Program of Events

What is there to do today?

  • Explore the campus with our Hot Spot tours
  • Visit the residences
  • Meet faculty, staff and students at our Information Fair
  • Attend presentations and Experience Brock opportunities

Plan your day

Review this program to plan your day. Download a blank timetable that you can fill in to create your own schedule of events. This way you can make sure you don’t miss out on anything!

Hot Spot Campus Tours

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tour our beautiful campus via our unique guided Hot Spot tours. See classrooms, seminar rooms, service areas, student meeting spaces, recreational areas, and more.

Visit our five Hot Spot tour stations. Hop on to any of stations that interest you most. Each tour station will take approximately 15 minutes, so you can plan these tours around your schedule for the day.

Residence tours

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Live on campus! Tours will be offered throughout the day, highlighting the various housing styles and benefits of being part of the residence community.  Plan to spend approximately 20 minutes in each residence.

You will be able to see:

  • Lowenberger Residence (semi-suite style) and Village Residence (townhouse style)
    Tour to see both will begin in the Lowenberger Lobby.
  • Decew Residence (traditional-style) and Earp  Residence  (semi-suite style)
    Tours to see both will begin at stairwell 8 (enter from Jubilee Court at stairwell 6).
  • Residence 8  (semi-suite style)
    Tour will begin in Residence 8 lobby.

Information Fair

Ian D. Beddis Gymnasium
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Explore all our programs and services to learn about ways to be involved both inside and outside of the classroom. Faculty, staff and student representatives will be ready to chat and answer any questions that you may have. Refer to the large floor plan on your way in to easily locate the areas that interest you.

Presentations and Experiences

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Brock’s Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is a growing and cutting-edge Faculty with a focus on advancing the health and well-being of individuals to make the world a healthier place to live. All five of our departments have strong experiential learning components, which means that students are placed in work settings where they apply their knowledge and skills leading to desirable and exciting career paths.

Kinesiology presentation

David S. Howes Theatre 
11:15 a.m. – noon

The Department of Kinesiology is one of the largest and ranks 9th among 45 Kinesiology schools in Canada. The department offers 4 different degree programs, all of which are in high demand. Degree programs are offered in kinesiology, science of kinesiology, physical education and concurrent physical education/education. Courses encourage students to create, integrate and apply knowledge from the biosciences, social sciences and humanities in the transdisciplinary study of human movement across the lifespan. The Accelerate into Master’s (AIM) program in Kinesiology (concurrent entry into our BKin and Master of Professional Kinesiology) offers students the opportunity to earn both their undergraduate and graduate degrees in 5 years. Join our session to learn more about our exciting degree programs offered by the Department of Kinesiology.

Health Sciences presentation

David S. Howes Theatre
12:15 – 1 p.m.

The Department of Health Sciences offers 4 different degree programs that provide students with the skills and knowledge to meet the changing needs of society. Degree programs are offered in Child Health, Community Health, Medical Sciences, and Public Health. Attend this session to learn more about our unique programs and experiential opportunities.

Sport Management presentation

Sean O’Sullivan Theatre
1:15 – 2 p.m.

The Department of Sport Management offers an internationally renowned program with a focus on the application of theory, principles, and practices of business to the multi-faceted sport industry. We have some of the best sport management professors in the world, who challenge our students to build their capacity to manage, analyze, problem-solve, organize and lead at the highest level.

Experiential learning is a high priority in the Sport Management program. We maintain active connections with our alumni in the sport industry, work closely with sport organizations at all levels and provide a range of opportunities for student engagement and networking across the 4 years of the program – field placements, internships, special events/conferences, guest speakers, international learning, and community volunteerism.

Our students thrive in this environment and as graduates, are employed in exciting careers across Canada and around the world. We invite you to attend this session and hear first-hand from some of these outstanding professors and students.

Nursing presentation

David S. Howes Theatre
1:15 – 2 p.m.

The Department of Nursing is known for its varied clinical experiences beginning in Year 1 coupled with its new, state-of-the-art simulation labs and outstanding dedication to the highest quality teaching. Our nursing graduates leave Brock with a well-regarded reputation for excellence and have the knowledge and skills to be health care leaders in Niagara and beyond. Join this information session to learn more.

