Visiting Laurier

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As a visitor to Laurier, it will be hard to miss the school spirit and the close-knit community we have built here. Located one hour away from Toronto, our campuses are in the middle of thriving and culturally diverse communities.

The status of each Laurier campus, along with associated building hours, can be found on the Campus Status page.

Campus Tours

We have resumed guided in-person campus tours with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Information on booking and participating in a campus tour is available on our Tours and Events webpage. Prospective students who cannot visit the campus are encouraged to explore Laurier virtually.

If you have any questions about our campus tour options, you can reach our Welcome Centre staff at the following email addresses.

Dining on Campus

If you’re looking for a place to eat, there are plenty of choices on our campuses. Laurier Food Services offers a wide variety of food options to meet all of your needs.

In Waterloo, our on-campus food options include the Fresh Food Company, BYTE 75 Coffee & Social (located in Lazaridis Hall), the Terrace Food Court or Wilf’s Restaurant and Bar (both located in the Fred Nichols Centre), and many more. All on-campus food service locations accept Interact, Visa and Mastercard.

Our Brantford campus is conveniently located in the heart of downtown where you can visit plenty of unique restaurants and cafés to satisfy your appetite.

Explore Our Community

Step outside of our campus and discover the vibrant communities where our campuses are located.

In Waterloo, the region offers plenty of hiking trails, golf courses, skating rinks and even a ski hill. About two blocks away, you can explore the beautiful scenery at Waterloo Park. Explore both the St. Jacob’s Farmers Market as well as the Kitchener Market and discover what our local artisans have to offer. For visitors interested in arts and culture, don’t forget to pay a visit to The Museum or miss the K-W Symphony perform at the Centre in the Square.

Full of arts, culture and heritage, as a Brantford campus visitor, you will not have a shortage of activities to keep you busy. Learn more about Brantford’s heritage by visiting their many museums and historic sites. Boasting a small town feel with big city amenities, visitors to our Brantford campus will feel right at home.