IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
On Campus Emergency: 9-911
Dental Emergency Service: 653-2252
Royal University Hospital: 655-1000
Information Centre on Campus: 966-6988
In case of an emergency, you can be contacted via the Conference Services (phone +1 306 966 8600) or the secretary of the Mathematics Department (phone +1 306 966 6081). Emergency phone number for after hours at campus security: +1 306 966 4506. Emergency phone number for participants staying at Ogle Hall: +1 306 242 3796 (Andrea Looby).
OPENING HOURS of MCLEAN HALL (MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT)
During the conference, McLean Hall will be open all days except Sundays, from 7am to 10pm.
Conference participants are given permission to use the computers in the following computer labs:
Arts 140 and 144 (on the same corridor as the lecture hall Arts 143) and
MacLean Hall 42 (in the basement, right under the secretaries' office).
The following guest account has been set up for their use:
When using the Arts & Science Computer Lab PCs, conference participants will just need to enter the username and password from above at the login screen on any available lab station.
Netscape is available on the desktop.
QVT Terminal (a telnet application) is available in the Internet group under
PLEASE NOTE that Netscape Mail will not function properly as this is an account accessible to more than just one person. Conference participants should either access their e-mail via a web mail client or via telnet to their mail server.
No printing is included with this account.
PLEASE DO NOT DOWNLOAD EXECUTABLE FILES. THIS WILL LEAD TO AN
IRREVERSIBLE CANCELLATION OF THE ACCOUNT. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT YOU
ARE NOT THE ONLY USER OF THIS ACCOUNT; IT IS PROVIDED FOR ALL
PARTICIPANTS OF THE CONFERENCE.
If you need an account where you can download executable files in order to connect to your home account, then please contact one of the organizers.
PHOTOCOPYING and FAXING
Contact Lynn at the Conference and Catering Services in room 131 Saskatchewan Hall (residence behind Louis').
LIBRARIES and BOOKSTORE
There are seven branch libraries plus the main library on campus. The main library contains information on mathematics and is located in the Murray Building, which is accessible from lower Place Riel. The phone number is 966-6005. The bookstore is a reference for textbooks, reference, general interest titles, calculators, computer software, stationary and more. It is located at 104 Marquis Hall and the phone number is 966-4468.
PARKING ON CAMPUS
On campus you are only allowed to park your car at meters, and this is
expensive. It is free, however, on the weekends and on Fridays after
All participants are entitled to park their car free of charge at the Z lot, just south of College Drive on the Stadium Crescent (close to the "Field House"). This parking lot is available to all conference participants. But make sure to avoid the reserved slots, otherwise you'll get a ticket.
The most important bus routes serving the U of S are #20 to Wildwood, #6A to downtown (bus stop is located on College Drive in front of the STM Building), and both #7 and #19 to downtown. All these buses can be caught in front of Place Riel, except #6A. The phone number for the bus schedule is 975-7500 (automated) or 975-3100.
RESTAURANTS and SANDWICH SHOPS
Louis': restaurant and pub located in the lower Memorial Union Building (MUB). Phone: 966-7000
Lower Place Riel food court: Treats (975-1011) and A&W
The Sub Shop: submarine sandwiches, soup and salad. Located in Marquis Hall.
Dairy Queen: located at 1418 College Drive (on the corner of Cumberland Ave. and College Drive). Phone 664-3377
Alexander's Restaurant and Bar: behind Dairy Queen at 414 Cumberland Ave.
BANKING ON CAMPUS
Automated teller locations:
Bank of Montreal (Upper Place Riel)
Bank of Nova Scotia (Lower Place Riel)
Credit Union (Saint Thomas More)
Royal Bank (Upper Place Riel, and across the street at 1402 College Drive: 933-3535)
To cash traveller cheques, you have to go to a bank downtown.
Open 8:30am - 4:00pm. Located in Upper Place Riel (beside the Information Kiosk). Phone 966-6590
Tennis courts (behind the Education Building, close to Ogle Hall) are
available free of charge.
We are planning to organize a soccer game (e.g., commutative vs. non-commutative, or real vs. positive characteristic).
There are several outdoor and indoor pools available in Saskatoon, though not very close to the campus. There are two indoor pools on campus, but they are not open to the public.
Phone Campus Rec at 966-6492 for further information.
GUIDE TO LEISURE
Biology Museum: room 120 W.P. Thompson Building. Phone 966-4399
Saskatoon Centennial Auditorium and Convention Centre: 35 22nd Street East. Phone: 938-7800
Diefenbaker Canada Centre: on campus beside the Education Building. Phone: 966-8384
University Observatory: in front of McLean Hall (math department). Phone: 966-6429
There are many other things to see such as: Agriculture Displays, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Kenderdine Gallery and Beamish Conservatory, Little Stone School, MacAulay Pharmaceutical Collection, Museum of Antiques, Museum of Natural Sciences, and the University Farm.
Last update: July 26, 1999