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Local Amenities

Local Amenities

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Congress information services
Banking
Bookstore
Computer labs and print services
Convenience stores and groceries
Faith and spirituality services
Food services
Health services and walk-in clinics
Internet
Library
Luggage storage
Parking and local transportation
Quiet spaces
Recreation
Security
Sustainability on campus



Congress information services

Each year, a dedicated Information Centre and a number of Information Kiosks are established to assist attendees during their Congress experience.

Information Centre

The Information Centre is located within the Congress Hub, in the Centre for Kinesiology (CK), along with Registration and Expo.

Attendees can find information on:

  • Accessibility services
  • Local amenities and tourism
  • Lost and found
  • Luggage storage
  • Transportation and parking

Hours of operation

  • Friday May 25 – 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday May 26 to Thursday May 31 – 07:30 to 17:00
  • Friday June 1 – 07:30 to 14:00


Information Kiosks

Several outdoor information kiosks will be conveniently placed around campus. Check the Congress 2018 map for locations.

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Banking

Cash N Go
Centre for Kinesiology (CK) – main floor atrium
Language Institute (LI) – first floor
Paskwāw Tower (PA) – first floor

CIBC
Dr. William Riddell Centre (RC) – main floor (food court area)

Conexus Credit Union
First Nations University of Canada (FN) – main floor
College West building (CW) – main floor (near RI connection)

RBC Royal Bank
Campion College (CM) – main floor
Classroom Building (CL) – main floor

Scotiabank
Laboratory Building (LB) – main floor

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Bookstore

University of Regina Bookstore
College West Building – CW (main floor)
Monday to Sunday: 09:00-17:00

The University of Regina Bookstore carries a wide variety of goods – from national best-sellers published by the University of Regina Press, to souvenirs and Rams and Cougars sportswear.

The University of Regina Bookstore store will be offering all Congress 2018 attendees who show their attendance badge a 20% discount on trade books, clothing and gifts at both the Bookstore and Expo locations.

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Computer labs and print services

Attendees will have multiple options to access computer services during Congress 2018, all with the ability to perform printing services as well. Computers for attendee use will have Windows 7 Pro and Microsoft Office Pro software.

  • Riddell Centre – URSU Help Desk (2nd floor) – computers available 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Dr. John Archer Library – computers available on the main, 3rd, 4th and 5th floors during the library’s hours of operations
  • Luther Library – computers available during the library’s hours of operations

Printing can be performed via the creation of a guest printing account in Papercut. You can purchase a prepaid card from the Library Help Desk in the Dr. John Archer Library and redeem the credit to your account. The cost of printing varies according to paper size and colour, ranging from $0.10 to $0.60. More information and assistance is available at the library’s IT Support desk.

Printing Services
Administration Humanities – AH 118
306-585-4488
Monday to Friday: 08:15-16:30
Saturday to Sunday: 08:00-14:00

Larger printing jobs and copying needs are managed by Printing Services, who offer a variety of print and document-related services such as bindery services, laminating, specialty printing, and document and page layout. Small print jobs can also be performed via a Papercut account.

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Convenience stores and groceries

On-campus

Golden Prairie Confections
Dr. William Riddell Centre (RC) – main floor (food court area)
Monday to Sunday: 08:00-17:00

C-Store
Kīšik Towers (KI) – main floor
Monday to Sunday: 07:00-19:00

Off-campus

Extra Foods
3960 Albert Street (Golden Mile Shopping Centre)

Real Canadian Superstore
3806 Albert Street

Rexall
3806 Albert Street (Golden Mile Shopping Centre)

Sherwood Co-op Food Store
3801 Albert Street

Shoppers Drug Mart
4130 Albert Street

Sobeys
4250 Albert Street

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Faith and spirituality services

Campus Chapels
Campion and Luther Colleges offer spiritual support and worship services in their chapels. Please refer to the chaplaincy websites for details.

Muslim Prayer Rooms
Riddell Centre - RC 285
Prayer rooms for both males and females are available to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors of University of Regina and are dedicated for five daily congregational prayers. A digital code is required to enter the prayer rooms, which can be provided at the nearest Information Kiosk.

