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Next Open House will be Saturday, October 19, 2024

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At Thompson Rivers University, we're opening our doors and want to invite you to spend the day with us! Whether you're considering TRU for your education or you're a community member looking to get to know your local university, there's something for everyone at Open House.

If you have questions about Open House, please connect with the Future Students Office ( or 250-828-5006).

What to expect

Featuring over 100 booths, displays, and experiences, you’ll find everything you want to know about TRU at Open House. Not a future TRU student? We’d still love to show you around campus. Connect with the TRU community, participate in hands-on activities, grab lunch, and win prizes at TRU Open House.

9 a.m. — Check-in

Meet us at Open House Headquarters

9:30 a.m. — Kickoff

Open House is meant to be informative, but also fun. What better way to start the day than music, TRU merch, and free coffee and treats.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Open House Experiences

Curious about a specific program at TRU? Want a chance to explore our buildings and learning spaces? Faculty will be running interactive activities all across campus. There’s an experience (or several!) for everyone.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Fun Zone

Stop by the Fun Zone for activities for all ages. Grab some cotton candy, take a picture with Wolfie, see Uncle Chris the Clown, and more!

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Campus Tours

Explore our beautiful campus on a guided tour led by a current TRU student.

10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Food Trucks

Take a break for lunch at one of the food trucks on campus for the day.

2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Student Panel

Hear from our current students as they answer your questions about life at TRU. Ensure you’ve registered for your opportunity to submit your questions.

2:30 p.m. — Grand Prize Draw

Stay for the student panel and grand prize draw. Prizes include a full semester’s tuition credit, AirPods, TRU merch prize packs, and more!

Save the date!
Next Open House will be Saturday, October 19, 2024

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