University Residences (Lister Hall, University of Alberta)

Lister Hall is the main residence at the University of Alberta.  We have negotiated a block booking of hotel-style and dormitory rooms that will accommodate up to 400 people.  The rates range from $49.00 CAD to $99.00 CAD.  Lister Hall is located within 10 minute walking distance of the LRT (train) access to the Shaw Conference Centre.  

You can book by phone: 

+1 (780) 492-6056

Or by faxing or emailing the form below to:

Fax: +1 (780) 492-5597 or

emailing to

Lister Hall Dormitory Rooms

Dormitory-style accommodation, in single or twin occupancy, provides casual comfort at affordable rates.  Each floor has a lounge area designed to create an atmosphere that encourages interaction with other guests while still offering you the option of retreating to your own room to prepare for the next day’s activities. Linen and towel services are provided, and additional amenities available on each floor include cable television, telephone with free local service and a service center with coin-operated laundry facilities, a refrigerator, and a sink. High-speed internet access is complimentary in the internet café in The Ship on a first come, first serve basis. Check-in is after 4:00 pm and check-out is by 11:00 am.

Lister Hall Guest Rooms​

Lister Centre also 20 hotel-style guestrooms offering a choice of one queen bed, one queen bed with a double sofabed, or two double beds.  All guestrooms feature windows that open.Each room features a private bathroom, clock radios, cable TV, telephones with free local calls, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, as well as comfy duvets and extra pillows.


15th Biennial Global Conference

International Association for the Study of the Commons 

Downtown Hotels 

The following hotels are pleased to host you as

the official hotels of IASC 2015.  We have

negotiated group rates for:

Matrix Hotel​

​10640 – 100 Avenue

Tel: + 1-866-465-8150

​(Reference for group booking rate is IASC2015 or BOOK HERE)

Comfort Inn and Suites Hotel

10425 100 Ave.

Tel: + 1-780-423-5611

Tel: +1-888-384-6835

(Reference for group booking rate is IASC2015).