We’re rolling out the red carpet at Brock University’s
Open House

Join us Sunday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to experience all that Brock has to offer. You will have the opportunity to tour our campus and residences, meet faculty and staff, and attend information sessions or Experience Brock options. Remember, this day is all about you!

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What is there to do at Open House?

  • Tour our beautiful campus
  • Visit our exceptional residences
  • Meet with faculty, staff and students at our Information Fair
  • Attend presentations or Experience Brock opportunities
  • On-the-spot admissions for college/transfer students

Where should I start?

  • Review the schedule below to determine the sessions you’d like to attend. Note the time(s) and room(s).
  • The Information Fair will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Campus tours and residence visits will be available all day until 4 p.m.

Learn more about presentations, tours, transfer information, parking and more!

Information Sessions and Experiences

11:15 a.m.-12 noon 12:15-1 p.m. 1:15-2 p.m. 2:15-3 p.m. 3:15-4 p.m.
Applied Health Sciences Nursing Presentation
David S. Howes Theatre 
Health Sciences Presentation
David S. Howes Theatre
Kinesiology and Physical Education Presentation
David S. Howes Theatre 
Recreation and Leisure Studies and Sport Management Presentation
David S. Howes Theatre
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Experience our Nursing Lab (Drop-in)
East Academic
11 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m.
Experience our Kinesiology Labs
Tours depart from outside the Information Fair
    1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Experience our Health Sciences Labs
Tours depart from outside the Information Fair
Education Concurrent Teacher Education Presentation
South Block 204 
Concurrent Teacher Education Presentation
South Block 204 
Goodman School of Business   Goodman School of Business Presentation
Sean O’Sullivan Theatre
Goodman School of Business Presentation
Sean O’Sullivan Theatre
Experience Bio Linc
Cairns Atrium
Humanities   Faculty of Humanities Presentation
South Block 203
1 p.m. shuttle bus for Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts Tour
South Block 203
Please meet at 1 p.m. sharp
Experience the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts (10 a.m. – 4 p.m., drop-in, tours depart every hour on the hour)
15 Artists’ Common, downtown St. Catharines
  12 noon – 3 p.m. (Drop-in)
Experience the Archaeology Lab and Cypriote Museum
International Centre
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Drop-in)
Experience the Centre for Digital Humanities
Thistle 269
Mathematics and Science     Mathematics and Science at Brock Presentation
South Block 204 
2 p.m.
Experience the Computer Science Labs
Meet at the Computer Science booth in the Information Fair
    2 p.m.
Experience Earth Science Department
Meet at the Earth Science booth in the Information Fair
Social Sciences     Social Sciences in the Real World Presentation
South Block 203
    1 p.m.
Experience the Centre for Lifespan Research
Plaza Building, 4th floor
  3 p.m.
Experience the Centre for Lifespan Research
Plaza Building, 4th floor
Special Interest Financing your Education Presentation
South Block 203
  Reaching Ahead (Grade 10 & 11 students)
South Block 215
Financing your Education Presentation
South Block 203
Maximizing Co-op Education
South Block 202
Summer Orientation Programs
South Block 202
Maximizing Co-op Education
South Block 202
Exploring Careers for your Degree
South Block 202
Residence Presentation
Thistle 247 
Residence Presentation
Thistle 247  
Residence Presentation
Thistle 247 
Residence Presentation
Thistle 247 
International Student Information Session
South Block 216 
International Exchange Opportunties
South Block 216
International Student Information Session
South Block 216
Transfer Student Pathways and on-the-spot admissions
Brock Central — 3rd Floor, Schmon Tower
Experience the Brock University Students Union
Alumni Student Centre

Looking for more information about the information sessions?
Click here to view the full Open House event program

Information Fair

Ian D. Beddis Gymnasium • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Explore all our programs and services. Faculty, staff and student representatives will be in our Ian D. Beddis Gymnasium, ready to chat and answer any questions that you may have.

Guided Hot Spot tours

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tour our beautiful campus via our unique ‘Guided Hot Spot’ tour program. See classrooms, seminar rooms, service areas, student meeting spaces, recreational areas and more. Visit the stations around campus to take a tour of our campus.

