March Break Open House 2017 – Schedule

General Campus Tours – Ongoing

Please meet at the Campus Tour Banner by Tim Hortons.

Residence Tours – Ongoing

Please meet at the Residence Table inside the Gym or proceed directly to the Residence building.

Onsite Application/Confirmation Table – Ongoing

Staff are on hand in the Tim Hortons area to help you apply or confirm online to the program of your choice.   

Look below for information on Display Tables, Presentations, Tours and Activities!

TYPE OF EVENT PROGRAM TIME LOCATION DESCRIPTION
Academic Program Displays All Academic Programs Ongoing GYM Visit with Faculty and Staff to learn more about Algonquin’s amazing academic programs! Click the links below to explore the different programs offered in each cluster at Algonquin College:

College Services Displays College Services Ongoing

GYM

Learn more about Algonquin College’s amazing services and supports by visiting with Faculty and Staff from: 

         
Activity Aboriginal Student Centre (Mamidosewin Centre) Ongoing E122 Tour of the Mamidosewin Centre. The Mamidosewin Centre is committed to supporting academic and personal success of Indigenous students. The Centre provides First Nations, Métis and Inuit students with Indigenous support services, counseling, cultural awareness and events held throughout the year. It is also a social hub for networking with other students.

Activity

Aboriginal Studies Ongoing B182 Speak to faculty about Aboriginal Studies and see if this program is right for you!

Presentation 

 

Admissions/
Financial Assistance
10:30 am &
12:30 pm
A142 Admissions/Financial Aid Made Easy: Learn more about the admissions process, key dates and important deadlines, as well as the financial assistance opportunities available to you.
 Activity  Aircraft Maintenance Technician  Ongoing  Gym Interested in a potential career as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician? Come visit the table, see what the career involves and have an informal Q & A session with coordinator Serge Cote. 
 Presentation Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence
(ACCE)
11:30 am  ACCE Building, Room CA105A A Career in the Building Trades: Curious about a career in the building trades? Not sure which trade is for you? Come explore and learn about the career possibilities in the building trades in this 30-minute presentation. 
 Presentation   Animation 11:00 am,  12:00 pm and 1:00 pm  N100   Join program Coordinator Tom Crook for a video presentation about the program, view former student demo reels, and participate in a Q&A session.
Activity Animation  12:00 pm to 3:00 pm A181 Learn about the specific program requirements for the Animation portfolio submission. 
Activity Applied Museum Studies Ongoing Meet at the Applied Museum Studies table in the gym Visit the exhibition and conservation labs and meet with faculty and current students to learn more about this program!
Activity  Architectural Technician / Technology Program   Ongoing  Gym  Thinking about a future in Architecture and want to learn more? Come visit our table in the gym and learn more about this fascinating program. 
Activity   Aviation Management – GAS  Ongoing Gym Interested in becoming a commercial pilot? Want to try out our aviation simulation set-up? Come explore the Aviation Management program with coordinator Bruce Dwyer. 
Activity Bachelor of Building Science Ongoing Bachelor of Building Science table in the gym  If you can’t make the Bachelor of Building Science presentation, come by the table and learn more about what Building Science is and is not. Partake in our building challenge and potentially win fun prizes. 
Activity Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development (Honours) Ongoing Meet at the Bachelor of Early Learning & Community Development table in the gym. Meet with faculty to learn more about the Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development program.
Activity Bachelor of Hospitality & Tourism Management (Honours)