Recreation and Leisure Studies presentation

South Block 216
2:15 – 3 p.m.

The Recreation and Leisure Studies program aims to produce highly qualified graduates who make meaningful contributions to the varied fields of recreation and leisure services. The program is known for its real-life relevance, fostered by experiential learning that includes placements, internships, and extended field courses in each of its program concentration areas (community, outdoor, therapeutic). Students learn with professors who are knowledgeable, connected, caring, and passionate about their field.

Nursing Labs

East Academic, building #2 & #3
Drop-in between 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Our Clinical Simulation Labs are replicated health care facilities. Drop by throughout the day to see these leading-edge spaces.

Kinesiology Labs

Tours will depart from the main entrance of the Walker Complex (near Tim Hortons)
12:15, 1, 1:45, and 2:30 p.m.

The Department of Kinesiology at Brock is committed to providing students with an advanced understanding of all aspects of human movement through innovative lectures and lab-based coursework in state-of-the-art research and teaching labs. The teaching labs are designed to complement our kinesiology curriculum, providing experiential education opportunities to our undergraduates. The research labs are home to the research of our faculty members and graduate students, with opportunities for undergraduates to participate in exciting and advanced research projects throughout their studies.

Health Sciences Labs

Tours will depart from the main entrance of the Walker Complex (near Tim Hortons)
1:30, 2, 2:30, and 3 p.m.

The Department of Health Sciences teaching lab tour will showcase a variety of innovative teaching labs that compliment lecture-based learning. Students will get a sneak peek at labs associated with physiology, immunology, and pathology.

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education presentation

Sean O’Sullivan Theatre
11:15 a.m. – noon and 12:15 – 1 p.m.

Are you interested in becoming a teacher? This presentation provides a brief overview of the Faculty of Education’s programs before taking a detailed look at Brock’s highly respected Concurrent Teacher Education programs. You’ll learn more about the structure of “Con Ed” programs and the many supports and opportunities available to Education students. Beyond the basics, we’ll suggest next steps you can take between accepting your offer and joining us in September to support the transition from high school to university. (Academic advisors and current students will be available in the main Gym to answer your questions).

Goodman School of Business

Goodman School of Business presentation

Sean O’Sullivan Theatre
2:15 – 3 p.m.

The Goodman School of Business is a globally oriented, community-dedicated business school. Our school provides a conduit between the local and global community, generating opportunities to bring together Niagara and the world. Discover all the opportunities we offer and learn why it will be the best choice for you.

The Goodman School of Business Student Clubs Fair

Goodman School of Business Atrium
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

At Goodman, experience matters. Come learn about the different clubs and opportunities we offer at Goodman to make the student experience the best it can be. Visit the Goodman Atrium to talk to current students about their experiences along with the various ways to get involved at Goodman.

Faculty of Humanities & Marilyn I Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts

Humanities Presentation: The First-Year Experience

South Block 202
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Meet the Dean and Associate Deans for the Faculty of Humanities, and then get a glimpse of a first-year lecture (“Learn How to Read—Again, for the First Time”), have an introduction to Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts program structures (Dramatic Arts, Music, Visual Arts & Centre for Studies in Arts and Cultures), and engage in a Q&A with the Associate Deans about joining the Humanities communities at Brock.

Experience Humanities Tour

Meet outside of South Block 202
1 p.m.

Visit each department in the Faculty of Humanities on our main campus. There will be drop offs at Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Centre for Digital Humanities, English, History, Philosophy, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Canadian Studies, and Classics. Learn more about student spaces, faculty office hours, and how to get involved in special Humanities events.

Experience Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts: Tours

Gather outside of South Block 202 or at the statue outside of the Schmon Tower
1 p.m. Shuttle Bus

You’ll be taken via bus down to the MIWSFPA, and a shuttle will take you back to main campus at 2:45 p.m.

Program Specific Tours for Dramatic Arts, Music, and Visual Arts

15 Artists’ Common, downtown St. Catharines (main Lobby doors)
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Tour the classrooms, studios and rehearsal spaces that you will be learning in during your time at MIWSFPA. Your program Chair or Director will be available for any questions you may have, as well as current students at MIWSFPA. Parking is available on site.

Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts Campus Tour

15 Artists’ Common, downtown St. Catharines (main Lobby doors)
3 – 4 p.m.

Tour our state-of-the-art facility, the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts (MIWSFPA). Located downtown St. Catharines, the Marilyn is home to our departments of Dramatic Arts, Music, Visual Arts, and Studies in Arts and Culture.

Experience the Department of Digital Humanities

Thistle 269 near the Rankin Pavilion
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Drop-in)

Pondering a career in interactive media, video games, technical project development, or education? Join us in Digital Humanities to see our state-of-the-art, hands-on learning and collaboration spaces where you will spend time as an Interactive Arts and Science or GAME student at Brock. As you explore our multiple media development, audio recording, and virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) lab spaces, you’ll interact with faculty, staff, students, and graduates of our programs, who will be happy to share their work and speak to their experiences in this exciting area of study.

Faculty of Mathematics and Science

Mathematics and Science at Brock

South Block 204
12:15 – 1 p.m.

Who is a scientist?  Brock’s Faculty of Mathematics and Science is where students become scientists! Work and study in classrooms, labs, and research sites with scientists at all career stages, from world-class researchers and award-winning instructors to student researchers at graduate and undergraduate level. Learn all about experiential learning and research opportunities available to Brock student. Hear from current students as they share insights into first year and how they are preparing for careers in a variety of exciting fields

Biological Sciences Tours

Meet at South Block 204 – 1 p.m.
Meet at the Biological Sciences booth in the Information Fair – 2:15 p.m.

On this tour you will see an example of a 2nd year Molecular Biology teaching lab in the new Cairns complex and will then visit the state-of-the-art greenhouse that is used by faculty for research and for our 2nd and 3rd year plant courses. From there, you will walk past the submarine doors of Brock’s Containment Level 3 lab where work on West Nile virus, Zika virus and other mosquito-borne viruses takes place.  Also in the Cairns building, you will see where a number of faculty research labs are before you head across the bridge to MacKenzie Chown where 1st year labs are held. The tour wraps up with a trip to Inniskillin Hall where the CCOVI Research Institute is, but also where upper level labs in Microbiology take place.

Grape & Wine Science- Tours of our Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute

Meet at the Oenology & Viticulture Booth in the Information Fair
12 and 2 p.m.

Come join us for a tour of Brock University’s flagship research institute, the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI). Brock is the only university in Canada to offer an undergraduate degree in grape and wine science (called Oenology and Viticulture).  Join us for a tour to see the processing winery with fermentation tanks, our state-of-the-art sensory evaluation laboratory, our leading edge biotechnology and analytical facilities with robotic arms and our wine cellar, which can house 44,000 bottles. The hands-on experience students receive in grape and wine science and their interaction with industry during their studies leads to our 96% job placement rate upon graduation.  Connect with us at CCOVI and think about a career in Canada’s grape and wine industry.

Computer Science & GAME Tours

Meet at the Computer Science booth in the Information Fair
1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

The students will show our labs, and other community spaces alongside an informal talk with parents/students regarding the program.

Data Science and Analytics Tour

Meet at the Data Science and Analytics booth in the Information Fair
1:30 p.m.

On this tour students will visit Faculty of Mathematics and Science computer lab spaces, common lab spaces, and other potential classrooms, including Goodman School of Business’ new classrooms.

Chemistry Tours

Meet at the Chemistry booth in the Information Fair
1:30 p.m.

On this tour you will visit the 2nd-year organic chemistry and analytical chemistry labs.  You will see the instrumentation housed in our undergraduate labs that students obtain hands-on experience with and that you will be using as part of your undergraduate studies.  The tour will also include a visit to the Cairns Health and Bioscience Research Complex where you will see our state-of-the-art research labs and instrumentation – Chemistry undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in research projects early on during their time at Brock.

Physics Tours

Meet at the Physics booth in the Information Fair
1 p.m.

Earth Sciences Tours

Meet at the Earth Sciences booth in the Information Fair
1 p.m.

