Get the most out of your campus visit by attending one of our Preview Weekends. You’ll experience a day in the life of a Simpson student by attending chapel, going to class, getting to know faculty, dining in the cafeteria, and touring the campus. All this followed by exceptional evening of entertainment SU style and getting to see first-hand what residence life is all about when you “room” with a Simpson student for a night. This two-day event is a fun way to learn more about Simpson University and discover your place in a wonderful community!
- Fall Preview Weekend
- Spring Preview Weekend
- Red Hawk Summer
Spring Preview Weekend - March 7-8
This year’s Spring Preview Weekend will be full of festivities, music, and informative seminars. Attendees will include our current student body, youth groups, leaders and prospective students. Friday night’s entertainment will feature NiteLife: Simpson University students present a live talent show of unique performances. You won’t want to miss this exciting event! The cost is $15 per person.
- Check in
- Class Visitations
- Student Panel
- Talk with faculty in your major of interest
- Financial aid seminar for parents
- Overnight stay in one of our residence halls (for prospective students only)
- Meet with your Admissions Counselor
- Auditions with the Music Department
- Collect your free SU gift as a thank you for attending
You are welcome to visit us any day of the week. We recommend a Wednesday or Friday because then you’ll get the following:
- Campus Tour (please plan for 1 hour)
- Meeting with your personal admissions counselor
- Complimentary lunch in the Emeriti Dining Center (up to 3 people)
- Class Visit
If you would like to schedule a specific meeting with a coach or professor in your desired field of study or a music audition, please let us know at least one week in advance.
The preferred arrival hour to campus is 9am. If you need to arrive at a later time, please let us know!
We are able to accommodate overnight visiting students Thursday through Friday evenings for one night. To stay overnight, the student must be a high school senior or a transfer student. Visiting students will be housed with a current student in one of our residence halls. Please bring a sleeping bag, pillow, towel, and other necessary toiletries. A week advance notice is required for an overnight visit. For off-campus lodging information please click here.
Before you visit us...
The Simpson University community has a few important events and holidays throughout the year. Please review the information below to ensure your visit plans won't conflict with holiday weekends or final examinations. We also recommend you check out our Important Dates page.
If you will be in the area for a couple of hours, drop by the campus and enjoy a tour. Daily tours start at 11:30am or 2pm Monday - Friday. Tours are one hour in length, so please wear comfortable shoes.
The Admissions Office Welcome Center is located on the first floor of the Owen Student Service Center on the south end of campus.
Our business office hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm
Daily tours start at 11:30am or 2pm Monday - Friday.
Saturday tours are available upon request.
If for any reason you need to cancel or reschedule a visit, please contact us (1-888-9-SIMPSON).
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