Thornton House offers a great balance between academics and a social atmosphere.

Residents: 71 on 4 floors
Mascot: stallion
House colours: red and black


Room features

  • Twin bed (74")
  • Dresser and wardrobe
  • Desk and task chair
  • Mini fridge and microwave
  • Ensuites come with a television and cable
  • High-speed wireless internet is available on our entire campus, and an Ethernet jack is provided in each residence room

Building amenities

  • Community lounge, study space, and multiple community kitchens
  • Laundry facilities (free to use)
  • Overnight parking permits are available at no charge
  • Residence support team includes residence assistants, house executives, social chairs, academic mentors, and live-in residence dons

Room types

Floor plans shown are examples of different room types available in this residence. Actual rooms may vary in dimension and arrangement.

Single private ensuites

Single occupancy bedroom with an attached private bathroom.


Single occupancy bedroom. All-gender private community bathrooms are located on each floor.

For more information, visit room types and costs. 

Got your room assignment? You can also view Thornton House floor plans (pdf) with specific room numbers and locate your residence room!


Thornton House is located at 38 Salem St. on the south side of campus.


  • Wallace McCain Student Centre
  • Overlooking Alumni Field

On our small residential campus, you'll only be a short walk away from any class or activity no matter what residence you live in!