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About the Physics Department

Physics Building

The University of Toronto has three campuses: the St. George campus (UTSG), the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), about 30 km to the west, and the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), about 30 km to the east.

The Faculty of Arts & Science Department of Physics is located in the McLennan Physical Laboratories at UTSG in downtown Toronto, and all of the Department’s undergraduate programs are offered on the St. George campus.  The McLennan Physical Laboratories is located at the north-east corner of Ursula Frankin Street and Huron Street, and prominently features the sixteen-story Burton Tower. Pedestrian entrance is via St. George, Huron, or Ursula Frankin Streets.

The Physics graduate program is offered on a tri-campus basis through the tri-campus Graduate Department, which includes faculty from all three campuses.  Graduate faculty at UTM are members of the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences (CPS) and graduate faculty at UTSC are members of the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences (DPES).