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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. To reserve your spot, please call our Welcome Center at 815-740-2270.


Personal Campus Visits

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. Summer 2018 visits can be scheduled during the hours listed below:
Monday & Wednesday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
(Tours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. )
Click here to register for a Personal Campus Visit.

Transfer, Adult Degree Completion and Graduate Student Open House: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Click here to learn more and register for the upcoming Open House.


Fall College Visit Days

If you are in high school, looking at your college options, plan on visiting USF in one of four events for students interested in specific areas of study. Begin your college search at USF with a College Visit Day this fall. These programs are the perfect introduction to each of the university’s four colleges – take a tour of our beautiful residential campus; explore specific academic and co-curricular opportunities; learn about the admission and financial aid process; and enjoy lunch on us with our award-winning faculty, staff, coaches, and current students.
Nursing – Saturday, September 8, 2018
Education – Saturday, September 15, 2018
Arts & Sciences – Saturday, September 29
Business – Saturday, October 6, 2018
Click here to register for a College Visit Day.


Freshman Campus Visit Day: Sunday, November 11, 2018

Freshman Campus 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 snacks on campus. Bring your family and learn about the USF experience. Registration coming soon!

Need other ways 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. 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. We offer several dates and options for campus visits. Please RSVP for an event, email or call 815-740-2270 or 800-735-7500.

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