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The Circle Room

The Circle Room in Research and Academic Centre East (RCE319) is a multimedia classroom and community room. The following are examples of the intended purposes of the Circle Room:

  • Indigenous studies classes and related meetings (e.g. group work or seminars).
  • Indigenous faculty meetings for research, teaching and community engagement.
  • Indigenous student house business.
  • Other Indigenous initiatives on campus
  • Local Indigenous community use.

The space has a ventilation system suitable for use of traditional medicines, provided at least one attendee is familiar with fire safety protocol, including use of fire extinguishers. For full details on use of traditional medicines in this space, please see Use of Traditional Medicines policy, 7.14.3 sections F through L.

Resources and Equipment

The Circle Room contains all elements of a general-use classroom plus:

  • computer and media console
  • speakers
  • laptop input
  • projector
  • white board
  • networked and wireless Internet connections

The following multimedia classroom software can be used:

  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft 365 Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Adobe Reader
  • Windows Media Player
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome

Booking Policies and Contacts

In order to book the RCE319 space, internal parties and external parties should contact the department's program administrator, Celine Taillefer-Travers.

As the approval process can take time, if interested in booking the space, please ensure that you email the coordinator and administrative assistant at least a week in advance of your proposed event.

The seating capacity is 25.

Note: outside of regularly scheduled classes, all use of the Circle Room, including study sessions by students, must be booked through this process.