Mt Allison has just been ranked the #1 undergraduate university in Canada by Maclean’s magazine University Rankings 2021.Virtual Open House October 13-16, 2020

In light of COVID-19 and the suspension of in-person campus tours, our Fall 2020 Open House will be an online event.  

Register for our Virtual Open House to be eligible for our $5,000 Residence Award prize draw, to receive MtA swag, and to participate in on-the-spot admission.

You must also be registered to receive passwords to enter Zoom meetings, e-mailed the day of the events.

Register now!


Fall Open House 2020 - Invitation4-Day Virtual Open House 2020

All times are in Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT)  


Tuesday, Oct. 13: Why MtA?

  • All day: @MtA_Admissions Instagram student takeover
    Why I Love MtA! 

  • 1-4 p.m. Admissions Room
    Zoom meeting room*, drop in and speak to an admissions counsellor. Check e-mail for link and password.

  • 4 p.m. Launch of virtual campus tour
    Join us live for the launch of our virtual campus tour, led by two upper-year student campus ambassadors!
    Watch on Facebook
    Watch on YouTube

  • 7 p.m. Launch of admissions presentation
    Join our Admissions Team presentation to learn more about the top 15 reasons to attend Mount Allison.

  • 7:30 p.m. Parent panel Q&A
    Session now available to watch on YouTube.
    Zoom webinar* (approx. 1 hour). Check email for link and password.
    Participants include staff from:
    Student life
    Accessibility and student wellness
    Experiential learning and career development
    Academic support services
    Housing
    Financial aid
    Registrar's office
    Admissions
    Deans' office

*You must be registered to Open House to receive links and passwords to Zoom meetings, e-mailed the day of the events.


Inside room at Thornton HouseWednesday, Oct. 14: Student Experience


  • All day: @MtA_Admissions Instagram student takeover
    Residence rooms, clubs and societies, athletics

  • 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Launch of live chat with student campus ambassadors
    Our campus ambassadors – all current MtA students – are here to answer your questions and tell you about their experiences at Mount Allison. Chat with a student now!

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Admissions Room
    Zoom meeting room*, drop in and speak to an admissions counsellor. Check email for link and password.

  • 12 p.m. Summer Undergrad Research Fair
    A unique opportunity to learn more about our students' exciting research.

  • 4 p.m. Launch of virtual residence tour
    Join us for a virtual residence tour of our 8 unique residences.

  • 7 p.m. Current students panel Q&A
    Session now available to watch on YouTube.
    Live Zoom webinar* (guests do not need to have their cameras or mics on). Check email for link and password.

  • 8 p.m. Young alumni panel Q&A
    Session now available to watch on YouTube.
    Live Zoom webinar* (guests do not need to have their cameras or mics on). Check email for link and password.
    Host - Mareika Dow ('12), BA Honours English, Alumni Communications and Volunteers Officer
    Heather Webster ('15), BA Honours Psychology, Associate Lawyer
    Everett Patterson ('20), BSc Honours Math and Physics, MSc Physics grad student
    Devika Pandy ('13), BA Psychology, Employer Relations Specialist, MA Leadership candidate
    Rachel Howlett ('18), BSc Honours Chemistry, third year medical school
    Megumi Gates ('19), BSc Honours Biochemistry, second year medical school 

*You must be registered to Open House to receive links and passwords to Zoom meetings, e-mailed the day of the events.


CEL ImageThursday, Oct. 15: Academic & Student Support

  • All day: @MtA_Admissions Instagram student takeover
    Academic programs, research, and student support

  • 12 p.m. Program mini-lectures 
    Watch your choice of mini-lectures from our accomplished faculty:
    Politics & International Relations: Dr. Mario Levesque
    Fine Arts: Prof. Karen Stentaford
    Psychology: Dr. Louise Wasylkiw
    Music: Dr. Elizabeth Wells
    Religious Studies: Dr. Susie Andrews
    Economics: Dr. Craig Brett
    Philosophy: Dr. Jane Dryden 

  • 12 p.m. Deadline for on-the-spot admissions
    Apply and upload your most recent transcript by Thursday, Oct. 15 at 12 noon (ADT) and your application will be reviewed for on-the-spot admissions on Friday, Oct. 16.