Residence Tours

Approximately 20 minutes per Residence • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Discover why Brock is known for having one of the finest residence systems in the country! Tours will be offered throughout the day, highlighting the various residence styles Brock offers. Plan to spend approximately 20 minutes in each residence. Please note: Tours will begin from Decew and Lowenberger Dining Halls.

College transfer student admission/transfer options

Brock Central • Schmon Tower 3rd floor • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Transferring from an Ontario college? Visit our Admissions team for on-the-spot applications, transfer credit assessment and admissions.

Please bring:

  • high school and post-secondary transcripts
  • photo ID
  • $100 application fee for full-time studies; $55 application fee for part-time studies


Open House Parking

When you arrive at Brock, use the main entrance, and follow the signs for parking. We’ll do our best to get you a spot as close to registration as possible. Once you’ve parked, follow the signs to Registration in Walker Complex (or follow the wacky inflatable tube men), sign-in with us, and start your day.

Brock Gear

Campus Store • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Don’t forget to stop by our Campus Store to get your own Brock gear before you leave campus. We offer great Brock clothing, stationery, accessories and more. Staff will also be available to explain our procedure for buying and selling textbooks. As a guest, you’ll receive a 10 per cent discount at the Campus Store on clothing, start stocking up on your Brock gear now.

Grab a bite to eat on campus

As part of your day, make sure to try some of our fabulous food outlets.

  • Guernsey Market
    9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • DeCew & Lowenberger Dining Halls
    11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Hungry Badger
    10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tim Hortons Tower
    11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Tim Hortons Thistle
    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Learn more about our Begin at Brock $10,000 giveaway!

By registering and attending Open House, you’ll be entered into a draw for $10,000 towards your Brock University experience!

Begin at Brock with our $10,000 giveaway

The winner will receive $10,000 to put towards their Brock tuition and residence expenses for the 2018-19 academic year. And, the more you engage with Brock, the more chances you’ll have to win! Additional Begin at Brock $10,000 giveaway entries are created for those who attend Open House, or participate in a campus tour.

Begin at Brock $10,000 Giveaway
Official Contest Rules


  1. The contest is open to:
    1.  legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside at the time of entry; and
    2. legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who have the express permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) to enter the contest. For the purposes of claiming and accepting any prize that may be awarded, and signing the release, the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of a minor entrant will be deemed to be the selected potential winner.
  2. You are not eligible to enter if you are:
    • an employee, representative, trustee, or agent of Brock University, its advertising or promotional agencies, professional representatives, printing suppliers, licensees or the prize supplier;
    • a retailer on any of Brock University’s campuses; or
    • a member of the immediate family of any of the above persons (i.e. spouse, child, sibling, parent) or a member of the household of any of the above persons.


The “Begin at Brock $10,000 giveaway” (the “Contest”) is run by Brock University and will take place from 8 a.m. EDT on August 31, 2017 until 11:59 p.m. EDT April 8, 2018.


  1. To enter, potential entrants must both:
    1. Attend in person at a Brock University campus visit or tour, or at one of the following events:
      1. Brock University’s Fall Preview Day on Sunday, November 5, 2017.
      2. The Brock University booth at the Ontario University Fair on September 22 to 24, 2017.
      3. Brock Universty’s Open House on Sunday, April 8, 2018.
      4. The Brock University booth at Fan Expo on August 31 to September 3, 2017;  
      5. Other community events in which Brock University may participate during the Contest period.


    1. Complete on online form which will be available at each of the events listed above, or emailed to potential entrants who attend at these events. The online form must be completed and successfully submitted. There is a limit of one entry per person.
  1. Event details are subject to change, and may be beyond the control of Brock University.
  2. To be eligible, entries must be received before 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday, April 8, 2018.
  3. All entries become property of Brock University.
  4. Brock University is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, stolen, delayed, damaged or destroyed entries, or for any unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions, on-line failures, hardware, software or other technical functions or disturbances or any other communications failures or circumstances affecting, disrupting or corrupting the contest in any manner.


