Visitors | Mount Allison

Visitors


See for yourself why Mount Allison is considered one of the most beautiful campuses in Canada

Getting here

By car

Travelling east from Moncton on the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 2)

  • Take exit 504 to Sackville
  • At the stop sign, turn right onto Main Street
  • Continue through traffic lights on Main Street until you come to a ‘Y’ intersection

Travelling west from Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island on the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 2)  

  • Take exit 504 to Sackville
  • At the stop sign, turn left onto Main Street
  • Continue through traffic lights on Main Street until you come to a ‘Y’ intersection

At the ‘Y’ intersection:

Take Salem Street, which veers to the right and up the hill, to get to:

  • Wallace McCain Student Centre (left onto York Street)
  • Owens Art Gallery (left onto York Street)
  • Convocation Hall (left onto York Street)
  • Athletic Centre (left onto York Street)
  • Ralph Pickard Bell Library (left onto York Street)
  • Bennett, Bigelow, Hunton, Thornton, and Edwards houses (on Salem)
  • Gemini Observatory (right onto York Street)
  • Bermuda House (right onto York Street)

Take Main Street, which veers to the left, to get to:

  • Campbell, Windsor, and Harper Halls
  • Jennings Dining Hall
  • Marjorie Young Bell Conservatory of Music
By bus

Maritime Bus offers service throughout the Maritimes, as well as into Maine and Quebec, with connections to further destinations in Canada and the U.S.

The bus drops off and picks up passengers in Sackville at 211 Main St.

By rail

Through Via Rail, The Ocean route travels between Montreal and Halifax, with stops in Moncton, NB and Amherst, NS.

By air

The Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport is a 30-minute drive from Sackville. There are a number of departures and arrivals each day from key Canadian cities, including Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, and Ottawa.

International travellers may also want to consider the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. A two-hour drive from Sackville, the airport serves a greater number of Canadian and international destinations. 

Getting around campus

Campus map

Through our interactive campus map you can explore our historic campus and see photos and descriptions of all our buildings, including all residences.

Download a campus map (pdf)

Campus accessibility

Our interactive campus map includes information on accessibility points on campus, including accessible entrances and accessible parking.

Campus tours

Campus tours include a 90-minute guided tour led by our student campus ambassadors.

Conferences


Host your next event at one of Canada's most beautiful campuses.

Stay at MtA


Mount Allison provides summer accommodations between the months of May and August.

Arts and culture

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Arts and culture


Whether you love music, art, film, books, or theatre, you'll find it here. Find out more about arts and culture spaces on campus, and our many events and activities.

Athletics and recreation

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Athletics and recreation


The mantra that unites all of us — Mountie Pride! Find out more about how to catch a game, use our facilities, and opportunities for outdoor activities all year round.

Libraries and Archives

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Libraries and Archives


Mount Allison alumni, Sackville and area residents, and students attending Tantramar Regional High School are eligible for a borrower's card from the Mount Allison Libraries and Archives.

About Sackville

About Sackville and Atlantic Canada


Mount Allison is located at the heart of the Maritimes in picturesque Sackville, New Brunswick — the ideal university town.

Summer camps

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Summer camps


Mount Allison offers a series of summer camps for elementary, middle, and high school students, including day and overnight camps.