Fall Preview Days

  •  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016
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  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2016
      Event Has Passed   

Both days run from 10:00am to 4:00pm and BOTH are identical.

  • Find out more in-depth information on the program you are interested in during our info sessions
  • Speak with our friendly staff about academic programs and student services
  • Explore our beautiful campus on foot
  • See some of our residences
  • RSVP is recommended – Please See Below

Itinerary

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  • Campus Tours
    Location: McMaster University Student Centre
    Tour Times: 10:00am – 3:00pm (last tour leaves at 3:00pm)
    Mini 45 minute walking tours will be offered every 15 minutes on a drop-in basis. Your tour guide will be a current McMaster student, and will be happy to share experiences with you about life on campus.
    Last tour will leave at 3:00pm  (45 minutes long)

    Residence Tours
    Tour Times: 10:00am – 3:30pm
    Drop-in to any of the 12 McMaster residences, and one of our friendly residence volunteers would be happy to show you a room. For more information on our residences, click here.

     

  • Academic Information Sessions and Displays
    See chart below for locations and times of each session
    These 30-45 minute presentations are designed to give you an overview of all the direct-entry level I programs that McMaster offers. Outside of each presentation room we will have staff/students available to answer specific questions that you may have.

  • McMaster Marketplace (Student Services)
    Location: McMaster University Student Centre, Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
    Student service displays will be set up for you to browse at your leisure. Meet reps and students for each area to get all of your questions answered.

    Participants:

Academic Information Sessions
NOTE : session times may change, the final schedule will be sent to all those that RSVP prior to the event.

BSB = Burke Science Building
ETB = Engineering Technology Building
GH = Gilmour Hall
ITB = Information Technology Building
JHE = John Hodgins Engineering Building
LRW = L.R. Wilson Hall
MDCL = Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery
MUSC = McMaster University Student Centre

LEVEL I ProgramS

TIME

BUILDING – ROOM

Arts & Science 10am and 1pm MDCL 1110
Bachelor of Technology 11:00am and 1:00pm ETB 238
Business 10am, 12pm and 2pm MUSC – 3rd Floor (CIBC Banquet Hall)
Chemical & Physical Sciences 11:00am and 1:00pm MDCL 1102
Computer Science 11:00AM and 1:00PM JHE 376
Engineering  10:00AM, 11:00AM, 12:00PM and 1:00PM  BSB 147
Environmental & Earth Sciences 11:00am and 1:00pm  MDCL 1309 
Health Sciences 11:00AM  and 1:00PM 
Educating for Capability 
 MDCL 1305/1307
Humanities, Music and
Studio Art

10:30am, 12pm and 1:30pm

LRW 1057
Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences 10:00am, 12:00pm & 2:00pm JHE 376
Integrated Business & Humanities 10am, 12pm and 2pm MUSC – 3rd Floor (CIBC Banquet Hall)
Integrated Science 2:00pm MDCL 1105
Kinesiology 11:00am and 1:00pm MDCL 1105
Life Sciences
10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm MDCL 1305/1307
Mathematics & Statistics
10:00am and 2:00pm MDCL 1309
Medical Radiation Sciences 10:00am and 12:00pm MDCL 1105
Midwifery *No Presentation – See Representatives in MDCL MDCL

Nursing

10:00 AM 12:00PM and 2:00PM MDCL 1102
Social Sciences 11am, 1pm and 2pm LRW 1055

Directions & Parking

The Student Recruitment Office and Security and Parking Services at McMaster are happy to offer complimentary parking to Fall Preview visitors! Upon parking your vehicle, simply hop on one of our shuttle buses which will deliver you to the centre of campus, near the McMaster University Student Centre to start your day!

cootes drive entranceWe ask that all visitors please enter the campus through the Cootes Drive entrance to McMaster University. See map on left or use GPS coordinates 43°15’41.5″N 79°55’24.1″W ( 43.2615361,-79.9233498 on Google Maps).

Please print this page and follow these directions on Saturday, October 29 or November 19. (Note that these differ from our regular campus tour directions.)

  • From Toronto, Oakville, Burlington
    Take Highway 403 to the Main Street West exit. At the traffic lights at the top of the ramp turn left onto Main Street West (heading west). Continue along Main Street in the second to the far right hand lane until you pass the Hospital entrance.  At the following set of lights merge right to take the corner onto Cootes Drive. Take the first McMaster University exit (right) off of Cootes Drive and Parking Officers will direct you to the parking lots.

    From St. Catharines and the Niagara Peninsula
    Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way over the Skyway Bridge as though going to Toronto. Take Highway 403 West towards Hamilton and follow the
    directions from Toronto, Oakville, Burlington as previously described.

  • From Kitchener/Waterloo
    Take Highway 8 to the Town of Dundas. Proceed along King Street straight through Dundas and this will become Highway 102 (Cootes Drive). Exit off Cootes Drive on the right for McMaster University. Parking Officers will direct you to the nearest parking lots.

    From Brantford and London
    From Brantford travel on Highway 403 East to the Aberdeen Street exit. After exiting Highway 403 turn left onto Longwood Road (first lights) and proceed to Main Street (next lights). Turn left onto Main Street. Continue along Main Street in the second to the far right hand lane until you pass the Hospital entrance.  At the following set of lights merge right to take the corner onto Cootes Drive. Take the first McMaster University exit (right) off of Cootes Drive and Parking Officers will direct you to the parking lots.

  •  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016
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  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2016
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