WELCOME

To McMasters Muslim Student Association

BISMILLAH

University is an exciting, eventful and stressful adventure!  MacMSA is here for you.  Whether it's figuring out where to pray on campus or finding off-campus housing or just wanting to connect with others within the community, this guide will help you find your way on this exciting journey.

WELCOME

TO MACMSA'S STUDENT GUIDE

Bismillah

University is an exciting, eventful and stressful adventure!  MacMSA is here for you.  Whether it's figuring out where to pray on campus or finding off-campus housing or just wanting to connect with others within the community, this guide will help you find your way on this exciting journey.

GETTING HERE

“Whoever travels a path in search on knowledge, Allah will make easy for him a path to Paradise.”

PROPHET MUHAMMAD PBUH | SAHIH MUSLIM

FROM TORONTO PEARSON AIRPORT

FROM DOWNTOWN TORONTO

FROM DOWNTOWN MISSISSAUGA

McMaster University, located in West Hamilton is easily accessed by the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) Bus Services and GO Transit.  The beautiful campus has an on-campus GO Bus Stop that services buses from areas such as Mississauga, Oakville and Milton and has several parking spots for those driving to campus.

WELCOME

TO MACMSA'S STUDENT GUIDE

Bismillah

University is an exciting, eventful and stressful adventure!  MacMSA is here for you.  Whether it's figuring out where to pray on campus or finding off-campus housing or just wanting to connect with others within the community, this guide will help you find your way on this exciting journey.

LIVING HERE

"And Allah has made for you from your homes a place of rest.."

SURAH AN-NAHL | VERSE 80

With a large off-campus student population at McMaster, there is a good selection of affordable off-campus student housing.  There are plenty of halal food options available both on campus and off-campus.

WELCOME

TO MACMSA'S STUDENT GUIDE

Bismillah

University is an exciting, eventful and stressful adventure!  MacMSA is here for you.  Whether it's figuring out where to pray on campus or finding off-campus housing or just wanting to connect with others within the community, this guide will help you find your way on this exciting journey.

PLACES TO PRAY

"Be ever mindful of prayers, and of praying in the most excellent way; and stand before God in devout obedience."

SURAH AL-BAQARAH | VERSE 238

There are various designated prayer spaces spread across campus, weekly congregational Friday prayers on campus, separate MSA offices for brothers and sisters and multiple mosques in Hamilton.

WELCOME

TO MACMSA'S STUDENT GUIDE

Bismillah

University is an exciting, eventful and stressful adventure!  MacMSA is here for you.  Whether it's figuring out where to pray on campus or finding off-campus housing or just wanting to connect with others within the community, this guide will help you find your way on this exciting journey.

PLACES TO STUDY

"Acquire knowledge and impart it to the people."

PROPHET MUHAMMAD PBUH | AL-TIRMIDHI

Finding the right perfect spot is key to successful study sessions.  There are silent study spaces, group meeting rooms and various cool study and group meeting places to get your study game on.  And for the night owl, there are some great places to work late on campus.

FINANCIAL AID

"And whoever fears Allah - He will make for him a way out and will provide for him from where he does not expect."

SURAH AT-TALAQ | VERSE 2-3

University is an expensive experience.  There are several options available to students to help pay for school, housing and other expenses.  From OSAP grants to scholarships and bursaries to working part-time, with a sincere intention and hard work, graduating debt-free is an achievable goal.

FINANCIAL AID

RECREATION

And the earth - We spread it out and cast therein firmly set mountains and made grow therein [something] of every beautiful kind, giving insight and a reminder for every servant who turns [to Allah ].

SURAH QAF | VERSE 7-8

Take a break from school and spend some time exploring the beautiful sights and sites in Hamilton.  The city is filled with scenic waterfalls, beautiful trails and stunning architecture.

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