Let’s start the year together! 

First of all, congratulations and welcome to our Marauder family! We’re glad you’re here with us.

With the suspension of on-campus events and the announcement that Fall 2020 classes will take place online, we recognize that your transition to university and welcome to the McMaster community may be different. However, we are still committed to providing you with a memorable and enjoyable experience through exciting online programming for Welcome Week. Our teams of Welcome Week planners are working together to create a vibrant, inclusive, accessible and diverse Welcome Week that accommodates your interests and schedule — no matter your physical location.

This year, we invite you to discover your potential, make connections and explore new ways of learning through Welcome Week 2020 — a series of online programs and events to welcome you into the McMaster community and help you prepare for university academically. By participating in Welcome Week, you’ll also get to connect with peers, upper-year students, faculty and staff, and learn about valuable support services that can help make your university transition as smooth as possible.

Learn more about how we are supporting the first-year university journey.

The Welcome Week 2020 schedule is coming soon. Check out our summer orientation programs to get started on your McMaster journey.

A big thank you to our partners:

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McMaster Student Success Centre, McMaster Residence Life, McMaster Off-Campus Resource Centre, McMaster Equity and Inclusion Office, McMaster Student Accessibility Services, McMaster Student Wellness Centre, McMaster Indigenous Student Services, McMaster Athletics & Recreation, and Office of Alumni Advancement, and the McMaster Students Union (MSU), including the McMaster Science Society, McMaster Social Sciences Society, McMaster Humanities Society, McMaster Engineering Society, DeGroote Commerce Society, Society of Arts & Science Students, McMaster Kinesiology Society, McMaster University Nursing Students Society, Bachelor of Health Sciences Society, Society of Off-Campus Students

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