We offer a few tour options during the summer months. We encourage you to look through the options below and register in advance for the one that works best for you.
Parking & Directions for General Tours & Where to Meet Your Guide
Once you have registered for a tour, refer to these Parking & Driving Directions for details on where to enter campus, where to park, and where to meet up with your guide.
May 8 – August 11
Summer tours take place Monday to Friday, at 10:30am and 1:30pm.
Tours are led by a student Tour Guide, who can provide you with information about our campus, as well as student life.
These 90-minute general walking tours are not program-specific, and typically include:
- Student Centre
- Athletic centre
- One eatery
- Two residence buildings
- One library
- A lecture hall
- A tutorial room and/or lab
- Other facilities
Liaison Officers are available to meet with you before or after your tour to discuss academic programs and/or the admissions process.
General Campus & Residence Tours (Saturday)
June 17 – Registration is now CLOSED
We will be offering one Saturday tour during the Summer. This tour includes everything listed above in a General Campus & Residence Tour, with a few minor changes:
- As it takes place on a weekend, the day is entirely student-run.
- There is no opportunity to speak with a Liaison Officer before or after the tour.
- You must book a Saturday tour via phone during business hours, at (905) 525-9140 ext. 23650.
If you have specific questions regarding undergraduate admissions you can find our contact information listed here.
May 8 – May 30
The Student Recruitment Office only offers Residence-ONLY Tours during the month of May.
Once Room Assignments are complete, Residence & Housing will be offering Residence-Only Tours on Mondays and Fridays at 2 pm. Registration will be made available at the end of June/beginning of July on their website.
Science Tours are run by the Faculty of Science. These tours are 60 minutes & highlight the labs and facilities used by students in Level I Science programs at McMaster.
For more details & to register for a Science Tour, please visit the Science Tours website or contact 905.525.9140 x 27590. Please note: Science Tours will depart from the Burke Science Building (BSB), room 129.
Engineering Tours are run by the Faculty of Engineering. These tours are 60 minutes, led by a current Engineering student, and provide information about programs,extra-curriculars and student life.
For more details and to register for an Engineering Tour, please visit the Engineering Tours website or contact 905.525.9140 x 27174. Please note: Engineering Tours will depart from the John Hodgins Engineering Building (JHE) annex, room 214A.
Fall Preview Days
Saturday, October 28, 2017 OR November 18, 2017
May@Mac Spring Open House
Early May 2018
If you are a teacher or group organizer, and you are
interested in arranging a campus tour for a group of
10+ students, please contact Amy MacLean, our
Campus Tour Coordinator via email@example.com
or 905-525-9140 ext. 23650.