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General Events

Our general events involve campus tours, residence tours, information sessions about McMaster's student services and next steps in the application process.

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Faculty and Program Events

Each of our faculties have planned special events like facility tours, lab demonstrations, faculty meet and greets and more.

Refreshments

Fuel up during your visit. Review a list of eateries that will be open to purchase food and beverages during our open house.

Download the Agenda

You will receive an agenda of events when you get to campus, but here's a downloadable copy to help you plan your day.

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General Events

Session Description

Time & Location

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Transitioning from High School to University

An overview of the transition programs in place at McMaster to ensure high school students become successful university students.

Location:

MDCL 1305

Session Times:

10-10:45 a.m., 12:15-1 p.m. and 2:15-3 p.m.

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Acceptance to Registration

Wondering what you have to do once you accept McMaster’s offer? Let us outline the next steps and timelines for you.

Location:

MDCL 1305

Session Times:

11:15-11:45 a.m. and 1:30-2 p.m.

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Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Info Session

Please join staff from SAS to learn about supports that are available for students with a disability. Discussion items include documentation requirements, academic accommodations in university and disability-related supports.

Location:

MDCL 1102

Session Time:

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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McMaster Exchange Program

Gain a global perspective while earning credits towards your McMaster degree. Learn about studying abroad with the McMaster Exchange Program.

Location:

MDCL 1110

Session Times:

10:30-11:15 a.m. and 1:30-2:15 p.m.

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Academic Success and the Library

This session is specifically designed to help parents learn how McMaster librarians help your student excel at research. Support has been put into place to ensure that all McMaster students recognize what kind of information is needed for their assignments, as well as how to locate, evaluate and use information effectively and ethically.

Location:

MDCL 1102

Session Time:

1-2 p.m.

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Campus Bus Tours

Want to get a feel for our campus? Enjoy a bus tour with a McMaster student guide.

Location:

Tent outside of the McMaster Museum of Art

Drop-in Times:

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tours are 30 minutes in length.

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Residence Tours

Several of our residences will be open for tours. In the West Quad, Bates Residence, Mary E. Keyes Residence, Moulton Hall and Wallingford Hall. In the North Quad, check out Edwards Hall, Hedden Hall, Les Prince Hall and Woodstock Hall.

Location:

Refer to the campus map in the agenda provided on May 11th.

Drop-in Times:

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Athletic Centre Tours

Learn about our exciting expansion construction and join a guided tour of our state-of-the-art facilities: The Pulse (workout facility), indoor track, climbing wall and international size squash courts.

Location:

DBAC lobby

Drop-in Times:

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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McMaster Services Marketplace

Speak to representatives from various student services including:

  • Admissions
  • Alumni Association
  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Campus Store
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Hospitality Services
  • Residence Admissions
  • Indigenous Students Health Sciences
  • Indigenous Student Services
  • McMaster Exchange Program
  • McMaster Libraries
  • McMaster Outdoor Orientation Student Experience (MOOSE)
  • McMaster Students Union (MSU)
  • MSU Horizons Conference
  • Off-Campus Resource Centre
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Parking Services
  • Security Services
  • Student Accessibility Services
  • Student Accounts & Cashiers
  • Student Success Centre
  • Student Wellness Centre
  • University Technology Services
Location:

MUSC, first floor

Drop-in Times:

10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

 

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Faculty Specific Events

The following faculties and programs will be represented at the May@Mac Open House:

  • Arts & Science
  • Business
    • Including Undergraduate Business and Integrated Business & Humanities
  • Engineering
    • Including Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science, Engineering I and Integrated Biomedical & Health Sciences (iBioMed)
  • Health Sciences
    • Including Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences, iBioMed, Midwifery and Nursing
  • Humanities
    • Including Humanities I, Music and Studio Art
  • Science
    • Including all four Gateway Science programs, Integrated Science, Kinesiology and Medical Radiation Sciences
  • Social Sciences
    • Including Economics I, Health and Society I and Social Sciences I

 


 

Refreshments

The follow eateries will have food and beverages available for purchase during your visit to campus: