Explore our campus

With over 100 programs to choose from and a dynamic community of over 29,000 students, our historic campus offers something for everyone.

New students begin their studies at our Fort Garry campus. We offer state-of-the-art classrooms, lab experiences, recreation facilities and on-campus housing against the backdrop of over 140 years of outstanding student experiences. Check out our videos, maps and resources below and discover our campus for yourself.

Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, all individual and group campus tours and residence visits at the University of Manitoba have been cancelled until further notice. Campus visits will resume as soon as possible and we look forward to welcoming you at that time.

Until then, please join our mailing list to receive the latest campus visit updates, or connect with us remotely for campus visit information and advising sessions.

Phone: 204-474-8806
Email: student_recruitment@umanitoba.ca

Agenda for campus tours

Under normal circumstances, tours of our Fort Garry campus are available every Friday, including over the summer. We welcome Grade 10, 11 and 12 students who have not yet been admitted to a UM program, mature learners, and friends and family of prospective students. 

Campus tours are roughly 90 minutes in length and focus on the most important buildings and services for new university students, including:

  • Student services and important offices
  • Examples of typical classrooms
  • Visits to popular faculty buildings
  • Campus libraries
  • Campus recreation and social opportunities
  • Student residences

All tours depart from the second floor of UMSU University Centre, outside the Student Life office. Parking is available in the UMSU University Centre parkade.

Parking map and directions

Friday tours

Campus tours are available on most Fridays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Tours are approximately one hour and focus on the buildings, classrooms, and services commonly used by new students. Your visit will also include an optional residence tour and an advising and question and answer session with staff. We encourage you to allow approximately two hours for your campus visit.

Tour dates will be posted when available. Join our mailing list and we’ll be sure to connect with you via email to let you know how you can find out about upcoming events and registration.

Indigenous student tours

The Indigenous Student Recruitment team provides one-on-one campus tours Monday to Friday for prospective Indigenous students and their families, as well as group tours for Indigenous school groups.

We encourage northern and rural Indigenous students, families and schools to contact our team to set up your visit.

Phone: 204-474-6398
Email: indigenous.community@umanitoba.ca

Group tours

Groups of five or more students or schools looking to arrange a guided tour are encouraged to contact our team directly to arrange your visit.

Phone: 204-474-8806
Email: student_recruitment@umanitoba.ca

Getting to campus

The University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus is located east of Pembina Highway in South Winnipeg, approximately 20 minutes from downtown and 30 minutes from the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport.

Most campus tours begin and end in UMSU University Centre, home to many student services and important offices.  Guests are encouraged to park in the UMSU University Centre parkade. Parking is also available at other pay-and-display parking lots on campus.

Need accommodations?

If you require accommodations in advance of your visit to campus, visit Tourism Winnipeg for information about hotels, bed and breakfasts, restaurants, and attractions within the City of Winnipeg.

Attend an open house or campus event

Prospective students and their families can join us on campus to explore our academic programs and connect with staff, professors and current UM students at a number of events throughout the year.  Check out our upcoming events below, and be sure to join our mailing list to receive regular event updates.

Evening of Excellence

New Buffalo Education Gathering

University of Manitoba Open House

Minnesota student events

The University of Manitoba hosts events for prospective students from Minnesota throughout the year, both on-campus and within Minnesota.  

Minnesota students can join us on-campus during the MEA break in October for information sessions and campus tours. Morning and afternoon sessions include an overview of our programs, information about studying in Canada, how to apply for admission, and a tour of our Fort Garry campus and student residences.  

Students can also join us in Minneapolis in the spring for information sessions open to prospective Minnesota students, those who have already applied to the UM, and school counsellors and education consultants.

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Contact us

Student Recruitment
Room 424 UMSU University Centre
66 Chancellor's Circle
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

1-800-224-7713 ext. 8808