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2022-2023 Events

We host online and on-campus events throughout the year.

SNEAK PEEK BBQ – CLICK TO REGISTER
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Time: 5 p.m.

Description: Our Summer Sneak Peek program is an exciting on-campus event that will provide you with the opportunity to get a jump start on your college search! At this end-of summer event, you’ll be introduced to the University of St. Francis and its programs through admission and financial aid presentations, a student-led tour, and dinner on us.

CAMPUS VISIT DAYS – CLICK TO REGISTER
Sunday, November 13, 2022
Sunday, March 26, 2023
Time: 1 p.m. 

Description: Campus Visit Days are weekend events offered twice a year on campus for high school students and their families. These programs offer an overview of the university, a student panel, the opportunity to speak with faculty at an academic and activities fair, academic program-specific presentations, a student-led campus tour and snacks on campus. All students in attendance will receive a free USF T-shirt. Bring your family and learn about the USF experience!

DISCOVER USF DAYS – CLICK TO REGISTER
Monday, October 10, 2022
Monday, February 20, 2023
Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. on each date

Description: Discover USF Days are on-campus information sessions that take place on school holidays such as Columbus Day, and Presidents’ Day. Morning and afternoon presentations allow you greater flexibility to do multiple things on your school holiday. All students in attendance will receive a free USF T-shirt!

NURSING VISIT DAY – CLICK TO REGISTER
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Time: 9 a.m.

Description: The Nursing Campus Visit Day program is the most comprehensive on-campus introduction to USF’s nursing program. The event includes presentations by Leach College of Nursing faculty and staff, a student panel, and demonstrations in the simulation and clinical skills labs. All students in attendance will receive a free USF T-shirt. The program includes continental breakfast and a healthy snack.

SATURDAY INFORMATION SESSIONS – CLICK TO REGISTER
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

2022
In-Person:
June 4 & 18 | Virtual: June 11
In Person: July 23 | Virtual: July 16
In Person: September 10
In Person: October 1 | Virtual: October 15
In Person: November 5 | Virtual: November 19
In Person: December 3

2023
In Person: January 21|  Virtual: January 28
In Person: February 4 | Virtual: February 25
In Person: March 4 | Virtual: March 18
In Person: April 1 & 15 | Virtual: April 22

Description: Please join us for a short-format Saturday Information Session! Offered most Saturdays, at these sessions 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. With questions, please call our Welcome Center at 815-740-2270.

PERSONAL CAMPUS VISITS – CLICK TO REGISTER

Summer 2022 Schedule (May 9-August 19)
Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (with the last tour of the day beginning at 1 p.m.)

Fall 2022 Schedule
Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description: Plan an on-campus visit on a day and time that works best for you. Come for a one-on-one meeting with your admission counselor, followed by and a main campus tour. All students in attendance will receive a free USF T-shirt!

TRANSFER, ADULT DEGREE COMPLETION &
GRADUATE STUDENT OPEN HOUSES – CLICK TO REGISTER
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Time: 5-7 p.m.

Description: Are you a transfer or adult student looking to visit campus? Our open house events are designed to give you an in-person look at your future here at the University of St. Francis. Whether you’re thinking about transferring from a community college, coming to us from military service, completing your degree as an adult learner, or achieving a master’s or doctoral degree, USF has a program that will suit your needs and interests.

NURSING VISIT DAY – CLICK TO REGISTER
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Time: 9 a.m.

Description: The Nursing Campus Visit Day program is the most comprehensive on campus introduction to our nursing program, which consist of presentations from the Leach College of Nursing, a student panel, Simulation Lab & Clinical Skills Lab demonstrations. All students in attendance will receive a free USF t-shirt! The program includes continental breakfast and a healthy snack.

SATURDAY INFO SESSIONS – CLICK TO REGISTER
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

2022
In-Person:
June 4 & 18 | Virtual: June 11
In Person: July 23 | Virtual: July 16
In Person: September 10
In Person: October 1 | Virtual: October 15
In Person: November 5 | Virtual: November 19
In Person: December 3

2023
In Person: January 21|  Virtual: January 28
In Person: February 4 | Virtual: February 25
In Person: March 4 | Virtual: March 18
In Person: April 1 & 15 | Virtual: April 22

Description: Please join us for a short-format Saturday Information Session! Offered most Saturdays, at these sessions 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. With questions, please call our Welcome Center at 815-740-2270.

PERSONAL CAMPUS VISITS – CLICK TO REGISTER

Summer 2022 Schedule (May 9-August 19)
Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (with the last tour of the day beginning at 1 p.m.)

Fall 2022 Schedule
Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description: Plan an on-campus visit on a day and time that works best for you. Come for a one-on-one meeting with your admission counselor, followed by and a main campus tour. All students in attendance will receive a free USF t-shirt!

TRANSFER, ADULT DEGREE COMPLETION &
GRADUATE STUDENT OPEN HOUSES – CLICK TO VISIT

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Time: 5-7 p.m.

Description: Are you a transfer or adult student looking to visit campus? Our open house events are designed to give you an in-person look at your future here at the University of St. Francis. Whether you’re thinking about transferring from a community college, coming to us from military service, completing your degree as an adult learner, or achieving a master’s or doctoral degree, USF has a program that will suit your needs and interests.

Campus Visits & Tours

In-Person Visit &
Student-Led Tour

Come and visit us at our beautiful residential campus just outside Chicago, in Joliet, Illinois. 

Plan a visit on a day and time that works best for you. Come for a one-on-one meeting with your admission counselor, followed by a main campus tour.

Virtual Visit &
Student-Led Tour

Schedule a virtual visit today to see firsthand everything the University of St. Francis has to offer.

Your visit will include a one-on-one meeting with your admissions counselor followed by a virtual tour with one of our student Saints Ambassadors.

Virtual or Phone Appointments with Counselors

If you’ve already applied and you’ve been assigned a counselor, you can click here if you are a graduate or adult undergraduate student, or click here if you are a high school or community college student, to schedule a visit with that individual. Otherwise, you can quickly and conveniently schedule some time with our admissions staff by using the appointment links below. We suggest that you have your transcripts, test scores (if applicable) and a list of your questions in front of you for the appointment!

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What is covered:

  • General University of St. Francis Information
  • Program Requirements
  • Admission Requirements
  • Transcript/Credit Evaluations
  • Financial Aid Options
  • Next Steps
  • Take an Optional Virtual Tour

Choose an Appointment Option Below: