Building and Office Hours

Building Hours

Monday to Friday

All main doors of the building are open and students may enter through the main entrance on St. Patrick Street or by the back entrance from McCaul Street via the patio until 1700 hours.


On Saturdays, only the main door on St. Patrick Street is open. Entrance to and exit from the building via the front door is under the control of the receptionist.


Students may enter the building from 0700 to 2200 hours daily using their student ID cards. Please be prepared to show your identification card to Security staff upon request. The building is closed to students at all other times.

For specific departmental hours please visit our Departments Page.

Office Hours

Main Switchboard/Reception: 

Monday to Friday – 0730 to 2130 hours
Saturday – 0800 – 1700

Registrar’s Office: 

Monday to Friday – 0830 to 1630 hours

The Michener Institute is closed Sundays, statutory holidays and during Christmas break.

Emergency Closure & Cancellations

In the event of an emergency requiring the official closing of Michener (including severe weather conditions), Michener will broadcast notice of the closing, starting at 6:00 am on:

  • CFRB 1010, CFTR 680 News, Mix 99.9FM, CBC Radio 99.1FM, CityTV and CablePulse 24
  • Notice of the closing will also be recorded on 416-596-3101


  • The Michener Institute is a smoke-free building.
  • The use of latex gloves and balloons is prohibited at The Michener Institute.