Filters All Academic Student Services Health and Medical Campus Operations Food and Entertainment Fitness and Rec Events

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Aboriginal Students' Centre
Remote
Aboriginal Students' Centre (ASC) is offering remote services
Admissions and Transfer Credit
Remote
The Admissions and Transfer Credit Office is offering remote services.
Access and Equity Services
Remote
Access and Equity Services (AES) is offering remote services
Agricultural Café
Closed
Arts Café
Closed

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Bookstore (Shop USask)
Online
The online store is open and available for all course materials and general merchandise.

C

Campus Vision
Limited
Campus Vision is open by appointment only.
Choices (at STM)
Limited
You can order online and pick-up.
Community Art and Languages Programs
Online
ConnectionPoint
Remote

Although ConnectionPoint are all now working remotely, we are still able to process all requests you submit on the ConnectionPoint Help and Services Portal. 

If you prefer to speak to someone, please contact us at 966-2000, leave a voicemail and one of our service agents will return your call promptly.

Please note the following changes:

  • Our Arts 258 location is temporarily closed (and we miss you!), however, you can contact us by selecting the request type below that best suits your needs.
  • Do not mail items to ConnectionPoint at this time as this will result in delays of an unknown duration. Please attach items electronically to your request.
  • All payments will be moved to electronic payment options. This includes vendor payments, individuals, payroll, service income, honorariums or reimbursement via physical cheque. Contact us for electronic payment options and to avoid delays.
Construction Projects
Limited
More Info Some projects may be ongoing.
Some projects, which have minimal impact to campus community and involve community contractors, may be ongoing to align with the current provincial directive of allowing continued construction activity.
Convocation
Virtual
Fall 2020 Convocation ceremonies will not be held in person. Planning is currently underway for a virtual celebration on November 10.

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Deliveries
Limited
More Info The University of Saskatchewan is working with the campus community to keep deliveries to a minimum through this time in order to support Saskatchewan Health Authority directives.

For staff and faculty:

Any delivery of a product that is not core or critical to university operations is discouraged at this time. Non-critical products received on campus will be stored until such time than an on-campus delivery can occur. Critical and core goods coming to campus must be labelled.

Staff and faculty with the necessary permissions to be on campus to support core and critical activities may arrange for campus delivery of goods received at the Facilities Warehouse.  Delivery from the Facilities Warehouse to a campus location can be made by sending a request to facilities.support@usask.ca

For suppliers, couriers, and service providers:

Effective April 1, all suppliers, couriers, and services provider may deliver goods, without prior approval, to the locations indicated below. Only product specifically consigned for these units will be accepted.  These locations are:

  • VIDO-Intervac, Shipping and Receiving
  • Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Shipping and Receiving
  • College of Agriculture and Bioresources, Shipping and Receiving
  • The Central Heating and Cooling Plant, Shipping and Receiving
  • Chemistry Stores, Shipping and Receiving
  • Dentistry Stores, Shipping and Receiving 
  • Health Sciences Supply Centre, Shipping and Receiving

Orders on a Facilities PO (starts with FM) may be delivered, without prior approval to:

  •  Facilities Warehouse, Shipping and Receiving.

All packages destined for other locations on campus are to be dropped off at the Facilities Stores loading dock, USB Building, 110 Maintenance Road and final delivery will be completed by USask personnel.

Suppliers, couriers, and service providers providing service to non-university entities such as the Sylvia Fedoruk Centre, the Canadian Light Source, etc. are to make independent arrangements with these organizations for delivery.

Dental Clinics
Limited
Only accepting new patients by phone.

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Essential Services
Hybrid
More Info USask is working diligently to maintain day-to-day services of its core and critical services on campus. These include:
  • utilities (heat, power, etc)
  • protective services
  • safety
  • student residences (food and lodging)
  • animal care
  • health and benefit support
  • payroll

Normal university operations will continue to the best of our abilities during this time.

Events
Limited
Please contact the relevant event organizer for details about your particular event.

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Facilities Support
Limited
More Info Service is being prioritized daily, and delays can be expected for certain services.

Custodial services have been enhanced but are focused only on areas that have been authorized to reopen. Non-essential service work is suspended for the duration of pandemic operations.

