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Future Students

    General Campus Tours


    You will be guided through our beautiful campus by one of our student tour guides. During this 90-minute guided tour, our tour guides will:   

    ·       Showcase a variety of buildings.  

    ·       Provide information on residence and meal plans.  

    ·       Discuss student life at McMaster.  

    ·       Answer your questions about becoming a future Marauder.    


    Our In-Person Fall Campus Tours will resume on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 & run until Wednesday, December 7, 2022. We will be offering tours at both 10:30am & 1:30pm, Tuesday to Friday - with some exceptions.

    Weekend Tour: We will be offering tours on Saturday, October 22nd, at 10:00am, 12:00pm & 2:00pm.

    PA Day Tours: We will be offering increased tour timeslots on Friday, October 7th & Friday, November 25th at 9:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm & 2:30pm.

    HOW TO REGISTER: Select a tour date and time from the supplied calendar (below). Click on the title to register.  Individuals should only register for one date. Tour registrations for multiple dates will be cancelled.

    Registration is made available on a monthly basis.  Registration will be posted 1-2 weeks prior to the start of the next month.

    Registration Capacity: Tour registrations are limited to four guests per registration (i.e. 1 prospective student + 3 visitors). 


    To provide the best experience possible, we have a strict Tour Guide to visitor ratio.  If all dates on the calendar are grey, the tour spots are filled.

    Here are some alternative options:

    ·        Monitor our booking page for cancellations or additional spots added

    ·        Wait for future registration to open up: Registration will be made available approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the start of the following month

    ·         Attend one of our two Fall Preview open house events (in-person) on Saturday, October 29, 2022 or Saturday, November 19, 2022: McMaster Fall Preview Open House


    If you are planning to travel to campus, but are not booked for a tour, we encourage you to visit the Student Recruitment Office (located in Togo Salmon Hall 111). We are open Tuesdays-Fridays from 9am-4pmWhen you visit us, here are some of the services we may be able to offer you:

    ·         Speak with a Recruitment Officer about academic or admissions questions

    ·         Speak with a current student staff about their experiences


    COVID-19 Protocols & Procedures: 

    To come to campus, you and every member of your party must complete these important steps:  

    1. Complete the provincial Covid-19 self-assessment, if you or someone you live with has symptoms or tests positive for COVID 

    1. Stay home and cancel your tour if you do not pass the assessment 

    2. The university continues to strongly encourage our community to wear a mask when indoors or in close proximity to others while outdoors, even though masks will not be required

    While on campus, you must comply with all applicable University health, safety and environmental programs and policies. We thank you for your understanding as we keep guest, student and staff safety as our top priority. 

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