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Fall Preview Day 2017

Sunday, November 5

To attend, please go to the registration page and follow the steps!

We invite you to join us for Fall Preview Day! Visit our campus, meet with faculty, staff and students and learn more about what Guelph has to offer you. Your day will include a walking tour of campus, academic and student life displays and information sessions on residence, co-op, admission and finances. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the University of Guelph!

Time Activity
10:00am

Welcome and Overview of Fall Preview Day
(Rozanski Hall)

Have you already been on a campus tour or plan on taking one later in the day?  Join us for a brief, 20 minute welcome and overview of the day before you get underway.

10:00am

Welcome, Overview of Fall Preview Day and Morning Campus Tour Departure 
(W.F. Mitchell Athletic Centre, Main Gym)

Join us for a brief, 20 minute welcome and overview of the day before heading out on a 1 hour guided campus walking tour.

10:30am - 3:00pm

Student Services and Academic Resource Fair
(Guelph Gryphons Event Centre)

Come and meet current students, staff and faculty from each of our academic programs, Co-operative Education and Career Services, as well our student service areas including Housing Services, Athletics, Hospitality Services, Student Accessibility Services and many more!

10:30am - 3:30pm

Residence Drop-in Tours
(Various Buildings)

With the help of your campus map and our volunteers, visit our residences! Student volunteers will be available to show you single, double and triple rooms, as well as apartment style rooms.

These are self-directed tours.  As you arrive at each residence, anytime between 10:30am and 3:30pm, our student volunteers will greet you in the lobby and show you around their residence.

11:45am AND 12:30pm

Guided Engineering Complex Tours
(Thornbrough Building)

Current Engineering students will guide you through the newly renovated Engineering Complex on a 45 minute tour, including a showcase of their student space. Please note, only general Engineering labs will be included on these tours.

11:30am - 1:30pm

Business Building Drop-in
(Macdonald Hall)

Originally built in 1903, Macdonald Hall has been transformed into a state-of-the-art, modern learning complex for our business students. Arrive to the lobby anytime between 11:30am and 1:30pm, and our students will be there to help greet and direct you.

11:00am, 1:00pm AND 2:15pm

Guided Studio Art Tours
(Zavitz Hall)

Enjoy a 45 minute tour of historic Zavitz Hall and Alexander Hall, home to Guelph's Studio Art major that includes drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, print-making,extended media labs, and first year studio spaces. 

11:00am and 1:00pm

Guided Music Tours
(MacKinnon Building)

Take a 45 minute tour exploring The Performing Arts wing of the MacKinnon Building, including our music facilities for rehearsal, performance and learning.

1:00pm ONLY

Guided Theatre Studies Tour
(George Luscombe Theatre, MacKinnon Building)

As part of this 45 minute guided tour, visit historic Massey Hall, home of the Theatre department, and see the George Luscombe Theatre in full preparation for our next main stage production.

11:00am - 3:00pm

Information Sessions
(Rozanski Hall)

Attend brief, 20 minute information sessions to learn more about Living in Residence, Co-operative Education, Admission and Scholarships, and information for university or college transfer students. You can also choose to attend a 45-minute general University of Guelph presentation where you'll be introduced to all academic programs and student services at the U of G.

11:30am - 1:30pm

Summerlee Science Complex, MacNaughton Building and Bovey Greenhouse Drop-ins
(Various Buildings)

Discover first-hand our science labs in the Summerlee Science Complex and MacNaughton Buildings, and our greenhouses in the Bovey Building; all state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. As you arrive at these facilities, anytime between 11:30am - 1:30pm, our volunteers will greet you in the lobby and direct you to the various labs. 

11:00am - 1:00pm

Landscape Architecture Studio Drop-in
(Landscape Architecture Building)

Drop-in and see the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture studio space, and talk with current students about their design projects.

1:00pm AND 2:30pm

Afternoon Guided Campus Walking Tours
(Departing from the W.F. Mitchell Athletic Centre, Main Gym)

University of Guelph student volunteers will take you on a general, 1 hour walking tour of the campus including the Library, lecture halls, the Athletic Centre, dining facilities and much more!  Wear your comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing, because the best way to enjoy our campus is by experiencing it as our students do on daily basis; walking!

Getting Here

Directions from Toronto
  • Travel on 401 West towards London
  • Take exit 299 toward Brock Road (old Highway 6)
  • Follow Brock road into the City of Guelph as it turns into Gordon Street
  • Follow Gordon Street until you reach Stone Road
  • Just past the corner of Gordon and Stone Road, make a right onto South Ring Road (the main University of Guelph entrance)

From Kitchener/London/Windsor

  • Travel on 401 East towards Toronto
  • Take the Highway 6 exit (Hanlon Expressway)
  • Turn right onto Stone Road, follow this up until you reach Gordon Street
  • Make a left onto Gordon, and immediately turn left onto South Ring Road (the main University of Guelph entrance)

From Hamilton

  • Travel on 403 East towards Toronto
  • Take the Highway 6 North exit (Brock Road)
  • Follow Brock road into the City of Guelph as it turns into Gordon Street
  • Follow Gordon Street until you reach Stone Road
  • Just past the corner of Gordon and Stone Road, make a right onto South Ring Road (the main University of Guelph entrance)
From the North (Highway 6)
  • Follow Highway 6 into the City of Guelph as the road turns into Gordon Street
  • Travel on Gordon Street until you reach College Avenue
  • Pass through the intersection of College Avenue and Gordon (the campus is on your left)
  • Turn left onto South Ring Road (the main University of Guelph entrance)
Address
50 Stone Road East,
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 2W1

GPS Coordinates: 43°31'49.2"N 80°13'33.7"W

Do you have additional questions about Fall Preview Day? Please contact us at events@registrar.uoguelph.ca or at 519-824-4120 x58713.

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Canada
519-824-4120