Make the most of your visit

Woman climbing the wall in Wilson climbing Centre

Visiting us from out of town? Make a weekend out of it! Beyond our campus tours, the university and the city of Edmonton have plenty to offer for prospective students, families, visitors, and guests.

Where to stay

There are hotel options near campus, as well as on nearby Whyte Ave, downtown, and throughout the city. The Explore Edmonton website has a great list of accommodations.

What to do on campus

North Campus is a vibrant community hub throughout the year, with coffee shops and restaurants, theatre, music, and art shows, athletic events, museums and collections, drop-in climbing and fitness, and much more. For up-to-the-minute options, see the university events calendar»

What to do in Edmonton

North Campus is situated just steps from the restaurants, shopping, and nightlife of the Garneau neighbourhood, Old Strathcona, and Whyte Avenue. Hop on the LRT and cross the river to take in bustling downtown, or explore the beautiful river valley, the largest urban green space in North America. For more ideas, see our Why Edmonton page and visit the Explore Edmonton website.