Meet SAMU Week

The best way to get to know us is to meet us. Throughout the week you can learn about what SAMU can offer you during your University journey and have fun and win prizes while doing it! Registration is required for many events. Spots are limited so sign up fast!

Enter the Meet SAMU Week prize draws for your chance to win! There are approximately $2500 in prizes to be won! Enter by filling out the form at the bottom of this page. One entry per student. Contest closes Friday, Sept. 17 at 9:00 p.m.

Meet SAMU Trade Show & Games
12 – 2pm; 3 – 5pm | SAMU Building, The Lookout (SA-200) on pedway level

SAMU Building Tours
10 – 11am; 2 – 5pm | SAMU Building – Meet outside the Students’ Council Chamber doors on 3rd floor (SA-327)

Picnic in the Lookout
4:30 – 5:30pm; 6 – 7pm; 7:30 – 8:30pm | SAMU Building, The Lookout (SA-200) on pedway level

Back To School Beers
6 – 9pm | Campio Brewing Co.

Student Groups Expo Online

Explore Our 50 Student Groups, or Learn How to Start Your Own! 

Tune into our social media channels Sept 13 – 24 as we feature various Student Groups during our online Expo. Every day on Facebook we will feature a different Student Group category (academic, hobby, volunteerism etc.). This is a great way for you to get an idea of the variety of groups we have on campus. SAMU will also be featuring some Student Groups on Instagram. Be sure to follow us to be kept up to date!

SAMU Building Tours

The SAMU Building opened its doors in January 2020, but due to Covid, it’s barely been used. The SAMU Building is your building, built specifically for students. Come for a tour and see all the space available for working, studying, and socializing. You’ll also learn about the special services that SAMU runs out of the building.

No registration is needed. Drop by at one of the times slots below. Please note, the 12 pm – 1 pm tour has been cancelled. Please drop by one of the other time slots. Thank you.

Times: 10-11 am, 2- 3 pm
Location: SAMU Building – Meet outside the Students’ Council Chamber doors on 3rd floor (SA-327)

Meet SAMU Trade Show & Games

Drop by for our mini tradeshow and discover all the various programs, services and events that SAMU has to offer. Find out how you can get involved whether through volunteering, working part-time or even running for a position on the Students’ Council. Of course, there will also be fun games and prizes!

No registration is needed. Drop by at one of the two times slots below.

Times: 12 – 2 pm and 3 – 5 pm
Location: SAMU Building, The Lookout (SA-200) on pedway level

SAMU Building Tours

The SAMU Building opened its doors in January 2020, but due to Covid, it’s barely been used. The SAMU Building is your building, built specifically for students. Come for a tour and see all the space available for working, studying, and socializing. You’ll also learn about the special services that SAMU runs out of the building.

No registration is needed. Drop by at one of the times slots below. Please note, the 12 pm – 1 pm tour has been cancelled. Please drop by one of the other time slots. Thank you.

Times: 10-11 am, 2- 3 pm
Location: SAMU Building – Meet outside the Students’ Council Chamber doors on 3rd floor (SA-327)

Meet SAMU Trade Show & Games

Drop by for our mini tradeshow and discover all the various programs, services and events that SAMU has to offer. Find out how you can get involved whether through volunteering, working part-time or even running for a position on the Students’ Council. Of course, there will also be fun games and prizes!

No registration is needed. Drop by at one of the two times slots below.

Times: 12 – 2 pm and 3 – 5 pm
Location: SAMU Building, The Lookout (SA-200) on pedway level

Governance Week

Learn how the SAMU Government helps drive student life at MacEwan! Join us for activities discussing how the roles of committees, Executive Committee and Students’ Council influence our campus in ways you might not expect.

GOVWEEK KICKOFF With Federal, Municipal and SAMU Elections Info Booths
10am – 1pm | SAMU Building, The Lookout (SA-200) – pedway level

Committees 101
1 – 2pm | Zoom Drop-In Session

Campaigning 101
10 – 11am | Zoom Drop-In Session

Committees 101
11:30am – 12:30pm | Zoom Drop-In Session

From Position To Policy: Government Advocacy
1 – 3pm | Student Lounge (SA216) – pedway level

Student Council Meeting
6 – 8pm | Students’ Council Chambers (SA-327) OR online via SAMU’s Facebook Live

Campaigning 101
10 – 11am | Zoom Drop-In Session 

Executive Forum
1 – 3:30pm | SAMU Building, The Lookout (SA-200) – pedway level

Virtual Escape Room

Escape Your Studies with the Meet SAMU Week Online Escape Rooms. Register here for the chance to win an online escape room evening! Randomly selected winners will receive a link to play the escape room online either alone or with the option to include friends.

Winners will receive a link to play the escape room online either alone or with the option to include friends.

On-Campus Vaccine Clinic

On-Campus Vaccine Clinics

SAMU and MacEwan University are pleased to bring students, staff and faculty two convenient vaccine clinics. The first will be on Tuesday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Building 6 and the second on Friday, Sept. 17 from 9 .a.m. – 4 p.m. in the SAMU Building (SA-200 on pedway level). Register for your first or second vaccine at MacEwan Life portal and help keep us all safe. Walk-in spots will also be available.

Please bring two pieces of identification, preferably your Alberta Health Care card and photo identification, to your appointment.

Governance Week Kickoff

Governance week kickoff with Federal, Municipal and SAMU elections info booths.

Location: SAMU Building, The Lookout (SA-200) – pedway level