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Visit McMaster Faculty of Engineering

Interested in McMaster Faculty of Engineering undergraduate BTech, CompSci, Engineering and or iBioMed programs?

Want to learn more about the MacEng experience directly from our students? Daydreaming about what it would be like to be on campus?

Our student ambassadors and staff are excited to show off all things MacEng during these 1-hour tours. You'll have a chance to check out the various Faculty of Engineering buildings, student spaces, support services, and classrooms. Lead by current student ambassadors, they'll be able to share their experiences as a MacEng student, share the opportunities that students get involved with and answer your questions! Book your MacEng Tour today!

Please be aware that MacEng Tours are NOT a full campus tour, and will only be going over the Faculty of Engineering dedicated areas of McMaster's campus. You are welcome to book a general campus tour here.

Register Now: MacEng Tours

In-person MacEng Tours are currently scheduled on Thursdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

About MacEng Tours

In-person MacEng Tours are currently scheduled on Thursdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Booking your MacEng Tour

Select a tour date and time from the calendar and fill out the requested information to register for a date. You will receive a confirmation email once you have successfully registered. 

Group Sizes

MacEng Tours no longer has a capacity limit. Only one registration is needed per household.

We thank you for your understanding as we keep guest, student and staff safety as our top priority.

COVID-19 Protocols & Procedures

McMaster will pause its mask mandate as of June 1, 2022

The university continues to strongly encourage our community to wear a mask when indoors or in close proximity to others while outdoors, even though masks will not be required.

MacEng Tours FAQ

You will be guided through the various Faculty of Engineering areas of McMaster campus by one of our student tour guides. During this 60-minute guided tour*, our tour guides will: 

  • Ensure all visitors are following McMaster COVID-19 protocols
  • Showcase a variety of Faculty of Engineering buildings and their facilities
  • Introduce you to some of our dedicated student spaces 
  • Provide information on undergraduate programs, co-op opportunities, clubs & teams, and more
  • Discuss student life at McMaster and as part of the MacEng community
  • Answer your questions about joining the Fireball Family!

After the tour, visitors are welcome to connect with some of the Recruitment Team  staff to ask any questions about the admissions process or our programs!

*Please be aware that MacEng Tours are NOT a full campus tour, and will only be going over the Faculty of Engineering dedicated areas of McMaster's campus. You are welcome to book a general campus tour here with a different tour guide team.

Select a tour date and time from the calendar above or access the calendar directly here. Please fill out the requested information to register for a date. You will receive a confirmation email once you have successfully registered. 

Tour registration will close 24 hours prior to the scheduled tour time.

In-person MacEng Tours are currently scheduled for Thursdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. time slots.

Please be aware that tour dates may get cancelled with short notice depending on any sudden changes with COVID-19 regulations set by the province. We will send out communications to the email you registered with about any cancellations of tour dates.

McMaster will pause its mask mandate as of June 1, 2022

The university continues to strongly encourage our community to wear a mask when indoors or in close proximity to others while outdoors, even though masks will not be required.

MacEng Tours no longer has a capacity limit. Only one registration is needed per household.

Your family and friends are welcome to join the tour.

There are various parking areas on McMaster campus, please refer to this map. However, as the starting point of the MacEng Tour begins in the JHE building, the closest parking lot we recommend is Lot I (i not 1).

Please be mindful of signs while on campus as some streets are only allowed to be used by city buses and campus services. 

We are happy to offer you reimbursment for your parking when you join us for a tour. Only one (1) parking pass will be offered registered household. 

The starting point of the MacEng Tour will be in the Recruitment Office in the John Hodgins Engineering  (JHE) room A214. Signs will be posted at the various entrances of the JHE building and hallways pointing you in the direction to get to our office.

If in doubt, ask the students around you to point you in the right direction!

Please refer to this campus map - the John Hodgins Engingeering building is #16 on the map. 

For your MacEng Tour, please bring the following:

  • A mask to wear while in any building at McMaster's campus or in situations where physical distancing is not possible
  • Weather appropriate clothing as parts of the tour will outside 
  • Questions to ask our tour guides!
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Engineering Virtual Tour of Campus

Can't make it to campus? This experience is the next best thing. Explore residences, lecture halls, gym facilities and more.

General McMaster Campus Tour

Please be aware that MacEng Tours are NOT a full campus tour, and will only be going over the Faculty of Engineering dedicated areas of McMaster's campus. You are welcome to book a general virtual campus tour here with a different tour guide team.

Check out upcoming events, past event recordings, and additional resources here!