Open House - Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Butterdome and across campus.

Start Here at Open House!

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019 

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It’s the most exciting day to visit the U of A! Explore campus, learn about program options, discover student life, and so much more!

Watch out for more details closer to the event, like booking tours in advance and a full event schedule.


The best way to explore campus is with a guided tour! Check back in early October for a listing of tour options.

Register for these tours in-person at the Registration Desk, or pre-register online. (Pre-registration opens on October 7!)

Special Events

RSVP for special events at Open House!

Booth Fair

Start your day at the booth fair in the Butterdome and browse 200+ program options at our faculty and program booths.

Stop in at the Student Connect booth where you can speak with one of our friendly advisors about admissions, funding and scholarships, and any other questions you may have.

Then, get ready to explore everything the U of A has to offer with tours, presentations, faculty events, and much more!

Indigenous Student Experience at Open House

Come and see what it’s like to be an Indigenous student on campus!

Check out our Indigenous Student Experience booth to hear from current students, attend a one-on-one advising session, sign up for an Indigenous-focused tour, and enjoy some tea and bannock while you’re there.

No need to register - just show up!

Faculty Events

Our faculties are hosting events on campus for the day! Get to know your faculty of interest, meet current students, hear from alumni, or discover what you could be doing as a student! Check back in early October for the schedule!


We offer dozens of general and program-specific presentations throughout the day, in classrooms across campus. Check back in early October for the schedule!

RATT on the Patio

Refuel at the newest patio on campus at the Room At The Top BBQ between 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Food and Refreshments

There are tons of places to eat on campus! Food and refreshments will be for sale at the concession on the second-level concourse of the Butterdome. Food vendors are also open in the Students’ Union Building and across campus.

Varsity Sports Games

Cheer on our Golden Bears and Pandas at Open House!

Time  Location 
Golden Bears Football 1 p.m. Foote Field, South Campus
Golden Bears Soccer 2 p.m. Foote Field, South Campus
Pandas Volleyball 5 p.m. Saville Community Sports Centre, South Campus
Golden Bears Volleyball 6:30 p.m.  Saville Community Sports Centre, South Campus
Pandas Hockey 7 p.m. Clare Drake Arena, Main Campus

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