Open House - Saturday, October 20, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Butterdome and across campus.

Start Here at Open House! Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us on campus and attend the University of Alberta's biggest event of the year to 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. 

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.


The best way to explore campus is with a guided tour!  

Pre-register for these tours on this page or in-person at the Registration Desk if you have questions. Pre-registration will open on October 10.


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

Special Events

RSVP for special events at Open House!

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

Food & refreshments will be for sale at the concession. Food vendors are also open in the Students’ Union Building and across campus.

RATT on the patio

Enjoy a BBQ at the Students' Union Building! If you're looking for a bite to eat during lunch, or if you're stopping by for a meal before the hockey game, it's the place to be!

Varsity sports

When you attend Open House, you'll get a voucher to use at one of the following games:

Hockey: Golden Bears vs MRU Cougars | 7 p.m. at Clare Drake Arena

Open House FAQs