Wednesday, August 28
We will share more details as events get confirmed. Check back throughout the summer!
- MacPass Pick-Up: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Gilmour Hall 110
- Mac Survivor: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., John Hodgins Engineering (JHE) Main Stage Event Grounds
- MacQuest: Click for more information about times and locations
- HamilTour: 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., bus pick-ups at 11:45 at Mary Keyes.
- NUBs Night (Nursing): 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Health Sciences Building
- Backyard Bonfire, Storytelling, and Song-Sharing (Indigenous Students and Studies): 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., LR Wilson (LRW) Hall 1811
- Faculty Night: Click for times and locations
The MacPass is your all-access pass to all Welcome Week activities. Stop by to pick up your MacPass bracelet and your one-of-a-kind Faculty t-shirt! Please note that shirt sizing and selection will take place on a first come, first served basis.
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Gilmour Hall 110
This obstacle course relay race will pair Residences/Off-Campus and Faculties against each other as they take on some of the most challenging inflatable courses. Not feeling active? No worries – come cheer on your team and earn points!
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
John Hodgins Engineering (JHE) Main Stage Event Grounds
Explore campus by choosing from a variety of drop-in events that will introduce you to the McMaster Campus and surrounding areas. A full list of events will be added closer to Welcome Week.
So, you made it to Mac? What about Hamilton? Explore your city, new or old! We’re going to check out some cool places all over Hamilton! All first-year students living in residence, off-campus, or commuting are welcome to attend!
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Bus pick-ups at 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Mary Keyes (near the Greyhound stop)
NUBS Night (Nursing)
For McMaster and Mohawk students, this evening will give you the chance to meet and hangout with your NUB (Nursing Upper-year Buddy) and ask any questions you have! Exchange contact info, learn about each other and get important info before the school year starts!
Following NUBs Night, join us as the fun continues with your Nursing peers at Faculty Night!
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Health Sciences Building
Backyard Bonfire, Storytelling, and Song-Sharing
Get cozy by a bonfire for a night of marshmallows, singing and song-sharing with your fellow students! All snacks and refreshments provided, all students welcome.
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
LR Wilson (LRW) Hall 1811
Faculty society night is a chance to socialize with new friends and classmates. Each Faculty society does something different, so check back throughout the summer to find out what your Faculty is doing and ask your Welcome Week reps for more information!