Louis’ Is Getting A New Look!

Louis’ will be closed beginning May 6th. Louis’ Loft will be open to serve all our guests, Monday to Friday from 8am-4pm.

We apologize for any inconvenience and offer our sincere thanks for your patience and support.

If you have any concerns, please email operations@ussu.ca

Comments Off on Louis’ Is Getting A New Look!

Filed under Uncategorized

Spring Term U-Pass

SPRING TERM (QUARTERS 1 & 2)

April 17, 2017

Spring Term U-Pass stickers are available. Stickers can be picked up or reactivated at the Information Centre in Upper Place Riel.
* If you received a U-Pass sticker in the past you will be required to reactivate the sticker at the Information Centre.

April 17, 2017

Opt-Out forms may be submitted online to the USSU.

April 30, 2017

Term 2 U-Pass stickers are deactivated at the end of the day. Spring Term U-Pass will be required effective May 1, 2017.

May 1, 2017

Spring Term U-Pass stickers are activated. If you have received or reactivated your U-Pass sticker for the 2017 Spring Term you will be able to access City Transit with your U-Pass.

May 5, 2017

Last day to submit opt out applications for qualified students enrolled in Spring Term, Quarter 1, Quarter 2 (6 credit) and/or Quarter 1 (3 credit) classes.
Completed online forms are due no later than 4:30 p.m.

May 30, 2017

Last day to submit opt out applications for qualified students enrolled in Spring Term, Quarter 2 (3 credit classes).
Completed online forms are due no later than 4:30 p.m.

June 30, 2017

Spring Term U-Pass stickers are deactivated at the end of the day. Summer Term U-Pass will be required effective July 1, 2017.

For more information and  opt outs visit ussu.ca/upass

Comments Off on Spring Term U-Pass

Filed under Uncategorized

UsaskMatters Town Hall

Join USSU President, Kehan Fu and Provost, Dr. Michael Atkinson for a year-end town hall capping off #USaskMatters!

Dr. Atkinson and President Fu will be taking all your questions regarding the 2017 – 2018 Provincial Budget, the University’s 2017 – 2018 Operating Forecast, and how students can get involved.

We will be taking questions from the audience, on Twitter with the #USaskMatters hashtag, as well as on our Facebook Live Stream from the USSU facebook page.

The event is open to all members of the public!

April 13, 2017
12-1pm
Neatby Timlin Theatre (Arts 241)

Comments Off on UsaskMatters Town Hall

Filed under Uncategorized

USSU Last Lecture Series

The USSU Last Lecture Series provides faculty with an opportunity to share their hypothetical ‘last lecture’ and discuss any topic of their choice.

On Wednesday, March 29th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM, the USSU and the SESS are pleased to host Dr. J.D. Johnston, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, who will be giving a lecture to students about biomedical design. The event is in Engineering Room 1B79.

Dr. Johnston will be giving students a walk-through of the design process for making a new hip implant allowing them to design the device alongside him.

There will be free pizza and beverages for those in attendance.

Comments Off on USSU Last Lecture Series

Filed under Uncategorized

Trans Awareness Week

Trans Awareness Week is a time to raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, as well as outline the issues experienced within this community. The following is a list of educational and fun events that will be occurring throughout the week:

Monday, March 27
Trans 101 Workshop
3:00pm-4:30pm, ARTS 108
This workshop, facilitated by OUTSaskatoon’s Ben Lindsay, will take you through the definitions of and issues surrounding transgender identities. A basic understanding of queer identities is recommended before taking this workshop.

Tuesday, March 28
Gender Revolution Potluck
6:00-9:00 pm, OUTSaskatoon
Gender Revolution, a group that meets every Tuesday, is happy to put on a community dinner and potluck for the week. This event is open to all trans and gender non-conforming people and accepting friends, families, and allies. Please bring some food to share, and we highly encourage you to be conscious of other people’s food restrictions and allergies.

Wednesday, March 29
Movie Night
6:00 pm, OUTSaskatoon
This night will include a screening of “Transgender Journey: the Struggle for Rights and Respect”, a documentary that gives a voice to Canadian trans and gender non-conforming people. There will also be lots of snacks! If you like eating and watching some educational TV, this is the night for you.

Thursday, March 30
Saskatoon Squares
6:30 pm, OUTSaskatoon
OUTSaskatoon is proud to put on the game show, Saskatoon Squares. The show’s topic is around Sexual Health and Trans Health. If you want to have some fun and learn something new, come on out to this event!

