Schedule for Saturday, November 14th

*All sessions will be taking place in Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4)

10:00 AM - Parent Session

In this session for parents, join Anthony Adey (Director, Student Recruitment) and James Sanford (Executive Director, Student Services) for a discussion and opportunity to ask questions.

11:00 AM - Discover our Faculties

Attend live question and answer sessions with Acadia's faculties (Arts, Professional Studies, and Pure and Applied Studies). It's your chance to learn more about your program of study and what the student experience will be like.

Scroll down to Our Faculty Options, click your program of choice and click Watch the Live Session to access a live event with faculty and staff

12:00 PM - A Day in the Life of an Acadia Student

We've gathered a panel of our Acadia Ambassadors to give you a better idea of what life is like as a student at Acadia. Ask these students your questions about the Acadia experience.

1:00 PM - Alumni: Where Are They Now?

Former students will chat in a session moderated by Oonagh Proudfoot, Executive Director of Alumni Affairs. They'll share how their story got started at Acadia and where it took them to give you an idea (and maybe some inspiration!) of where your studies and your future career can take you.

2:00 PM & 3:00 PM Virtual Campus Tour

Take a tour around Acadia with a Student Ambassador and experience what our campus has to offer.

A Message from Acadia's President


Our Faculty Options


The Faculty of Arts prepares students to be engaged and responsible citizens in an increasingly complex world and assists in the shaping of an inquiring and critical mind. Interested in learning more about the individual Arts programs at Acadia? Watch these short videos prepared by each program!

Professional Studies

The Faculty of Professional Studies provides professional preparation through experiential learning, community engagement, and innovative teaching in the programs of Business, Community Development, Kinesiology, and Music. Take a look at the program videos that faculty, staff and current students have put together!

Pure & Applied Science

The Faculty of Pure and Applied Science offers broad-ranging and vibrant research programs that are tightly integrated with academic offerings at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Check out some of the program videos to learn more about the science programs offered at Acadia!

Our Student Services

Residence Life

Our 11 residences are all located on campus with many different options to choose from, like living in our high-rise style building, Tower, the tallest building in the Annapolis Valley! Or enjoying the historic Seminary house – the oldest residence in Canada with its high ceilings, hardwood floors and large windows. Whether you’re looking to have your own space or a roommate, scent free or alcohol-free floors, an all-girl residence, or your own suite, whatever your preference is we have a residence ready for you. As a first-year student you are guaranteed a room in residence. Apply early to improve your chances of getting the exact room you want. Our residence team is here to support you every step of the way – from getting settled in to making the most of the amazing lifestyle Acadia offers. Listen in to what our RA’s have to say about life on campus and their own personal experiences with residence!

We are looking forward to welcoming you to your new home away from home.  

The Lowdown from our RAs

Campus Ambassadors

Click on the videos below to meet our amazing student ambassadors. They will discuss what they are studying, what they are involved in and what they love most about Acadia and Wolfville. Our ambassadors also talk about their university experience and the family you become a part of if you decide to attend Acadia.  

Meet them virtually at open house for the day in the life of an Acadia student session where they will be sitting on a panel to talk about life as a student and to answer any questions you have.  

Meet our ambassadors...

Acadia Students' Union

The Acadia Students' Union (ASU) is a student-led not-for-profit organization that supports the students of Acadia University by providing services, programs, events, and much more. The ASU offers a variety of resources to ensure each student has a safe and successful experience at Acadia. These resources include the Acadia Women’s Centre, Acadia Pride, and the Acadia Mental Health Initiative. In addition to Internal Organizations such as Axe Radio and the student newspaper, The Athenaeum; the ASU also hosts over 80 clubs and societies that allow students to meet new people with shared interests, get involved in sports, explore new hobbies, and volunteer to help make a difference locally and internationally.


You don't have to be an athlete to enjoy all that our Athletics Complex has to offer! All Acadia students have access to our fitness centre, arena, racquetball courts, aerobics and dance studio, basketball and volleyball courts, indoor walking track, artificial turf field, outdoor synthetic running track, and grass sports fields. Interested in getting involved? Join an intramural sports league or attend one of our many varsity home games! Check out the clips below from our Athletics staff to learn about what we can offer you.  

Our Alumni Community

When you leave Acadia, you become part of our incredibly tight-knit alumni community!

This global family of Acadia graduates is welcoming and provides amazing opportunities for their younger counter parts.

Watch the videos below to view our “Where Are They Now” sessions.  

Where are they now?