PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all visits to Franklin & Marshall College are cancelled until further notice. Please continue to check here for updates. Please contact your Regional Dean if you have any questions. If you would like to be notified when in-person visits become available again, please fill out this form.
If you are interested in learning more about F&M from afar, we welcome you to register for a virtual information session with one of our Admission Deans.
Design your Itinerary
Listed below you will find our current Visit Opportunities, as well as those which will resume following the cessation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- INFORMATION SESSIONS are offered Monday through Friday at 10:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. except Thursdays, which only offers the 1:15 pm slot. Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes and includes an opportunity for questions. The sessions are an introduction to F&M's philosophy, program offerings, and most distinctive features. Find an information session which works for your schedule.
- VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS (COMING SOON) are offered Monday and Friday with some exceptions. Interviews are available to juniors or rising seniors. Interviews are recommended (but not required) as part of the application process. They are a great way to share your unique story and for us to learn about your many interests, strengths, and accomplishments.
- THE VIRTUAL CAMPUS TOUR is your opportunity to experience campus. The virtual tour is highly interactive, with in-depth information about many of our campus resources. You can access the tour here.
On Campus Opportunities (RESUME SUMMER 2020)
Review the Calendar to find out when each Visit Option is offered. Then use the link below to "Schedule Your Visit".
CAMPUS TOURS are Monday through Friday at 10 and 11 a.m., as well as 1, 2 and 3 p.m. (except select holidays). This is your opportunity to see the campus through the eyes of a current student. You will visit various learning and social spaces throughout our campus. Tours last approximately 1 hour. * Please note: campus tours are not offered on Thursdays at 11 a.m. during the Academic Year in recognition of Common Hour. Visiting families are welcome to attend Common Hour.
INTERVIEWS are offered on-campus Monday through Friday between June 1 of the junior year and January 15 of the senior year, except on select holidays. In March and April of the junior year, on-campus interviews are available on select Mondays and Fridays. Interviews are recommended (but not required) as part of the application process. It is a great way to share your unique story and for us to learn about your many interests, strengths, and accomplishments.
INFORMATION SESSIONS (10:15 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.) are held twice daily on weekdays from mid-June through early-September. During the fall term, information sessions are held on Mondays and Fridays through mid-November. During the spring term, sessions are available Monday through Friday from late-March to late-April. Each session lasts approximately 30 minutes and includes an opportunity for questions. The sessions are an introduction to F&M's philosophy, program offerings and most distinctive features.
Additional Opportunities (RESUMES FALL 2020)
Class Visits: Experience first-hand F&M’s liberal arts curriculum and focus on discussion-based, hands-on learning. Classes in a variety of disciplines are offered to prospective students. Share your interests and we will do our best to find a class that matches. Due to a high number of requests between mid-March to end of Spring Term, preference is given to admitted high school seniors.
Meet with a Professor: Have some specific questions about a department or field? Meet with a faculty member to learn more about current research F&M students are spearheading, unique class offerings, peer-reviewed faculty and student publications, departmental honor theses, and how F&M graduates are applying their major.
Lunch with a Student: Meet an F&M student and experience both our on-campus dining options and day-to-day campus life.
Saturday Open House: On select Saturdays throughout the academic year, the Franklin & Marshall Admission Office opens to visitors. If visiting campus on a weekday is difficult for your family and you, check out this option.
Students who are actively involved with green efforts on campus conduct Sustainability Tours of campus. These tours are scheduled separately. Schedule online >
Franklin & Marshall welcomes your group of High School students to visit our campus. Please submit a group visit request to our Visit Coordinator, who will reach out to you to verify and confirm your visit itinerary.
Young Engaged Student (YES) Tour
Recognizing the important role of familiarizing young students (elementary and middle school age) with early exposure to higher education and post-secondary planning, Franklin & Marshall College’s Ware Institute for Civic Engagement, in collaboration with the Office of Admission, will provide a limited number of visit opportunities for this audience. Utilizing F&M students as volunteer ambassadors, this one-hour guided walk will allow young students to learn and experience our liberal arts campus.
The Ware Institute will be offering a limited number of Young Engaged Student (YES) Tours, on a first come basis. Please complete this request form to begin the process.
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