The Den & Black Lounge is owned and operated by the University of Calgary Students’ Union. The Den & Black Lounge has been a student tradition for over 45 years – a regular hotspot for students with two floors of food, beverages, dance and fun, and is located just at the east end of the Food Court. Whether your preference is indoor dining, relaxing on the Black Lounge patio or private partying in the Red Room, this is your place to make it happen.

The Tradition

The Tradition began when we, formerly known as Dinny’s Den, opened our doors to students back in 1969 and made our home as the campus restaurant and bar, and a special place for student social gatherings. This was just the start! At The Den & Black Lounge, we have dedicated ourselves to student experience by throwing the best on campus events including Thursden and Bermuda Shorts Day (BSD), and looking out for student’s best interests. In continuing this tradition, we have completely renovated The Den to provide a premiere experience and launched a refined food and beverage menu.

Den Survey – Contest Rules

Current students enrolled full- or part-time at the University of Calgary who complete the 2018 Den customer service survey may enter to win the following prizes:

One $50 Den Gift Card

Chances of winning are approximately 1 in 500 (based on 500 survey respondents). Odds of winning may decrease based on the actual number of students who complete the survey, choose to enter the draw, and correctly answer the skill testing question. Duplicate entries will be disqualified.

The survey draw will be open from April 16 at 12:00am and will close on April 30 at 11:59pm.

Prize winners will be selected at random from email addresses provided. Each individual entrant is only eligible to win one prize.

Winners will be selected and notified on May 1,  2018. The Students’ Union will make reasonable efforts to notify winners by May 4, 2018 and is not responsible for misspelled email addresses or emails that are undeliverable to the recipient. Prize winners must redeem their prize at the SU Main Office by 4:30PM on May 11, 2018.

Names and email addresses provided for entry into the survey draw are collected and stored separately from SU Annual Survey data. Personal information collected for the survey draw will only be used for the purpose of notifying prize winners. All data will only be accessible through a unique username and password.


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The DenLower LevelThe Black LoungeUpper Level • MacEwan Student Centre, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4