The Hive Cafe Coop is much more than just a student run cafe on campus! It can also be used as a vibrant event space for students and the community alike.

Student groups are prioritized with the space fee being waived for all under graduate and graduate groups, however the Event Supervisor Fees still apply ($18.40/hour). Please note that there is a cancellation fee of $50 for any group who cancels their request less than 48 hours in advance.

For external groups please see our pricing guide here.

To book an event at The Hive, please email

  • Use The Hive’s convenient catering service! Visit this link to see our menu
  • Use a University approved caterer These caterers have been pre-approved by Concordia Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and do not require additional paperwork to use.
  • Use a non-approved caterer or self-cater. This will require filling out a form to send to Concordia EHS for approval. Talk to the event coordinator for more information.

Please refer to for all catering inquiries

Alcohol permits
If you want to serve alcohol at your event, you will need to fill out an Alcohol Waiver Form, which your event coordinator will provide you. You will also need to apply for a Reunion Permit which should be submitted to Regie des alcools, des courses et des jeux 30 days prior to the event. You, or your group, are responsible for applying for the alcohol permit and paying to cost of the permit. Depending on the size of your event, if alcohol is served, security may request you have a security guard present for the event and they will provide a quote.

Serving alcohol
To serve alcohol you will need to provide a SSP certified server for the event. You can access info on how to get certified or get servers to serve at the event through the Dean of Students office. The Hive can also provide a SSP certified server for your event for an additional cost.

For all event booking inquiries, please email

Hive Spaces

SC Building Loyola Campus

The Hive Cafe is located on the beautiful Loyola campus of Concordia University, filled with historic buildings and lush, green lawns. The Cafe is situated in a central building on the grounds with the historic Loyola chapel located directly across from it, and the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall and library in the same building. The room itself draws plenty of natural light through the floor-to-ceiling windows across 3 walls. The space comes fully equipped with a large kitchen boasting a 10 burner range and plenty of prep space; plenty of lighting options; and two full bars with reach-in fridges and additional walk-in fridge space near the kitchen. The space is able to comfortably hold up to 330 people.
*This space is not wheel chair accessible
*This space is equipped with multiple gender neutral washrooms

Mezz Cafe

Our downtown (SGW / Mezz) Hive Café space is located at the heart of the Concordia University campus on the second floor of the Henry F. Hall building. The space features a contemporary, fresh atmosphere with clean lines, adjustable lighting, and a modern aesthetic combined a warmth from our gallery space by spotlighting local and student art. The space also has access to the terrace, (please note the terrace is managed by the Dean of Students and must be booked through them) . The capacity of the space can comfortably manage 127 people standing, and roughly 60 seated depending on the layout of tables used.
*This space is wheelchair accessible and has 3 gender neutral washrooms.