Plan Your Campus Visit



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    Begin planning your visit by clicking a link below, or scroll down and use the calendar at the bottom of this page to see all available events for specific days.

    Individual First-Year Appointment - Zoom Appointments, Phone Appointments and On-Campus Appointments Available.
    Individual First Year visits are designed to introduce prospective incoming freshman and their families to Elmhurst University, discuss major/program options, and review the admissions process. We are offering virtual Zoom appointments, phone appointments, and on-campus appointments at this time to make it more convenient for you and your guests. Let us know how we can customize your appointment to meet your needs and expectations! 

    Campus Tour 
    Come explore our beautiful, certified arboretum campus with one of our Student Ambassadors! Tours run daily from 8:30AM - 3:00PM. 

    Bagels with Binder 
    On select Saturdays this fall, Bagels with Binder is a first look into starting your Elmhurst Experience with recent alumnus and admission counselor, Chris Binder ’21. It will feature a student-led tour of our beautiful arboretum campus with information about campus life and what it looks like to be a Bluejay! Reserve your spot today to get the inside scoop about the admission & financial aid process and details about customizing your own Elmhurst Experience!

    Virtual Open House-Saturday October 30

    Join Us at our Virtual Open House beginning with check-in at 8:30 AM. We’ll answer your questions about the admission process, residence life, scholarships and financial aid, and everything else there is to know about Elmhurst University. Then we’ll give you an Elmhurst University shirt so you can remember your visit!

    Webinar Opportunities
    Join us for a variety of Zoom webinars focused on the admission process, preparing for college and beyond!

    Virtual Health Professions Advising Sessions 
    The Virtual Health Professions Advising session is for students who plan to pursue careers in medicine, veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, pharmacy, optometry, dentistry, diagnostic medical sonography, medical laboratory sciences, and more. Learn more about how we support Elmhurst students interested in these fields and our special affiliation programs and tracks.

    *Please note, we have separate information sessions available for students pursing a major in nursing. You should register for one of the other visit options that is nursing specific, such as our Elmhurst Nursing Simulation Lab Tour or Nursing Information Session. If neither of those options are available at this time, we encourage you to join us for an Open House or you may schedule an individual campus visit.

    Elmhurst Nursing Simulation Lab Tour 
    Tours of the Elmhurst University Simulation Lab at the Elmhurst Hospital are designed for prospective nursing students and are available on select days throughout the year. The tour provides future nurses with an up-close look at our 4,600-square-foot laboratory and classroom space at Elmhurst Hospital. During the tour, you will hear from our Nursing Faculty, current nursing students and experience our interactive SIM patients first hand. Be sure to also schedule an Individual Appointment on campus with an admission counselor after you tour the Simulation Lab!

    Individual ELSA Campus Visit - Please Sign Up for an Individual Appointment
    The Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA) is a four-year, post-secondary certificate program for young adults, ages 18-28, with differing abilities. With an Individual ELSA Visit, you’ll meet with our ELSA admission counselor who will address any questions you may have about the program, the application process, financial aid, enrollment and more.  You will also have the opportunity to tour our beautiful campus and dine in our cafeteria. Let us know how we can customize your visit to meet your needs and expectations!

    Take our Virtual Campus Tour now.
    This option is meant for prospective students and their guests who wish to view our beautiful campus from the comfort of their own homes!
    Music Department Visit 
    Join us for a personalized music tour including our unique and historic Irion Hall and Buik Recital Hall. You will get to peak at our rehearsal and performances spaces as well as the recording studio. Take advantage of the opportunity to speak with a music faculty member about academic programs, scholarship opportunities, auditions, and ensemble groups! When you RSVP, the Music Department and the Office of Admission will work together to coordinate the customized visit you are looking for.  

    ELSA Preview Day 
    The Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA) is a four-year, post-secondary certificate program for young adults, ages 18-28, with differing abilities. The ELSA  Preview Day is led by an admission counselor and features a brief info session about the program, a student-led tour of our beautiful campus followed by a complimentary lunch with current ELSA students and staff. You will also have the opportunity to participate in an interactive student panel.  You'll get the inside scoop on campus life, learn about the admission and financial aid process, and begin building your own Elmhurst Experience!

    Virtual Communication Sciences and Disorders Social
    Virtually meet the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, learn about the Speech Clinic and mingle with faculty and current students.

    Virtual Education Information Session
    Come hear all about our Education Programs directly from the department chair. 

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