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Schedule of activities

On Sunday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., find out more about applying to McGill, then learn what we have to offer both inside and outside the classroom. Create your own schedule from the times listed below, and plan your visit to McGill's beautiful downtown campus with our map of activity locations. And don't forget to register!

Alumni/Student Interactive Panel

Life as a McGillian: Alumni and Current Student perspectives

Panel (English with Bilingual Q and A)
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm,  J.W. McConnell, Room 204

Interprofessional Health Care Interactive Panel

"A Day in the Life": Health Care Professionals - Careers and Collaboration

Panel (English with Bilingual Q and A)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,  McIntyre Medical, Palmer Howard Theatre, 6th floor


Alumni on Campus

Speak with McGill Alumni about their experiences

Alumni will share their personal experiences as McGill students; about options that were facing them, what factors influenced their decisions, life and learning at McGill, how their university years and time at McGill prepared them for life after graduation.  Alumni will be in the following locations: 
Check back in mid-October for locations.


Admissions information sessions

Find out more about the applying process. Click the titles below to see the times and locations for each of the information sessions. Many Faculties and Schools will also be hosting admission or program information sessions.   Please see the list below, in the Activities by Academic Program section

Undergraduate Admission Overview

Undergraduate Admission Overview (English)
10:00 am & 10:45 am, Frank Dawson Adams, Auditorium

Undergraduate Admission Overview (French)
11:30 am , Frank Dawson Adams, Auditorium

Undergraduate Admission Overview (English)
1:30 pm, Frank Dawson Adams, Auditorium

Undergraduate Admission Overview (French)
1:30 pm, J.W. McConnell building, 13 

Undergraduate Admission Overview (English)
2:30 pm, J.W. McConnell building, 13 

Continuing Studies

Information session (English) 
1:00 pm, Bronfman building, 422

Activities around campus

Learn how rewarding life at McGill can be. Click the titles below to show the activities on offer.

Athletics & Recreation

Tours (bilingual) 
Departing approx. every 30 minutes 11:00 am to 3:00 pm from 475 Pine Avenue West (main entrance to Currie Gym)

Campus Tours

Open House Mini Tours (bilingual) 
10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Departing from Campus Crossroads (Y intersection)


Rare Books & Special Collections guided tour HSS Library (bilingual) 
2:00 pm in the McLennan Library  – meet at Library Service Desk, 1st  floor 

Library Tours of the Humanities & Social Sciences Library, Marvin Duchow Music Library, Nahum Gelber Law Library, Schulich Science & Engineering Library
On-going 10:00 am to 4:00 pm - meet at various library buildings as noted


Redpath Museum

Indoor Guided Tours, featuring Egyptian mummies, Dinosaur skeletons and other treasured collections (English) 
11:00 am - Dinosaurs, 12:00 pm - Quebec Biodiversity, 1:00 pm - Mummies,  2:00 pm - Minerals. Meet at Redpath Museum 

Outdoor Guided Tours (Bilingual): Choice of; Leafy Legacy, Secret Science Spots, Fossils in the Foundations
10:00 am - 11:30 am.  Meet at Redpath Geological Garden


Scholarships and Student Aid

Information session on "Financing your Education" (English with Bilingual Q & A)
10:45 am - J.W. McConnel 204
​2:30 pm - Frank Dawson Adams, Auditorium

Student Housing and Hospitality (Residences)

Downtown Residence tours 11:00 am to 3:00 pm  (English)
Royal Victoria College (3425 University), Carrefour Sherbrooke (475 Sherbrooke West), and Upper Residence. Details at Student Housing and Hospitality kiosk at Royal Victoria College (RVC) lobby 

Solin Hall Residence tours (English)
shuttle to Solin Hall available from Royal Victoria College (3425 University) at  11:00 am, 12:00pm, & 1:00pm

Residence Hall Information Kiosks
10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Royal Victoria College (3425 University)

First Peoples' House (First Nations, Inuit and Métis)

"Drop In" tours and Information Sessions, on-going 10:00 am -2:00 pm - First Peoples' House 3505 Peel Street

Drop in and meet Assistant Dean of B.C.L./LL.B. Admissions at First Peoples’ House
2:30-3:30 pm. First Peoples' House 3505 Peel Street


But that's not all! Other student life information kiosks will be operating throughout the day.

Activities by academic programs

Find out more about the exciting academic programs offered by McGill's many faculties, schools and departments. Click the names below to see a list of activities.