Faculty of Social Sciences

Social Sciences Presentation

South Block 204
11:15 a.m. – noon

Brock’s Faculty of Social Sciences offers programs that examine the world in which we all live and the many factors that shape behaviour and society. Learn about how the social sciences explore and inform real-world issues. This session will also discuss multiple study options, including experiential learning, and talk about the student experience.

Psychology at Brock: Providing Support from Backpack to Briefcase

South Block 215
12:15 – 1 p.m.

Feeling a bit nervous about starting university? Come and find out how Brock’s Psychology Department will support you both academically and personally as you move through your degree. You’ll hear about how our first-year course fosters a smooth transition from high school by providing opportunities to meet people and develop key skills (note-taking; reading challenging textbooks). We’ll also talk about unique opportunities to build career-related skills during the degree, and our two career preparation courses that will support your ability to compete successfully for a variety of jobs when you graduate.

Studying in Child and Youth Studies: Courses, Experiences, and Career Pathways

South Block 204
1:15 – 2 p.m.

Learn more about how our CHYS program unites scholars from distinct academic disciplines to provide an exciting breadth and diversity of perspectives. With a BA in CHYS, students will be equipped with research skills that cut across issues and disciplines.  Also, discover the many experiential opportunities available including some possible service-learning opportunities, fieldwork, guest lecturers, and internships. We will also be discussing the wide variety of careers related to children and youth our Child and Youth Studies alumni have gone on to pursue.

Critical Criminology and Sociology

South Block 202
2:15 – 3 p.m.

Sociology and Critical Criminology prepare you to contribute to many fields of work by cultivating essential academic and interpersonal skills. In this session, you will hear from current students about their topics of study, the passions these courses ignite, and the career paths they open up.

Disney Exchange, field courses, and more: Explore the world through your studies

Thistle 242
12:15 – 1 p.m.

You’re invited to join the Department of Geography and Tourism Studies and Brock International to learn about ways you can experience the world during your time at Brock. We will highlight domestic and international field courses, the Disney Exchange program, and international exchange opportunities at this session. These opportunities are open to all Brock students!

Did you know?

  • Brock is one of only four post-secondary schools in Canada to offer the Disney Exchange program.
  • Brock partners with schools across the globe to provide international exchange opportunities in over 40 countries.
  • Field courses offered by Geography and Tourism Studies are open to all Brock students.

Experience Applied Linguistics: Demo Class, Student Panel, and Q∓A

South Block 215
2:15 – 3 p.m.

Discover what it’s like to be a Speech Language Hearing Sciences or TESL student at Brock. Join a demo class designed just for you. You’ll hear a ‘mini’ lecture and participate in some interactive learning activities with one of our professors (no tests, we promise!). Then listen to a panel of current students share their experiences in our programs. We’ll conclude with a Q∓A period so you can get answers to all your questions

Special interest sessions

Your Next Steps to Becoming a Brock Student Presentation

South Block 203
11:15 a.m. – noon, 12:15 – 1 p.m., 1:15 – 2 p.m., and 2:15 – 3 p.m.

Ready to become a Brock Badger?! Join us to learn more about your next steps to make a successful transition to Brock. In this session we’ll discuss scholarships & awards, Plus Programs, applying to Residence, course registration, and our summer orientation programs.  Make sure you don’t miss any deadlines; attend to learn more!

Live On Campus: Brock Residence, your home away from home.

Thistle 247
11:15 a.m. – noon, 12:15 – 1 p.m., and 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

Make connections, build community and be supported. Meet Carolyn Hough, Acting Manager Residence Life and learn about the various residence styles, features, supports, and amenities on campus living at Brock has to offer.

Maximizing Co-op Education Presentation

South Block 215
11:15 a.m. – noon.

Brock has one of the most diverse Co-op Programs in Ontario. Combining your academic courses with Co-op experience helps participating students gain and develop skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary for their future career journey. Attend this session to find out how you can benefit from this exciting program and hear from our Co-op students about their experience in Brock Co-op! Listen to current students in their programs as they share their personal experiences and career paths.

