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Event Schedule

Here's a listing of on-campus events happening! 

Share your back-to-school pictures with #SaskPolytechWelcomeDays for a chance to win in the Welcome Days Photo Contest. Entries accepted from September 5 until September 22.

Tuesday, September 5

Event: Free parking for students
Time: All day
Location: All student parking lots on campus. 
   
Event: Free coffee/tea stations at the main campus sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Moose Jaw campus
   
Event: Free BBQ lunch at the main campus for first-year students sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Moose Jaw campus
Main entrance
   
Event: Welcome Days Photo Contest begins. Enter by September 22.

Wednesday, September 6 

Event: Breakfast bar sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Grab a quick breakfast in the Student Lounge at each main campus before heading to classes
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Location: Moose Jaw campus
Student lounge
   
Event: Recreation Event: Drop-in hockey or basketball game
Time: TBA
Location Moose Jaw campus

Thursday, September 7

Event: Exhibitors' Hall
Drop by our exhibitor booths to meet staff from our many services areas and learn about the activities and supports available to you as a student. Bring the postcard that was mailed to you in August to redeem for a free t-shirt!
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Location  Moose Jaw campus
   
Event:

Free Dessert Station sponsored by Work Safe

Time:  11:30 a.m.
Location Moose Jaw campus
Macoun lounge
   
Event: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association social event. See the SPSA website for details.

Friday, September 8

Event: See the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association for additional event details.
   
Event: Magician sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association in the Student Lounge
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Student Lounge, Moose Jaw campus

Tuesday, September 19

Event: Spirit Day
Show your Sask Polytech spirit by wearing Sask Polytech gear or purple and white. The Bookstore will offer special deals on select Sask Polytech merchandise on this day!
Time: TBA
Location: Moose Jaw campus

 

Tuesday, September 5

Event: Free parking for students
Time: All day
Location: All student parking lots on campus. The City of Prince Albert is offering free parking for students on their lot north of the Academic Building on Tuesday, September 5 only.
   
Event: Free coffee/tea stations at the main campus sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Prince Albert campus
   
Event: Free BBQ lunch at the main campus for first-year students sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Prince Albert campus
Cafeteria
   
Event: Welcome Days Photo Contest begins. Enter by September 22.

Wednesday, September 6 

Event: Breakfast bar sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Grab a quick breakfast in the Student Lounge at each main campus before heading to classes
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Location: Prince Albert campus
Student lounge
   
Event: Exhibitors' Hall
Drop by our exhibitor booths to meet staff from our many services areas and learn about the activities and supports available to you as a student. Bring the postcard that was mailed to you in August to redeem for a free t-shirt!
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Location Prince Albert campus
Main hallway
   
Event: Free Dessert Station sponsored by Work Safe
Time: TBA
Location: Prince Albert campus

Thursday, September 7

Event: Recreation Event: Bump Challenge
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location  Prince Albert campus
Gym
   
Event: Soup & Bannock/Meet & greet with Indigenous Strategy Team
Time: 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Prince Albert campus
Indigenous Students' Centre, Academic building, room 225
   
Event: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association social event.
Time: 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Prince Albert campus
Cafeteria

Friday, September 8

Event: See the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association for additional event details.
Time: TBA
Location: Prince Albert campus

Monday, September 18

Event: Tipi Construction 
In conjunction with Science Literacy Week, Shelley Belhumeur, Indigenous Student Advisor, will provide teachings on Tipi construction.
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Prince Albert campus, library 

Tuesday, September 19

Event: Spirit Day
Show your Sask Polytech spirit by wearing Sask Polytech gear or purple and white. The Bookstore will offer special deals on select Sask Polytech merchandise on this day!
Time: TBA
Location: TBA
   
Event: Traditional Uses of the Buffalo Game

Drop by the Indigenous Students’ Centre anytime between 8:30am and Noon and guess the different ways the Buffalo was used by Indigenous peoples.  Enter a draw for a gift package from Indigenous Student Success Strategy. 

Time: TBA
Location: Prince Albert campus, Indigenous Students' Centre

Wednesday, September 20

Event: Elder Meet and Greet

Take your coffee break in the Indigenous Student’s Centre and meet Elder Rose Bird and Elder Wesley Ballantyne. Yummy cake, too!

