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Admitted Student Visits

Welcome to DU!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Denver. We offer several unique visit programs at DU, each with its own "flavor" and schedule of events. Are you keen on asking the Chancellor a question or two? Would you like to sit in on a class? Below you will find all of the options available to allow you to experience the DU campus through the lens of an admitted student.

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To learn more about each admitted student only program and to register for your visit, please select a program below.

Pioneer Days

Monday Program - 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • 2018 Dates TBD

These weekday visits provide an insider's look at DU on a typical school day. As one of our Chancellor's Campus Preview events, Pioneer Days programs offer a student-led tour, lunch in our dining halls, a Q&A with the Chancellor, a student panel, and a departmental fair with representatives from academic majors and Student Life.

Sample Agenda:

 8:00 a.m.   -  Check-in
 8:30 a.m.   -  Admitted Student Information Session
 9:30 a.m.   -  Chancellor Q&A for Parents and DU Student Q&A for Students
 11:00 a.m. -  Campus Tour and/or Residence Hall Tour
 12:00 p.m. -  Lunch
 1:00 p.m.   -  Academic & Student Life Fair
 2:00 p.m.   -  Ice Cream Social

 

Journey to DU

Saturday Program - 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • 2018 Dates TBD

As one of our Chancellor's Campus Preview programs and our only weekend visit option, this program is more conference-style with several simultaneous sessions allowing you to customize your visit with the information you are most interested in. There will be sessions from every academic division, Student Life, and Career Services. At the end of the program you have the option to stay and join our current students for an ice cream social!

Sample Agenda:

 8:00 a.m.     -  Check-in
 8:15 a.m.     -  Welcome and Opening Remarks
 8:30 a.m.     -  Admitted Student Information Session                                         
 9:20 a.m.     -  Breakout Session I
 10:15 a.m.   -  Breakout Session II
 11:15 a.m.   -  Campus Tour and/or Residence Hall Tour
 12:15 p.m.   -  Lunch
 1:00 p.m.     -  Ice Cream Social

 

Breakout Session Topics:

 Academic Resources and Career Services
 Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences
 Campus Life and Center for Multicultural Excellence
 Housing & Residential Education
 Daniels College of Business
 Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science
 Honors Program
 Josef Korbel School of International Studies
 Living and Learning Communities and Pioneer Leadership Program
 Natural Sciences & Mathematics
 Sample Classes

Additional Visit Options

To learn more about each program and to register for your visit, please select a program below.

Friday @ DU

Friday program - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  •  July 14                
  • August and Fall dates TBD

Offered on select Fridays throughout the year, these programs run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program will include a separate information session for accepted students with more details regarding next steps, orientation and registration followed by a Q&A with current DU students, tour and lunch. Accepted students can personalize their visit by requesting to speak with a representative from an academic unit or department on campus (these are subject to availability). Register using our online Campus Visit Planner.

Sample Agenda:

 9:00 a.m.     -  Information Session
 10:00 a.m.   -  Student Panel
 11:00 a.m.   -  Campus Tour
 12:15 p.m.   -  Lunch
 

 Immediately following Lunch - Academic Appointment
 (upon request and availability

 

Daily Information Session and Campus Tour

Monday - Friday
(9-11:30 a.m. and 2-4:30 p.m.)

One-hour information sessions are held twice daily Monday through Friday, beginning at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The 9 a.m. program Monday through Thursday will include a separate information session for accepted students with more details regarding next steps, orientation and registration. On Fridays, both the 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. session will include a separate information for accepted students. Separate sessions will not be available Tuesday 2/21 through Friday 2/24.

Student-led campus tours lasting 90 minutes follow the information sessions. Accepted students can personalize their visit by requesting to speak with a representative from an academic unit or department on campus (these are subject to availability). Register using our online Campus Visit Planner.

Transfer Preview Day

Friday program - 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • May 19
  • June 16
  • July 14

This is a visit program designed especially for prospective, admitted or deposited transfer students. On select Fridays throughout the spring and summer, programs run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include an information session, a student panel, a campus tour, lunch on us and an optional academic appointment. All students also have the opportunity to meet with a transfer coordinator for any additional questions.

Register for a Transfer Visit Preview Day using our online Campus Visit Planner.

Sample Agenda:

 9:00 a.m.     -  Information Session
 10:00 a.m.   -  Student Panel
 11:00 a.m.   -  Campus Tour
 12:15 p.m.   -  Lunch
 

 Immediately following Lunch - Academic Appointment
 (upon request and availability

*Please note: this program does not take the place of Transfer Student Orientation. For more information on either the day-long or week-long orientation programs for transfer students (held in August and September), please visit our Discoveries Orientation web page.

How do I register?

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Program Components

 

Pioneer
Days
Journey
to DU
Friday
@ DU
Daily Info
Session/Tour
Transfer
Preview Day

Admitted Student Session

X

X

X

X

X

Campus Tour

X

X

X

X
 
X

Lunch on Campus

X

X

X

X *
 
X

Student Panel

X
 
   

Chancellor Q&A

X
       

Small Group
Academic Meetings
   
X *

X *
 
*

Academic &
Student Life Fair

X
       

Academic Division
Presentations
 
X
     

Overnight Stay in the
Residence Halls
   
Th *

M-Th *
 


Attend a Class
     
X
 

Attend a Sample Class
 
X
     

Ice Cream Social
X
X
     

Available Dates

Select
Mondays:
Feb. 27
April 3,
April 10

Select
Saturdays:
April 1,
April 8

Select
Fridays:
Jan. 13-
April 21

Monday-
Friday
Select
Fridays:
April 28,
May 19,
June 16,
July 14

Chancellor Invitation Event

X

X
     

* Available upon request and subject to availability and are not automatically included as a part of your visit experience.

  • Overnights and class visits will not be available during DU's Winter Finals and Spring Break

Additional Information

Visit our Directions and Logistics page for additional information on what you should bring, what to wear, how to get to campus and where to go once you arrive.