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ISSS has one popcorn machine available for rental for student groups to use as an extra incentive during their events or table bookings.

Booking Check-List

  1. Requestion and Approval by DoCE 

  2. $35 cash or cheque refundable deposit

  3. Rental fee payable by cash, cheque or e-transfer

Registered Student Groups on Campus and University Services may, with the permission of the ISSS, rent out the ISSS popcorn machine for events that align with the ISSS Mandate, as determined by the Community Engagement Director of the ISSS.

In addition:


  • In order to reserve the popcorn machine for an event, a requisition must be submitted ONE WEEK in advance of the event. This should be sent to and should detail the date, time and purpose of the event, as well as the club’s overarching goal/purpose.

  • A confirmation email will be sent within 2 days to confirm that the booking is approved. If an email is not received within 2 days, then the booking has not been confirmed and follow-up is necessary.

  • First priority for bookings would be to COSSA groups.

  • SGS must approve the event. The group will be asked to confirm that the event has been approved before rental.

  • The popcorn machine is to be returned cleaned and in the condition it was received. If equipment is damaged or broken, the deposit will be retained by the ISSS.

  • Please note that materials to run the popcorn machine (oil, kernels, bags) will not be provided by the ISSS.

  • Popcorn machine rental is subject to a refundable $35 deposit in the form of a cheque (made payable to The Interdepartmental Students Society) or cash. This must be given at the time of rental and can be brought to the ISSS office (CCIS 1-150). A cheque can be picked up at the conclusion of the event when the machine is returned.

  • There is a separate non-refundable $35 fee/day associated with renting the popcorn machine. This can be made payable by cash, cheque, or e-transfer (sent to This should be paid at the same time as the deposit.

Popcorn machine must be returned at the end of the student group’s event. Each student group is responsible for coordinating an appropriate pickup and drop-off time of the machine with the director of community engagement (, preferably within working hours (9 am  4 pm, Monday to Friday).

If you have any further questions or concerns, please email

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