Campus Visit Programs

Foellinger Auditorium lit up at dusk
Foellinger Auditorium at dusk on a fall evening

While on campus, you may also want to visit a class or take a Housing tour.

Prospective Freshman Visits

Our prospective freshman programs include 2 options. Held most weekdays and select Saturdays, Daily Visits are around 2 1/2 hours in length and include an overview of Illinois, a student panel, and a campus tour. You can also request a meeting with your intended college if visiting on a weekday. Orange and Blue Days are larger, day-long open houses that also include presentations by Housing and Financial Aid, housing tours, college sessions, and a variety of optional activities.

Register for a Prospective Freshman Visit

Admitted Freshman Visits

Our admitted freshman programs include 2 options. Held most weekdays and select Saturdays, Admitted Daily Visits are smaller in size and last about 2 1/2 hours. They include an overview of Illinois, a student panel, and a campus tour. You can also request a meeting with your college if visiting on a weekday. Illini Days are larger, day-long open houses held on select dates. In addition to an overview and a student panel, you’ll choose from activities like college and departmental meetings, walk-in hours with Financial Aid and Housing, tours, and more.

Admitted Freshman Visits will be available again in January 2019.

Prospective Transfer Visits

Our transfer programs include 2 options. Transfer Information Sessions are around 2 1/2 hours in length and include an overview of Illinois, a student panel, and a campus tour. You can also request a meeting with your intended college. Transfer Orange and Blue Days are larger, day-long open houses that also include presentations by Housing and Financial aid, housing tours, college sessions, and a variety of optional activities.

Register for a Prospective Transfer Visit

Group Visits

High school or educational community groups of 8 to 50 students are welcome to visit Illinois through our free program. In addition to the 2- to 3-hour visit, you’re also able to schedule a session with a cultural house. While we don’t provide lunch, groups may bring sack lunches, eat at the Illini Union, explore local restaurants on their own, or purchase dining hall tickets by calling 217-333-1766.

Our fall Group Visits are now full. They will be available again in January 2019.

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