While hosting your event, the University of Saskatchewan becomes a home away from home to all of your guests.
We offer all the necessities of a little community; we are friendly, efficient and provide a secure site for your prestigious event. So many of our guests appreciate the increased networking opportunities experienced by having their event on a campus. The campus is not only noted for its relaxed and peaceful setting with beautiful architecture and luscious landscape, we also offer more meeting space than any hotel could hope to produce. Conference planners are now taking notice that a campus setting is not only an economical choice, it is also a wise choice in terms of time management. A campus setting includes an extensive portfolio of services.
Located in the heart of the University of Saskatchewan Campus Voyageur Place consists of four Residence Halls: Athabasca Hall, and Saskatchewan Hall, Qu'Appelle Hall and Qu'Appelle Hall Addition. All bedrooms and lounges, are carpeted. Wheelchair accessible rooms are available. Animals or pets of any kind are not allowed.
At Voyageur Place, you will enjoy the comfort of a furnished room with a single size bed, desk, chair, study lamp, clothes closet, and chest of drawers. We supply bedding, linen, towels, and soap. Common bathrooms are located on each floor of the residences. Wireless internet is available in the lounge spaces. You can wash and dry your clothes in the coin-operated laundry rooms in the basements of Athabasca, Saskatchewan, and Qu’Appelle Halls. A change Machine for laundry is located in Saskatchewan Hall near the Residence Office.
Marquis Hall is our banqueting facility. Marquis Hall consists of five rooms that have movable walls between them, so the space can be configured to meet your needs. Our photo gallery has pictures of the rooms. Please see our Catering page for policy information on room capacities and rental rates.
The campus is considered a walking campus, with all facilities within a 5 minute proximity to the Residences and Food Services. Listed below are the most commonly used facilities. Visit the University’s Building Floor Plans page to see pictures of some of the facilities. Most theatres and many classrooms have built-in multimedia equipment.
Parking Services has information about public parking on campus. We recommend that guests at Voyager Place park at the Stadium Parkade
Information Technology Services maintains the U of S wireless network. Access instructions are available for the general public. Conferences may set up special usernames and passwords for their delegates.
In addition to the new PAC centre, the campus has fitness areas featuring volleyball, basketball, swimming pools, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor tracks, aerobic classes and football and soccer fields.
Many campus buildings have entrances with power-assist doors (see map). Conference organizers may be able to make accommodations for people with disabilities – please contact your conference organizer with details about your needs.