On-campus Housing

Residence

College Quarter

Students living in residence receive continuous support, both personal and academic, and appreciate the comfort, security and convenience of living close to classes and university facilities

Live on campus in one of many styles of accommodation. Options available for families, graduate students, and students with disabilities.

Off-campus Housing

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Child Care

USSU Childcare Centre

USSU Childcare Centre - Williams Location 

221 Cumberland Avenue North
Saskatoon, Sk S7N 1M3
williams@ussuchildcarecentre.ca

The USSU Childcare Centre - Williams Location is licensed and has room for 66 children aged six months to six years.

USSU Childcare Centre - McEown Location

109 Cumberland Avenue South
Saskatoon, Sk S7N 2Z7
mceown@ussuchildcarecentre.ca

The USSU Childcare Centre - McEown Location has 90 spaces for children from infants to kindergarten.

Campus Daycare

Room 1201, Education Building
306-966-7807
campus.daycare@usask.ca

The Campus Daycare is licensed and provides care for the children of U of S students, staff and faculty. The facilitiy has room for 44 children between 30 and 60 months (two and a half to six years old).

Off-campus facilities

Search for licenced child care (daycare) providers by location using the Government of Saskatchewan's searchable map.

Parent Resources

Day-to-day life on campus can often be stressful enough whether it’s due to midterms, assignments, and challenging labs as a student or due to deadlines and grading as staff. If on top of it all, you also have one or more children at home or one on the way, things can be even more hectic. Here are some resources available to you at the U of S that may help ease some stress as a student/staff member on campus:  

The Comfort Room

located in the Thorvaldson Building, Rm 127.
8 AM– 12:15 PM, 1–4:30 PM

The Comfort Room is a new addition to student and staff family resources. The first of its kind on a Canadian campus, it is designed as a safe space for parents who might need a quiet place to breastfeed, pump, or take a few minutes away from busy campus life. The key can be obtained from the Pharmacy and Nutrition main office during regular business hours.

The Parents on Campus Group

  • A community where parents on campus can meet, share stories and information
  • Monthly information sessions from local speakers on parenting issues (carseat safety, quick nutritious family meals, etc.)
  • meets every Friday from 12-1 PM in the Comfort Room (Thorv. 127).
  • Join the Parents On Campus – University of Saskatchewan group on Facebook for more information

Convenient Breastfeeding Locations

  1. Comfort Room, Thorvaldson 127
    8 AM– 12:15 PM, 1–4:30 PM
    Obtain key at Pharmacy & Nutrition main office during office hours 

  2. USSU Food Centre, Room 110, Upper Place Riel
    Confirm use of space with secretary at USSU front desk

  3. Clinical Learning Resource Centre 2nd floor E-wing, Health Sciences Building
    Space may not always be accessible as rooms are subject to availability

  4. USSU Women’s Centre, Room 105, Memorial Union Building
    Area designated as breastfeeding/pumping friendly. Please contact for more information

  5. Education Building
    Area designated as breastfeeding/pumping friendly. Please contact for more information

  6. Williams Building
    Area designated as breastfeeding/pumping friendly. Please contact for more information

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