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2012 Queen's MiniU


Explore some BIG ideas at Queen's MiniU!
Enjoy interaction with world-renowned and award-winning faculty members, opportunities for hands-on learning, and insight
into the most up-to-date research being done - all in a fun and friendly campus setting.
MiniU is an opportunity to enhance your personal and professional development. Certificates of completion can be provided; advance notice is appreciated so be sure to indicate your preference when registering.

Come and see what it's all about - you won't be disappointed!
Date: May 25, 2012 - May 27, 2012
Location: Registration (Friday): 11:00 - 8:00 pm
Residence Check-In (Friday): 3:00pm
Registration (Saturday): 8:00 - 11:00 am
Ban Righ Hall (Bader Lane/University Ave.)
Kingston, ON
Canada, K7L 3N6
For more information on the location please click here
Cost: Payment by credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express), online banking, and 'Mail in a cheque' can be accepted. If you select the 'Mail in a cheque' payment option, your registration will not be considered final until your cheque is received by the Alumni Relations office. Early Bird Weekend registration payment must be received by Friday, April 20, 2012. All other payment must be received no later than Monday, May 21, 2012.

There are 4 Registration Options to choose from. All fees include taxes.
Option 1 - Weekend Package
ONLY $199 per person
includes ALL scheduled MiniU meals, sessions, refreshment breaks, Last Lecture on Earth, Haunted Walk, Alumni Social, and Queen's Ceilidh; excludes travel, campus residence or hotel accommodation, and optional Field Trips or Activities.

Option 2 - Weekend Package with Accommodation
ONLY $399
includes ALL scheduled MiniU meals, sessions, refreshment breaks, Last Lecture on Earth, Haunted Walk, Alumni Social, and Queen's Ceilidh PLUS two nights accommodation (Friday and Saturday) in a 2-bedroom residence unit in Leggett Hall on Stuart Street; excludes travel and optional Field Trips or Activities.
Please note: only 1 guest in your group needs to book residence accommodations; all other guests should sign up for one of the other registration options (ie. Weekend Package, Day Pass, or À la Carte); maximum accommodation capacity is 4 guests per residence unit.

Option 3 - Day Passes
Friday $115 per person includes 2 education sessions, Welcome Reception and Dinner, Haunted Walk, and Alumni Social
Saturday $100 per person includes breakfast, lunch, education sessions; Last Lecture on Earth
Sunday $80 per person includes breakfast, 2 education sessions, and Closing Luncheon.
includes scheduled MiniU meals and refreshment breaks; excludes travel, residence or hotel accommodation, and optional Field Trips or Activities.

Option 4 - À la Carte
Separate fee per person, per activity
Friday Optional Boxed Lunch $10
Education Session $20 each
Friday Welcome Reception & Dinner $65
Friday Haunted Walk $10
Breakfasts $15
Saturday Lunch $20
Last Lecture on Earth $5 students/$20 all others
Sunday Closing Lunch $25

Optional Field Trips and Additional Activities
  • Friday Optional Boxed Lunch - $10
  • Coastal Engineering Lab Field Trip - $10 per person
    (includes return school bus transportation)
RSVP By: May 15, 2012

For more information, please contact:

Melanie McEwen
Manager, Alumni Education & Travel
Telephone: 613-533-2060 or 1-800-267-7837
Fax: 613-533-6777
Email: miniu@queensu.ca

See Who's Coming: View List
Cancellation Policy: Before April 30, 2012: 100% refund
Between May 1-15, 2012: 50% refund
After May 15, 2012: No refund; substitutions may be permitted


included in Option 2 is two nights in a 2-bedroom residence unit in Leggett Hall. Located near the shores of Lake Ontario, this residence is within easy walking distance to Kingston's vibrant downtown. Each unit is climate-controlled and features one double bed in each bedroom and a shared 3-piece bath. Housekeeping service every other day includes bed-making and towel refresh. Guests are asked to provide their own hair dryer, shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc. Residence check-in begins at 3pm on Friday; a secure room has been reserved at Leggett Hall so you can leave your luggage while you are in afternoon sessions. Check-out is 11am on Sunday.

To inquire about other on-campus residence accommodation opportunities (i.e., single room or single night), please call 1-613-533-2223 or go online to the Queen's Events Services webpage.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.