For new students and their families

July 21, 2023

Preview Day, held on campus in the summer every year, is a full-day of information and services for new students and their families.

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9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Wallace McCain Student Centre (1st floor), 62 York St.

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Residence Room Preview
All residences

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Preview Day Fair
Gracie's Café, Wallace McCain Student Centre (bottom floor)

Booths included at the fair:

  • Academic advising
  • Academic support
  • Admissions
  • Athletics and recreation
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Experiential learning and careers
  • First-generation student support
  • Indigenous student support
  • International Centre
  • Library services
  • Meighen Centre (accessibility services)
  • Mount Allison Students' Union (MASU)
  • Orientation — including early orientation
  • Residence life
  • Spiritual care
  • Sexualized violence services
  • Town of Tantramar

All day

  • Bookstore | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Get your student ID card, get information about how to order your books online, the Books-on-Bed program, student mail, Mountie Money, the print shop, and play Plinko for discounts on MtA swag! Located on the bottom floor of the Wallace McCain Student Centre.
  • Registrar's Office (Front Desk) | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Stop by with your questions about course registration and financial aid. Located on the 2nd floor of the Wallace McCain Student Centre.
  • Chapel | 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Drop by to explore, reflect, or for a time of prayer and meditation. The Sanctuary, Quiet Room, the Multi-Faith Prayer Room, and the Manning  Multi-Faith Room are open to people of all faiths and spiritual/philosophical paths. At 1:30 p.m., Friday Prayers for Muslims is happening at the Manning Multi-Faith Room. Prayers are self-led by those in attendance, prayer rugs are available.
  • Owens Art Gallery | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Library | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Refreshments will be available at Gracie's Café.

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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