TAC Summer Events

Teachers' Conference Weekend  29 - 31 July 2016
Summer School Week  31 July - 7 August 2016

2600 College St., Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1M 1Z7, Canada

Accommodation in Paterson Hall at Bishop's University

2016 TAC Summer Events participants will be housed in Paterson Hall, an L-shaped, four-story, air-conditioned residence within the campus of Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.  Accomodation is suite style, with four bedrooms per suite, three with single beds and one with a double bed.  Each suite includes a kitchen, lounge, dining area, and two bathrooms.
Smoking is banned on campus in all public buildings including student residences.  Smoking is also banned outdoors within 9 m of any door leading to a campus building and in other designated non-smoking areas.

TAC Teachers' Conference Weekend (TCW) registration fee includes two night's accommodation (Friday 29 and Saturday 30 July); departure date Sunday 31 July
TAC Summer School (SS) registration fee includes seven night's accommodation (Sunday 31 July through Saturday 6 August); departure date Sunday 7 August
Combined TCW and SS registration fee includes nine night's accommodation (Friday 29 July through Saturday 6 August); departure date Sunday 7 August
For information on reserving an extra night's accommodation (with meals) before TCW (Thursday 28 July) or SS (30 July) or after TCW (31 July) go to Extra Options 2016.


For directions and a campus map for Bishop's University, consult the University's Directions and Maps web page.

What's in the four-bedroom suite?


Each suite has a maximum capacity of 5 people and contains:

4 bedrooms; three single-occupancy rooms with a single bed and one double-occupancy room with a double bed
2 bathrooms, each with shower and one with bath
kitchen with oven, refrigerator, cutlery/crockery for 5 people (but no toaster, microwave, or coffee maker)
dining area
lounge with openable windows
Wi-Fi wireless network


What's in the bedroom?

Each bedroom contains:

one bed (single in 3 of the rooms and double in 4th room)
linens and towels (additional blankets and towels available from Paterson front desk)
desk and chair
bureau and closet (no coat hangers, so bring your own)
nightstand and lamp
openable window

What's in the building?

large common lounge on the main floor available at all times, including evening hospitality
alcohol is permited in non-public areas
small TV room per floor
laundry facilities on main floor ($1.25 per wash cycle, $1.25 per drying cycle)
laundry card and laundry supplies purchasable at Paterson front desk
hair dryer, iron, ironing board available on loan from Paterson front desk
Wi-Fi wireless network throughout the residence