Open House - Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Butterdome and across campus.


Start here at Open House! It’s the most exciting day of the year to come to campus, and the best way for prospective students to discover everything the University of Alberta has to offer.

Open House runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, in the Butterdome and across North Campus and Campus Saint-Jean.


Booth fair

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

Be sure to 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.

Tours

Let us show you around! Learn more about all our tour options below. Pre-registration will open October 6.

  • Campus Tours
    Take a tour of North Campus with a UAlberta Ambassador as your guide! Sign up at the registration booth when you arrive, or pre-register online. 
  • Residence Tours

    Lister Hall

    Join us for a tour of Lister Hall, our first-year residence, and see what it’s like to live on campus! Sign up at the registration booth when you arrive, or pre-register online. 

    St. Joseph's College Residence

    A Catholic community experience that welcomes students of all cultural, spiritual or academic backgrounds.Take a tour of the men’s and women’s residences located in the heart of North Campus. Sign up at the registration booth when you arrive, or pre-register online. 

  • Sustainability Tours
    Find out why the University of Alberta is one of the greenest universities in Canada! Sign up at the registration booth when you arrive or pre-register online.
  • Engineering Tours
    Get a behind the scenes look at Canada’s top engineering facilities. Sign up at the registration booth when you arrive, or pre-register online.
  • Physics Tours

    Visit the coldest place in Canada and gaze upon stars in the middle of the day at our observatory. Plus, take a tour of our physics, geophysics, and condensed matter physics research spaces. Sign up at the registration booth when you arrive, or pre-register online.

  • Science Tours

    Learn more about InSciTE, an immersive experience available to all first-year Science students. See the spaces where students integrate all major disciplines and engage in science investigations.

    Sign up at the registration booth when you arrive, or pre-register online.

  • Physical Education and Recreation Tours
    Tour our academic, athletic (Golden Bears & Pandas), and campus recreation facilities on North Campus, including the PAW Centre, our state-of-the-art indoor climbing and fitness facility. Sign up at the registration booth when you arrive, or pre-register online.

Presentations

We offer dozens of general and program-specific presentations throughout the day, in classrooms across campus.

Check back soon for the presentation schedule.


Student Life in SUB

Check out the Students' Union Building (SUB) for the inside scoop on student life including music, games, student groups, services, and events offered by our Students’ Union. 

Food & refreshments

There are tons of places of eat on campus! Food & 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.


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 soon for the faculty events schedule.

Varsity sports

Get in on the excitement by cheering on our Golden Bears. You'll get a voucher to use at one of the following games:

Football
Golden Bears vs University of Saskatchewan Huskies
1 p.m. at Foote Field (South Campus)

Soccer
Golden Bears vs University of Calgary Dinos
2 p.m. at Foote Field (South Campus)

Hockey
Golden Bears vs University of Calgary Dinos
5 p.m. at Clare Drake Arena (North Campus)


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