Waterfront Campus FAQ

The new Waterfront Campus is a beautiful state-of-the-art facility built specifically for George Brown Health Sciences students. The campus is one of the city’s most architecturally striking places to study, with labs and classrooms overlooking the Toronto harbour. This campus is purpose-built to emphasize an interprofessional team-based education. From an aesthetic point of view, it is equipped with informal learning spaces, rooftop terraces, state-of-the-art labs and a strong connection to the water’s edge to the south and a beautiful park to the east.The campus was designed by Stantec/Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Joint Venture architects.

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Just in case you don’t find the answers to all your questions here, a Welcome Desk will be located in the 1st floor lobby from8:30a.m.-4:30p.mthat can assist with directions and referrals.

  1. Where is the new campus located?
  2. How do I get to the Waterfront Campus by TTC?  
  3. Is there parking?
  4. What food services are available at the Waterfront Campus?
  5. Is there a library and bookstore at the Waterfront Campus?
  6. Where can I find Disability Services/Counseling Services/Career Services/Student Success/Tutoring?
  7. Does the Waterfront Campus have a gym?
  8. Does the Waterfront Campus have wireless access?
  9. Are there any clubs at the Waterfront?
  10. Is there a space for religious practice?
  11. What kinds of study spaces are available?
  12. How do I find out my professor’s office number and phone extension?

Where is the new campus located?

51 Dockside Drive a new road south of Queens Quay, east of Jarvis Street and west of Sherbourne Street.

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How do I get to the Waterfront Campus by TTC?

Take the Bay 6 bus from Union station, the bus stop is located at the corner of Dockside Dr. and the Corus Laneway. Or take the Sherbourne 75 bus from the Sherbourne station (Bloor-Danforth subway line). This existing route has been extended to the new campus to enable easy access for students.

Maps and directions to all of our campuses

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Is there parking?

There are parking lots near the campus and also a couple of municipal parking lots just north of Queen’s Quay East at 2 Church St. and 1A Church St. There is also limited daily pay-and-display parking available in the underground garage of the Waterfront Campus.

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What food services are available at the Waterfront Campus?

There are a variety of food options similar to what is offered in the GBCafé locations at St. James and Casa Loma Campuses with hot, customized and ready-made choices:

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Is there a library and bookstore at the Waterfront Campus?

The Library Learning Commons (LLC) is on the 6th floor. Hours of operation will be 7:30a.m.-8:30p.m. during start-up, 7:30a.m.-10:00p.m. after start-up, and 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m. on weekends. The Campus Bookstore is located on the ground floor (northwest corner).

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Where can I find Disability Services/Counseling Services/Career Services /Student Success/Tutoring/Financial Aid?

  • Counseling and Disability Services: Room 225
  • Career and Student Employment Services: Room 017
  • Student Success: Room 018
  • Tutoring and Learning Centre: Room 538 (inside the LLC, enter through 6th floor)
  • Financial Aid: Room 027

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Does the Waterfront Campus have a gym?

Students are welcome to use the facilities at the St. James campus, at King Street East at George Street. The Waterfront Campus will have lockers and showers for those who exercise by jogging, riding bicycles, etc.

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Does the Waterfront Campus have wireless access?

Yes. Wireless access is available throughout the campus to anyone with a valid and active George Brown identity and password. Wireless connectivity is also available outside the building to at least the boundaries of the George Brown property.

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Are there any clubs at the Waterfront?

Yes. The Student Association, located in Room 033, provides a range of clubs, activities, and services for students.

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Is there a space for religious practice?

Yes. A multi-faith reflection room is located in Room 029.

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What kinds of study spaces are available?

The LLC has individual and collaborative study facilities. There is also several study spaces throughout the building including the open-concept learning landscapes.

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How do I find out my professor’s office number and phone extension?

Refer to your course outlines and/or the Staff and Faculty Directory