Oshawa campus interactive map – accessible version


Housing innovative laboratories and classrooms, the A-Wing was established in the early 1970s and sits in the heart of the 265,000-square-foot Gordon Willey building, which is named after Durham College’s first president.

It is home to the college’s unique dental labs, the Office of the President, Continuing Education, the Campus Bookstore, Central scheduling (A160), the E-Lab, Media Services, a community boardroom and the Print Shop.



Established in the early 1970s, the B-Wing is part of the 265,000-square-foot Gordon Willey building and provides students with a variety of food options such as the Marketplace food court and Tim Hortons as well as state-of-the-art classrooms.

A hub of activity, the B-Wing also provides students with access to an innovative video studio featuring a green screen as well as animation and drawing studios.

The Campus Test Centre, located in Room B291, provides proctored final exams for continuing education students who are completing their studies online.

Reception, campus security, a lost and found and Parking Services are also conveniently located in the main lobby of the B-Wing.


Campus baseball diamond

Durham Fields, the college’s baseball complex, provides a home-field advantage for the Durham Lords’ women’s fastball and men’s baseball teams.

Featuring a regulation-size field, bleachers, outfield scoreboard and announcer’s booth, the complex has seen its fair share of success since opening in 1977. The women’s softball program has won 17 Ontario College Athletic Association championships since its introduction as a varsity sport in 1981.



The C-Wing, which offers students a number of classrooms and laboratories, was established in the early 1970s as part of the 265,000-square-foot Gordon Willey building.

Home to a renovated 162-seat lecture theatre, the C-Wing provides access to a photography development area and offices for the schools of Business, IT & Management; Interdisciplinary Studies; and Media, Art & Design.


Campus Health Centre

The Campus Health Centre is pleased to offer a variety of services for you to choose from.

All services are confidential and comprehensive. Our team consists of physicians, nurses, chiropractors, massage therapists, mental health professionals, administrative staff and nutritionist working together to assist you in managing your healthy lifestyle.


Campus Corners

Located at the southeast corner of Conlin Road and Simcoe Street, Campus Corners was built in summer 2008.

The building serves as office space for the college’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs; Central Scheduling; Communications and Marketing; Finance and Administration; Information Technology Services – Administrative Computing; Human Resources; Facilities and Ancillary Services; Payroll; and Purchasing departments.


Campus Ice Centre

Thanks in part to a partnership with the City of Oshawa, the Campus Ice Centre opened in 2005 and offers a spectacular skating and meeting facility for students, employees and the community.

Featuring two NHL-sized ice pads with seating for 500 and 200 people, the centre also houses 10 change rooms, a sports retail outlet, offices, a community room, a snack bar and catering services. It was built to accommodate more than 600,000 users each year.

A full-service restaurant, Shagwells on the Ridge, overlooks both ice pads and offers televisions that broadcast major sports events throughout the year.


Campus Tennis Centre

The Campus Tennis Centre opened in late 2003, offering year-round play on six Har-Tru clay courts. This state-of-the-art facility also features a clubhouse with a pro shop and change room facilities with showers.

Each spring the centre’s dome is removed, allowing for outdoor play throughout the summer months including a full set of lights at night. The centre serves students and employees as well as athletes and residents from across Durham Region.

Home to the Oshawa Tennis Club, it has a reputation for being an excellent tournament facility and attracting top-rated players and teams.


Campus soccer field

Vaso’s Field, the college’s soccer field, is nestled between the campus tennis and ice centres.

It is named in honour of Vaso Vujanovic, a legendary soccer coach, who coached the Durham Lords’ men’s soccer team for 17 years before taking on the women’s team for 10 seasons. Vaso led both teams to multiple provincial championships and helped the women’s team win a national bronze medal in 2007.

In addition to acting as home field for Durham College’s varsity soccer program, Vaso’s Field also hosts the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) men’s soccer team, which officially entered Ontario University Athletics play in 2010 with Vujanovic as its head coach.


Code Blue Stations

Code Blue Stations are nine-foot red poles with blue lights on top that have instant contact with Campus Security. Once the button is pressed, the call instantly goes to the security desk.

Campus Security will dispatch a guard to your location and monitor the area with cameras. If required, emergency services will be dispatched.



The D-Wing, established in the early 1970s, is located in the 265,000-square-foot Gordon Willey building and houses classrooms, staff offices and Information Technology Services.



Prior to the opening of the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre in June 2007, the F-Wing was the athletic hub of the college. It still houses the college’s original 13,500-square-foot double gymnasium where the Durham Lords’ varsity basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer programs continue to host numerous games and tournaments.

With bleachers to hold 1,000 spectators, it also features two squash courts and the Durham Lords Sports Wall of Fame. The F-Wing is also houses offices for the School of Justice & Emergency Services.



The 90,000-square-foot Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre (CRWC) opened in June 2007.

It offers a 28,000-square-foot triple gymnasium with areas for volleyball, basketball and badminton; the Flex, a 10,000-square-foot fitness centre; and an outstanding Campus Health Centre.

