All tour options require you to
register in advance.
*Please note: We are not offering any
tours from April 7 – May 13, 2018.
Online registration will be
taken down two
business days prior to
the actual tour date.
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.
Summer Tours will be offered from:
May 14 – August 10, 2018
(*Summer Tours registration is now open)
Tours take place Monday to Friday, at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm and 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
May@Mac Spring Open House
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Fall Preview Days
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
We are offering one Saturday Tour Day this summer:
Saturday, June 16, 2018
(10:30am OR 1:30pm)
If you are interested in registering for one of these two Saturday dates, please contact Amy MacLean, our Campus Tour Coordinator, via firstname.lastname@example.org or 905.525.9140 x 23650.
Residence-Only Tours are offered on:
Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays at 12:30pm
Starting on Monday, May 14th & ending on Tuesday, May 29th: These one hour tours will only show three different residence styles (*Please note: These tours will not include the rest of campus).
If you are interested in registering for a Residence-Only Tour, please contact Amy MacLean, our Campus Tour Coordinator, via email@example.com or 905.525.9140 x 23650.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC TOURS
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 a Faculty of 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.
Our School Group Tours are designed for prospective high-school-aged students, who are planning on applying for university in the next couple of years. If you are a teacher interested in arranging a Campus Tour for a group of high-school students, please contact Amy MacLean, our Campus Tour Coordinator, via firstname.lastname@example.org or 905.525.9140 x 23650.
If you are interest in bringing elementary-school-aged students to visit our campus, we recommend arranging a more age-appropriate activity. Some of the activities that McMaster offers include, but are not limited to:
- Achieving Leadership Through Integrated Teamwork, Unity, Dedication & Empowerment
- ALTITUDE Website
- For example: Alpine Tower, Indoor Climbing Wall, Low Ropes Course, etc.
- 905-525-9140 x 26384
McMaster Nuclear Reactor
McMaster’s Biology Greenhouse
- For a group tour, please contact: Dr. Susan Dudley (Biology Faculty Supervisor)
- 905.525.9140 x 24004
McMaster’s W.J. McCallion Planetarium