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Admitted Student Visit Options

Congratulations on your admittance!

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.

Visit Options

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

Friday @ DU
  • October 7
  • October 14
  • October 21
  • January 13
  • February 17
  • March 31
  • April 7
  • April 14
  • April 21

(9 a.m.-1 p.m.)

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 orientation, housing 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.

  • 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 orientation, housing and registration. On Fridays, both the 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. session will include a separate information for accepted students.

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
  • 2017 Dates TBD

This is a visit program designed especially for prospective, admitted or deposited transfer students. On select Fridays throughout the summer, programs run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include an information session, a student panel presentation, an academic appointment by major area, a campus tour and lunch on us. 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.

*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.

Chancellor's Campus Preview Events

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

Pioneer Days
  • February 27
  • April 3
  • April 10

(8 a.m.-3 p.m.)

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 Prospective Students
  • 11:00 a.m. - Campus Tour
  • 12:00 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - Academic & Student Life Fair
  • 2:00 p.m. - Ice Cream Social
  • 3:00 p.m. - Optional 90 minute special construction tour of the Daniel F. Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science building (limited space)
Journey to DU
  • April 1
  • April 8

(8 a.m.-2 p.m.)

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 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

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:
April 4,
April 11

Select
Saturdays:
April 2,
April 16

Select
Fridays:
Jan. 15-
April 22

Monday-
Friday
Select
Fridays:
April 22,
May 20,
June 17,
July 8

Chancellor Invitation Event

X

X
     

* Available upon request and subject to availability; especially during current student advising week – not automatically included as a part of your visit experience. Please note that overnights and class visits will not be available between during DU Spring Break.

How do I register?

For the Daily Info Session/Tour and Friday @ DU Programs, register for your campus visit at least two weeks in advance using our online Campus Visit Planner to let us know which visit program you would like to attend. Please keep in mind some programs have limited space and can fill as early as two weeks before the program. For the Pioneer Days and Journey to DU Programs, please review the drop-down options above and select the program and date you would like to register for.

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.