Explore King's Campus
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Use King's recording studio to bring your ideas to life! Record your podcast using industry standard audio equipment, film your presentation in front of a green screen to add motion graphics and compelling visuals, and cut your project together using industry standard creative software on a modern work station.
A safe and quiet space for prayer, devotion, and reflection. This room is perfect for close discussion with a small group of friends or personal faith development, and is home to frequent morning prayer sessions and bible study gatherings. To book the room in advance, contact Tim Wood, Campus Pastor.
Community Ice Rink
During the winter semester the south field is transformed into a beautiful community ice rink lined with hay bales and illuminated by string lights.
King’s students get free access to our east parking lot! Any student who would like to have a reserved spot with outlet access to plug in their cars during the cold winter months can purchase a pass for $100 per semester. Free street parking is also available close to campus.
This fully naturalized area of campus is particularly beautiful in the summer and fall. It's not huge, but the swale is a great example of the benefits of ecological restoration and preservation.
Thinking of biking to King's? No problem– the bike storage allows for a safe place to park your bike while on campus.
Looking to try your hand at growing your own food this year? Book a plot in the community garden and start growing! It’s tucked away near the Apartment residence and is fully equipped so that students, alumni, and members of the surrounding community have everything they need to plant and harvest. This is also where students living in residence can go for composting options on campus.
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
We do our best to support environmentally friendly and energy efficient endeavors which is why a free electric vehicle charging station is available in the visitor parking lot.
By improving our campus heating system with an EndoTherm unit, King’s reduces up to 15% of natural gas usage each year.
If you have a question and don’t know who to ask, the front desk is the place for answers! This is also where students can hand in hard copies of their assignments, check the lost and found, or pick up mail if they live on campus.
Solar Heat Curtains
The North Academic Building boasts enormous floor-to-ceiling windows, flooding the space with natural light. The solar heat curtains allow us to retain the same amount of light while blocking up to 85% of solar heat when it gets too warm. These curtains automatically rise or lower depending on the temperature of the room.
At King’s we want our students to thrive in all areas, not just academics. The wellness room is a safe retreat from life’s stresses and anxieties, and is full of mental health resources. This is also where students can meet for peer support to speak with other students who have been trained in stress and crisis management.
Future Centre for Excellence in the Sciences
As our student body grows, we are always seeking new ways to expand and improve our campus. A new facility for science labs and programming will greatly improve education, research, and collaboration within the natural, social, and health sciences at King’s.
Floor-to-ceiling windows, couches, and study tables make this campus gem for students looking to settle down and get some work done, meet friends for lunch, or catch a quick nap.
Student Publications Office
Visit the work space of your peers who edit King's student publications. The Chronicle is our student newspaper, and Ballyhoo is our arts publication. Want to contribute? The Chronicle pays for articles and Ballyhoo offers prizes for submissions in every category, from visual arts, photography, poetry, short stories, and more! Of course if you're interested, you can join the publishing team behind these publications.
Some of our largest classrooms are also the best equipped for special presentations and highly visual courses. With large projector screens and outlets built into the desks, you don’t have to worry about running out of battery part-way through a lecture. Theater-style rooms like these are scattered throughout campus so we can maintain small class sizes and a modern learning environment at the same time.
(N110, N119, etc.)
This little room is the centre of student government. Pop by during office hours to learn more about student advocacy, upcoming events, health benefits, clubs, and more!
Whether you’re a lifelong athlete or hoping to try out the gym for the first time, the Workout Centre has everything you need. All of King's machines are well-maintained and new equipment is added every year. It’s the perfect spot for a full workout after classes or a quick run during a free period.
Admissions staff work with students who are getting ready to start their studies at King’s! They can answer questions about applying, programs, university in general, and are always delighted to arrange campus tours or help new students choose their courses. Contact the Admissions Office to book an appointment or feel free to stop by for a chat.
(C - 105)
Registry and Student Finance Office
The registration and student finance team is here for new and current students alike. They can help you make tuition payments, answer questions about scholarships and student loans, and help current students with course registration.
(C - 110)
Here, behind heavy velvet drapes, the planning, prep, and production of each performance is carefully orchestrated and choreographed before being unveiled to a waiting audience. It's a great rehearsal space that can also be converted into an intimate venue for smaller performances.
