Aerial view of the University of Manitoba campus.

Winter Open House

School groups, students and families are invited to join us on campus and online to experience a day in the life of a UM student. Attend presentations and tours, browse our information booths, connect with UM representatives, and explore campus.

Winter Open House

Thursday, February 23
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time)

  • Attend presentations and tours throughout the day at our in-person event (schedule to be announced soon).
  • Connect with UM representatives in the Information Village, open throughout the event.
  • Explore campus on the "Where's Billy?" scavenger hunt for a chance to win great prizes.
  • Students and parents: register today for continuing access to our supplementary online open house. Browse information booths and watch video presentations anytime, on-demand!

Grade 12 students: attend our in-person event on February 23 for a chance to win one of three $1,000 tuition prizes to be put towards your 2023-24 UM tuition fees!

Mask Requirement: Masks are required for all campus visitors - KN95 (recommended) or 3-ply medical masks (minimum ASTM Grade 2) must be worn by all during this event. Masks will be available for pick-up on site if needed. Proof of vaccination is not required. Learn more about the university's COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

Event Poster     Parking Map and Instructions

Register Today
School groups and individual students or parents can register for open house using the forms below.

School Group Registration*
School groups attending open house should register for the event using the form below. School groups have the option to register for a group campus tour timeslot when completing their registration. This will allow your group to go on a private campus tour at an assigned time.

*Deadline for school groups to register is Tuesday, February 21.

School Group Registration Form

Individual Student or Parent Registration
All students and parents, including students attending as part of school groups, are encouraged to register for open house by creating an account on Brazen, our virtual event platform. You will receive immediate, continuing access to the supplementary online UM expo upon registering - explore information booths and watch video presentations anytime, on-demand!

Students/Parents - Register Now     Already registered? Log into the online UM expo

Presentation and Tour Schedule
Please note that the below presentation offerings and times are tentative and subject to change.

Most presentations and tours at this event run for approx. 45-60 minutes. It is not possible to attend every presentation offered as sessions overlap – choose what you wish to attend from the schedule below.

Note: all areas below, as well as any areas not offering presentations or tours, are represented in the Information Village. Missed a presentation? Visit the Information Village to ask questions and gather program information.

On-Going Throughout the Event (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

  • Campus Tours
  • Faculty of Architecture Student Exhibition

9:30 a.m.

  • A Day in the Life of a University Student
  • Preparing for University

10:00 a.m.

  • Career Planning
  • College of Nursing – Midwifery
  • Indigenous Community Tour
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Science – Statistics

10:30 a.m.

  • Connecting with the Indigenous Community: Programs and Supports
  • Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
  • Faculty of Science – Planetarium Show
  • Residence Tour
  • University 1

11:00 a.m.

  • A Day in the Life of a University Student
  • College of Nursing – Nursing
  • Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Science – Mathematics

11:30 a.m.

  • Indigenous Community Tour
  • Faculty of Science – Planetarium Show
  • Faculty of Social Work
  • Preparing for University
  • Residence Tour

12:00 p.m.

  • College of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Science – Physics and Astronomy
  • Indigenous Community Tour
  • University 1

12:30 p.m.

  • A Day in the Life of a University Student
  • Career Planning
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science – Planetarium Show
  • Residence Tour

1:00 p.m.

  • Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
  • Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
  • Faculty of Science – Chemistry
  • Indigenous Community Tour
  • Preparing for University

1:30 p.m.

  • Connecting with the Indigenous Community: Programs and Supports
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Residence Tour
  • University 1

2:00 p.m.

  • A Day in the Life of a University Student
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Science – Biological Sciences

Video library

Watch short presentations highlighting popular faculties and services below in our video library.

Faculties and academic programs

Services and supports

Virtual Open House for international students - presentation recordings

Contact us

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

204-474-8808
1-800-224-7713 ext. 8808
204-474-7554