Sunday, August 26, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This is your first stop to experiencing all things Welcome Week! Drop by to pick-up your t-shirt, faculty swag, and “all-access pass” to events. You can’t miss us. We’re the ones in the lime green and bright pink t-shirts!
West Quad Move-in Day
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wallingford, Mary E. Keyes, Matthews, Moulton, Bates
Sunday is the residence move-in day for Wallingford, Mary Keyes, Matthews, Moulton, and Bates. Welcome home, West Quad!
West Quad Opening Ceremonies
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location to be announced mid-August
Join your residence for opening ceremonies, where you will have the opportunity to meet new friends in your building, discuss the activities taking place during Welcome Week, and learn more about life in McMaster’s residence community!
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
L.R. Wilson Hall
Do you want to check out the performing arts scene on-campus? Are you nervous about your first year at university? It can feel like a lot, but luckily, IRIS is here to make it a little easier and fun, too! Come see a creative theatre production about the first year experience, put on by upper year students in our beautiful new concert hall.
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Get your face painted, your voices warmed up, and your blood pumping before the Football Game starts. Be sure to drop by and support your fellow Marauders with us!
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ron Joyce Stadium
Wear your Mac gear and cheer on the McMaster Marauders during their first game of the year! The Marauders, who have advanced to the OUA semifinals in each of the past two seasons, begin their 2018 campaign against a long-time rival: the Guelph Gryphons. GO, MAC, GO!
Off-Campus Students: Murder Mystery Night
7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Burke Science Building (BSB)
Come for a themed mystery night. If mysteries aren’t your thing, we also have snacks, trivia, board games, and video games!
Other Amazing Welcome Week Events
We recommend checking out all of these other amazing Welcome Week events!
International Student Services
Indigenous Student Services
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Join the Maroons for board games, sports, a tent/place to chill and other activities!
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Drop by and make your mark on the Class of 2022 McMaster Shinerama Piggy Bank!
Faculty Swag Pick-up
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pick up your Faculty swag!