Come and see us! Plan a visit today.

We want you to come and see the University of St. Francis!

We have a beautiful, wooded campus just outside Chicago, in Joliet, Illinois. Come to campus, take a tour, talk with students, meet with an admission counselor, sit in on a class, or talk with a coach. We offer several dates and options for campus visits. Please RSVP for an event, email or call 815-740-2270 or 800-735-7500.

Are you a transfer student? You can attend these events and find out how easy it is to use what you’ve already learned as a foundation to earn a degree program at USF.


Personal Campus Visit

Plan a visit on a day and time that works best for you. Come for a personal tour and a one-on-one meeting with your admission counselor. There are many other options to personalize your experience, such as sitting in on a class, talking with faculty in your area of interest or meeting with a coach. Tell us who you want to see and when. Visits can be scheduled during the hours listed below:

Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Evening appointments are available upon request.
Click here to register for a Personal Campus Visit.

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Saturday Information Sessions

Please join us for a short-format Saturday Information Session! You will learn more about what St. Francis offers in an admission presentation from 10-10:30 a.m., followed by a 15-minute Q&A session, and culminating with a campus tour from 10:45-11:30 a.m. An admission counselor will be available after the tour to answer additional questions. These sessions are offered on most Saturdays and space is limited to three people per family. Upcoming Saturday Information Sessions:

February 24
March 3, 10 & 17
April 7, 14 & 21
To reserve your spot, please call our Welcome Center at 815-740-2270.


St. Francis Fridays!

Join us for St. Francis Fridays to discover why USF should be your university of choice! Learn firsthand about our admissions requirements, financial aid and scholarship opportunities. You’ll also get information about campus student life and explore our campus with a tour led by our Saints Ambassadors! After the tour, admissions counselors and academic deans will be on hand to answer questions and review transcripts. This event is open to freshmen & transfer students and will be offered at 10 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. on most Fridays. Please contact our Welcome Center at 815-740-2270 to reserve your spot today at one of our St. Francis Fridays!

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Freshman Campus Visit Day

Visit Days are weekend events offered twice a year for high school students and their families. These programs offer an overview of the university, student panel, opportunity to speak with faculty at the academic and activities fair, student-led campus tour, program specific presentations and lunch on campus. Bring your family on a weekend and learn about the USF experience! Upcoming Freshman Campus Visit days are listed below:

Sunday, March 25, 2018 (1 p.m.)
To RSVP for a Freshman Campus Visit Day, click here.

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