Durham College’s athletic facilities welcome more than 10,000 users a month. Students, employees and community residents all utilize the variety of fitness and recreational opportunities provided by the college.



Established in the early 1970s, the H-Wing is part of the 265,000-square-foot Gordon Willey building and offers an innovative learning environment.

The 8,000-square-foot Integrated Manufacturing Centre is an educational facility shared by Durham College and University of Ontario Institute of Technology students and manufacturers from the Durham Region in key high-tech areas. This includes automation, manufacturing and applied research.

This wing also features rapid prototyping and computer-aided labs and houses offices for the School of Science & Engineering Technology, the Office of the Vice-President, Academic and the Office of Research Services, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.



The 11,000-squre-foot I-Wing was established in 1996 as part of the 265,000-square-foot Gordon Willey building.

It provides students with access to classrooms and lecture theatres and features the Galleria, a large open area for hosting special campus events. In addition, it offers work and social spaces to students.



The J-Wings are extensions of the Simcoe building. They hold additional classroom space and prayer rooms.


Justice Wing

The 13,000-square-foot Justice Wing, established in 1981, is the core of the college’s justice programs.

It is home to the Police Education and Innovation Centre (PEIC) and houses a conference room and mock courtroom.



Offering a number of classrooms, a lecture theatre and Macintosh computer labs, the 42,000-square-foot L-Wing was established in 1989.

It features the Media Loans office where students can sign out manual, digital and video cameras and print black and white and colour documents of various sizes.

The campus newspaper, The Chronicle, is also produced in this wing.


Campus Library

The award-winning Campus Library offers a warm and inviting space for individual and collaborative learning including a bright, spacious second-floor study hall.

Built in 2004, it was designed to incorporate leading-edge technology and the comfort of a traditional library. Students enjoy 73,000 square feet of learning space over four floors.

The rotunda, which houses a periodicals collection, is the focal point of the library and includes a cozy fire-side reading area and a three-storey glass wall overlooking Polonsky Commons.


Polonsky Commons

Named after Durham College’s third president, Dr. Gary Polonsky, this area acts as a gathering place for students. It features benches, trees and a reflecting pond.

The Polonsky Commons fosters a strong sense of community and features outdoor pathways and meeting places, giving students plenty of opportunity for interaction and shared learning.

Below the commons is a geothermal heating and cooling system that is the largest in Canada and second largest in North America. This Borehole Thermal Energy System is made up of more than 375 thermal wells in a field that is 200-metres (656 feet) deep. Academic buildings are linked to a central plant through an underground tunnel.


Simcoe Village residence

Simcoe Village residence offers 353 rooms with a choice between furnished double rooms that are semi-divided for privacy or furnished suites with two private bedrooms.

Both options include a kitchenette, fridge, microwave, three-piece bath, cable television, Internet access and telephone.

The residence also offers many other amenities to students including controlled access entry, on-site management, security, furnished lounges, tutorial space, on-site laundry, individually controlled air conditioning and heating and many social areas.


South Village residence

South Village residence offers the best of both worlds when it comes to campus living – all the comforts of home combined with a unique campus community experience.

We even guarantee a space in residence for first-year students who meet the deadline for accepting Durham College’s offer of admission and the residence application deadline.

The 208,000-square-foot South Village residence opened in September 2005. It offers students access to a large, modern and comfortable living facility along with the buffet-style South Village Dining Hall and study and recreation areas.


South Wing

High-tech labs and classrooms are located in the 95,000-square-foot South Wing, which was established in 2002.

This wing offers students access to a 200-seat Learning Commons, which features computer workstations and a mobile support desk. It also includes high-tech laboratories including the Interprofessional Centre of Excellence in Simulation and the college’s dental clinic.

The Centre for Academic and Faculty Enrichment (CAFE) is also located in the South Wing as well as offices for the School of Health & Community Services, the Access and Support Centre and the new home of Riot Radio, the college’s on-campus radio station.


Student Centre

This 20,700-square-foot facility offers numerous services to meet the needs of Durham College students while providing a place for them to relax and unwind. The building is home to the Student Association (SA), the Tuck Shop and E.P. Taylor’s, one of the top student pubs in Ontario.


West Village residence

The West Village residence opened in 2008 featuring beautiful apartment-style residence suites.

These spaces are designed for students in their upper years of study and offer numerous amenities such as controlled access, on-site management, security, on-site laundry, individually controlled air conditioning/heating and many social areas.

Three- and six-bedroom units are available and both include five appliances, parking, networked Internet and large bedrooms with spacious closets.


Student Services building

The 35,000-square-foot Student Services building, which opened to students in January 2011, is one of the most comprehensive and all-encompassing student services buildings in the province.

It is home to many of the college’s student service offerings including Career Services; the Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions office; the Financial Aid and Awards office; the International Student office; the Office of the Vice-President, Student Affairs; Strategic Enrolment Services; and Student Academic Learning Services.


Simcoe building

The Simcoe building was one of the first main structures at the college’s Oshawa campus, added a couple of years after Durham College first opened its doors. It houses office space, a cafeteria, the Aboriginal Student Centre, classrooms and administrative staff.


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