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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.

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

  • speakers
  • console
  • guest laptop input: VGA w/ audio jack
  • network and Internet connection
  • interactive short-throw projector
  • motorized projection screen

The following multimedia classroom software can be used:

  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)
  • Adobe Reader
  • Skype
  • Windows Media Player
  • VLC Media Player
  • PowerDVD
  • QuickTime
  • Internet Explorer

Booking Policies and Contacts

Please note: The Circle Room is currently unavailable for booking from December 2019 to April 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!

In order to book the RCE319 space, internal parties and external parties should contact the Indigenous Studies program assistant, 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.