Plan Your Campus Visit

Visiting our beautiful campus is step one to finding out if Elmhurst is the right fit for you.
Begin planning your visit by clicking a link below, or use the calendar to the right to see all available events for specific days.

First Look Friday
First Look Fridays are group visit days offered on select Fridays throughout the term. On this comprehensive campus visit, prospective first-year students have an opportunity to hear from an admissions counselor, ask questions about the application process and their major, tour campus, and sit in on a class session of their choice! While students attend class, an admissions counselor will treat guests to coffee downtown Elmhurst and discuss the finer details of the college search process. 

Individual First-Year Appointment
Individual First Year visits are designed to introduce prospective incoming freshman and their families to Elmhurst College, discuss major/program options, and review the admissions process. You will also have the opportunity to tour our beautiful campus and learn all about what Elmhurst has to offer. We can coordinate time to observe a class, eat in the cafeteria, and talk with a professor or coach. Let us know how we can customize your visit to meet your needs and expectations! 

Individual ELSA Campus Visit
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!

Campus Tour ONLY
This option is meant for prospective students and their guests who have visited campus previously to meet with an admission counselor, but were unable to take a tour of campus at that time.

 
Elmhurst Nursing Simulation Lab Tour
Tours of the Elmhurst College Simulation Lab are designed for prospective nursing students and are available on select Fridays 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 with an admission counselor after you tour the Simulation Lab!
 
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!

Health Professions Advising Sessions
The Health Professions Advising Session is for students who plan to pursue a pre-professional program in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Osteopathy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Medical Technology programs and more. Learn more about the curriculum, recommended courses, our special affiliation programs and what makes a successful candidate for entry into these programs. 
*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 on this page that is Nursing specific, such as our Elmhurst Nursing Simulation Lab Tour or Nursing Open House. 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.


First-Year Preview Days
Preview Days are your first introduction to Elmhurst College. Specifically created for high school students who have not yet applied, your two-hour preview features a group information session with one of our admission counselors followed by a student-led tour of our gorgeous campus.  You'll learn about the admission and financial aid process, get the inside scoop on campus life, and start building your own Elmhurst Experience! Reserve your spot today!

Nursing Open House
Join us at Elmhurst Hospital for an intimate group visit with our prestigious Nursing Department. Get the inside scoop from current students, take a tour of our state of the art simulation laboratory, and discuss the program with faculty.  
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