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Visit Campus

You Plan the Trip, We’ll Plan the Visit

What is life here really like?  A college visit is a chance to test-drive Southwestern: you might attend a class, talk with current students, meet with a professor, coach or admission counselor, or even stay overnight in a residence hall.  The Office of Admission will make all the arrangements for your visit to Southwestern.

Individual Visit Options


The Summer Visit

May include the following (approximately 2 hours)

  • Information session or personal interview with a member of the staff.
  • Student-guided walking tour of campus (10 a.m. & 1 p.m.).



weekday Fall & Spring visits (SEPTEMBER – APRIL)

The Standard Visit

May include the following (approximately 2 hours):

  • Meet with an admission counselor for an information session or personal interview
  • Receive student-conducted walking tour of campus offered at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.

The Extended Day Visit (requires 14-day advance notice)

Allows for the Standard Visit activities (noted above) as well as any of the following (approximately 2 to 5 hours):

  • Attend a class
  • Meet with a professor or coach
  • Enjoy lunch on campus 

The Overnight Visit (requires 14-day advance notice)

Includes any or all of the above, as well as an overnight stay in a residence hall hosted by a Southwestern student.

Note: Overnight Visits are available only to high school seniors or students interested in transferring. Overnight Visits are only available Sunday through Thursday. 



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