Multi-Faith Spaces at the University of Toronto
St. George Campus
- Multi-Faith Centre for Spiritual Study and Practice
- Bahen Centre for Information Technology
- Hart House
- Law Faculty
- Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building
- Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
- Robarts Library
- Sussex Clubhouse
- Victoria College
Located at 569 Spadina Ave.(in the Bancroft Courtyard) the Multi-Faith Centre has five rooms of varying sizes are available for prayer, worship, and other spiritual practices as well as educational events including meetings, conferences, panel discussions, and forums.
Main Activity Hall
- Main Activity Hall (seats 160)
- Meeting Room (seats 10)
- Multi-Purpose Room (seats 25, adjoining kitchen)
- Quiet Room (seats 20)
- Meditation Room (Seats 10)
The Bahen Centre is located on 40 St. George Street. The multi-purpose student space is located beside Megabits Café. It is an open space with tiled floors and large windows. The space can accommodate up to 20-30 people and is usually booked for congregational midday prayers (Dhuhr prayers). Mats are provided. At other times the space may be used for a variety of purposes.
Hart House is located at 7 Hart House Circle The Hart House Multi-Faith space is open to all members for private prayer and meditation, and may also be booked for special functions. A maximum of 30 people can be seated, and the chairs are configurable. Hart House also provides space for Jumu’ah prayers in the Debates Room with the Muslim community on campus every Friday afternoon as well as accommodating a variety of other faith communities on campus every week.
The Faculty of Law offers a Multi-Faith Space in the basement of Falconer Hall room 20. The access code for the room is provided at the reception office.
The Leslie Dan Pharmacy building is located on 144 College Street right next to Queens Park Subway station. The Multi-Faith Spaces are located in the basement in room B220 and B222 and can each accommodate up to 5 people.
The OISE building is on 252 Bloor Street West. The Multi-Faith Space is on the fourth floor in room number 4-409, it is open during regular building hours and can accommodate up to 10-15 people. The room is carpeted and a partition is available.
The Multi-Faith room is located on the 8th Floor of Robarts Library. The room is open for quiet mediation, prayer and other spiritual practices. Study spaces are available in other parts of the library. Food and drink are not permitted in this room.
The Sussex Clubhouse is located on 21 Sussex Ave.(at Huron). The Multi-Faith Space can accommodate approximately 10 people, is carpeted and has no furnishings. When the room is not booked, it is open for individual or small group prayer or meditation.
Space for spiritual practices is open to the University in room EM005, on the lower level of Emmanuel College (directly across the street from the Faculty of Law) on the campus of Victoria College. Hours for Muslim prayer have been specifically reserved for Monday to Friday 12:30pm – 3:00pm & 3:30pm – 8:00pm.