Visit the University of Manitoba

Interested in visiting the University of Manitoba? Take a campus tour or attend one of our special events to learn more about the university, our programs and services, and the social and recreational opportunities available to our students.

Campus Tours

Campus tours are available for students most Fridays at 10:00am or 2:00pm. Parents, family, and friends are welcome. Tours are approximately 90 minutes in length and include the buildings and services of most relevance to new or incoming university students. Residence tours are available upon request, but are subject to staff availability. For more information or to register for a campus tour, click here.

Annual Events

Minnesota Student Day - Friday, October 21, 2016

Held annually on the third Friday of October to correspond with the MEA school break, Minnesota Student Day allows students and families from Minnesota to tour the U of M campus and learn about US admission requirements, the application process, on-campus residence, and more. Choose from morning or afternoon sessions.

Evening of Excellence - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Held annually in late October, this evening open house is for high-achieving Grade 11 & Grade 12 students who excel in the classroom, in the community, or as athletes on the field. Parents are also welcome! Visit dozens of booths and exhibits spotlighting U of M programs and services, meet one-on-one with current U of M students and staff to learn more about your study interests, or attend presentations and tours focused on scholarships and awards, the application process, and the student experience.

Open House - Thursday, February 23, 2017

Experience a day in the life of a university student!  Held annually in mid-February, our annual campus-wide open house is a great opportunity for school groups, students, and families to explore campus. You choose what you want to attend from our schedule of presentations, tours, and activities: attend sample university lectures, tour different buildings around campus, or get active in our recreation facilities. Learn more about the subjects that interest you by attending faculty presentations or meet one on one with staff and current students in our information village.

University of Manitoba at the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis - Wednesday & Thursday, May 3 & 4, 2017

Meet with the University of Manitoba at the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis. Our presentation will overview the next steps to becoming a University of Manitoba student such as course selection and registration, the on-campus housing process, and Minnesota reciprocity. This is also an opportunity to meet with other future students!

Visit Winnipeg

The University of Manitoba is located in the city of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. Winnipeg is a culturally diverse city with many social and recreational opportunities for visitors. For more information about things to see and do in the city, visit

For a list of accommodations near the University of Manitoba, click here.

Touring schedule

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