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Future Students

    In-Person Campus Tours

    General Campus & Residence Tour 

    Our In-Person Campus & Residence Tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Monday to Friday – with exception to holiday and event schedules.  

    Winter Tour Program: January 15 - April 10, 2024 
    Spring/Summer Tour Program: May 6 - August 23, 2024 


    During this 90-minute general campus tour, visitors will be guided through our beautiful campus. Student tour guides will:   

    • Showcase a variety of buildings including residence, study spaces, lecture halls and dining options
    • Provide information on residence and meal plans
    • Share their experience and cover student support services available
    • Answer your questions about becoming a future Marauder.  
    *Important Note:  

    We will not have access to Residence on the following weeks: 
    • June 3-7, 2024 
    • August 19-23, 2024 
    This means we will bring tour guests to our mock tour room – which is designed to show what a typical double room looks like. During this time, visitors will not have the ability to see a washroom in residence. 

    Residence-Only Tours 

    Our Residence-Only Tours are offered from May 13 – July 12, 2024 at 12:30 p.m., on Monday, Tuesday & Friday – with exception to holiday and event schedules.  


    During this 60-minute residence-only tour, visitors will have the opportunity to view a variety of room styles:    

    Traditional: Single or double room, with varying type of washroom 

    Non-Traditional: Suite style room, with ensuite washroom 

    *Important Note:  
    We will not be running tours the week of June 3-7, 2024

    Program-Specific Tours

    Our guided tours cover general information about campus.
    Program-specific tours are offered by the 
    Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Engineering.

    How To Register:

    • Select a tour date and time from the calendar.
    • Click on the title to register. 
    • Tour registrations are limited to four guests per registration (1 prospective student + 3 visitors). 
    • We ask guests to limit themselves to one registration. In order to ensure we are servicing as may guests as possible, duplicate registrations may be cancelled.

    No dates currently available? Be sure to monitor this page for cancellations or additional slots as new tour dates are added monthly.

    Our Student Recruitment Office (located in Togo Salmon Hall 111) is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET). We invite you to drop by and connect with a Recruitment Officer or student staff to address program, admission or student experience questions.

    Similar to many Canadian universities, there is an encampment on McMaster's campus. For more information, please visit our Daily News website

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