Campus Visit Information

During the fall and spring semesters, campus visits are available Monday through Friday at 9:30 am, 11 am, and 2 pm, except on Wednesdays, when visits are only available at 9:30 and 11 am. On Saturdays during fall and spring semesters, official campus visits are offered at 10:30 am only. Please note that individual meetings with admission counselors, class visits, professor meetings, and lunch buddies are not available on Saturdays. Campus visits are not offered on Sundays.

  • Saturday visits are no longer available and will resume February 7.
  • Class visits and professor meetings are no longer available and will resume February 2.
  • Guilford College will be on spring break March 14 - 22 and the Office of Admission will only offer campus visits at 9:30 am and 2:00 pm Monday - Friday, with the exception of Wednesday, which will only offer a visit at 9:30 am. Class visits, professor meetings, overnight stays and Saturday visits will not be available during this week.
  • Guilford does not provide complimentary shuttle service from Greensboro Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO), Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) or Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to campus. Students and families are responsible for arranging and paying for their own shuttle service to campus from these airports. For more information, visit  GFW Shuttle Services .

Visit Guilford

Campus Visits (for students under the age of 23)

Guilford College is located in northwest Greensboro, which is the third largest city in North Carolina. The city’s population is approximately 258,000, with approximately 1.5 million people living in the metropolitan area. Greensboro is easily accessible by car via Interstates 40 and 85, by air via the Piedmont Triad International Airport and by rail via the Amtrak station located in the heart of downtown. The area is less than a three hour drive from both the beach and the mountains.

For more information about the Greensboro area, visit the Greensboro Convention and Visitors Bureau.

We welcome your visit throughout the year and will strive to personalize your visit so you may learn about the factors most important to your college search!

Individual visits can be scheduled via the web. If you have special circumstances, please call our office at 800.992.7759. Campus visits are available by appointment. A typical visit includes an information session led by an Admission Counselor followed by a student-led tour. Please plan to arrive on campus at least 15 minutes before the scheduled visit time, as sessions will promptly start on time.

Meet with an Admission Counselor

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.

Class Visits

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 February 2.

Overnight Visits

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.

Athletic Information

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 House Programs

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.

  • Spring into Guilford Open House (admitted students only) - Saturday, March 28, 2015
  • Junior Visit Day (high school juniors) - Friday, April 3, 2015
  • Guilford Undergraduate Symposium Open House (all prospective students) - Friday, April 10, 2015
  • Spring into Guilford II Open House (admitted students only) - Saturday, April 11, 2015

Visitor Parking Information

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.