Open House

Open House October 29

Join us on main campus to experience the hands-on, technology-based learning environment that prepares NAIT students for meaningful careers.  


Saturday, October 29
9:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT


Main campus, 11762 - 106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta
Free parking is available in the A/B and M parkades, and  all NAIT surface lots. Please visit the  parking tab below for more information.

At Open House, you'll get the opportunity to:

  • Explore NAIT programs and services
  • Chat with instructors and students
  • Get hands-on demonstrations
  • Tour our state-of-the-art labs and equipment
  • Attend an info session to help you find which NAIT programs fit your interests and skills

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Your guide to Open House

We've put together this guide to help you make the most of your Open House experience. We encourage you to check out our program and service booth listing, lab tours and athletics schedule so you can plan your day accordingly.

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Booth locations

Feltham Centre (CAT) 1st Floor

Below is a list of program and service booths that will be on the main floor of the Feltham Centre (CAT):

Academic Upgrading Forest Technology
Advanced Care Paramedic Geomatics (Surveying) Engineering Technology
Applied Financial Services Geoscience Technology
Architectural Technology Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Technology Interests Assessment for Choosing a NAIT Program Session
Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management Interior Design Technology
Business Administration – Accounting Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Combined
Business Administration - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Landscape Architectural Technology
Business Administration - Finance Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Business Administration – Human Resource Management Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship
Business Administration - Management Materials Engineering Technology
Business Administration - Marketing Mechanical Engineering Technology
Business Information Centre (Advising, Pathways, Trades to Degrees) Medical Radiologic Technology
Career Services Nanosystems Engineering Technology
Chemical Engineering Technology Occupational Health & Safety
Civil Engineering Technology Personal Fitness Trainer
Construction Engineering Technology Petroleum Engineering Technology
Data Analytics Primary Care Paramedic
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Radio and Television
Disaster and Emergency Management Respiratory Therapy
Electronics Engineering Technology Student Service Centre
Engineering Design Technology Study at NAIT – Live at MacEwan
English as a Second Language Water & Wastewater Technician
Food and Beverage Service  

Feltham Centre (CAT) 2nd Floor

Below is a list of program and service booths that will be on the second  floor of the Feltham Centre (CAT):

Conservation Biology

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Laboratory Research and Biotechnology

Biomedical Engineering Technology

Captioning and Court Reporting/Court Transcription

Chemical Technology

HP Centre 1st Floor

Below is a list of program and service booths that will be on the main  floor of the HP Centre:

Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology – Information Systems Diversity and Inclusion & Student Learning and Development
Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology – Network Management Immigration Advising and Intercultural Community
Communication Technician Instrumentation and Control Technician
Computer Engineering Technology Instrumentation Engineering Technology
Computer Network Administrator Network Engineering Technology
Cybersecurity Wireless Systems Engineering Technology
Digital Media & IT  

North Lobby

Below is a list of program and service booths that will be in the North Lobby:

Advanced Plumbing Technology Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Advanced Welding Technology Machinist (certificate)
Cabinetmaker Millwork & Carpentry
Carpenter Plumber
CNC Machinist Technician (apprenticeship) Power System Electrician
Electrical Apprenticeship Programs Powerline Technician
Electrical Installations Technology Roofer
Electrician Sheet Metal Worker
Gas Utility Operator Steamfitter/Pipefitter
Gasfitter Welder

O-Wing and Common Market

Below is a list of program and service booths that will be in the O-Wing and Common Market:

Alternative Energy Technology

Baking & Pastry Arts

Culinary Arts

Electrical Engineering Technology

Power Engineering Technology

Professional Meat Cutting and Merchandising

South Lobby

Below is a list of program and service booths that will be in the South Lobby:

Alberta Apprenticeship Board (AIT) HVACR Technician
Auto Body Technician Industrial Heavy Equipment Technology
Automotive Service Technician Insulator
Automotive Service Technology Ironworker
Boilermaker Ironworker (Metal Building System Erector)
CAREERS: The Next Generation (RAP Program) Parts Technician
Continuing Education: Trades & Technology Radio and Television
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator: Boom Truck Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic (RACM)
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator: Mobile Crane Skills Canada Alberta
Heavy Equipment Technician Women Building Futures

X-Wing South Learning Centre

Below is a list of program and service booths that will be on the main floor of the X-Wing  South Learning Centre:

Animal Health Technology

Dental Assisting

Dental Technology

Denturist Technology

Graphic Communications

Medical Laboratory Assisting

Medical Laboratory Technology

Veterinary Medical Assistant



Free visitor parking will be available in the A/B and M parkades, and all surface lots. You will not need to use the parking kiosk or app in these lots. 

There will not be free parking in 24 hour reserved stalls, all underground parkades, accessible parking stalls, hourly stalls and Ernest's stalls.


Go beyond the booth and explore campus

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

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

  • Try your hand at welding outside the North Lobby at the Miller Welding Truck and Trailer
  • Drop in to our radio and television studios and watch how commercials and newscasts are created
  • Check out the geological sandbox in Geoscience Technology
  • Discover the drilling simulator in Petroleum Engineering Technology
  • Learn about the augmented reality sand table in Landscape Architectural Technology
  • Experiment with virtual car painting in the Auto Body Technician booth

  • Test your decorating skills in Baking and Pastry Arts
  • And more!

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.

NAIT athletics events


ACAC Volleyball  - Main Gym

ACAC Hockey - NAIT Arena
Women's volleyball: 6:00 pm Men's hockey: 7:00 pm
Men's volleyball: 8:00 pm  


ACAC Basketball - Main Gym

Women's basketball: 6:00 pm

Men's basketball: 8:00 pm

eat at NAIT locations

Bytes (featuring Tim Hortons)
HP Centre
Saturday, October 29, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm 

This location offers Tim Horton's hot and cold beverages as well as a selection of your favourite bakery items. Also enjoy delicious bowls and stir-fry's available at the Create Station and choose from a variety of freshly prepared grab and go items.

Common Market
O - Central Building
Saturday, October 29, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm 

The Common Market Features Grill & Co. with freshly made burgers and San Marzano pizza.  Enjoy freshly brewed coffee along with a selection of Bake Shop items. For a quick option, choose from our freshly prepared grab and go items.

Starbucks CAT
CAT - Feltham Centre
Saturday, October 29, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 

Serving baked treats, sandwiches, and snacks - you can be sure to get the same expertly roasted and richly brewed coffee every time.

The Corner Store
CAT - Feltham Centre
Saturday, October 29, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 

Your one-stop shop for a great selection of grab & go items, snacks, freshly brewed coffee, and freshly baked muffins and pastries.

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