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences 

Program Information Session (English) 
11:45 am, McIntyre Medical Building, Meakins Theatre 

Architecture, School of

School of Architecture Tours (bilingual)
10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, & 3:00pm. Details at kiosk, Macdonald Harrington building 

How to prepare a Portfolio (bilingual)
12:30 pm, Trottier building room 0100 

Arts, Faculty of

Arts Degree information session (English) 
1:30 pm & 2:30 pm, Arts building, Moyse Hall 

Internship Program Display 
10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Arts building lobby 

Chemistry, Department of

Demonstrations & lab.Tours (English & French as needed)
Departing from the lobby of the Otto Maass Chemistry building at 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 2:30 pm & 3:00 pm 

Computer Science, School of

Program Information sessions: (bilingual, 30 minutes)
11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm and  2:00 pm Trottier, Room 3120 

Computing in the Modern World (bilingual) 
Demonstrations and Tours: 11:30 am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm, Meet at Main door, campus side, Trottier building 

Dentistry, Faculty of

Admissions & Program Information session (bilingual) 
10:30 am, McIntyre Medical Building, Meakins Theatre 

Guided Tours:  Dental clinic and Simulation Lab  (bilingual) 
On-going 12pm-4pm,   2001 McGill College avenue, meet at lobby


Education, Faculty of

Welcome to Faculty of Education Information session 
12:00 pm, Education building, 1st Floor

Engineering, Faculty of

Information session: the student perspective on studying in the Faculty of Engineering (bilingual, 30 minutes)
11:30 am and 1:30 pm, Trottier room 0100 

Engineering complex tour (bilingual), ongoing; 20 minutes each)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm, ongoing throughout the day, every 20 minutes, meet at Trottier building lobby 

English, Department of

Drama and Theatre Program Costume/Scenery Exhibit 
10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Arts building lobby 

Kinesiology & Physical Education, Department of

Interactive Lab tours and Information Session (English) 
Departing 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm from Education building lobby 

Law, Faculty of

B.C.L./LL.B. information sessions for prospective CEGEP-level applicants (bilingual)
10:30 am, Moot Court, New Chancellor Day Hall 

B.C.L./LL.B. information sessions for prospective university-level applicants (bilingual) 
1:00 pm, Moot Court, New Chancellor Day Hall

Drop in and meet Assistant Dean of B.C.L./LL.B. Admissions at First Peoples’ House
2:30-3:30 pm. First Peoples' House 3505 Peel Street

Faculty tours (bilingual) 
11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 2:00 pm, meet at New Chancellor Day Hall Atrium 

Management, Desautels Faculty of

BCom information session (English with bilingual Q & A) 
11:00 am & 1:00 pm, Bronfman room 151 

MBA information session (English with bilingual Q & A)
1:00 pm, Bronfman 3rd floor lounge 

Masters of Management in Finance Information Session (English)
2:30 pm, Bronfman room 245

Desautels Faculty of Management building tours (bilingual)
Departing every 15 minutes from 10:00am to 4:00pm from the lobby/kiosk of the Bronfman building 


Medicine, Faculty of

Information session for prospective university-level applicants (bilingual) 
12:30 pm, McIntyre Medical Building, Palmer Howard Theatre 

Information session for prospective CEGEP-level applicants (bilingual)
2:45 pm, McIntyre Medical Building, Palmer Howard Theatre 

Music, Schulich School of

Admissions Information session (English)
12:00 pm, New Music building, Tanna Schulich Hall 

Schulich Facilities Tour, Sound Recording Tour, Wirth and Strathcona Music Buildings tours (English)
Departing every half hour throughout the day from the Tanna lobby, Wirth Music building

Master classes, performances and workshops scheduled throughout the day
Details available at the Music kiosk - Wirth Music building 

For complete details visit at:  http://www.mcgill.ca/music/admissions/discover/open-house


Ingram School of Nursing Learning Lab Tour
10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - University Hall, 3473 University Street


Physics, Department of

Guided  Tours of the Rutherford Physics Building Laboratories (Atomic Force Microscopy and Optomechanics Labs) 

On-going throughout the day. Meet at Rutherford Physics Building lobby. 

Demonstrations, Videos, and Women in Physics (WIP) Activities
On-going throughout the day. Meet at Rutherford Physics building lobby

Research Activites Poster Exhibit Session 
On-going throughout the day, Rutherford Physics Boardroom building 

Rutherford Museum Tours
On-going throughout the day. Meet at Rutherford Physics Building lobby

Physical & Occupational Therapy, School of

Program information session (English with bilingual Q & A) 
10:30 am, McIntyre Medical Building, Martin Theatre 

Science, Faculty of

BSc. And B.A. & Sc. degree information (English)
1:30 pm in McIntyre Medical Building, Palmer Theatre and Martin Theatre 

Social Work, School of

Admissions information session (bilingual)
11:00 am in Bronfman Building, 179 

Not seeing the program you're interested in? Don't worry! McGill's eleven faculties and eleven schools as well as many departments will be operating information kiosks throughout the day.