Learn more about our various Campus Visit options to help you plan your visit to the University of Alberta! In addition to selecting one or more of these options, please include any other pertinent details about areas of focus or interest on your booking form to help ensure that your visit best suits your needs and/or those of your group.
General Campus Tour
Join us to discover the spaces, places, and people of the University of Alberta! All Campus Tours begin with a short presentation and opportunity to connect with advisors, followed by a comprehensive 60 minute walking tour. The walking tour, led by current UAlberta students, showcases the history, purpose, and quirks of the most popular buildings on our North Campus. Plan to dress for the weather, as this tour takes place mostly outdoors!
Sustainability Campus Tour
This 60 minute walking tour focuses on the facts and features of the University of Alberta that make it one of the highest ranked universities in Canada for sustainability performance. Led by current UAlberta students with a passion for sustainability, this is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the University of Alberta’s commitment to sustainability. Plan to dress for the weather, as this tour takes place mostly outdoors!
Lister Residence Tour
This 45 minute walking tour of Lister Hall, our traditional first-year dormitory, provides guests with an accurate and engaging view of what life is like as a resident at the University of Alberta.
Faculty Academic Advising Session
Faculty Academic Advising sessions provide guests who know what they'd like to study with an opportunity to learn more about this specific area of interest by speaking with a Faculty Advisor. Bring your questions and prepare to learn more about applying, admission, registration, faculty-specific groups, clubs and more!
Not sure what you'd like to study? All Campus Tours begin with a short presentation and opportunity to connect with Advisors, and if you have more questions following your visit, you are always welcome to return to Student Connect in the Administration Building and speak with our Advisors again!
Led by one of our advisors, academic presentations provide visiting groups with the opportunity to learn about University of Alberta programs, admission requirements, the application process, registration, campus community and supports, student services and more.
The University of Alberta is proud to have over 1000 self-identified Aboriginal students. By requesting an Aboriginal focus in your Campus Visit registration, you will learn about our Aboriginal campus community and the supports and services available to our Aboriginal students.
The University of Alberta is proud to have over 5000 International students from 170 countries. By identifying yourself or others in your group as International students in your Campus Visit registration, you will learn more about our International campus community and the additional services and supports available.
Campus Visit for Young Guests
The Campus Visit Program is happy to accommodate visits for all age groups. Our interactive scavenger hunt tour is available for elementary school age guests to introduce the idea of university and what it has to offer. If you are interested in bringing a group of younger children to campus or combining a Campus Tour with other on-campus curriculum-related activities as part of a field trip, please include those details in your request through our booking form.