Plan Your Visit

Where to Stay

Several nearby hotels have partnered with Alumni Weekend to offer preferred rates for Alumni Weekend attendees.

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Reacquaint yourself with campus and find your way to events and activities using our campus map. Plus, find the Campus Express Shuttle route and hop aboard to get where you need to go quicker!

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Where to Park

Complimentary parking is available from Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. through Sunday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m., with the display of an Alumni Weekend parking pass.

Parking passes are valid in the following lots: Stadium, Education, ECERF/ETLC, Windsor, E, L, N, U, Z and Varsity.

Cap and Gown attendees: Your registration package included a special parking pass for the Cap and Gown ceremony, valid in Lot 700 and Lot N on Friday, September 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Alumni Awards attendees: Complimentary parking is available on the evening of the ceremony in the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium parking structure only. 

Hospitality Centre | Alumni Lounge, Students’ Union Building

Sept. 25 | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sept. 26 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea between events, meet up with friends, get information and more, including:

- Parking pass pick-up

- Campus Express shuttle maps

- Campus tour bookings


Where to Eat

You’ll find meals, snacks or cups of coffee from numerous vendors across campus. Check out Campus Dish for menus and locations wherever you find yourself on campus throughout the weekend.

PLUS, a variety of additional refreshment options are available on Saturday, Sept. 26, including:


Faculty of Extension Café | Main Floor, Central Academic Building

Sept. 26 | 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Grab a complimentary coffee or tea before heading to U of A in a Day, learn about Extension’s programs and research, and enjoy displays from “Images of Research,” presented by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Tuck Shop Cinnamon Buns | Lister Conference Centre (11613 87 Ave. NW), Main Entrance

Sept. 26 | 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

The treats you love for just $4 per bun!


Food Trucks | Main Quad

Sept. 26 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Featuring BeaverTails, Curbside, Fat Franks and Rapscallions.


Coffee & Cake | Rutherford Reading Room, Second Floor, Rutherford Library South

Sept. 26 |12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Open to everyone and free of charge.


Lister Hall Dining | Lister Conference Centre, 11613 87 Ave. NW, Second Floor

Try the all-you-care-to-eat meal plan during the weekend. Pay for your meals and eat as much or as little as you’d like.

Breakfast: $11.99 (7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

Lunch: $14.99 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Dinner: $16.99 (4 p.m. – 9 p.m.)


University Club | 11435 Saskatchewan Dr NW

Dine at the University Club (formerly the Faculty Club) and enjoy a view of the beautiful river valley. All are welcome. Enjoy a meal and check out their promotion to all alumni - one, free year’s membership.