Visiting our campus
We've tried to gather together all of the information and links you need to plan a campus visit to see your son or daughter.
The Pilgrim Inn, located on the edge of campus, provides comfortable and affordable accommodation for visiting parents.
Bed & breakfasts are another accommodation option for you to consider when visiting campus. Many community residents are eager to open their home to parents and other guests.
Dining options on campus include our main dining hall, Subway restaurant, and two coffee shops.
Commencement details. Learn everything you need to know about your son's or daughter's upcoming graduation.
Moose Jaw accommodations provide another option for those looking for a broader selection of hotels. Moose Jaw is a 15 minute drive east of Caronport.
Regina accommodations are an ideal option after a long flight. Caronport is approximately one hour west of Regina on the Trans Canada highway.
Regina Airport is only one hour from Caronport. Many of our students and visiting parents choose to fly into and out of Regina.
Tourism Saskatchewan will provide you with valuable information on the sights and events around the province.
If you need help finding a ride from the airport to Caronport, please contact us at 1-800-667-5199.
For any further questions about visiting our campus, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Inquiries: 1-800-645-2275
Jim Paulson 756-3414
Lori Peters 756-3322
Note: Students can contact academic advisers for help with course and program selection. They're also a great resource for students who are struggling academically.
If your son or daughter is thinking about coming to Briercrest or you have any questions about his or her application, you can contact the Admissions office at email@example.com or call 1-800-667-5199.
Administrative Assistant 756-3315
Stan Peters, Director of Athletics 756-3427
Calvin Watson, Clipper Men's Hockey 756-3437
Gene Wolverton, Clipper Men's Basketball 756-3234
Shane Sowden, Clipper Women's Basketball 756-3316
Nigel Mullan, Clipper Men's Volleyball 756-3396
Nolan Weinmaster, Clipper Women's Volleyball 756-3383
Kevin Thiessen, Clipper Soccer 756-3412
Dorm Contact Information
College Residence Directors:
Terry Wolverton, Isabel Whittaker and Hillson Hall 756-3358
Kathy Runnalls, Bergren Place and Sundbo Place II 756-3290
Dan Gabor, Sinclair Whittaker 756-3347
Mark Vust, Lewis Apartments and Sundbo Place III (no office phone)
Dan Gabor, Eliason Manor 756-3344
To make payments at the cash counter, please call 756-3211.
The new Health Services office is located off the Whittaker foyer in room 227.
8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
Other Important Numbers
Briercrest Reception Desk 756-3200
Briercrest Bookstore: 1-800-265-4500
Caronport Service Centre 756-2480
Counselling Centre 756-3313
Campus Safety 756-3327
Chaplain (College) 756-3233
Library Circulation Desk 756-3252
Pilgrim Student Centre 756-3335
Student Government 756-3237
Worship Arts 756-3250
Contacting Your Son or Daughter
If your son or daughter does not have a personal phone number, you can call his or her dorm floor phone number (which will be made known to them during registration). Students also have access to email at terminals around the campus and in their rooms (if they purchase it from Sasktel).
Parent to Parent
The following section highlights some of the thoughts and reflections of parents who have sent their kids to Briercrest.
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Praying for your son or daughter
Leaving for college for the first time may be a difficult transition-for both you and your son or daughter. He or she will be facing a number of new challenges, and you might wonder how you can help from home. One of the best things you can do is pray. These are some suggestions for you as you pray for your child throughout the school year:
- Being away from home, family, and friends for an extended period of time.
- Adjusting to a new culture and possibly a new climate.
- Learning to share a bedroom, bathroom, and eating space.
- Developing a good relationship with roommates.
- Learning how to be wise with money.
- Keeping up with the sometimes overwhelming pace of Week of Welcome.
- Learning how to deal with possible conflicts with roommates.
- Making wise choices in the midst of a lot of freedom all at once.
- Overcoming concerns with grades; dealing with personal limitations.
- Safeguarding faith in God.
- Building strong friendships.
- Exploring and developing new ideas.