  • 1-3 p.m. Admissions Room
    Zoom meeting room*, drop in and speak to an admissions counsellor. Check email for link and password.

  • 3:30 p.m. Student Support Fair
    Session now available to watch on YouTube.
    Zoom meeting event* (approx. 1 hour). Check email for link and password.
    Quick 2-minute intros and breakout rooms:
    Meighen Centre/accessibility and student wellness
    Academic advising
    Academic support and library services
    Financial aid and awards
    Experiential learning and career development
    Indigenous student support
    Residence life
    Mount Allison Students' Union
    Athletics (varsity, club, and intramural)
    International Centre and study abroad and exchange

  • 6 p.m. Degree information presentations
    Learn more about our five degree options in our degree information presentations.

  • 7 p.m. Academic information sessions
    Zoom meetings* (choose a session: Arts, Science, Commerce, Music, or Fine Arts). Check email for link and password.

  • 8 p.m. Academic information sessions
    Zoom meetings* (choose a session: Arts or Science). Check email for link and password.

*You must be registered to Open House to receive links and passwords to Zoom meetings, e-mailed the day of the events.


On-the-spot admissionsFriday, Oct. 16: Future Mounties Celebration!

  • All day: @MtA_Admissions Instagram student takeover
    What I wish I knew

  • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. On-the-spot admissions
    Zoom meeting room* to receive your offer of admission and ask questions. For on-the-spot admissions, apply and upload your most recent transcript by Oct. 15 at 12 noon (ADT). Your application will be reviewed in time for on-the-spot admissions and the Future Mounties Celebration! To apply: mta.ca/apply 

  • 7 p.m. Keynote speaker: Drew Dudley (Class of '01)
    Join us live on Facebook for our keynote speaker, and MtA alumnus, Drew Dudley.

  • 8:15 p.m. $5,000 Residence Award Prize Draw
    Live draw on @MtA_Admissions Instagram 

*You must be registered to Open House to receive links and passwords to Zoom meetings, e-mailed the day of the events.

  

Preview: Keynote speaker Drew Dudley ('01)  

   


Downtown Sackville, Bridge St.Explore Sackville

Mount Allison University is located on Canada's East Coast in picturesque Sackville, New Brunswick. Whether you come here from a small town or a big city, you will soon fall in love with living in the ideal university town.

In Sackville, you will connect with people and with nature and enjoy always being just a short walk away. The opportunities to get involved in this engaging community, and the undeniable beauty of this place will become part of who you are and help you figure out who you want to be.

Find out more about Sackville: sackville.com/explore


FAQ

When can I apply to attend Mount Allison?
Our application for admission and scholarships opened on Oct. 1. When you register for Open House, you will receive a promo code to waive the $50 application fee. Apply and upload your most recent transcript by Oct. 15 at 12 noon (ADT) and your application will be reviewed for admissions-on-the-spot and the Future Mounties Celebration on Friday, Oct. 16. The application is available at mta.ca/apply.

How does the virtual Open House work?
We know that visiting campus is the best way to help make your university decision. This year’s virtual Open House will be the next best thing! There will be a mixture of videos and live virtual sessions throughout the week that you can attend to learn more about all aspects of Mount Allison from academics to student life and even life after Mount Allison. The videos will premiere at the listed times for you to watch and will be available afterwards to view if you can’t make it at the launch time. Information sessions and panels will be hosted on Zoom. You will receive secure links and instructions each day by e-mail to access the Zoom sessions. If you don’t already have Zoom, you can download it ahead of time: https://zoom.us/download You can also follow @MtA_Admissions on Instagram for lots of great stories from our students!

Do I need to register?
Yes. If you register for the Open House, you will get a promo code to apply for admission, MtA merchandise in the mail, plus you will be entered to win a $5,000 residence award, which will be drawn on Friday night, October 16. You will also need to register in order to get access to the Zoom links each day. Please register your parents or guardians as guests, so they are able to join us as well.

I have a specific question. Who do I contact?
If you have questions about the virtual Open House, please e-mail campusvisit@mta.ca. If you have questions about the admissions process, you can e-mail admissions@mta.ca or call (506) 364-2269. You can also reach out to an admissions counsellor directly. Visit mta.ca/contactadmissions to find the admissions counsellor for your area.