Check in

The check-in procedure is detailed in your confirmation email, which you should receive within five business days of sending your reservation application.

Arriving by Taxi

The university is about a 20 minute taxi ride from the airport; the charge for a taxi from the airport to the CLS is approximately $25. 


Parking on campus is restricted in most areas to permits and meters. There are several parking spots available at the guesthouse for a daily rate - to reserve one, indicate you would like parking on your reservation application, or contact one of the guesthouse staff (contact info at bottom of the page). Parking at the CLS requires a permit Monday to Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM. For a pass to the CLS lot, contact CLS Reception at 306-657-3500.

Driving Directions

From the Saskatoon International Airport to the CLS:
Start: Depart Airport Dr on Lark Pl (East) <0.1 km
1: Turn LEFT (North-East) onto Circle Dr 4.4 km
2: Turn RIGHT (South) onto Preston Ave 1.6 km
3: Turn RIGHT (West) onto Innovation Blvd 0.4 km
End: Arrive Canadian Light Source Inc., 44 Innovation Blvd
From the CLS to the Light Source Guesthouse at Ogle Hall:
Start: Turn LEFT from CLS parking lot onto Innovation Blvd 0.4 km
2: Turn RIGHT onto Seminary Cres < 0.1 km
End: Arrive at Light Source Guesthouse at Ogle Hall, 113 Seminary Crescent (2nd building on the right side of road)


An interactive campus map is available here.

If you have any questions or concerns please call our office at 306-657-3505, or email us at

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