Bishop’s University- Accommodation and Event Services
Event Types Welcomed
Unique Venue Feature
Founded in 1843, Bishop’s University is rich in history and local heritage. With its abundant educational and recreational resources, its beautiful campus and idyllic location, Bishop’s is the perfect setting for conferences and meetings.
Coined “Oxford on the Massawippi”, our campus lies on 550 acres of land at the confluence of the Massawippi and Saint Francis rivers at the heart of the charming Eastern Townships. Only ten minutes from downtown Sherbrooke, our campus is less than a day’s drive from Ottawa, Toronto, Boston and New York. Nearby, you will find the vibrancy of Montréal, Québec City and the American border states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Bishop’s University is proud to be located on the traditional territory of the Abenaki people.
The diversity of our facilities makes our campus the ideal choice to welcome sports teams, religious or school groups, conferences, associations and interest focus groups that are dedicated to the arts and more. we have three style of accommodation in 7 residences. Our campus is designed as a micro-village surrounded by nature with a full restaurant and catering services, impressive sports facilities, observatory, a security service, and a variety of sporting and educational activities on site and nearby.
Bishop's University offers a variety of meeting spaces adaptable to all your needs and equipped with the latest technology. Choose from multifunction rooms including two auditoriums, various classrooms, meeting rooms with a more formal setting where a board of directors might meet, reception halls, gymnasiums, and cinema-style rooms. Bishop’s University’s dedicated professional staff assists with all logistics related to planning your event, including booking the ideal meeting space for your event’s needs, ordering breaks, and organizing activities.
You will appreciate the convenience of such a comprehensive solution, the comfort of our facilities and the competitive prices offered by Bishop's University Conference Center. Check out our videos above to learn more about our unique Sherbrooke, Quebec conference and meeting space and accommodation.
Accommodation and Event Serivces team
Annie, Martine, Sonia, Deb.
Meeting & Event Spaces
Paterson Assembly Hall
Adams Dining Room
Dewhurst Dining Hall
Bishop William Hall
Turner Studio (Black box)
Studio 2 (Turner 209)
Old Lennoxville Golf Club
Food & Beverage Options
Dewhurst dinning Hall
Catering services at Bishop's University.
Choose from one of our selected caterer
Adams Room, capacity of 40 persons
Cleghorn, capacity of 90 persons
Gait, capacity of 350 persons
Gazebo for cocktail
In addition, a community kitchen, games room equipped with a pool table and/or ping-pong table, and a laundry facility are available in the basement.
Double occupancy rooms with private bathrooms, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments are also available.
Your guests can enjoy our newly renovated accommodations with the convenience of dining hall and Sports Centre just a few steps away.
Paterson is home to the offices of Accommodation and Event Services. It is a unique lodging space as
it offers apartment accommodations. All apartments have a living room, dining area, equipped kitchen and storage room large enough to store bicycles. Guests have the choice of four-bedroom or one-bedroom apartments. A four-bedroom apartment includes three single beds, one double bed, and two bathrooms. One-bedroom apartments include one double bed and one bathroom.
Common spaces with satellite TV are located on each floor and laundry facilities are available on the first floor. Paterson is equipped with an elevator, air-exchanger, and boasts sixteen apartments suitable for individuals with reduced mobility.
These traditional style residences with several common spaces encourage discussion and ex- change, a perfect setting for sports teams and youth camps.
- Car Charging Station
- Fitness Center
- Handicap Accessible
- In-House Catering
- Near Public Transit
- Outdoor Space
- Overnight Rooms
- Paid Parking
- Running Trails
- Sports Facilities
Venue Location + Transportation
Sherbrooke, Quebec J1M 1Z7
- Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Dorval (Montreal, QC) - 90 minutes
Nearby International Airport
- Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Dorval (Montreal, QC) - 90 minutes
- Onsite Parking: Yes
- Car Charging Stations: Yes
Sherbrooke – 5 minutes, King Ouest (West)- 10 minutes, Lac des Nations – 10 minutes
Montreal – 143km
Quebec City – 218km
Things to Know
- Must Use In-house Catering: Yes
- External Catering Allowed: No
- Can Bring in Own Food: no
- Cultural Catering Available: No
- Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes
Booking your Sherbrooke event at Bishop’s University provides walk-in access to 4 computer labs, multimedia meeting spaces, teleconferencing, and a large a/v inventory (including sound systems, smart boards, projector systems, Blu-ray players, etc.).
- Guest Wi-Fi: Free
- Onsite Tech Support: Yes
- Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
- Equipment Available On-Site:
- Projector Screen
- Sound System
- Alcohol Consumption: Yes
- Smoking Permitted: no
- Cannabis Consumption: No
- ADA Accessible: Yes
- Family Friendly: Yes
- Pet Friendly: No
On behalf of all members of Shree Shivkrupanand Swami Foundation Canada, I would like to thank you, the staff and students of Bishop's University-who assisted us with the facilities at the Meditaiton Halls, Pollack Hall rooms and with Accomodation and Food services, for all your wonderful services and the hospitality during our tree weekend meditation retreats last month. Our guest members from UK, USA and Peru along with our members in Canada were all appreciative of Bishop's University's beautiful Campus and the wonderful services. We are particularly impressed with the patience that the students and staff exhibited while dealing with our requests and while assisting us through our programs at Bandeen Hall and Cleghorn Room. (....) We will definitely recommend without any hesitation, Bishop's University Campus and your services to any group looking for facilites to hold retreats or conferences.
With best regards,
Shree Shivkrupanand Swami Foundation Canada.