Tucked away at the edge of the University of British Columbia campus by the Pacific ocean, is a U-shaped red brick building with a beautiful courtyard and distinctive clock tower.  Housed within are four well-appointed and bright meeting rooms available for events.  The West Parkade is conveniently located directly across the street from St. John’s College, along with a bus stop.

We offer specialized service tailored to your event.

Check us Out!

We would be happy to give you a tour of our facilities, please contact the Event Manager at sjc.events@ubc.ca or 604.822.8781.

Our Venues

ROOMS

MAXIMUM CAPACITY

RENTAL FEE

AVAILABILITY

FAIRMONT SOCIAL LOUNGE

Fairmont Social Lounge
Fairmont Social Lounge
With its high cathedral ceilings, excellent acoustics, fireplace, baby grand piano and polished concrete floor, the Social Lounge is our most versatile space and is used for lectures, concerts, workshops, lunches and fireside chats, receptions, seminars, coffee houses, and more!
  • wireless internet
  • accessible washrooms
  • PA system in the room
115 reception style, 100 theatre style, 40 workshop style, and 50 seated
$190 Flat Fee including one event setup
7:30 am – 5:30 pm
*If your requirement is outside of these hours, please contact us for more info.

van der Linden Dining Hall

van der Linden Dining Room
van der Linden Dining Room
The van der Linden Dining Hall has over 100 flags surrounding the room that represent the countries of the residents who have lived in our community over the years.
  • wireless internet
  • accessible washrooms
  • PA system in the room
165 seated – our rectangular tables are 6″ long and can accommodate a maximum of 12 people
$250 Flat Fee  Setup is limited in this space and may be subjected to a fee for larger setups
11:00am - 4:00pm
*If your requirement is outside of these hours, please contact us for more info.

Seminar Room

25 classroom style, 40 theatre style seating
$90 Flat Fee
7:30am - 5:30pm
*If your requirement is outside of these hours, please contact us for more info.

Equipment Rental

Screen - $15
Podium- $10
Microphone – $20
Flipchart stands – $20
Mixer and portable speakers – $40
LCD projector – $75
Large rolling whiteboard – $50
Professional Flat Panel Display 55″ – $100
(this would be in place of a screen and LCD projector, laptop directly plugs into display)