11:00 am
&
1 pm

A133C Q & A Session: Hear from the coordinator about how this unique degree program will give you the competitive edge in the hospitality industry.
Activity Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours) 12:00 pm to        3:00 pm  ACCE Building, Room CA313   Learn about the specific Interior Design requirements at this Portfolio Information Session. 
Activity Bachelor of Information Technology-Information Resource Management Ongoing Meet at the Library and Information Technician table in the gym.  What is information resource management? How has technology impacted libraries and the information industry? Learn more about this unique degree program, co-op and career opportunities.
 Activity  Bachelor of Information Technology – Network Technology  Ongoing Gym Visit the networking table to talk to faculty about the program and your future career. 
Activity   Bachelor of Information Technology – Laser and Photonics  Ongoing  Gym  Not sure what aBachelor of Information Technology – Laser and Photonics is all about? Interested in the physics of light? Come talk with coordinator Wahab Almuhtadi about this exciting field. 
Activity Baking & Pastry Arts
Baking & Pastry Arts Management
Ongoing H104 Visit AC’s Baking & Pastry Arts labs and get a taste for the program. Meet in the gym or take a self-guided tour.
Activity Bartending Ongoing H215 Sample a mocktail in AC’s Mixology Lab and get a feel for this fun, creative 15-week program.
Activity BIM – Building Information Modelling Graduate Certificate  Ongoing Gym   Looking to advance your career in BIM? Come speak to our coordinator and learn about how to change your career. 
Activity   Biotechnology – Advanced  Ongoing  Gym Come visit the biotechnology table and explore whether a future in biotech is right for you. 
Activity  Broadcasting – Radio  Ongoing  N101   Visit the CKDJ/AIR radio station and speak to professors and current students about the program.
Activity   Building Construction Technician  Ongoing Gym Considering a career in the building trades? Come visit the Building Construction table and have an informal Q & A with faculty to see if it’s the right choice for you.  
Activity   Building Science (Honours), Bachelor of  Ongoing  Gym What is a Bachelor of Building Science? Curious about what a Bachelor of Building Science degree includes? Come learn about the degree program, the co-op placement and career options available to you. 
Activity Business, Management and Finance Ongoing Gym Interested in a career in business?  Meet with staff and faculty from the School of Business and learn all about the variety of business programs offered.
Activity  Business Intelligence System Infrastructure Graduate Certificate  Ongoing Gym   Want to delve deeper into big data? Come speak to faculty about the 1 year Business Intelligence System Infrastructure Graduate Certificate. 
Activity  Cabinetmaking and Furniture Technician  Ongoing Gym   Do you have an eye for detail and enjoy the feeling you get when you make something? Then you might want to come explore our Cabinetmaking and Furniture Technician program. Come chat with our faculty to learn more. 
Activity  Carpenter – Apprenticeship   Ongoing  Gym  Not sure how to get started as a carpenter? Come talk to our professors to learn how to start your apprenticeship. 
Activity Child and Youth Care Ongoing Meet at the Child and Youth Care table in the gym. Meet with faculty and current students to learn more about the Child and Youth Care program.
Activity  Civil Engineering Technology  Ongoing  Gym Curious about what Civil Engineering Technology is? Come have an informal Q & A session with coordinator Wissam Farah.
Activity Community and Justice Services Ongoing  Meet at the Community and Justice Services table in the gym. Meet with faculty and current students to learn more about the Community and Justice Services program.
Activity Community Studies Ongoing B182 Speak to faculty about Communicty Studies and see if this program is right for you!
Activity  Computer Engineering Technology – Computing Science  Ongoing  Gym Visit the table and talk with coordinator Todd Kelly about a potential future in Computer Science. Explore your options with the TouchPanel program and see where you might go. 
Activity  Computer Programmer  Ongoing  Gym  Want to learn how to code? Not sure what the difference between a programmer and computing science? Come talk to our professors in the gym to learn more. 
 Activity  Computer Systems Technician  Ongoing  Gym  Like thinking about servers and networking? Want to learn how to troubleshoot and repair? Come talk to our professors to learn more about the Computer Systems Technician program. 
 Activity Computer Systems Technician – Security  Ongoing  Gym  For graduates of the Computer Systems Technician program, you could specialize in security protocols with this 8-month add-on to your diploma. Next intake is Fall 2017. 
Activity  Construction Engineering Technician  Ongoing Gym Curious about what a Construction Engineering Technician does? Come have an informal Q & A session with coordinator Wissam Farah.
Activity Culinary Arts Ongoing H114, H116
H118, H119
See what’s cooking in our busy kitchen labs! Meet at the Culinary table in the gym, or take a self-guided tour of the labs.
Activity Culinary Arts Ongoing E135
Savoir Fare
Enjoy delicious and affordable takeaway food prepared by culinary and baking students at our own retail food shop!
Activity Developmental Services Worker Ongoing Meet at the Developmental Services table in the gym. Meet with faculty and current students to learn more about the Developmental Services Worker program.
Activity   Design Studies Ongoing A145E Visit the studio where you will see samples of current student work and speak to professors about the program.
 Activity Dental Programs

