This Long Distance Visit is specifically catered towards Ontario students with over 250km of travel and for students living in the bordering northern United States (Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, etc.). 

Students Coming from a Distance

There’s nothing like an up-close-and-personal trip to our campus in Hamilton, Ontario to help you determine if Redeemer is the right fit for you. That’s why we’ve put together an awesome weekend visit just for students from far away! Accommodations and meals are free and there will be a shuttle driving through Ottawa areas to bring students to and from campus. For those not on a shuttle route, a travel subsidy is available.

Parents or chaperones are encouraged to come too! Redeemer will help you find accommodations (on campus or nearby) and will assist with your travel and lodging costs. Certain conditions apply, please contact our events coordinators for more details (

Register for the long distance visit


  • Tour the campus, sit in on a class, meet professors, and students
  • Stay overnight in one of our dorms
  • Attend on-campus activities and events
  • Meals and lodging are free!

Shuttle Service

A shuttle services from Ottawa will be offered to bring students to and from campus for the Long Distance Visit.

Campus Visit Travel Subsidy

For those not on a shuttle route and will instead be driving themselves, travel reimbursement will be valued up to a maximum of $150 in gas gift cards to assist with your costs. To qualify, you need to speak with our events coordinator (, preferably before you make your travel plans, in order to ensure everything is in order before you arrive on campus.


Day 1

12:00-1:30 PM — Arrivals and lunch with Admissions staff

1:00-3:00 PM — Attend classes with current students

3:00-5:00 PM — Trip to Tiffany Falls & Bennett’s

5:00 PM — Dinner on campus

6:00 PM — Attend Royals Women’s Basketball vs. Lambton Lions

8:00 PM — Attend Royals Men’s Basketball vs. Lambton Lions

Day 2

9:00 AM — Breakfast & check-out of accommodations

10:00 AM — Games at the Recreation Centre on-campus

11:00-2:00 PM — Open House where you get to participate in the following activities:

  • Meet faculty from a variety of programs
  • Go on a tour of the academic building and campus
  • Explore the labs, art studio, and other student work spaces
  • Tour the dorms and soccer dome
  • Meet with admissions counsellor about how to apply

Long Distance Visit