  • No early check-in or late check-out.  
  • Guests will receive their key and wristband at check-in. Guests are expected to wear their wristband at all times to access the residence during their stay. Guests must return key and wristband at check-out. 
  • Students staying in Commuter Hostel are not permitted to have visitors. Commuter Hostel student guests found having visitors will be required to leave immediately with their visitor and will be banned from making future Commuter Hostel bookings. 



  • Rooms include: a double-bed with linens, pull-out sofa, en-suite bathroom with a shower plus towels and basic toiletries. A hairdryer can be signed-out from the ILC Service Desk. Single rooms and double rooms share the same inventory.
  • Local phone and WiFi available in room. 
  • No parking or luggage storage available. 
  • Doors do not lock behind them; guests must lock door upon entry and exit.
  • If you experience any issues during your stay, please visit the ILC Service Desk or call 7700 from your room phone. 
  • Hungry during your stay? Check out the ILC Mutual St Eatery for cafeteria options (ground floor). 
  • For access to a TV, visit the After 7 Lounge (ground floor). 



  • All bookings must be cancelled in writing to by 4:00pm at least 1 day prior to the scheduled arrival date, otherwise the booking charge will be charged for no-show.
  • All modifications must be made in writing to A booking charge may apply if the modification is requested within 24 hours of scheduled arrival date.



  • Please direct all questions to
  • Phone and email bookings are not accepted. Please book online.  


Booking Request Forms

Online booking requests only.

Before submitting requests:

You must first read over all information above, and be logged into your My Ryerson account to access either form. You may need to use a private browsing window (e.g. Chrome's Incognito mode) if you still cannot access the form. 


  • Students: A new form will be posted here for 19-20 academic year on August 19th, and will begin accepting applications at 10am.  

  • Staff/Faculty: A new form will be posted here for 19-20 academic year on August 19th, and will begin accepting applications at 10am.   (please note the higher rate for staff/faculty)