Faith Leaders
Remote
Faith Leaders can be reached by email or by phone
Fall Implementation Plan
Hybrid
The plan provides the process for determining the details of a primarily remote delivery of classes for the fall term, with limited on-campus activities and people.
Fall Term
Hybrid
Fall 2020 course delivery will be primarily remote online learning with extremely limited in-person instruction.
Fit Centre
Closed
The Fit Centre is excited to welcome student members back on Monday, October 5. Learn more about reopening protocols.. Though the Fit Centre remains closed until then, we are offering outdoor fitness classes.
Financial Aid
Limited
USask is no longer able to offer financial assistance in the form of bursaries or grants related to COVID-19. Students may be eligible to apply for other financial assistance

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Galleries and Museums
Online
USask's art galleries are closed. However, you can browse their collection online. Diefenbaker Canada Centre is closed but offers online exhibits. The Museum of Antiquities and Museum of Natural Science are closed.
Gardening
Online
Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre
Closed
The building is closed, but the Aboriginal Students' Centre (ASC) is offering remote services.
Greystone Theatre
Closed
Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning
Remote

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Huskie Athletics
Limited
More Info Huskie Football, Soccer and Cross Country are cancelled. Decisions for other sports still to be made.

Sports spanning both first and second terms decision made by Oct 6—basketball, hockey, track & field, volleyball and wrestling
Season ticket holders
Those who had reserved seats in any of our venues for 2019-2020 will continue to have those same seats held and reserved for the 2021-2022 season.
Learn more

Huskie Health
Open
Huskie Health continues to offer in-person and remote physiotherapy for student athletes and the community.

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ID Card
Limited
Only students who are taking in-person classes, are living in Residence or have opted in to receive a U-Pass are required to have a student card.
Information Technology (ICT) Support Services
Hybrid
More Info ICT is closed but offering remote and limited in-person support

Remote teaching support for USask instructors

Working remotely for faculty and staff

Researching remotely throughout the research lifecycle

International (students)
Remote
Information for international students
International Student and Study Abroad Centre
Remote

K

Kids Camps
Limited
See the full list of camps for details.

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Language center
Remote
The University of Saskatchewan Language Centre is offering student services remotely, and 2020 Fall Term ESL programming is being offered online.
Library
Hybrid
Louis' Loft
Open
Louis’ Loft is open. You can order online to pick-up and you can dine in.

M

Mail
Limited
The majority of packages sent to addresses located on campus are being re-routed to the University Services Building where they are received and delivered to the campus address on the package. If you are expecting a delivery please contact a member of your college or unit who has access to your department mail prior to contacting Facilities Support.
Marquis Culinary Centre
Online
Order food online and pick-up at Marquis Culinary Centre. Open 11am - 2pm, Monday - Fridays
Masks
Required
Mask are required of everyone in indoor common spaces on USask campuses. Learn more about mask guidelines.
Media Production
Hybrid
Media Production is available to support faculty and staff.
Merlis Belsher Place
Limited
More Info Merlis Belsher Place has been named as the primary field hospital location for Saskatoon and surrounding area.

The facility is currently being converted to a field hospital through a multiphase construction effort. Phase 1 (currently ongoing) will be setup to house up to 125 acute care patients and corresponding support staff. In addition to patient beds, the facility will also house supporting services such as a pharmacy, a medical imaging lab, and other critical hospital services.

Construction is scheduled to continue through to June 2020 and is an important component of the Saskatchewan Health Authorities (SHA) pandemic response plan. The use of Merlis Belsher Place as a field hospital provides capacity to handle a sudden and unexpected surge in COVID-19 positive cases. Thanks to the support of our campus community and our generous university donors, this facility will help to position the SHA to continue to serve the community in this unprecedented time.

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Observatory
Closed

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PAC - Physical Activity Centre
Closed
More Info Leaders are currently working on plans for its reopening, including guidelines for safe use.

This plan will then be finalized through the proper university channels to make sure we consider any impact on other areas of campus and can ensure that we are re-opening safely. Check back on the Usask Rec Update page for the latest information.

Pandemic Response and Recovery Team (PRT)
Ongoing
Pandemic Response and Recovery Team (PRT) responsible for planning and coordination of fall and winter termsand ongoing daily operational monitoring.
Payment Processing
Remote
More Info The University of Saskatchewan is moving to electronic invoice receipt and associated payment processing.

Submission of Invoices and Arranging for E-payment

Invoices:

If you already email your invoice to USask, continue to use the same email address and process as you currently use.

If you typically mail invoices to USask, please contact connectionpoint@usask.ca to setup electronic invoice reciept. 

