On-campus Accommodation

A block of 100 rooms has been reserved at the University’s Schäffer Hall student residence for May 22nd through 25th at $75.91/night (rooms can be booked per night). If you wish to secure one of these rooms, we encourage you to register as soon as possible. Schäffer Hall is directly connected to Lister Hall, where conference sessions will take place. You must register to stay in residence during the conference registration process.


  • Single room
  • Private washroom
  • Linens and towels (but no housekeeping)
  • Desk
  • Wireless access
  • Common lounge with cable TV
  • Multiple breakfast options on campus


Off-campus Accommodation

If you plan to stay in a hotel, the WILU17 conference team recommends staying at a Green Key Hotel. The following hotels are within easy access of the U of A and Lister Hall.


Campus Tower Suite Hotel

11145 – 87th Ave., Edmonton, Alberta


Metterra Hotel on Whyte

10454 – 82 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

  • 10-15 minute bus ride to campus (buses- #4, #7, #57)


Varscona Hotel on Whyte

8208 106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

  • 10 minute bus ride to campus (buses- #4, #7, #57)


The Sutton Place Hotel Edmonton

10235 – 101 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

  • 10 minute LRT ride to University Station (from City Center LRT station – connected to the hotel), 5 minute walk from station to Lister Hall