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Visit Our Campus

Campus Tours

Tours are available at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding university closures.

Tours are 1.5 - 2 hours in length. They are led by our current student ambassadors, who are excited to show you our distinctly urban campus in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Questions? Visit our FAQ or contact us at

 Please note: the Campus Core Revitalization 2019 project is underway. This will restrict pedestrian access on Nelson Mandela Walk, Gould Street and Victoria Street. For more information about the spring construction visit the Facilities Management and Development, Campus Core Revitalization 2019 website

 What is Included in a Campus Tour?

Our General Campus Tours, which are approximately 1.5 hours, will introduce you to various aspects of the Ryerson experience, including:

  • Academics – Gain an understanding of where particular programs are taught
  • Student Life – Learn about life at our distinctly urban campus, including student services, student clubs and opportunities to get involved
  • Athletics – Visit the Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens, one of two on-campus athletic facilities available to students

Note: The student residence buildings are not included on the General Campus Tour. While we will be showing you where they are located on campus, we will not tour the interior. If you are interested in a Housing Tour please check the Student Housing Services visit page.

Living room in new Jarvis Street student residence

 RU Live: Housing & Residence Life

  • Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. EST
  • Thursday, April 25 at 3 p.m. EST

Living in residence at Ryerson University is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in our vibrant campus life. Join us for a webinar to learn more about our residence buildings - Pitman Hall, ILC, HOEM on Jarvis and the brand-new Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex - the housing application process, and the deadlines you need to know! This session is appropriate for current Ryerson applicants as well as those who haven't applied to Ryerson yet. Log on, learn, and ask us any questions you may have about living on campus.

There are two webinars discussing Housing & Residence Life, but they are the same presentation. Please register for the one that fits your time zone the best!

Residence Tours

To learn more about residence tours visit the Housing and Residence Life website.

Student Learning Centre Tours

Tour Ryerson's brand new Student Learning Centre! Tours are offered Monday through Friday at 12 pm.

Please visit the Student Learning Centre website for complete details. For groups or special request please email

Ryerson Image Centre Tours

Free exhibition tours are available Tuesday through Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

The Ryerson Image Centre exists for the research, teaching and exhibition of photography and related media. Stop by and tour the exhibitions currently on view!

DMZ & Sandbox Tours

Tours are available upon request. Please fill out the registration form linked below and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

The DMZ, the top-ranked university incubator in North America, and Sandbox work in various areas to foster innovation. Come explore the world of entrepreneurship, and see how we can help you grow your ideas, and develop the skills necessary to succeed as an entrepreneur!

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions? Contact us at or 416-979-5000 ext. 7904.

 Please note: the Campus Core Revitalization 2019 project is underway. This will restrict pedestrian access on Nelson Mandela Walk, Gould Street and Victoria Street. For more information about the spring construction visit the Facilities Management and Development, Campus Core Revitalization 2019 website

While our Campus Tour route is accessible for those requiring personal mobility devices, please contact us in advance at or 416-979-5000 ext. 7904 if you require other accommodations (i.e. ASL interpreter, etc.)

If you are late for your tour, please head directly to POD-144 and we will do our best to connect you with the tour group. Please leave plenty of time for travel to campus: we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate late arrivals.

Yes, all tours begin at POD-144 where you will meet your tour guide(s). Guides are current Ryerson students and arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled tour start time.

Unfortunately, due to the general nature of our campus tours, we are not able to tour each specific on-campus facility. While we do our best to accommodate individual interests, we can not guarantee that specialized spaces on campus will be available to tour during your visit. To connect with future professors, current students from your program of interest and to tour specific spaces, we strongly encourage you to join us at a Ryerson Open House, held every March and November. 

There are a number of green P lots found around campus. This map is a helpful tool to plan your route: Please note that we are not able to validate parking.

There are a number of ways to get to campus if you are coming by public transit.

Our tours are led both indoors and outdoors. During the winter months, we encourage you to dress warmly as there will be portions when you are outside for up to 20 minutes. Please dress appropriately for the current conditions:, external link

We highly recommend you take a few minutes before your tour to check out our newly renovated Hub cafeteria just around the corner from the Jorgenson lobby. They serve wonderful seasonal food with a variety of options to choose from.

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