The Faculty of Science is one of the largest faculties at McMaster University with almost 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students, seven Level I programs, and 37 Honours programs, which begin in Level II. Applying to university and deciding on a program of study can be overwhelming. To help you make an informed decision, we invite you to participate in a Science Tour to see what the Faculty of Science at McMaster University has to offer.
Science Tours are 60 minutes in length, and are led by current undergraduate students from a wide range of science programs. The tours highlight the labs, facilities and services used by students in Level I Science programs. Join us Thursday or Friday, at 10:30am or 1:30pm, to participate in a Science Tour. Tours are free of charge. To book your Science Tour, click the button below!
Interested in Kinesiology? We offer Science Tours with a Kinesiology focus Thursdays at 10:30am. To book your Kinesiology focused tour, please click the button below, and indicate your interest by checking the “Kinesiology” box when you register.
Interested in Integrated Science (iSci)? If you are interested in seeing the iSci lab on your tour (used by iSci students), please click the button below, and check the “iSci” box when you register.
Your tour will depart from the Office of the Associate Dean of Science (Academic), Burke Science Building (BSB), Room 129. We look forward to meeting you soon!
Please note: This tour does not cover facilities used specifically by the Health Sciences program. For more information about Health Sciences, please visit the Faculty of Health Sciences website.
Additionally, if you would like to arrange a General Campus & Residence Tour please click here.
Campus Map & Parking Information
Burke Science Building (BSB) is building 11 on THIS CAMPUS MAP. If you are planning on driving, there are a number of parking lots within a 5-10 minute walk to BSB.
- Lot A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I or stadium underground are $6 hourly to a $20.00 maximum.
- Lot M or P are a flat rate of $8.00.
Please note that we do not validate parking.
Note: If you plan to park in lot A, B, C, D, E, G, H or the stadium underground, we highly recommend that you enter campus at the Sterling Street & Forsyth Avenue Entrance (185 Sterling Street, Hamilton, ON) – NOT the Main Street West Entrance.