A visit to McMaster is the best way to learn more about the university and get a feel for our campus. You can meet students, staff and faculty, all who help define the distinct personality of the University. McMaster offers many opportunities to do this, from simply spending a couple of hours touring the campus to staying for a whole day and attending scheduled activities during one of our special visit days, or just exploring our Virtual Tours.
Unable to visit McMaster in person? Explore the university’s picturesque campus via one of our online tours.
Flash Mode – Take a Guided Tour that follows the same route as an in-person walking tour, create a personalized tour in Your Tour or simply explore major campus hotspots in Free Explore mode.
Basic Mode — This tour provides users with a slower internet connection or older computer an opportunity to explore our campus without any videos.
Street View — McMaster is among the first universities in Canada to have its campus walkways mapped by Google’s Street View project, which provides 360-degree, street-level photographic imagery from roads and paths all around the world. To use Street View, drag the orange figure from the navigation area to the map of campus.
General Campus & Residence Tours
A campus tour takes approximately 90 minutes and includes visits to academic areas, a library, student service areas, and one residence building. It’s the best way to find out more about the university and get a feel for the campus.
McMaster @Your School
Representatives from McMaster’s Student Recruitment & Admissions Office visit various locations throughout Ontario and Canada to present information, answer questions or discuss undergraduate post-secondary oppportunities at the University. Search our School Visits page for details.
May@Mac Open House
(Saturday, May 10, 2014)
May @ Mac is our annual open house. The open house includes campus tours, special facility tours, sample lectures, lab demonstrations and opportunities to speak with professors, staff and students.
March Break Week Tours
(March 10 – 14, 2014)
Join us for a general 90-minute tour of our campus and a residence tour during March Break week.
(Saturday October 26, 2013 OR Saturday, November 16, 2013)
We will be offering two Fall Preview days in 2013. Attending one of our Fall Preview days is a great opportunity for prospective students to speak with staff, students and several student services representatives. These event also feature guided campus tours and several program information seminars.