Nostalgic for Innis? You’re not the only one. If you’re old enough to remember the “biscuit box,” Vlad House, or the heady opening of the new Innis College building in 1974, RemINNIScings is for you.

We’ve compiled — with the help of dedicated alumni and our archives — photos of Innisians from all eras. Some have captions; others have left us wondering: Who are these people? What are they doing? And what is the story behind the photo?

If you can help fill in the blanks, we’d love to hear from you. Our goal is to make this a living archive of Innis history, people, and places. See below for the photo gallery.

Contribute to the RemINNIScings story

Click on any of the thumbnails below and do a little remINNIScing.  Do you have an anecdote about the photo, know some faces or places, or the how, when, and why (or why not) behind that moment in time? We’re also interested in knowing what happened afterwards — follow-up info, reflections, learnings, regrets? 

If you can add to the story, please complete and submit the form that pops up with each photo. And thanks for contributing to the wonderful Innis legacy!

Share your photos!

If you have photos of Innis faces and places (from any decade) that you’d like to share with us, please email them (with captions or any other relevant info, including date, location, names, etc.) to

“If only I had known…”

A lot may have changed since your days at Innis, but the trials and triumphs of being a student are timeless. Share your best piece of advice for current Innis students.

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