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Visitor Information

[Queen's Welcome signQueen's is located in the city of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, half-way between Montreal and Toronto, two of Canada's largest cities. Kingston is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, near the entrance to the St. Lawrence River and Thousand Islands, and the Rideau Canal.

The best way to get to know Queen’s is by coming to visit. Explore our historic buildings, attend cultural events, and spend some time in our distinguished museums, archives, and galleries.

 Campus Map

Use our online campus map on your desktop or phone, or download and print a version to carry with you. The map also hosts a number of virtual tours for you to explore.

 Visitor and Information Centre

Run by the Alma Mater Society and staffed by students, the Visitor and Information Centre has campus maps on hand, as well as literature about Queen’s and Kingston, including Kingston bus schedules, and 1000 Islands Cruise schedules.


At the main Union Street entrance of the John Deutsch University Centre

Regular Hours of Operation
  • Seven days a week – 9 am to midnight
  • Also open through some holidays, including Thanksgiving, Easter, and Family Day. Please call ahead to confirm.
Summer Hours
(May 1 – August 31)
  • Monday to Friday – 9 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – 10 am to 4 pm

Accessibility Information for Visitors

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Student leading Fall Preview visitors on a campus tour. (Photo by Bernard Clark)

[March Break Open House]

Tours and Open Houses

 Visitor Accommodations and Services on Campus

Accommodations Off Campus:
Visiting Queen’s and Kingston for a few days?
Special ‘stay and learn’ accommodation packages – and other offers designed to help you experience the city – are available from local providers.

Visitor Contacts

Who Contact Office
Prospective undergraduate students Contact information for Undergraduate Admissions
Prospective graduate students Contact information for School of Graduate Studies
Prospective faculty/researchers Faculty Recruitment and Support | Monica.Stewart@queensu.ca | 613-533-3167
Alumni and donors Find Office of Advancement contacts or use the contact form
Media Queen's Media Centre / Communications contacts
Everyone Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
Museum of Health Care at Kingston
Union Gallery