McMaster University

McMaster- commonly referred to as `Mac’- is a public research university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  McMaster was officially established  in 1887 located in Toronto Ontario and moved to Hamilton in 1930 where it has since become a vital part of the city.

Getting around Campus

While McMaster has satellite offices downtown and elsewhere, the main McMaster campus is in Hamiltons west end nestled into the scenic Cootes Paradise.  The central area is a pedestrian friendly region and walking from one end of campus to the other is easy enough.  See the pintable campus map [pdf] for help getting around campus.

Parking at McMaster

There are several parking lots on campus, though many are available only to those with transponders.  See here for an [interactive map].  Visitors have the following all day options:

  • Lot M/P – Weekday daily rate $7.00
  • Lot A/B/C/D/E/G/H/I – Weekday daily rate $20.00

Of these, lots M and P are the most economical.  A and I are the closest to Hamilton Hall.