11:00 am
1:00 pm

Meet at the dental programs table in the gym. Join current students and Curriculum Coordinator, Angela Nuelle, to find out about the Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs. Hear student experiences, have your questions answered, and learn more about career opportunities after graduation.
 Activity Diagnostic Medical Sonography Ongoing Meet at the Diagnostic Medical Sonography table in the gym. Meet with faculty and current students to learn more about the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.
 Activity Digital Health Ongoing Meet at the Digital Health table in the gym. Meet with faculty and current students to learn more about the Digital Health program.
 Activity Early Childhood Education 11:00 am &
1:00 pm
Meet at the ECE table in the gym.  Meet with faculty to learn more about the Early Childhood Education program followed by taking a tour of the Early Learning Centre.
Activity   Electrical Engineering Technician / Technology  Ongoing  Gym Come explore the Electrical Engineering program. Speak to faculty and coordinators and see if a career in Electrical Engineering is right for you. 
Activity Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician (Robotics)   Ongoing  Gym  Interested in Electro-Mechanical Engineering? Curious about robotics? Come explore the Algonquin College Robotics table and talk to faculty and coordinator James Eaton about a potential future as a Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician. 
Activity Energy Management Graduate Certificate  Ongoing  Gym  Come learn about how a future in energy management could re-charge your career. 
Activity Environmental Management and Assessment   Ongoing  Gym Join coordinator Martin Lee for an informal Q & A session about the Environmental Management and Assessment Graduate Certificate. 
Activity Environmental Studies  Ongoing B182 Talk to faculty about Environmental Studies and see if this program is right for you!
Activity Esthetician Ongoing A107 & A109
A Building near the Fitness Zone
Talk to faculty and students followed by a tour of our world-class Esthetician labs. Meet at the Wellness table in the gym for tours.
Activity Event Management 11:00 am &
1:00 pm
A133 Find out more about your career after graduation in this dynamic graudate certificate program.

Presentation

 

Financial Assistance/ Admissions 10:30 am &
12:30 pm
A142 Financial Aid/Admissions Made Easy: Learn more about the admissions process, key dates and important deadlines, as well as the financial assistance opportunities available to you.
 Activity Fitness and Health Promotion Ongoing Meet at the Fitness and Health Promotion table in the gym. Visit current students and faculty to learn more about the program followed by a tour of the fitness lab.
Activity Food & Nutrition Management 10:30 am &
12:30 pm
A133 Find out more about your future career after this exciting graduate certificate program.
 Activity Game Development  Ongoing   J314 Watch a video about the program, play games students have developed and meet Game Development professors.
Activity  Geographic Information Systems Graduate Certificate  Ongoing  Gym Come explore what a Geographic Information Systems graduate certificate could bring to your career with an informal Q & A with coordinator Mike Ballard. 
Activity Graphic Design  12:00 pm to        3:00 pm  In the Gym Learn about the specific Graphic Design requirements at this Portfolio Information Session. 
Activity  Green Architecture Graduate Certificate  Ongoing  Gym  Curious about what an 8-month graduate certificate in Green Architecture could do for your career? Come have an informal Q & A with our faculty about this exciting program.
Activity Hairstyling Ongoing A110 & A112
A Building near the Fitness Zone
Talk to faculty and students followed by a tour of our world-class Hair labs. Get your hair styled while you’re there! Meet at the Wellness table in the gym for tours.
Activity Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician   Ongoing  Gym Curious about a future in the building trades but not sure where to start? Explore the potential of becoming a Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician in only 10 months.
 Presentation  Horticultural Industries 

