MSU Open House: October 30 - November 2

October 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm

The McMaster Students Union (MSU) will host a series of student engagement events during its Open House from Monday, October 30 to Thursday, November 2. Throughout the week, students can learn about ongoing projects and financial details, whilst having the opportunity to share personal perspectives on student issues.

In addition, specific input sessions regarding the new Student Activity Building will take place as well. The Student Activity Building charrettes are on October 30 inside DBAC from 10 AM - 12:30 PM and again inside the main lobby of JHE from 1:30 - 3:30 PM. Students can view the proposed floor plans and have conversations discussing comments and critiques with the architects designing the building. Students can learn about services, finances, and ongoing projects relating to the MSU at the

Pop-up Showcases. These events will feature large-scale infographics that break down the allocation of student fees across MSU operations. Students are invited to voice their opinions, share their experiences, and ask questions to the Board of Directors. The showcases will be  located in MUSC Atrium on Tuesday, L.R. Wilson Hall on Wednesday, and the lobby of JHE on Thursday.

For those that prefer a presentation, the Open House Town Hall is from 8 - 10 PM on Wednesday inside Bridges Café. Students will receive a seminar of current finances and operations and will be encouraged ask questions to the Board of Directors and Associate Vice Presidents in this causal, social setting. Complimentary refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, all are welcome.

From Tuesday to Thursday, guided tours of MSU service spaces and offices will take place. Those interested can simply visit the MSU Main Office in MUSC 201 at the designated start times throughout the week, no registration is necessary. This is an opportunity for one to learn about the expansive programming offered, accessible peer support systems, and communities that exist within the MSU.

Finally, a series of informal policy focus groups will take place on November 2 and 3. The Health Services Review Focus Group on Wednesday is open for students that would like to provide feedback on their experiences with the Student Wellness Centre. On Thursday, students can provide their thoughts on academics and wellness during drop-in discussions, which will help influence the final drafts of policy papers to be reviewed at this year’s Policy Conference. Complimentary food will be provided at the policy.

Visit for more the full schedule and additional details regarding MSU Open House.


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