Suppliers electing not to submit invoices electronically may face delays based on the service levels provided by Canada Post and the ability for staff to come onto campus to process these payments while respecting the guidance provided by the public health authorities.

Payment:

If you normally receive payment of your invoice via a physical cheque from USask, please sign up for an electronic payment option by calling ConnectionPoint at (306) 966-2000, leave a message and an agent will reply to you as soon as one is available.

USask will continue to process invoices that it receives, but suppliers who are not signed up for electronic payment will experience delays of unknown duration in receiving payment based on the service levels provided by Canada Post and the ability for staff to come onto campus to process these payments while respecting the guidance provided by the public health authorities.

Parking and Transportation
Open
More Info All surfaces lots (other than Lot S - which is closed due to construction) and Stadium Parkade have resumed normal operations
Information for other parking lots
  • Agriculture parkade is closed.
  • Health Science parkade access is limited and may change as building access changes.
  • All other lots will be operating as normal with access via a valid parking permit or AVI tag. 
  • Parking in all visitor lots, in addition to metered parking spaces, are resuming normal operations effective June 16th. 
  • To ensure the health and safety of our customers, we encourage the use of PayByPhone   or Tap to Pay for contactless payment for parking.

We are committed to serving our customers as best and safely as possible. We have altered our operations to be able to provide our customers everything required for parking without in-person contact. 

Parking Services is committed to serving our customers as best and safely as possible. We have altered our operations to be able to provide our customers with everything required for parking without in-person contact. Please contact parking@usask.ca and a member of our team will be happy to assist you.


Beginning Sunday, July 12, three routes (13*, 26 and 27) will be arriving and departing from the Place Riel terminal on campus with the potential for additional routes being added in the fall.

* Route 13 only runs during peak hours

USask Parking Map     Saskatoon Transit

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Hybrid
Pharmacy
Limited
Campus Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy remains open for curbside pick-up
Place Riel
Limited
Some businesses located in Place Riel are open by appointment only.
Prince Albert campus
Remote
The USask Prince Albert Campus is closed, and staff are providing remote services.
Protective Services
Limited
To ensure the safety and security of the USask campus and its employees, Protective Services is still operating 24-hours, 7 days a week and can be reached at 966-5555.

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Registration
Underway
Registration for Fall 2020 and 2021 Winter Term is underway
Research
Hybrid
Return to campus activity for specific research, teaching and learning, or critical campus services only

Researching remotely throughout the research lifecycle
Residence
Limited

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Safety Resources
Ongoing
More Info Standard services plus enhanced offerings in support of COVID-19 health and safety .

These services include:

  • Hazard and Incident Reporting;
  • Occupation Hygiene including ergonomics and respirator fit testing;
  • Laboratory and Research Safety including Research Permits, Lab Inspections;
  • Hazardous Waste Management;
  • Fire and Life Safety Services; and 
  • COVID-19 Training, Resources and Exposure Control Plan Development.
Shop USask (Bookstore)
Online
The online store is open and available for all course materials and general merchandise.
Starbucks
Closed
Student Affairs and Outreach
Remote
Student Affairs and Outreach is offering services remotely
Student Central
Remote
Student Central is offering remote services
Student Employment and Career Centre
Remote
Student Employment and Career Centre (SECC) is offering remote services
Student Learning Services
Remote
Remote services and support available.
Student Wellness Centre
Hybrid
Student Wellness Centre is closed but offering virtual health care (phone and web calls) and, if necessary, arranging in-person appointments on-campus
Study Abroad
Remote
All university-related international travel is suspended until further notice; however, students may take online classes at another non-Canadian institution.
Subway
Closed

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Tim Horton's
Closed
Travel
Limited
Get travel-related information including inter provincial travel.

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USask Rec
Limited

V

Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC)
Limited
Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC) is open for clinical services (at a reduced capacity) and emergency and urgent cases.

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Winter Term
Hybrid
USask is planning for a continued hybrid approach to program delivery for Winter term 2021 in which course delivery will be primarily remote online learning with extremely limited in-person instruction.

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XL Print and Design
Limited
XL Print an d Design is open by appointment.

The University of Saskatchewan continues to follow the guidelines of both the provincial and the federal government. These guidelines are updated frequently in response to the changing situation, and our approach in this situation will change as well. All measures USask takes is to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our campus community and beyond.

All recommendations will follow the best advice and information available and will be implemented to keep our campus community safe with as little disruption to our students.