11:00 am  &
1:00 pm

M101   Join Coordinator/Professor Tommy Wingreen for a tour of the indoor facilities and attend a program presentation.
Activity Hospitality – Hotel & Restaurant Operations Management 10:30 am &
12:30 pm 
A133C Join Program Coordinator Caron Fitzpatrick to find out more about this program andyour career in this fast-growing industry.
Activity Illustration and Concept Art  12:00 pm to        3:00 pm  N202  Learn about the specific Illustration and Concept Art requirements at this Portfolio Information Session. 
 Activity Interior Decorating  12:00 pm to        3:00 pm 

 ACCE Building, Room CA312

Learn about the specific Interior Decorating requirements at this Portfolio Information Session. 
Activity  Internet Applications & Web Development  Ongoing   Gym  Want to look into a career in Internet Applications development? Like building websites? Come explore the Internet Applications & Web Development program though an informal Q & A with our professors.
Activity Introduction to Fine Art Ongoing  A145E Visit the Introduction to Fine Arts studio, speak to program professors and see samples of student work.
Activity Introduction to Music Industry Arts Ongoing A145E Visit the Introduction to Music Industry Arts classroom and speak to program professors.
Activity Justice Studies Ongoing B182 Speak to faculty about Justice Studies and see if this program is right for you!
Activity Law Ongoing Gym Interested in a career in law?  Meet program representatives from our Law Clerk and Paralegal programs to find out if these programs are right for you.
Activity Library and Information Technician  Ongoing Meet at the Library and Information Technician table in the gym.  Visit Helena Merriam, Program Coordinator and current students to see a showcase of student projects and have all your questions answered on the program.
Activity Massage Therapy and Intensive Ongoing Meet at the Massage Therapy table in the gym. Visit current students and faculty  to learn more about the program followed by a tour of the massage labs. 
Activity / Tour   Manufacturing Engineering Technician  Ongoing

Gym
or visit our labs.

Machine Shop: A138 – A-139
CNC Lab: A137

Not sure what a Manufacturing Engineering Technician is or what they do? Then come on by to learn about the bright future of manufacturing and manufacturing design. 
Activity  Mechanical Engineering Technician  Ongoing  Gym  Come learn about what it’s like to be a Mechanical Engineering Technician student, and what you’ll be studying in this fascinating program.
Activity  Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing Ongoing   Gym Have you ever wanted to become a plumber but had no idea where to start? Come talk to coordinator Matthew Lalonde about this entry-level program. 
Activity Media and Communication Studies Ongoing B182 Join program coordinator Jon Parker to talk about the program and see samples of current student work.
Activity Medical Device Reprocessing Ongoing  Meet at the Medical Device Reprocessing table in the gym.  Meet with faculty and current students to learn more about the Medical Device Reprocessing program.
Presentation Medical Radiation Technology 12:00 pm  A 133   Join Sylvie Ferguson, Program Coordinator and current students for a 30 minute information session followed by a Q and A on the Medical Radiation Technology program.
Activity Mobile Application Design and Development  Ongoing   Gym  Join program Coordinator Gerald Hurdle to answer your questions about the program and talk about the types of projects done in this program.
Activity  Motive Power Technician Ongoing   Gym  Want to start a career in the automotive industry? Get hands on experience in automotive service and repair in this 45 week program. Come talk to our professors about your future. 
 Activity  Music Industry Arts Ongoing  Outside N108   Join program professors for a Q&A session.
Activity Nursing, Personal Support Worker

10:30 am,
11:30 am,
12:30 pm, &
1:30 pm

Meet at the Nursing table in the gym.  Visit faculty at the Simulation Health Lab to learn more about our Nursing and Personal Support Worker programs followed by a tour of the lab. 
Activity Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant (OTAPTA) Ongoing Meet at the OTAPTA table in the gym. Visit faculty to learn more about the OTAPTA program followed by a tour of the Smart Apartment.
Activity Office Administration Ongoing Gym Visit program representatives in the gym to find out if a career in Office Administration is right for you.
  Presentation Photography  12:00 pm & 
1:00 pm 
A147E  Join program professors for a program presentation on the Photography program.
Activity Paramedic Ongoing Meet at the Paramedic table in the gym  Join current students for a visit to the Paramedic lab and learn more about this program. 
Presentation Police Foundations 12:00 pm  P 305

Join faculty, current students and Alumni for this program panel and facility tour to learn more about what the experience is like in the program and more about career choices after graduation.

