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.
Registration for Summer Tours (May 8 – August 11, 2017) is CLOSED — We are currently over capacity for the remainder of our campus tours this summer.
September 18 – December 1, 2017
Fall tours will take place Monday to Friday, at 10:30am and 1:30pm. Please note: We will not be offering tours during the Fall mid-term recess (October 9-13, 2017).
Tours are designed for secondary school students considering undergraduate studies at McMaster University. They led by a current McMaster student, 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 styles
- 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 Saturday Tours
No Summer Dates Available
We are not offering any more Saturday tours for the remainder of the Summer. These tours typically include 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.
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.