Your Visit

Dan Patterson

Meet the President Hour

Dr. Dan Patterson looks forward to the opportunity to personally welcome you to our Spring Open House and to our NC family!

  • Welland Campus
    10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Learning Commons
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
    12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Cafeteria Entrance

Community Activities

Both our Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake Campuses will have a wide variety of interactive activities and entertainment for our guests to enjoy. Highlights will include:

  • Live music by some of NC’s most talented students.
  • Tours and tastings hosted by our talented teams at the NC Brewery and Winery.
    • Winery Tours: Tours depart at 10:00 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. from the Winery
    • Brewery Tours: Tours department 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. from the Brewery
  • Garden inspiration courtesy of the Greenhouse.
    • Plant sale at both the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake Campuses.
    • Student displays showcasing community projects.
    • A display of ᾮbeeutifulᾯ hives and products created for our new Commercial Beekeeping program.
    • Aquaponics exhibit
  • Delicious culinary selections from the Benchmark chefs. Complimentary shortbread and assorted desserts commemorating NC’s 50th anniversary.
  • Benchmark Bread Sales at both campuses (yum!) – all loaves $4 each
    • Sundried Tomato Bread
    • ᾮEverythingᾯ Vienna Bread
    • Sourdough
    • Focaccia

Save $$ at the Campus Store.

Enjoy a 20% discount at the Campus Store during Open House!

Grid of images including wine tasting, greenhouse with plants and selection of baked goods

Dining on Campus

With so much to see and do, don’t forget to grab a bite to eat while on campus! This year’s event will offer a variety of delicious on campus dining options.

Three images including basket of french fries, pastrami sandwich, restaurant seating area

Welland Campus
  • The Core Student Centre
  • Cafeteria
Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
  • – Offering their A La Carte Lunch Menu 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • The Armoury Student Centre
  • Cafeteria
  • Bench-to-Go