Activity  Plumber – Apprenticeship  Ongoing  Gym Want to know more about how to become a licensed plumber? Chat with our coordinator Don McMullen about taking your career to the next level. 
Activity   Powerline Technician  Ongoing  Gym  What exactly does a Powerline Technician do? Come talk with current students and faculty about the program and potential career options in this fascinating program. 
Activity Pre-Animation and Illustration Ongoing A145E and A145H Join program Coordinator Rich Lauzon to talk about this exciting program and see samples of current student work.
Activity Pre-Business Studies Ongoing B182 Speak to faculty about Pre-Business Studies and see if this program is right for you!
Activity Pre-Heath Sciences Pathway Programs Ongoing A131 Meet program Coordinators and discover which of these health focused programs is right for you.
Activity Pre-Technology Ongoing A131 Speak to facutly about how this program helps students complete prerequisites for most of the programs in the School of Advanced Technology, while exploring their interests, aptitudes and skills.
Activity Pre-Trades Ongoing A131 Speak to faculty about how this program helps you explore careers in the trades.
 Activity Pre-Service
Firefighter
Ongoing   Meet at the Pre-Service Firefighter table in the gym  Join current students for a visit to the fire lab and meet with faculty to have your specific questions answered about the Pre-Service Firefighter program. 
Activity Recreation and Leisure Services Ongoing Meet at the Recreation and Leisure Services table in the gym. Meet with faculty and current students to learn more about the Recreation and Leisure Services program.
Activity   Regulatory Affairs – Science  Ongoing  Gym Interested in the regulations and policies that protect our environment and wellbeing? Want to learn how you could become a regulatory policy developer? Come have an informal Q&A with coordinator Elisabeth Von Moos about our Regulatory Affairs – Science Graduate Certificate. 
Activity  Respiratory Therapy  Ongoing  Meet at the Respiratory Therapy table in the gym.   Visit the respiratory therapy lab and meet with faculty, and current students to learn more about this program!
Activity  Retirement Communities Management Ongoing Gym Speak to a professor at the Hospitality graduate certificate table in the gym.
Presentation Social Service Worker & Intensive 12:00 pm  A 133C  Join Vicky Green, Program Coordinator for a 30 minute information session followed by a Q and A on the Social Service Worker programs.
Activity  Sommelier Ongoing Gym Test your nose at the Wine Aroma Wheel, and chat with the Sommelier coordinator at the Hospitality table. Visit the Sommelier lab (H103).
Activity  Spa Management Ongoing Gym Advance your wellness career! Speak to a professor about this 8-month graduate certificate program.
Activity   Technical Writer Graduate Certificate  Ongoing Gym  Join coordinator Jim Catton for an informal Q & A session about the Technical Writer Graduate Certificate. 
Activity 

 

Tourism – Travel Services

Ongoing E204
Campus Travel
Speak to current students in Campus Travel, our student-run training travel agency on the second floor of the Student Commons Building.
 Activity  Veterinary Programs 11:00 am 
& 1:00 pm
Meet at the Veterinary programs table in the gym. Visit the Animal Health Centre and meet with faculty and current students to learn more about these programs! 
 Activity   Victimology  Ongoing  Meet at the Victimology table in the gym. Meet with current students to learn more about the Victimology program.
Activity    Water and Wastewater Technician  Ongoing  Gym Visit the table and talk to professor Holly Dole about the 45 week program and maybe even try out some simple water and wastewater experiments. 
 Activity Welding and Fabrication Techniques  Ongoing Gym  Curious about a career in welding? Come talk to coordinator Jeff Ross about this fascinating program. 

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