Preview Day | Mount Allison

For new students and their families

July 27-29, 2022

Preview Day, held in the summer every year, is a full-day of information and services for new students and their families. Please note that masks are required in campus buildings.

Register to attend in-person   Register to attend online

Questions? We're here to help! E-mail campusvisit@mta.ca.

Aviation students

Students planning on studying Aviation (BSc or BComm) can participate in a discovery flight offered by MFC Training on July 29-30!

Space is limited — book your discovery flight now!

Deadline to register: July 25


      Schedule

      The same schedule will take place each day, July 27–29 — choose the day that is most convenient for you!

      » Looking for directions or a campus map?

      Events with * will be live streamed Friday — recordings will be available at a later date.

      Atlantic Time

      8:30 a.m.

      CHECK-IN
      Wallace McCain Student Centre (WMSC), 62 York St.
      Check-in and receive your Welcome Pack.

       

      9 a.m.

      WELCOME
      Gracie's Cafe (WMSC)

       

      9:30-10:30 a.m.

      RESIDENCE ROOM TOURS
      Visit your residence room.

       

      10:45-11:15 a.m.

      INFORMATION SESSIONS #1*

      • Student life — Tweedie Hall (WMSC)
        » Live stream
      • Student support — Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, foyer
        » Live stream
      • Orientation — Gracie's Café (WMSC)
        » Live stream

       

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

      INFORMATION SESSIONS #2*

      • Student life — Tweedie Hall (WMSC)
        » Live stream
      • Student support — Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, foyer
        » Live stream
      • Orientation — Gracie's Café (WMSC)
        » Live stream

       

      12-1:30 p.m.

      LUNCH
      Jennings Dining Hall
      Free meal tickets provided.

       

      1:30-2 p.m.

      Q&A PANELS*
      Separate panels for students and parents.

       

      2:15-2:45 p.m.

      CAMPUS TOURS
      Tours will be offered by degree (BA, BSc, BComm, and BFA/BMus, based on interest). Please meet in front of the Wallace McCain Student Centre.

       

      3:30-5:30 p.m.

      ONLINE ONLY: RESIDENCE ROOM TOURS
      Pre-book your 15-minute appointment when you register.

       

      Happening all day on campus

      Bookstore and student IDs

      Location: WMSC, lower level
      Open: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

      • Get your student ID
      • Play Plinko to win discounts on MtA merchandise
      • Learn more about mail services, printing, Books on Beds, and how the Bookstore can help you get ready for fall

       

      Registrar's Office

      Location: WMSC, 2nd floor
      Open: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

      • Visit the front desk to pay fees and ask questions about course registration

       

      Mount Allison Students' Union (MASU)

      Location: WMSC, main floor
      Open: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

      • Meet the MASU team
      • Learn more about the services they offer and how to get involved

       

      Libraries and Archives

      Location: R.P. Bell Library, 49 York St.
      Open: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

      • Tour the library
      • Guided tours available on the half-hour from 1 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

       

      The Chapel

      Location: University Chapel, 63B York St.
      Open: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

      • Meet with spiritual care ambassadors (11 a.m.–3 p.m.)
      • Wave of Hope
      • Colouring pages

       

      First Gen Programming

      Location: University Chapel, Manning Room
      Open: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

       

      Owens Art Gallery

      Location: Owens Art Gallery, 61 York St.
      Open: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

      • Temporary historical and contemporary art exhibitions
      • View the gallery's annual Salon Hanging

      Next steps

      We're here to help you get started on your MtA experience. Our staff and students are here to support you during your first year as a new student.

      New students