One of the easiest ways to experience what it's like to be a Laurier Golden Hawk is to visit us during Fall Open House. You're invited to join us Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the Brantford campus.
Note: The event schedule was last updated Nov. 8, 2019.
Open House is one of the best times to visit and feel the community spirit that makes Laurier so special. Students, staff and faculty look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you have.
See what's happening on campus during Fall Open House in detail below. You can also view the schedule online and print from home. Please note this schedule is subject to change as event details are finalized.
Campus tours are led by current students and take approximately one hour. You will visit academic and faculty buildings, student recreational spaces and tour the downtown core of Brantford. Tours are available from 9:30 until the last tour at 2:00 p.m.
Visiting residence is done separately through the Residence Open House portion of the event.
Laurier has ranked #1 in student satisfaction for four years in a row (Maclean's University Rankings).
Admissions staff members are available to speak with you and answer any questions about admission requirements or the application process.
Visit with staff, students and faculty at this information fair, who are available to speak with you about the programs you're interested in and student life supports.
Ask about course offerings, what university coursework is like, class structure, textbooks and more.
And you can browse student support booths and speak with staff representatives from different campus support services, including Admissions, Accessible Learning, Financial Aid, Residence, Laurier Off-Campus University Students (LOCUS) and the Indigenous Student centre.
Tour lab and studio space with current User Experience Design students, who will demo their class projects and answer questions about the program.
We recommend registering to receive email updates about parking and other event details.
There is a free parking lot for Open House guests at 100 Wellington Square. There is also free parking (two and three hours) on the city streets in Brantford's downtown. The city will ticket cars that exceed the posted time limit.
If you have an accessible parking permit, we ask that you please contact Rachel Cavin (email@example.com) in advance of our Fall Open House so that we can accommodate you best.
Try Golden Grounds Coffee in the Research and Academic Centre lobby! Or venture around campus, which is near to many local and restaurant chain favourites. While you’re visiting, we recommend any of the following places to enjoy lunch at:
If you are unable to attend our Open Houses but are interested in visiting Laurier's Brantford campus, you can book a campus tour using the Campus Tour Request Form. Tours are offered Monday to Friday and most Saturdays.
You can also check out our Brantford campus virtual tour.
The Waterloo Campus Fall Open House is on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.
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