Time:  9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location:  Prince Albert campus, Indigenous Students' Centre
   
Event: Medicine pouch making 
Join Elder Rose Bird and make a medicine pouch that will help guide you and carry you through out your time as a student at Sask Polytech.
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Prince Albert campus

Thursday, September 21

Event: The Indigenous Relay Challenge is based on survival skills Indigenous peoples would have used to survive on the land.  Rabbit run, pack haul, canoe portage, log cutting, fire making and more!  
Sign-up sheets in the Indigenous Students’ Centre. Teams of 10.
Time:  11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:  TBA 

Friday, September 22

Event: Smudge Ceremony
Elder Rose Bird will lead smudging for students and staff.
Time: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Drop-in
Location: Prince Albert campus, room 232AC
 
Please allow extra travel time in your schedule. Due the Wascana Parkway bridge work construction, you may experience traffic restrictions entering and exiting Regina Campus. It is expected that this construction will continue into the first week of November. For updates please see the City of Regina daily road report

Tuesday, September 5

Event: Free parking for students
Time: All day
Location: All student parking lots at Regina campuses.
   
Event: Free coffee/tea stations at the main campus sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Regina campus
   
Event: Free BBQ lunch at the main campus for first-year students sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Regina campus
Student lounge
   
Event: Welcome Days Photo Contest begins. Enter by September 22.

Wednesday, September 6 

Event: Breakfast bar sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Grab a quick breakfast in the Student Lounge at each main campus before heading to classes
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Location: Regina campus
Student lounge
   
Event: Exhibitors' Hall
Drop by our exhibitor booths to meet staff from our many services areas and learn about the activities and supports available to you as a student. Bring the postcard that was mailed to you in August to redeem for a free t-shirt!
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Location Regina campus
Main street
   
Event:
Free Dessert Station sponsored by WorkSafe
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location:  Regina campus
Main street

Thursday, September 7

Event: Magician sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association in the Student Lounge
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Location  Regina campus
Student lounge
   
Event:

Recreation Event: Raving Challenge

Time:  11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location Regina campus
Main hallway
   
Event: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association social event. Details on the SPSA website.

Friday, September 8

Event: See the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association for additional event details.
   
Event: Indigenous Celebrations
Time: Pipe ceremony in the campus bowl from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Lunch in the Indigenous Students' Centre from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Regina campus

Tuesday, September 19

Event: Spirit Day
Show your Sask Polytech spirit by wearing Sask Polytech gear or purple and white. The Bookstore will offer special deals on select Sask Polytech merchandise on this day!
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Tuesday, September 5

Event: Free parking for students
Time: All day
Location: All student parking lots at Saskatoon campuses.
   
Event: Free coffee/tea stations at the main campus sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr. 
   
Event: Free BBQ lunch at the main campus for first-year students sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr.
Main entrance
   
Event: Welcome Days Photo Contest begins. Enter by September 22.

Wednesday, September 6 

Event: Breakfast bar sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Grab a quick breakfast in the Student Lounge at each main campus before heading to classes
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Location: Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr.
Main hallway
   
Event: Recreation Event: Drop-in Basketball Bump Competition
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr.
   
Event:
Magician sponsored by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Location:  Student Lounge, Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Thursday, September 7

Event: Exhibitors' Hall
Drop by our exhibitor booths to meet staff from our many services areas and learn about the activities and supports available to you as a student. Bring the postcard that was mailed to you in August to redeem for a free t-shirt!
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Location  Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr. 
Main hallway
   
Event:

Free Dessert Station sponsored by WorkSafe

Time:  11:30 a.m. 
Location Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr. 
   
Event: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association social event
Time: 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr. 
Henri's

Friday, September 8

Event: See the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Association for additional event details.
   
Event: Indigenous Students' Centre's 2nd Annual Indian Taco Extravaganza
This event is open to all students and employees, as well as Elders and community partners.
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr., room 121.4

Tuesday, September 19

Event: Spirit Day
Show your Sask Polytech spirit by wearing Sask Polytech gear or purple and white. The Bookstore will offer special deals on select Sask Polytech merchandise on this day!
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

 

 

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