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Engineering Virtual Tour!

Please explore the Carleton community by visiting the various locations below. This tour features buildings and facilities used specifically by students in the Faculty of Engineering and Design. This tour all features stops at popular locations on campus including residence, athletics and the University Centre – the hub of student life at Carleton!

Robertson Hall

Robertson Hall houses Admissions Services, the Undergraduate Recruitment Office, the Business Office, the Awards Office, the Parking Office and University Safety, as well as other university administrative offices.

MacOdrum Library

The library houses a collection of more than 3.4 million books, journals, and other materials. Recent additions to the library include a new Discovery Centre.

Tory Building

The Tory Building houses classrooms, a large lecture theatre, Student Academic and Career Development Services, the Student Experience Office, the Career Services Education Centre, the Registrar’s Office, and the offices of the President and Vice-Presidents of the university.

Azrieli Pavilion and Azrieli Theatre

The David J. Azrieli complex houses classroom space, work rooms, and four large lecture halls. The 75,000 square-foot Azrieli Pavilion houses the David J. Azrieli Institute for Graduate Studies and Research in Architecture and the School of Information Technology.

University Centre

The University Centre, more commonly known as the Unicentre, is a focal point for student life at Carleton. Here you’ll find the campus bookstore, coffee shops, banking machines, a food court, Oliver’s Pub, a convenience store and more.

Architecture Building

The Architecture Building was designed specifically for Carleton’s architectural programs with its large, open studio spaces, flexible classrooms and fully equipped work stations. Studios are open 24 hours a day.

Canal Building

The Canal Building is home to the Bachelor of Engineering programs in Aerospace Engineering, Architectural Conservation and Sustainability Engineering, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, as well as the Master of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering program.

Minto Centre

The Minto Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering houses the offices of the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Design and state-of-the-art facilities for research and studies in engineering.

Mackenzie Building

The Mackenzie Building contains facilities to support all engineering disciplines. It is also home to Carleton’s School of Industrial Design and its specialized studios, testing labs, photographic facilities and mass production laboratory.

Residence Commons

The Residence Commons is the hub of residence life. The building contains the Fresh Food Company residence dining hall (offering all-you-can-eat meals), a convenience store, and the 24-hour Residence Commons reception desk.


Eleven university residences, named after Ontario counties in the Ottawa Valley— Prescott, Renfrew, Lanark, Frontenac, Grenville, Russell, Leeds, Dundas, Stormont, Glengarry, and Lennox and Addington—provide a home to over 3,600 students in double and single rooms.


The Raven’s Centre offers a wide range of fitness and recreation programs, a fitness centre, an enclosed Fieldhouse with indoor jogging track and artificial playing field, an Olympic-size pool, squash courts, an Ice House with two NHL-sized hockey rinks and a triple gymnasium called the Ravens’ Nest. Outdoor facilities include tennis courts and playing fields.

Carleton Technology and Training Centre

The Carleton Technology and Training Centre is home to the university’s Health and Counselling Services, a coffee shop, a pharmacy, the Co-op and Employer Centre and a dental clinic.

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