Friday, March 31
Living Trans 101
6:00 pm, OUTSaskatoon
This event is catered toward transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Two facilitators from Gender Revolution will lead a discussion on myths and misconceptions of being trans.

Comments Off on Trans Awareness Week

Filed under Uncategorized

USSU Election – Vote Today!

The University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union (USSU) is holding a General Election today for Executive positions, Members of Student Council, and University Senate. Voting began at 9 am on Wednesday, March 22, and ends at 4 pm on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Results will be announced on the final day of voting in Place Riel.

Vote by going to the My Elections channel in PAWS. You will need your Network Services ID (NSID) and password to access your ballot. If you don’t know your NSID, or cannot log in to PAWS, please contact the ICT Service Desk.  

USSU election and candidate information can be found at ussu.ca/elections.

Comments Off on USSU Election – Vote Today!

Filed under Uncategorized

USSU Last Lecture Series

The USSU Last Lecture Series provides faculty with an opportunity to share their hypothetical ‘last lecture’ and discuss any topic of their choice.

The USSU and the EBSS are pleased to host Dr. Keith Willougby, the Interim Dean of the Edwards School of Business will be speaking to students. The title of his lecture is “Straight Outta Sanity: Three Life Lessons Learned from Data Analytics.”

There will be free pizza and beverages for those in attendance.

TODAY – March 21
11:30 am
Moeller Resource Room (ESB 244)

Comments Off on USSU Last Lecture Series

Filed under Uncategorized

USSU Elections

The University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union (USSU) is holding a General Election for Executive, Members of Student Council and Senate. Campaigning will begin on March 13, 2017 and end on March 23, 2017.

The USSU will be conducting Executive Candidate Forums across campus during this time. We encourage you to come out and ask questions of those students wishing to represent you.

EXECUTIVE FORUM LOCATIONS AND TIMES

March 14, 2017
Location: Louis’
Time: 4 p.m.

March 15, 2017
Location: North Concourse, Place Riel
Time: 2:30 p.m.

March 16, 2017
Location: Engineering Student Lounge
Time: 12 p.m.

March 21, 2017
Location: Edwards Reading Room
Time: 12:30 p.m.

Vote on PAWS March 22 & 23, for more information and candidate information visit ussu.ca/elections

Comments Off on USSU Elections

Filed under Uncategorized

#UsaskMatters

Ensuring student success requires adequate funding for student services and programs. The USSU is calling on the provincial government to fulfill their campaign promise of supporting post-secondary students.

Student services and supports are essential for the U of S to maintain a quality and accessible post-secondary education. However, the financial costs of these programs cannot be forced upon students through tuition increases.

What can you do to help ensure the STUDENT VOICE is heard?

Come to Upper Place Riel TODAY, Wednesday, March 15th @ 10:30 AM and share your story at the rally!

Let your stories show the provincial government just how important post-secondary services and programs really are!

Visit ussu.ca/usaskmatters

Comments Off on #UsaskMatters

Filed under Uncategorized

Experience In Excellence Awards

Doug Favell U of S Staff Spirit Award
This award recognizes non-academic staff members who are responsible for enhancing the student experience. This award recognizes non-academic staff members who are responsible for enhancing the student experience.

Doug Favell U of S Staff Spirit Award Nomination Form

Vera Pezer Award for Student Enhancement
This award is presented to U of S student volunteers who have given their time and energy to ensure that non-academic facets of the student experience are enhanced.
Please nominate and complete the evaluation of a current undergraduate student or group that you think has contributed to creating a positive environment through their volunteerism at the University of Saskatchewan.

Vera Pezer Award for Student Enhancement Volunteerism Nomination Form

Academic Advising Award
This award honours outstanding delivery of Academic Advising at the University of Saskatchewan and serves to recognize the importance Academic Advising has on enhancing the student experience.
Please nominate and complete the evaluation of a current Academic Advisor that you think has contributed to creating a positive environment through their effective and professional approach to academic advising at the University of Saskatchewan.

Academic Advising Award Nomination Form

Walter Murray Leadership Award
This award is presented to a student who has provided leadership beyond the call of duty in enhancing the student experience at the University of Saskatchewan.
Please nominate and complete the evaluation of a current undergraduate student that you think has contributed to creating a positive environment through their leadership roles at the University of Saskatchewan.

Walter Murray Leadership Award Nomination Form

Deadline for nominations is 4:30 pm March 3, 2017.

 

Comments Off on Experience In Excellence Awards

Filed under Uncategorized