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    • Carthage’s campus is an 80-acre arboretum located on the shore of Lake Michigan, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Our campus offers breathtaking views of the lake from every building on campus. But don’t just take our word for it. Sign up today for one of our visit programs.

      Visit us on your terms. Carthage offers:

      Individual Visits
      Group Visit Days
      Nursing Visit Days
      Transfer Visits

    Individual Visits

    • Schedule an individual visit to campus to see what Carthage is all about.

      Arrange a personalized tour on a day that is convenient for you. See our up-close view of Lake Michigan, check out our top-notch facilities, stroll past Kissing Rock, and sit down with a member of our faculty. 

      Individual visits include student-led campus tour and meeting with an admissions director. During fall, January, and spring terms, we can arrange for you to sit in on a class. Year-round, we offer opportunities to meet with professors or coaches. If possible, give us two weeks notice, so we can make sure you see everything that is important to you.

      Individual visits are typically held Monday-Friday, with campus tours offered at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. 

      Schedule an individual visit! Call 800-351-4058 or send an email to admissions@carthage.edu

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    Group Visit Days

    • Join us for a Visit Day.

      Group Visit Days are offered on specific days year-round. These group visit programs include a welcome; presentation about admissions, financial aid, and curriculum; and student-let campus tour.

      Group Visit Days are offered as morning or afternoon events. Morning events begin with check-in at 9:30 a.m. The program begins at 10 a.m. and concludes with an optional lunch (no cost to you!) at noon in The Caf. Afternoon events begin with check-in at 1:30 p.m., and the program from 2 to 4 p.m. 

      UPCOMING GROUP VISIT DAYS 

      • Saturday, Dec. 9 • Monday, Jan. 15 • Saturday, March 3 • Monday, March 19  
      • Saturday, Dec. 16 • Monday, Jan. 22 • Friday, March 9 • Wednesday, March 21  
      • Friday, Jan. 5 • Friday, Feb. 19 • Saturday, March 10 • Saturday, March 24  
      • Saturday, Jan. 6 • Tuesday, Feb. 20 • Wednesday, March 14 • Monday, March 26  
      • Monday, Jan. 8 • Friday, March 2 • Friday, March 16    
      • Friday, Jan. 12  • Friday, March 2  • Saturday, March 17    


      Check out the full Admissions Calendar
      to see all Group Visit Days and additional Admissions Events. Can’t visit on one of the Group Visit Days? Don’t worry, you can schedule an individual visit at a time that is convenient for you!

      Sign up for a Group Visit today!

      Weekday Visits Saturday Visits

    Interest-Specific Visits 

    • Learn more about the nursing program at a Carthage Nursing Visit Day

      Carthage offers visit days tailored to specific interests, including interests in academics, athletics, and even location-specific events! Attend a program-specific visit that meets your interests today!

       

      INTEREST SPECIFIC VISITS:

      Nursing Visit Days: Attend a presentation about admissions and financial aid, a presentation by the director of nursing, a question and answer session, and a student-led campus tour, including the nursing learning labs!

      Sign up for a Nursing Visit Day

    Transfer Visits

    • Transfer Tuesday Visits

      Every year Carthage welcomes about 150 full-time transfer students in the incoming class. Students interested in transferring to Carthage in the spring or fall, or freshmen interested in starting at Carthage in the spring, are invited to visit campus for an individual visit or group visit day. 

      Individual Transfer Visits 
      Meet with a transfer coordinator and enjoy a student-led tour of campus. When requested in advance, we can also arrange for you to sit in on a class, meet with a professor, and/or meet with a coach. Appointments are available at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Scheduling your visit is required — call 800-351-4058 or send an email to admissions@carthage.edu.

      Transfer Open House
      Attend a Transfer/Spring Open House geared specifically toward students transferring to Carthage in the spring or fall, or freshmen starting at Carthage in the spring. These events include a presentation, campus tour, and a free lunch in The Caf. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. The program begins at 10 a.m. and concludes with an optional lunch at noon.

      Open House Sign-up

    Education Visit Day