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Food services

Consult the food services page for more information.

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Health Services and Walk-in clinics

The University of Regina houses an on-campus walk-in clinic that operates on weekdays. Assistance on weekends is available at health facilities in the surrounding area.

Alliance Health Clinic – University of Regina
Centre for Kinesiology – CK (second floor)
306-337-2640
Monday to Friday: 09:00-17:00
Saturday to Sunday: Closed

Gateway Alliance Medical Clinic
4661 Rae Street, Regina SK
306-757-4283
Monday to Friday: 08:00-17:00
Saturday: 10:00-16:00
Sunday: 12:00-16:00

Regina General Hospital
1440 - 14th Avenue, Regina SK
306-766-4444

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Internet

The University of Regina will make a wireless network available to all Congress attendees.

Network name (SSID): Congressh2018
no password required

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Library

The University of Regina and its Federated colleges offer four distinct libraries that will be open to Congress attendees.

Campion College
Campion College - CM
Monday to Sunday: 08:30-16:30
June 1 08:30-12:30

Dr. John Archer Library
Library Building - LY
Monday to Friday: 08:00-20:00
Saturday to Sunday: 10:00-18:00
This library also offers computer labs with printing services on the main, 3rd, 4th and 5th floors during its hours of operations.

First Nations University of Canada Library
First Nations University – FN
Monday to Friday 08:00-16:00
Saturday to Sunday: Closed

Luther Library
Luther College - LC (1st floor)
Monday to Sunday: 08:15-16:45
This library also offers computer labs with printing services during its hours of operations.

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Luggage storage

Information Centre
Complimentary same-day only luggage storage is available to all attendees in the Information Centre, within the Congress Hub, during operational hours.

On-campus accommodations ONLY
For all attendees staying in on-campus accommodations, same-day luggage storage will be provided at the Kisik and Wakpa residences. Simply ask at the appropriate reception desk.

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Parking and local transportation

Consult the local transportation page for more information.

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Quiet spaces

The University of Regina is pleased to provide designated quiet spaces for Congress attendees, which will be open for the duration of Congress 2018.

  • Education Building – ED 189 (CLOSED)
  • Education Building – ED 127
  • Library – LY 107.24
  • Library – LY 107.31

Parent-nursing room

  • Research and Innovation Centre – RI 216
  • College West – CW 209

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Recreation

The University of Regina’s Recreation Services facilities are located in the Centre for Kinesiology Health and Sport (CK) building. Congress 2018 attendees are eligible to use these facilities for free with the display of your Congress badge. These facilities include:

  • Fitness and Lifestyle Centre (including cardio/weight room)
  • 2 swimming pools
  • 200 metre indoor running track
  • Change rooms

For access to the Fitness and Lifestyle Centre, please go directly to the check in location on the second floor of the Centre for Kinesiology. For access to the swimming pools, please stop by the Facilities Services desk (across from the change rooms) to receive a swim pass.

Operating hours for the different recreation areas can vary. Please visit www.uregina.ca/recservices for more information.

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Security

The University of Regina’s Security staff are on duty 24 hours a day, year-round, via foot patrol, bike patrol and mobile patrol to respond to security needs and emergency situations. For more information on campus safety tips, consult the University of Regina’s Guest Safety Guide.

Campus Security - Main Office
Research Innovation – RI 120

  • Campus emergency number: 306-585-4999
  • Police, ambulance and fire: 911

When calling, state it is an emergency. As the campus is made up several buildings with distinct addresses, please become familiar with the name of the building you are in to help with location.

Walk A Long
A 24-hour free service that offers staff and students a safe walk to your car or anywhere on campus or the surrounding area. Call 306-585-4999, or press the Walk A Long button on campus pay phones (no coins required).

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Sustainability on campus

We encourage you to visit the Sustainability Around Campus link to learn more about the collective commitment to sustainability that inspires the teaching, research and campus life at the University of Regina.

Water Refill Stations 
To help promote the use of reusable water bottles and bring awareness to the environmental damages done by bottled water, filtered water refill stations are located on the main floor of every campus building.

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