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 both Windsor and 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 (campusvisit@redeemer.ca).

Register for the long distance visit

Highlights:

  • 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

Two shuttle services will be offered to bring students to and from campus for the Long Distance Visit. More information will be available soon.

  • Windsor route with stops in Windsor, Chatham, and London
  • Ottawa route with stops in Ottawa, Kingston and Belleville

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 (campusvisit@redeemer.ca), preferably before you make your travel plans, in order to ensure everything is in order before you arrive on campus.

Long Distance Visit

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Schedule

*This is a sample schedule from last year’s event. An updated schedule will be posted and emailed to you closer to the event date.

Day 1

12:00-1:00 PM — Arrivals and lunch with Admissions staff & dorm hosts

1:00 PM — Attend a class

Ecology and Evolution (1:00-1:50 PM)

Principles of Chemistry (1:00-1:50 PM)

1:30 PM — Attend a class

Psychology of Sport (1:30-2:45 PM)

2:00 PM — Attend a class

Multivariable Calculus (2:00-2:50 PM)

Journalistic Writing (2:00-4:50 PM)

Faith and Philosophy (2:00-4:50 PM)

3:00-5:00 PM — Move into your accommodations. Free time to hangout with current students.

5:00 PM — Dinner on campus

6:00 PM — Attend Royals Women’s Basketball vs. Sheridan Bruins

8:00 PM — Attend Royals Men’s Basketball vs. Sheridan Bruins

Day 2

9:45 AM — Check-out of accommodations (your personal items may be stored on campus, if needed)

10:00 AM — Breakfast on campus

11:00-2:00 PM — Open House