Discover all the benefits of our small, tight-knit university community.

Friday, Oct. 13, 2023

At our Fall Open House, you'll learn about our academics, financial aid, residence life, support services, and how to get involved — directly from current students, faculty, and staff!

All Open Houses include campus tours and on-the-spot admissions (bring your current transcripts!).

Register for Open House

Questions? We're here to help! Email

$5,000 Residence Room Prize

Open House is also your chance to win great prizes, including a $5,000 Residence Room Prize*

*Must be a Grade 12 student to win prize


Joining us virtually? Links to view sessions live via Microsoft Teams are available in the schedule.

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Check In
Convocation Hall, 37 York St.
Check in and pick up your swag bag, with morning refreshments! Late registration open until 12 noon. If you arrive after 12 noon, visit an information booth located across campus.

9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Kick Off
Convocation Hall
Start the day off right and learn everything you'll need to know about getting the most out of Open House. You'll also hear from Interim President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Robert MacKinnon, and Director of Recruitment, Admissions, and Awards Kutay Ulkuer.

9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

For students — Campus Tours
Leaving from Convocation Hall
Explore our beautiful campus in small groups with our Student Campus Ambassadors.

For supporters — MtA 1001 Presentation & Panel
Convocation Hall or via Teams
For parents, guardians, and supporters, learn more about Mount Allison and supports available to students.

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Fine Arts — Portfolio reviews
Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts
By appointment only. Email

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Academic & Life@MtA Fairs
McCormack Gym, Athletic Centre

At the Academic Fair, you'll learn about our academic programs from faculty and current students. At the Life@MtA Fair, you'll learn about student involvement and student support and services available on campus — including residence life.

On-the-spot admissions will also be available at the Admissions Booth with your Grade 11 transcripts.

Who will be at the Academic Fair?

Faculty and currents students from our academic departments will be available to answer all your questions about our programs.

Faculty of Arts

  • Canadian Studies
  • Classics
  • Community Engaged Learning
  • Drama Studies
  • English
  • History
  • Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts
  • Religious Studies
  • Visual and Material Culture Studies
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Faculty of Science

  • Aviation
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Psychology
  • Physics

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Economics
  • Frank McKenna School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Geography and Environment
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies
  • Sociology

See a full list of our 50+ programs.

Who will be at the Life@MtA Fair?
  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Support
  • Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Athletics & Recreation
  • Bookstore & Support Services
  • CHMA Community Radio
  • Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (Student Life)
  • Experiential Learning & Career Development
  • First-Generation Student Support
  • Housing & Dining
  • International Centre & Study Abroad & Exchange
  • Library Services & Archives
  • Mount Allison Students' Union (MASU)
  • Residence Life
  • Sexualized Violence Services
  • Spiritual Care
  • Town of Tantramar

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Lunch (free!)
Jennings Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m.

Degree Information Sessions #1

2:30 p.m.-3:20 p.m.

Degree Information Sessions #2

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Early Offer Party
The Pond, Wallace McCain Student Centre
For students who receive an offer for early admission before Friday, Oct. 13.

Campus Tours (open to everyone)
Meet outside the University Chapel

All day

Ongoing events

  • Bookstore, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Wallace McCain Student Centre, lower level
    Use your 20% off coupon for MtA swag. You can also learn about mail services, printing, and how to order textbooks.
  • Owens Art Gallery, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Visit the Owens Art Gallery website for details on current exhibits.
  • R.P. Bell Library, 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
    Explore the libraries and archives, check out study spaces, or grab a coffee at the Flying Bean Café.
  • University Chapel, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Drop by to explore, reflect, or for a time of prayer and meditation, open for people of all faiths and spiritual/philosophical paths. Friday Prayers for Muslims also happening at 1:30 p.m. in the Manning Multi-faith Room.

How to get to campus

Once on campus, your first location for Open House will be registration at Convocation Hall, located at 37 York St.

Mount Allison Viewbooks

Our print viewbooks provide the top reasons to attend Mount Allison, including an overview of our programs and degrees, admission requirements, student life, costs and financial aid, and much more.

Go to our print viewbooks

    Questions? We're here to help! Email

    Watch previous presentations on demand

    Missed our last Open Houses? Check out videos of our sessions on our Mount Allison YouTube channel!