Homecoming is a time for alumni, students, families, and all members of the USask community to return to campus and reconnect with campus life. Relive old memories and create new ones Sept. 8, 2023 with USask and the Huskies!



Huskies 2022 pregame image of players

Cheer on the Huskies at their first home game of the season!

USask Huskies vs. University of Regina Rams
Sept. 8, 2023
7 pm CST (SK time)
Griffith's Stadium in Nutrien Park | Saskatoon, SK

Celebrate Homecoming and the beginning of the 2023-24 U-Prairie Challenge between the University of Saskatchewan Huskies and the University of Regina Rams.

Last year, the Huskies took the win in this season-long, multi-sport competition. Come out and cheer on the Huskies as we kick off a second year of this re-ignited regional rivalry!

Season tickets can be purchased now. Individual game tickets will be available at a later date.



  1. Wear your green and white and cheer on the Huskies!

  2. Stroll campus on one of the many campus tours listed below.

  3. Grab a bite to eat at a campus eatery (Marquis, Louis’, Louis' Loft, or one of the Place Riel vendors).

  4. Reminisce in the bowl with friends, campus will be abuzz with new students, the beginning of classes and welcome week activities.

  5. Check out one of your most frequented buildings from your time here and see what’s changed! 



The University of Saskatchewan campus is full of sustainability features both obvious and hidden for the eager explorer to discover. By taking the Campus Sustainability Tour, you can familiarize yourself with all of the ways that the university is making itself more sustainable across a variety of areas.

The tour is available via PDF download by clicking the button below. For those interested in a guided tour, please contact the Office of Sustainability to book a free tour at your convenience.

The Canadian Light Source is the brightest light in Canada—millions of times brighter than even the sun—used by scientists to get incredibly detailed information about the structural and chemical properties of materials at the molecular level, with work ranging from mine tailing remediation to cancer research and cutting-edge materials development.

The Canadian Light Source is in the process of re-opening their onsite public tours program. To reserve your free-of-charge space(s) on a public tour, please register below. We will make more tour times available in the coming weeks.

If you would like to book a tour for 10+ people or have a group with special needs, then please email our team at outreach@lightsource.ca or call us at 306-657-3644 so we can better accommodate your group.

Virtual tours of the Canadian Light Source are also available here.

The Diefenbaker Canada Centre offers the following 30, 60 or 90-minute gallery tours:

30-Minute Gallery Tour (choose one):

  1. Legacy Tour: This tour will provide a brief chronological review the life, career, and legacy of John G. Diefenbaker discussing the various ways his mark was left on Canada.
  2. Temporary Exhibit Tour: Brief tour of the current temporary gallery exhibit.

60-Minute Gallery Tour (choose one):

  1. Legacy Tour: This tour combs through the life, career, and legacy of John G. Diefenbaker in-depth. An analysis of Diefenbaker’s notable accomplishments as Prime Minister, contested relationship with US leadership, and an overview of the Avro Arrow cancellation will be discussed. The tour will conclude with a walk-through of two replica rooms: Prime Minister’s Office, 1957-1963; and the Privy Council Chamber, 1957-1963.
  2. Temporary Exhibit Tour: Detailed tour of the current temporary gallery exhibit.

90-Minute Gallery Tour:

  1. This tour encompasses the highlights of both the Legacy Tour and Temporary Exhibit. The first half of the gallery tour will review Diefenbaker’s life, career, and legacy in-depth. Highlights include Diefenbaker’s accomplishments as Prime Minister, an overview of the Avro Arrow cancellation, and a walk-through of two historically-accurate replica rooms: Prime Minister’s Office, 1957-1963; Privy Council Chamber, 1957-1963. The second half of the gallery tour will focus on the current traveling exhibit.

Tour length/cost: 

30 minutes $35.00
60 minutes $50.00
90 minutes $65.00

Historical walking tours are available by the Diefenbaker Centre throughout the year for groups as well as individuals and families. Depending on the length chosen, this walking tour will highlight the university’s history, important achievements, and unique architecture.

Stops along the tour include the Airplane Room, Natural Sciences Museum, the Peter McKinnon Building, the Museum of Antiquities, Voyageur Place, and the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre.

Tour length/cost: 

30 minutes $35.00
60 minutes $50.00
90 minutes $65.00

Visit the Museum of Antiquities and learn about the artistic accomplishments of major Western and Middle Eastern cultures from approximately 3000BCE to 1500CE.

The museum features a collection of Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern sculpture in full scale replica including the Charioteer of Delphi, panels from the frieze of the Parthenon, the Venus de Milo, as well as original ancient glass, pottery and coinage.

The Museum of Antiquities on the USask campus offers a rare opportunity for anyone interested in art or antiquity.

Admission is free (donations are welcome).

Open Monday to Friday 9 am - 4 pm and Saturday noon - 4 pm.
Rm 106, Peter MacKinnon Bldg


Lasting approximately 90 minutes, tours are conducted by current students who can tell you what life as a student is like here. We have one of the most beautiful campuses in Canada and we’d love to show you around! 

On your tour, you will visit:

  • buildings where students have classes,
  • popular student hang-outs and study areas,
  • athletic facilities, and
  • student services that students can access before and after they begin studies here.

Tour dates and times are updated monthly. September's tour schedule will be opening soon and should generally follow the same schedule as the August dates.

If you would like to book a custom or group tour, please reach out to admissions directly, admission.events@usask.ca.

In addition to self-guided tours, USask Art Galleries offer custom in-gallery curatorial tours for groups of up to 30 during open hours. 

To arrange this possibility, please contact Leah Taylor, Curator at leah.taylor@usask.ca or 306-966-4571.

We are open:

College Art Galleries, Kenderdine Art Gallery and USask Art Collection
Monday 10 am–4:30 pm
Tuesday 10 am–4:30 pm
Wednesday 10 am–4:30 pm
Thursday 10 am–4:30 pm
Friday 10 am–4:30 pm
Saturday 12 pm–4:30 pm
Sunday Closed


Gordon Snelgrove Gallery
Monday 10:00 am–4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am–4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am–4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am–4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am–4:30 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The Observatory is open, free of charge, on the first and third Saturday evening of every month so that any visitor may view celestial objects through the telescope. In September the Observatory hours are 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm.




Here are some scenes from Rally Alley and the Homecoming Game as we watched our Huskies defeat the UBC Thunderbirds 29-10.



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