Med Plus, Law Plus & Fit Link Co-Curricular Programs – Your Competitive Advantage

South Block 204
2:15 – 3 p.m.

Do you want to participate in a unique program that is not offered anywhere else? Explore our one-of-a-kind Co-Curricular programs including Med Plus, Law Plus, Indigenous Plus and Fit Link. Attend this session to discover how you can gain practical experience, build professional skills and obtain knowledge in various fields while completing your undergraduate degree. Listen to current students in their programs as they share their personal experiences and career paths.

Financing Your Education Presentation

South Block 201 – 11:15 a.m. – noon South Block 202 – 1:15 – 2 p.m.

When you decide to go to university, one of your most important considerations is how you will finance your education. We will walk you through typical costs for first-year students, and discuss financing options available, including OSAP, scholarships and awards. This is one session you can’t afford to miss. #Brock$ense

International Student Information Session

South Block 216
11:15 a.m. – noon offered in English
12:15 –  1 p.m. offered in Mandarin

Are you an international student wanting to study at Brock? Come and find out more about application and admission to ESL, undergraduate and graduate programs. You may also chat with us about our international student scholarships and awards.

Reaching ahead — a session for Grade 10 and 11 students

South Block 201
1:15 – 2 p.m.

Planning for your post-secondary education can be both exciting and overwhelming. With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Find answers to many common questions and let us help you get started on the path to beginning your own Brock experience.

Experience Makerspace

Rankin Pavilion
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (drop in)

Do you love to tinker, create, and collaborate? The Makerspace provides hands-on access to emerging technologies and a collaborative learning space for all to play, learn, and invent. Examples include 3D printing, micro computing, and robotics. Everyone is welcome to drop in and take advantage of interactive workshops, support from our skilled staff, and equipment to borrow for home use.

Transfer Student On-the-Spot Admissions

Brock Central (Schmon Tower, 3rd floor)
12 – 3 p.m.

Transferring from an Ontario college or university? Visit with our Admissions team to discuss transferring to Brock, an early transfer credit assessment, and to finalize an on-the-spot application.

Please bring:

  • Photo ID
  • High school and post-secondary transcripts, which include any current registration
  • $130 application fee for full-time studies; $55 application fee for part-time studies
  • Payments can be accepted using either debit or credit card only

Campus Store

Plaza Building (main floor)
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 Brock clothing, merchandise, stationery, and more. Staff will also be available to explain our procedure for buying and selling textbooks. As a guest you can receive a 15 per cent discount at the Campus Store by subscribing to our newsletter in store! Start stocking up on your Brock gear now!

Matheson Learning Commons & James A Gibson Library

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (drop in)

Come take a look around the Library. We’d love to tell you about our spaces and services – especially the scholarly books and journal articles that support Brock students and researchers. Bookable group study rooms are popular for collaborative learning, and our silent study areas are ideal for those who need a break from distraction. Ask us about our games and stressbusters! The friendly library staff are always happy to help.

Brock University Students’ Union

Alumni Student Centre
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) works tirelessly to provide you with the best student experience possible. BUSU builds on the Brock Experience through programs, events, services, advocacy, and employment/volunteer opportunities for students. Check out their space to learn more about BUSU’s Orientation Week festival BadgerFest, student clubs, your health and dental plan, how to receive your universal bus pass, where to hang out and grab a bite to eat, fun events happening year-round, and more! To keep up to date on all BUSU has to offer, visit their website at and connect with them via @brockbusu on Instagram and TikTok.

Where to Eat on Campus

Dining on campus is more than just breakfast, lunch, and dinner: it’s where you meet your friends, fuel your body, and unwind from a busy day.

Come and experience the Fresh Food Company located in our Lowenberger and DeCew residence dining halls, featuring all-you-care-to-enjoy dining with an open atmosphere and a rotating menu with 9 unique culinary stations.

Speak with a Dining Services team member including our on-site Executive Chef and Registered Dietitian to learn more about Brock’s Meal Plan options and membership benefits.

Brock University Dining Services also includes the following retail locations:

  • Hungry Badger (Pizza Pizza & Pita Pit)
  • Market Eatery
  • Starbucks
  • Tim Hortons