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Amenities and services


Campus Security
Available 24/7, security will respond to any emergency on campus, and can be reached at extension 2711 from any campus phone, or at 819 822-9711.

There are three ATMs available on campus. They are located in the library and in the Sports Centre.

Vending Machines
Nicolls/Norton, Mackinnon Hall, Dewhurst Dining Hall, Paterson Hall, and the Sports Centre all have vending machines. There is a coffee vending machine in Paterson and in Nicolls.

Campus Dining
We offer a wide selection of food outlets and catering options, from all-you-care-to-eat buffet, to Tim Hortons. Check out our Food Services page for more information..

Doolittle’s Co-op
Doolittle’s Co-op is a member of the Coopsco network. Its mission is to offer a large variety of products (serving as both your bookstore and convenience store) at a competitive price. We are located in the Student Centre (SUB).

Laundry Room
Every residence building is equipped with a laundry room, located in the basements of Mackinnon, Abbott, Kuehner, Munster, and on the first floor of Paterson. The cost is $1.50 per wash and $1.50 per dry. All of our washers and dryers work on a card system. Please visit the Paterson Front Desk to get a laundry card loaded with the amount of money you will need. Cards can be reloaded at the Paterson Front Desk throughout your stay.


You will find the following articles at the Paterson Hall front desk:

  • Ice
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Pillow and blanket
  • Access to a public computer
  • Laundry detergent and fabric softener ($)
  • Overnight kit ($) :
    • Shampoo and conditioner
    • Soap
    • Razor and shaving cream
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste
    • Deodorant
    • Comb


Access to WiFi on Campus
Free WiFi is accessible in all residence buildings and public areas on campus. Please select “ZAP” in your settings on any WiFi enabled device or open a web page to access the WiFi. ZAP does not require a username or password, but may require a valid email address for first time users.

Recreation centre

John H. Price Sports & Recreation Centre

Stunning, luminous, incredible; these words and more have been used to describe the facilities within the John H. Price Sports and Recreation Centre. It has recently undergone a $32M renovation and expansion. This represents the largest investment in the history of the University, and is a major turning point for the sports and recreation services available to the University community and residents of the surrounding areas. The Sports Centre includes: an arena, two double gyms, a 4,000-foot fitness centre, an indoor pool, an indoor jogging track, 2 weight rooms, squash courts, and a dance studio. Free access to our guests.

Massage Therapy

St. Mark’s Chapel

This carefully maintained and beautifully preserved chapel is located in the McGreer building. It was declared Cultural Property by the Quebec Ministère des affaires culturelles in 1989. Today, it remains as an important historical and artistic legacy of the long and significant role of Bishop’s University.

Open to the public every day from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Bicycle Path

Bicycle Path

La Route Verte is a network of bicycle paths that run throughout the province, and are directly accessible from our campus.

NEW for cycling groups: Local Flavour Package.

Bicycle Rental ($)

Please inquire at the Paterson Hall Front Desk for information regarding pricing and availability or contact us from any room phone at ext. 2651 or at 819-822-9651.

Outdoor pool


Indoor Pool
Master your strokes or practise your dives in our 25-metre indoor pool...all year round! Small diving board on one end. Shallow and deep ends accessible. Stairs leading into the water. Viewing areas in Hamel lounge on the upper floor. Family, men's and women's change rooms with stalls and lockers, all leading to the pool.



Astronomical Observatory

Astronomical Observatory

Located on the roof of the Nicolls building on the Bishop’s University campus, the observatory is an exciting addition to Bishop’s University. The new ASH Dome observatory houses a PlaneWave 17″ (f/6.8) Dall-Kirkham corrected optical design telescope which enriches the undergraduate students’ learning experience and gives the graduate students another tool with which to broaden their horizons. The new observatory is also open to the public for tours and stellar evenings.

For group reservation only.

Golf Course

Golf Course

Show off your best swing on Canada’s oldest nine-hole Golf Course (RCGA). Founded in 1897, the Old Lennox Golf & Ski Club has never changed its layout over its long years of existence while always proving to be a challenge for golfers no matter their skill set.

Bishop’s University Accommodation and Event Services

1-866-822-9200 or 819-822-9651

Establishment Number: 120610

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