  1. The potential winner will be selected by random selection after the Contest closes on April 8, 2018. The entrant selected to win will be contacted by email within ten (10) days of the selection. If the selected potential winner does not respond within ten (10) days or does not comply with these Official Contest Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternative eligible entry will be selected. Brock University is not responsible for the failure of any reason whatsoever of a selected potential winner to receive notification or for Brock University to receive a selected potential winner’s response.
  2. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  3. In order to win a prize, a selected potential winner must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question on the release form. Failure to answer the mathematical skill-testing question correctly will result in the disqualification of the selected potential winner.
  4. There is one (1) grand prize eligible to be won, consisting of up to CAD$10,000 in credit to be applied to the winner’s Brock University undergraduate student account for Fall/Winter 2018-19. The credit is to be used in the Fall/Winter 2018-19 academic year only (September 2018 to April 2019) and to be applied towards tuition and residence fees.
  5. In order to be eligigble to receive the prize, the selected potential winner must have been admitted by Brock University through the normal applicable application process, at Brock University’s sole discretion, and must enroll in full-time undergraduate academic studies at Brock University for the Fall/Winter 2018-19 academic year only (September 2018 to April 2019) in order to use or receive any of the credit.
  6. If a selected winner is not admitted to Brock University for the 2018-19 academic year, or does not enroll and attend at Brock University for the 2018-19 academic year for any reason, or is otherwise disqualified, Brock University at its sole discretion may elect to choose a substitute winner, or elect to choose no substitute winner, in which case no prize will be awarded.
  7. There shall be no cash refund for any unused credit from the prize amount. No cash alternative or substitution of the prize is provided, except that Brock University, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the prize is unavailable for any reason. The prize is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind and must be accepted as awarded. Brock University disclaims all warranties including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
  8. The prize is not transferable unless authorized in writing by Brock University before the transfer is made. Such authorization may be granted or withheld in Brock University’s sole discretion.
  9. In order to be declared a winner, the selected potential winner will be required to sign a release indicating eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules. In the event that the winner has not yet reached the age of 18 years or the age of majority in the winner’s province or territory of residence, the winner’s parent/legal guardian must sign the release on the winner’s to confirm compliance and consent with these Official Contest Rules and to accept the prize on behalf of the minor, and provide a release and indemnity pursuant to Subsection 5.5 below.


By participating in this Contest, you agree:

  1. to be bound by these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of Brock University, whose decisions are final;
  2. to the use of your name, likeness, voice, image, recording, video footage and statements in connection with this Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof;
  3. to receive e-mail communication from Brock University with information about its programs, campus events and admission updates.
  4. that if selected as the winner, you give Brock University and its agents the right to publish or broadcast your name, likeness, voice, image, recording, video footage or statements for editorial, promotional, advertising and publicity purposes, without compensation other than the value of the prize offered;
  5. to release and indemnify and hold harmless Brock University, its advertising and promotional agencies, the prize suppliers, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, owners, agents, contractors, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with or arising out of this contest, the awarding of the prize, the use of any personal information or the use of merchandise purchased in relation to winning a prize.


Brock University also reserves the right, without prior notice and its sole discretion, and at any time, to terminate the contest, alter the rules in whole or in part, or modify, suspend or extend the contest in any way.


  1. Brock University reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any participant for any reason, including failure to comply with these rules or with the intended purpose of these rules, or to require proof of eligibility and/or of parenthood/guardianship as applicable, in whatever form Brock University deems appropriate.
  2. All decisions made by Brock University with respect to this contest are final without any right of appeal. 
  3. No entry will be returned.
  4. No purchase necessary to enter.
  5. There is a limit of 1 entry per person. Additional entries may be discarded and may cause an entrant to be disqualified, at Brock University’s sole discretion.
  6. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Contest Rules does not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. This contest and these Official Contest Rules are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.


Brock University protects your privacy and your personal information. The personal information requested is collected under the authority of the Brock University Act, 1964, and in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

The information provided will be used by the University to continue the conversation with you about being a Brock student. Please direct any questions about this collection to the Director, Recruitment and Retention at Brock University at 905 688 5550 x3564 or see brocku.ca/registrar/contact-us

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