If you plan to stay in the London area, please visit the Tourism London website for a listing of local accommodations.
Please allow approximately thirty minutes, under normal driving conditions, to travel through the city of London and reach the main campus. For directions to Western and a variety of maps, please visit Western's Maps & Directions page.
1151 Richmond Street is the official public street address for Western but there are several other entrances to campus, including access from Western Road and Windermere Road, which we suggest you consider using.
With the Search button function on the maps & directions page linked above, you can locate specific information for campus buildings and parking lots. We have included direct Google map GPS directions to the various open house parking lots in the Parking section of this webpage.
Complimentary parking is available for the day. Be aware that there are some parking lots on campus that will require payment. We do not advise that you use these lots, as there is plenty of free parking available.
Please note the designated parking area for each faculty:
Overflow parking is available at the following locations if your primary parking lot is full when you arrive on campus.
If you wish to review all of the on campus parking options and regular parking information, please visit Western Parking & Visitor Services.
When you arrive at Western for March Break Open House you will receive a printed program to help guide you through your day. It will be available in staffed parking lots, the University Community Centre, every faculty welcome centre, the campus walking tours booth and numerous other on campus locations. Contents will include:
If you would like to plan your day in advance you can print the timetable portion of the program here.
Western's new mobile app has features that can help guide you through Fall Preview Day. From campus maps to detailed locations of all eateries on campus, the latest version of WesternU Mobile will put the Western experience in your pocket. Get it today on Android and iOS!
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Atrium & Mustang Lounge, University Community Centre
Stop in and speak directly with students and staff that provide some of the helpful programs and services available at Western. Enter your ballot here for a chance to win Western gear.
We have several dining halls and coffee shops open to serve you during the day. Please note the avilable times and recommended locations for you to take a break or dine.
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Science
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Centre Spot, University Community Centre
Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Health Sciences (including the School of Health Studies, School of Kinesiology, and the School of Nursing)
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Essex Hall or Ontario Hall, Residence Dining Hall
Don Wright Faculty of Music, Faculty of Information and Media Studies
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Elgin Hall or Medway-Sydenham Hall, Residence Dining Hall
Faculty of Social Science
Saugeen-Maitland Hall, Residence Dining Hall
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
* limited menu only