Seneca Polytechnic



With 300+ programs and 500+ career options, Seneca has many ways for you to pursue your goals. Whether you're preparing for a career or further educations, we can help you achieve it. Our range of credentials and flexible learning options allow you to choose your own path of study and learn in a way that works for you.

Seneca offers a high quality programs at the degree, diploma, certificate and graduate certificate levels. We also offer a range of transfer options that let you use your credits to transfer info another program at Seneca or pursue further education at one of our partner institutions.

Areas of Expertise

Our career-focused programs integrate hands-on learning inside and outside the classroom. You'll work on real projects in advanced labs as well as acquire practical skills and valuable connections. When it comes to graduating job-ready. You'll have the specialized skills and experience that employers want.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:1,346 bedsLowest: $7,380Highest: $7,380

Living in residence makes the transition to being on your own easy, convenient and fun. Seneca residences at the Newnham and King campuses are composed of suite-style units containing two private bedrooms, a bathroom and ensuite kitchenette with a fridge and microwave. Each bedroom has a double bed, desk, chair, closet and dresser, as well as cable TV, Internet access and a phone line.

Students also have access to group study lounges, common kitchen, laundry rooms, and social lounges for games, movies and other social activities. Residence buildings are safe as they are equipped a front desk, 24-hour video security, and controlled swipe card access. Visit for more.

Off Campus Housing

Seneca's partnership with Places4Students Inc. provides an online collection of affordable off-campus housing opportunities. The Places4Students website provides a large real-time database of student housing vacancies near Seneca with photos, contact information and property features. See for more.

Incoming Students

Orientation at Seneca has been designed with you in mind, from helping you sort out your timetable to finding your classes and to introducing you to the many services we have available, our team of faculty, staff and student volunteers are here to support you from the moment you first arrive on campus.

Career Planning

Go from learning to working with the expert help from our Career Services team. Our career co-ordinators are certified resumé strategists with Career Professionals of Canada. These professional consultants will help you achieve your career goals with services such as resume techniques, job fairs, and employer recruitment events, mock interviews and SenecaWorks, a job bank for students.


Seneca has a long and proud tradition of sporting excellence as the most decorated athletic program in the history of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association. From varsity teams to intramural sports to great campus recreation and facilities, Seneca offers many ways for you to stay active and healthy or to just have fun.


Campus recreation provides an open gym, and pleasure skating and shinny hockey at the Newnham Campus rink. There are also clubs, classes, intramural leagues and tournaments, and intercampus tournaments and extramural tournaments. For competitive sports, try out for Seneca Sting Varsity Teams, which compete provincially. Teams include badminton, basketball (men's and women's), cross country running, curling, women's fastball, indoor soccer (men's and women's), rugby, skiing, soccer (men's and women's), and volleyball (men's and women's).


Join one of our clubs or associations (or start one of your own) and reap the benefits. Meet people with similar interested, network, build relationships and develop your leadership skills.

Information Technology

Seneca's ITS Service Desk provides you with technical support for the online Student Centre, My.Seneca, software, email services, printing, audio-visual equipment and many other services.

Each campus offers Wi-Fi access and has a Computing Commons (open access computing facility) where you'll find computers equipped with a full range of software and Internet services. You can also get technical support, print, scan and work on individual or group assignments here. We support you in your studies with leading-edge and accessible information technology resources and services. As a new student, we can help you set up your student account and wireless connections. Technical support is available 24/7. We also offer 72-hour laptop rentals from Friday to Monday.


Senecentre (pub, meeting rooms, deli, etc.) and Student Life Centre.

Special Services

Counselling and Accessibility Services offer support for current students trying to manage the complexities of postsecondary life. Our services can help you fulfill your personal and academic potential through individual and/or group supports.

International Involvement

International Student Services is a resource for student supports at Seneca for international students. If you're an international student, we can provide you with program information and details on how to apply and offer specialized support including airport pick up. Our certified immigration practitioner can help with visa, study and work permits.

Interested in travelling the world while obtaining credits at Seneca? Student Exchange programs are formal agreements between Seneca and partner institutes that allow you to study abroad and earn credits towards your Seneca credential. We also offer a Mobile Intensive Learning Experience (MILE) where students have an opportunity to study and travel while earning credits towards their academic credential during study breaks.

Campus Tour

A campus tour is a great way to explore Seneca. Check out the labs, equipment and facilities and experience student life before your program starts. Book a campus tour:

Can't make it to campus? Take a virtual look inside our campuses with Google 360 Tours. Take a virtual tour:

Join us for online presentations about Seneca. These online sessions are offered regularly throughout the year. They're an easy and convenient way to learn more about our programs, campuses, financial aid, student supports and more. View the webinar schedule:


Other facilities and services include alumni services, bookstores, career services, college bus services, parking (daily fee), food services, health services, help centres for math and English, legal aid, and lockers (rental fee per semester).

There are nearly 3,500 international (visa) students from more than 111 countries enrolled in Seneca's regular programs or studying English in the College's English Language Institute.

Modified on April 21, 2023