Whether you’re living on campus or commuting from somewhere in the city, the cafeteria is the perfect spot for snacks and meals. There’s tons of space to settle down solo or with a group and our menu is always growing to accommodate dietary restrictions and local ingredients. Students living on-campus get most of their meals here through their residence meal plans.
Both our largest lecture hall and our drama performance space, the lecture theatre has hosted many eager students, sold-out shows, and guest speakers. This is where you could discover your new favourite professor or play!
This room is tucked away in the drama department and is packed to the brim with years of accumulated costumes and sewing supplies. Thanks to the work of students in this space, our stage performances immerse the audience in fictional worlds and eras of history.
Did you know that every aspect of our performances is built and curated by students? This is where creativity and labour comes together to create magnificent sets that adorn the stage. Whether or not you’re handy already, our Stagecraft and Design course will teach even the most tool-illiterate to build like pros.
Dutch Holy Bible (1718)
The crown jewel of our campus archival collection, the Gerry Segger Heritage Collection is home to one of the oldest Dutch Bibles in Canada. The volume was published in 1719 in Amsterdam making it one of the oldest Dutch Bibles in Canada.
Some of our music students who begin with a concentration in piano make the switch to organ - a complex and beautiful instrument. Knoppers Hall is home to large pipe organ that inspires our students and is a welcome addition to special chapel services.
Elementary Education Classroom
This room imitates the playful learning spaces of classrooms in elementary schools, so that our students are familiar with the environment they will be teaching in one day. Here, Elementary Education students prepare for their careers through modular courses and hands-on learning.
Learn to chart with atlases, maps, weather charts, barometers, anemometers, and more! This is where you’ll prepare for off-site field trips and data collection before analyzing and interpreting geographical data.
Gerry Segger Heritage Collection (Archives)
One thing you may not know about King’s is that our library is home to an archival collection focused on Dutch Canadian history. Collecting and safely keeping primary source material such as letters, postcards, diaries, photographs, and rare Dutch and German books in a temperature- and humidity-controlled vault is our way of doing the work of Christian historians: preserving the intimate details of real lives, the stories of real people.
Glenn Gould Piano
The King's University is home to a treasured piano originally owned by renowned Canadian pianist, Glenn Gould. While every piano has a special sound to it, this Yamaha grand piano stands apart from the rest. It's incredibly responsive to the touch and emits very clear, transparent tones. Come hear it in concert for yourself!
Plant life makes any room better! The green wall is a gorgeous display of well-cared-for greenery that acts as a natural air filter. It was a grad gift started by the graduating class of 2016 and funded by students, alumni, and the King’s community.
Home of The King’s University Eagles! Bring your team spirit and come support our athletes during home games, or shoot hoops and run laps in your downtime.
International Student Services
Living and studying far away from home while adjusting to the shock of a new culture can be tough. Our International Student Services offer supports and fun events for students from outside of Canada so our international community and succeed and get to know one another!
Knoppers Recital Hall
Our music performance space is home to a nine-foot Yamaha concert grand piano, a harpsichord, and a large pipe organ that was designed by the same people behind the impressive pipes at the Winspear Centre. Knoppers Recital Hall was built with great acoustics in mind and is equipped with ambient and performance lighting technology and hosts multiple professional musicians each year.
Level Coffee House
For students, by students, this coffeehouse is owned and operated by the Student’s Association! It’s the perfect spot for studying or socializing. Grab a tasty drink for the road or settle down in one of our comfy lounge chairs or bright window seats. The menu has seasonal specials, and if you meet here for a chat with a prof, you get your drink for free!
With over 85,000 resources on-site and access to millions more online and throughout the city, the Simona Maaskant Library has everything you need to get your research and assignments completed. Bring your own laptop or settle down at one of the desktop computers provided and enjoy the natural daylight or hushed night-time atmosphere of our academic hub.
Spectroscopy studies the interaction between matter and light or other radiation. Our NMR, or nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, allows chemistry students and faculty to observe the magnetic fields around atomic nuclei.
Learn the inner workings of God’s creation at the molecular level. Our labs are fully equipped so that each student can work at a station of their own with the same provided instruments for the whole semester. Fume hoods allow our students to begin safely working with flammable or toxic materials in their first year so they quickly become familiar with industry standard tools.
Lush grass, picnic tables, and a fire pit make this the best outdoor spot on campus. Read in the sunlight or gather friends for food and an evening fire – and don’t forget to attend Student Life events for BBQs and s’mores!
