Academic Sessions & Activities

Our faculties have created a number of presentations and events to help you learn why our programs could be perfect for you.

A portrait view photo of the sun setting over the Edwards Arch in McMaster University campus.

General Info Sessions & Activities

Coming Soon!

Want to discover our libraries? How about transitioning from high school to university? Our general information sessions have everything you need to get ready for living and learning at McMaster.

May@Mac Event Agenda

Coming Soon!

Check out all the events and activities we’ve got lined up for our Open House by downloading a digital copy of the event agenda, which will be your go-to guide to explore all the program and general offerings we’ll be running.

Residence Tours

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at our open residence buildings

Visit the open residences (on a drop-in basis) to have a friendly residence staff member show you around.

Campus Bus Tours

Last tour leaves at 2:30 p.m.

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Outside the Museum of Art.

Want to get a feel for our campus? Drop by the Campus Tour Tent in front of the Museum of Art to enjoy a 20-minute bus tour with a student guide.

Accessibility Information

Accessibility is a priority at McMaster. Our goal is for everyone to make the most of their day on campus. We are dedicated to offering various features to ensure a positive experience.


The following eateries will have food and beverages available for purchase during your visit to campus. Note that these establishments are cashless. Debit, credit and meal cards are accepted.

  • Café One in MDCL (10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
  • IAHS Café in IAHS (9:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m.)
  • La Piazza in MUSC (10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
  • Refueling in DBAC (9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
  • Tim Hortons in MUSC (8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)


Free parking will be available in Lots M, N, and P and shuttle buses will loop from the parking lots to the Welcome Tent all day.

Campus Store

The Campus Store will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Gilmour Hall.