Map and directions
Address: 40 Livyers Loop, St. John's, NL, St John's, A1B 3P7, Canada
Check-In: after 3:00 p.m. Check-Out: by 11:00 a.m.
Our front desk is located just inside the main entrance of Macpherson College on Livyers Loop (off of Prince Philip Drive). The entrance is immediately below a skywalk and is located at the north-end of the complex.
Summer season (May 1 - August 21): front desk open 24/7
For guests with confirmed reservations and arriving outside of these dates (August to April), please communicate with us your anticipated arrival time at the time of booking to make arrangements. Our administrative offices are open 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Travel to and from airport
Take Metrobus route 14 from the airport to Memorial University Smallwood University Centre (STOP ID: 1150). Bus fare is $2.50 per ride and this route is wheelchair accessible.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Metrobus, traffic and pedestrian changes on Arctic Avenue
This is a notice to drivers, pedestrians and Metrobus users of changes to traffic routes and the Metrobus stop in the area of Arctic Avenue and the University Centre (UC). This is to allow work completion associated with underground services for the Core Science Facility. For personal safety, pedestrians in the area are encouraged to remain alert and use the pedway between the UC and the Engineering Building. Metrobus will detour around the work area and will cease service to the UC starting July 5. Riders should check the Metrobus website for temporary route changes. The work is scheduled from approximately July 4 – 21. Traffic speed on Arctic Avenue will be reduced to 20 kilometers per hour. Drivers should also note when exiting Kerwin Place all vehicles will be required to make a right turn only. Stay alert in the area and respect the directions of the flag persons. Co-operation during this important infrastructure work on campus is appreciated. More information is available here.
Getting Here - Travel to St. John's, NL
By plane – St. John’s, NL is home to an international airport (YYT) that serves all the airlines flying in and out of the province. Take Metrobus route 14 from the airport to Memorial University Smallwood University Centre (STOP ID: 1150). Bus fare is $2.50 per ride and this route is wheelchair accessible.
By ferry – The Marine Atlantic ferry docks in Argentia. You can take Route 100 past the communities of Dunville and Freshwater. This route meets the Trans Canada Highway – drive east on the Trans Canada Highway to St. John’s.
By car – Drive east on the Trans Canada Highway towards St. John's. Take exit 46 onto Allandale Road and then make a right onto Prince Philip Drive followed by a left onto Livyers Loop.
By bus – DRL, the province’s private bus line, makes regular stops at the Smallwood University Centre to pick up and drop off travellers.