Physical Chemistry Labs
This lab is the marriage of physics and chemistry. We’ll give you the knowledge and equipment you need to run experiments, test hypotheses, and study the natural world through a new perspective.
We’re proud of the natural light that graces our private practice suites. Plus, each one has either an upright or grand piano already waiting for you. You can book these rooms as part of a regular schedule or for one-off rehearsals regardless of whether or not you’re a student in the music program. They’re also great for practicing class presentations or taking a break from coursework to play the piano casually.
(F-103, F-104, F-105, F-110, F-11)
Our soccer teams reign here! This lowered pitch measures 100 by 65 yards and is considered to be one of the nicest soccer fields in the ACAC league. Join us before while the weather is nice to cheer on our Eagles!
Truth and Reconciliation Garden
This courtyard garden and bench were commemorated by Commissioner Chief Littlechild in August 2015 as a reminder of the commitments that King’s has made towards reconciliation with the survivors, communities, and others affected by the Residential School system in Canada.
Music Resource Room
Looking for a particular score, recording, liturgy, or music resource? All of our music materials are consolidated in one convenient space to ensure ease of access.
Computer Science Lab
A state-of-the-art computing science program requires state-of-the-art computing power. Located in King's natural science building, this lab has capacity to handle the most demanding programs and algorithms senior students can throw at it.
Molecular Biology Research Laboratory
This laboratory is the hub of student and faculty research for the biology department. All students in the sciences at King’s complete a major research project at the end of their degree and this lab provides our senior students with invaluable hands-on research experience. Included in this lab are PCR machines, which analyze DNA, centrifuges, which separate samples according to density, incubators, which allow controlled growth of bacterial and fungal cultures, and more.
Zebra Fish Research Room
This room is home to tiny zebra fish, whose eyes are remarkably similar to human eyes in terms of protein content. Zebra fish have the extraordinary ability to naturally heal their own cataracts, and the research that takes place here hopes to one day apply this natural feat to human science.
This hidden gem is nestled in the corner of the science wing and is the perfect sunny, temperature regulated space for studying and cultivating life. Students conduct hands-on research by nurturing seedlings and observing genetic variation and plant reproduction.
The Apartments allow you to live on campus but with a little more independence. These suites have private bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a full kitchen so you can experience campus living and renting with roommates at the same time.
King’s biology laboratories are hubs of hands-on learning. Students become familiar with industry-standard equipment while studying the growth and structure of living organisms through collection, observation, and dissection.
(S-204, S-209, S-201)
Centre for Visualization in Science
A hidden gem tucked away among offices, the King’s Centre for Visualization in Science develops scientific models and interactive tools to aid in grade school education and introduce the curious, but perhaps non-scientific, public to complex phenomena.
Observe hidden camera footage of animals in their natural habitats, study tree rings, plant samples, and inspect stool samples in the ecology laboratory.
Education Field Services Coordinator
We’re proud of how much practicum time our Education students get—a total of 18 weeks is spent working with students in real classrooms across two separate practicums. Our practicum coordinator carefully connects each student with a mentor teacher on an individualized basis.
Environmental Studies Internship Coordinator
While class and lab instruction is invaluable, when it comes to studying the natural world, entering the field itself is an essential experience. Our Internship Coordinator works with each student in the Environmental Studies program to find a practicum that suits them personally by looking at specific fields related to their interests.
Drop in any time to chat with your professors one-on-one about anything from course questions, assignment help, or life and entertainment in general! Our faculty love getting to know their students on a more personal level.
(A-201 to A-236)
Take in temporary and permanent art displays and settle down in comfortable couches and armchairs to get some work done. This is where music and science students can often be found adding the finishing touches to their performances and projects.
Prairie Centre for Christian Education
The Prairie Centre for Christian Education offers leadership and support to Christian educational communities in Canada’s prairies. They’re a fitting tenant for King’s, and often work alongside our education faculty, students, and recent graduates.
Did you know that part of our campus energy comes from solar power? We hope to continue to increase the percentage of clean energy used on campus, but the solar array on top of the library is already making a difference in how King's consumes energy.
Secondary Education Room
This room imitates the learning space of a modern Alberta high school classroom so that students are familiar with the environment they will be teaching in one day. This is where Secondary Education students develop classroom management skills, learn how to plan and deliver lessons, study learning theories and teaching methods, and more.
Friendly and cozy, this room has enough space for groups, instructors, and accompanists so students can develop their skills as a solo performers and as part of ensembles.