Open House

Open House

Check out NAIT's campus

Come and experience the hands-on learning environment that gives NAIT students the edge. Tour our state-of-the art facilities, talk to students and faculty for a personal perspective and visit over 100 displays and exhibits showcasing NAIT's programs and services.  

Event schedule

  • Friday, October 18: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 19: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

RSVP for a chance to win 1 of 3 prepaid MasterCards!


Plan your visit

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Free Parking

Free Visitor Parking is available in the A/B Parkade and all NAIT surface lots only. Please visit the interactive map under the parking tab for more information.

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Bus Parking

Bus Parking is available at Brigadier James Curry Jefferson Armoury 11630 109 Street NW

See bus parking on map 

Program Booth

CAT - Centre for Applied Technology

Program Name Map Link
Advanced Care Paramedic
Alternative Energy Technology
Applied Financial Services
Architectural Technology
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management
Biological Sciences Technology – Conservation Biology
Biological Sciences Technology – Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Biological Sciences Technology – Laboratory Research and Biotechnology
Biomedical Engineering Technology
Business Administration – Accounting
Business Administration – Entrepreneurship
Business Administration – Finance
Business Administration – Human Resource Management
Business Administration – Management
Business Administration – Marketing
Business Information Centre
Captioning and Court Reporting
Chemical Engineering Technology
Chemical Technology
Civil Engineering Technology
Construction Engineering Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Disaster and Emergency Management
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electronics Engineering Technology
Engineering Design Technology
Forest Technology
Geological Technology
Geomatics (Surveying) Engineering Technology
Hospitality Management
Interior Design Technology
Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Combined
Landscape Architectural Technology
Magnetic Resonance
Materials Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology
Nanotechnology Systems
Occupational Health & Safety
Personal Fitness Trainer
Petroleum Engineering Technology
Primary Care Paramedic
Radio and Television - Radio
Radio and Television – Television
Respiratory Therapy
Water & Wastewater Technician​

W - HP Centre for Information and Communications Technology

Program Name Map Link
Academic Upgrading
Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology – Information Systems Major
Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology – Network Management Major
Bachelor of Technology
Building Environmental Systems Technology
Communication Technician
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Network Administrator
Digital Media & IT
English as a Second Language
Instrumentation and Control Technician
Instrumentation Engineering Technology
Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship
Network Engineering Technology
Study at NAIT - Live and MacEwan
Wireless Systems Engineering Technology

North Lobby (O - Central Building)

Program Name Map Link
CNC Machinist Technician
Electrical Apprenticeship Programs
Gas Utility Operator
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Ironworker – (Metal Building System Erector)
Metal Fabricator (Fitter)
Millwork & Carpentry
Powerline Technician
Power System Electrician
Sheet Metal Worker

South Lobby (O - Central Building)

Program Name Map Link
Alberta Apprenticeship Board (AIT)
Pre-employment Auto Body Technician
Pre-employment Automotive Service Technician 
Baking & Pastry Arts 
CAREERS: The Next Generation (RAP Program)
Continuing Education - Trades & Technology
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator - Boom Truck
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator - Mobile Crane
Culinary Arts 
Heavy Equipment Technician
HVACR Technician
Industrial Heavy Equipment Technology
Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic)
Outdoor Power Equipment Technician
Parts Technician
Power Engineering Technology
Professional Meat Cutting and Merchandising
Radio and Television - Radio
Radio and Television - Television
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic (RACM)
Skills Canada Alberta

South Learning Centre

Program Name Map Link
Animal Health Technology
Dental Assisting Technology
Dental Technology
Denturist Technology
Graphic Communications
Medical Laboratory Assisting
Medical Laboratory Technology 
Photographic Print Display
Photographic Technology
Veterinary Medical Assistant

Where to eat

Location Friday Hours Saturday Hours
Booster Juice  7:00 am – 4:00 pm 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
bytes 6:45 am - 6:00 pm 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Common Market 6:45 am - 3:00 pm 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (grill closes at 2:30 pm)
Embers 6:45 am - 1:30 pm CLOSED
Ernest’s Dining Room 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Fresh Express 6:30 am - 3:00 pm CLOSED
Mercante 11:00 am - 2:00 pm CLOSED
The NEST 10:00 am - 8:00 pm CLOSED
One World 10:30 am - 3:00 pm CLOSED
Starbucks CAT 6:30 am - 4:00 pm 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Starbucks Common Market 6:30 am - 4:00 pm CLOSED
Subway 10:30 am - 3:00 pm 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Corner Store 7:00 am - 3:00 pm CLOSED
Tim Hortons CAT 6:30 am - 4:30 pm CLOSED
Tim Hortons X-Wing 6:30 am - 6:00 pm CLOSED

Lab tours

Go beyond the booth and explore campus

Get a first-hand look at some of our state-of-the art labs, meet our instructors, students and get a tour of our learning environments.

Here’s a glimpse at just a few of the lab tours happening across campus:

If you are interested in a lab tour from one of our programs, please speak to NAIT staff and students at each booth for more details.

On-campus sports

NAIT Athletics

Why not watch an Ooks game while you're on campus? NAIT athletics will be hosting various teams during the Open House. Come out and cheer on our athletes!

Friday, October 18

Teams Location Game schedule
ACAC Basketball
NAIT Gym Women at 6 pm
Men at 8 pm
ACAC Women's Hockey
Olds College @ NAIT
NAIT Arena 7 pm

Saturday, October 19 

Teams Location Game schedule
ACAC Basketball
NAIT Gym Women at 1 pm
Men at 3 pm
ACAC Men's Hockey
Portage College @ NAIT
NAIT Arena 6 pm

Campus food bank

NAITSA Food Centre

The NAIT Students' Association (NAITSA) Food Centre provides food support and resources for NAIT students including emergency food assistance and information for nutrition on a budget. Please support our Food Drive during Open House.

Food bank drop-off locations:

Suggested Donations:

  • Canned Vegetables (e.g. Corn, Peas, Carrots, etc.)
  • Canned Fruits (e.g. Peaches, Pineapple, Applesauce, etc)
  • Powdered Milk
  • Peanut Butter
  • Rice Products (e.g. Uncle Ben’s Sidekicks)
  • Additionally, NAITSA will gladly accept toiletries and hygiene products – razors, toothbrushes, travel size soaps/shampoos, etc.

Learn more about the NAITSA