- Preparing for the academic stress of midterm exams and major assignments.
- Overcoming possible homesickness.
- Time management, procrastination.
- Staying healthy by exercising, eating well, and getting enough rest.
- Questioning the choice of a field of study.
- Learning to live with the challenges of residence living.
- For a restful, enjoyable Thanksgiving weekend.
- Feeling burned out.
- Dealing with the possible depression that comes with the onset of winter and very cold weather.
- Making decisions about next semester.
- Avoiding sickness and fatigue.
- Stress over final papers and exams.
- Leaving friends and familiar surroundings for the holidays.
- Final decisions about next semester.
- Saying goodbye to friends.
- Perhaps adjusting to a new roommate.
- Beginning new classes, possibly making up for a disappointing performance in the fall semester.
- Missing friends who did not return to campus.
- Getting back into studies after the holiday.
- Missing family.
- Valentine's Day depression if not involved in a relationship.
- Mid-term exams and assignments.
- Low energy levels.
- Searching for summer employment.
- Planning for modular week.
- Making plans for next year's classes and living arrangements.
- Feeling pressured by deadlines and final exams.
- Remaining focused on studies as the weather warms up.
- Thinking about coming home.
- Saying goodbye to friends, dealing with closure.
- Anxiety over summer employment.
Dorm students are strongly advised to ensure that their content insurance needs are covered either through a family plan or through separate insurance arrangements. Student possessions are not covered under the institution's insurance policy. Some homeowner policies will cover students while in residence, but it is the responsibility of the student to see that this is in place.
Alternate Housing Students
Students living in rental accommodations out of dorm will need to have content/possession insurance for their belongings.
Send a care package
Gifts and care packages can be ordered through Briercrest's
Click here to view care package options.
What's in Moose Jaw?
CIBC, Conexus Credit Union, Royal Bank, Scotia Bank, Bank of Montreal, TD, and several others.
There is a mall with Sears and Zellers on Main Street, Wal-Mart and Superstore are located on Thatcher Drive, and the downtown area has many smaller shops and boutiques.
Moose Jaw Union Hospital is on Fairford Street. There are numerous doctors, dentists, and other medical professionals listed in the Moose Jaw phone book.
Galaxy Cinemas, Mae Wilson Theatre, South Hill Bowling, Pizza Hut, Boston Pizza, and Temple Gardens Mineral Spa are all favorites in Moose Jaw.
Moose Jaw has many thriving churches, encompassing many denominations, such as Church of God, Baptist, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Alliance, Mennonite Brethren, Anglican, Lutheran, United, Catholic, and more.
Parents are partners in education. One way to further your partnership with us is through charitable giving. Through the generous support of donors, students' total educational costs are subsidized by 11 per cent, helping us provide the best education possible at an affordable price.
Our office in charge of charitable giving, Resource Development, prays regularly for our school's donors.
To learn more about charitable giving at Briercrest, click here.
Maybe, as a parent, you've been looking for an opportunity to continue your own education. At Briercrest, you'll find some unique opportunities that fit your life:
Our distance learning courses offer an excellent opportunity for you to take classes for personal growth or to work toward a degree. To graduate from our seminary with a master's degree, we require only ten classes in resisdence. Students can complete the remainder through distance learning.
Visit the Continuing and Distance Education website to learn more.
Our seminary's unique format of modular education attracts students from around the world and opens doors for those who remain employed in work or ministry during their studies. As a result, students who would have had to rely solely on distance education are able to access classroom learning with other students and excellent faculty.
Components of a modular course include the following:
- pre-course work
- one week in class
- post-course work
Visit the Seminary website to learn more.
Certificate of the Seminary
If you're not looking for a master's degree, consider taking the Certificate of the Seminary. This certificate is designed for individuals wanting to learn and grow in an academic context, and provides a high level of flexibility.
For more information about the Certificate of the Seminary, click here.
If earning credit is not a priority for you, we invite you to audit classes. This may be the perfect way for you to commit to learning on an ongoing basis, and our modular format makes it very accessible.