Approximately 45 minutes
We offer individual meetings with Admission Counselors to high school seniors, transfer students (under the age of 23) and high school juniors (on a space available basis). Individual meetings with Admission Counselors may be available upon request, but are not required. Students must indicate their request for an individual meeting with an Admission Counselor when scheduling their visit by either clicking the appropriate box on the online Schedule Your Visit form. We may also offer regional meetings with Admission Counselors or alumni. Find your counselor to see if they will be offering individual meetings in a city near you. Schedule is subject to change during holidays and college breaks. Individual meetings with Admission Counselors are not available on Saturdays.
Approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes
Please allow two weeks notice to schedule a class visit or professor meeting. During the fall and spring semesters, you may request a class visit or professor meeting to attend during your campus visit. Class visits are not available on Saturdays. Class visits and professor meetings are no longer available and will resume on September 1.
Approximately 45 minutes
Please allow two weeks notice to schedule a lunch buddy.
During the fall and spring semesters, you may request a “lunch buddy” to eat in our cafeteria with you during your campus visit. This is a great opportunity to meet more of the Guilford community. Your family is welcome to join you at a rate of $4.53 per person. Lunch buddies are not available on Saturdays. Lunch buddies are no longer available and will resume on September 1.
The Admission Office hosts overnight visits for admitted students during the spring semester only with at least 10 days notice. Overnight visits are conducted Sunday-Thursday evenings for a one-night stay only. Prospective students will arrive to campus at 5 pm meet their host and then attend classes and appointments the following day. In order to set up the best possible visit, these appointments must be made by calling our office at 800.992.7759.
If you wish to meet with an athletic coach during your campus visit, please inform the Admission office when scheduling your visit. Athletic coaches’ contact information can be found in the
Guilford Athletics Staff Directory
. Please note that some coaches may not be available during the summer months.
Open Houses provide an introduction to Guilford College for high school juniors and seniors, as well as prospective traditional transfer students. During the programs, you will hear from admission and financial aid representatives, tour our beautiful campus, and interact with some of our current students.
- August 1 - Summer Open House (prospective students)
- October 4 - Fall Open House (prospective students)
- October 24 - Fall Open House (prospective students)
- November 9-10 - Fall Open House (prospective students); We will offer a campus overnight stay opportunity on November 9 with an open house on November 10.
The row closest to the New Garden Hall entrance is reserved for guests of the Office of Admission, and may only be issued a permit by the Admission Office.
Faculty/staff visitors may park in any faculty/staff, or visitor lot, and student visitors may park in residential lots.
Frequent or overnight visitors are required to have a temporary parking permit. Students, Faculty, and Staff can obtain these permits in the Office of Public Safety and are responsible for their guests. Departments may pick up a supply of Visitor permits in the Public Safety office.
Visitors are required to have a temporary parking permit. Students, faculty and staff can obtain these permits in the Office of Public Safety, the Library, or the Information Desk and are responsible for notifying their guests of this policy. Departments may pick up a supply of Visitor permits in the Office of Public Safety.