Weekday visits

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Standard visit program: Student-led campus tour and admission counselor-led information session.

  • Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Custom visit options: Career and Leadership Development session, class visit, custom conversation, lunch with a current student, residential life tour available most days. Athletic appointment, overnight visit available some days. Visual arts tour, sciences tour, performing arts tour available on select days.

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Saturday sessions

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Standard visit program: Student-led campus tour and admission counselor-led information session.

  • Select Saturdays 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 

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Spring Preview | April 29, 2017

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Tentative schedule

8–8:20 a.m.
Arrival and registration, Convocation Hall

8:30–9 a.m.
Opening session, All Saints' Chapel

9–9:50 a.m.
Campus tours, Departing from the Chapel

10:10–11 a.m.
Faculty engagement sessions

11:10 a.m.–noon
Lunch, McClurg Dining Hall

12:10–1 p.m.
Panel Discussions (student life, athletics, admission and financial aid)

1:10–2 p.m.
Beyond the Classroom (Sewanee Outing Program, study away, equestrian center tour, Tennessee Williams Center tour)

1:10–2:30 p.m.
Residence Hall Open House, tours departing every 10 minutes from Fulford Hall

2:30–3 p.m.
Wrap-up and farewell

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Admission 101 | June 23, 2017 and July 14, 2017

Take Admission 101 and get the answers to your college search questions.

The Admission 101 syllabus goes something like this: finding the right colleges; applying like an expert; making the right decision. Our sessions and workshops will show you how to get the most out of your campus visits, how to write a compelling essay and give a first-rate interview, and how to see your application through the eyes of an admission counselor.

Here's your first assignment: Review the tentative schedule and register for Admission 101 below

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017
 
While what we have to offer will be helpful to you even if you don't plan on applying to Sewanee, we're pretty sure you'll want to after spending the day on our spectacular 13,000-acre mountaintop campus.

Behind the Scenes | Art Sewanee

The Office of Admission and the Art, Art History, and Visual Studies department at the University of the South have designed a special visit opportunity for prospective students interested in art. We call it Art Sewanee. You’ll call it a whole lot of fun.

Who is invited? High school students and their parents/guardians, art teachers, college counselors. Teachers and college counselors, bring a group if you like.

What will I do? Campus tour, admission information session, tour of the Nabit Art Building, view our senior Art major’s final exhibition and eat dinner at McClurg Dining Hall.

When can I come?  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where will we meet? To get started, we will gather at the Office of Admission on University Avenue.

Why should I come? You’re interested in art or Sewanee or both. (We’re really hoping it’s both.)

How can I register?  Review the tentative schedule and register online.

Behind the Scenes | Sewanee Symphony Orchestra

The Office of Admission and the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra at the University of the South have designed a special visit opportunity for prospective students who have two or more years of experience playing string instruments in an orchestra. We call it VIP Guest with the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra. You’ll call it a whole lot of fun.

Who is invited? High school students who have two or more years of experience playing an instrument or instruments in an orchestra.

What will I do? Campus tour, admission information session, dinner with Sewanee Symphony Orchestra student members, and participation (playing) in the dress rehearsal for the last concert of the season with the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra and the University Choir.

When can I come? Tuesday, April 25, 2-9:30 p.m.

Where will we meet? To get started, we will gather at the Office of Admission on University Avenue.

Why should I come? You’ll discover the music opportunities at Sewanee for both music majors and non-music majors.

How can I register?  Register and record a short (2 min. maximum) YouTube video of you playing your instrument.  We’ll send you electronic copies of the music you’ll play with us.

Behind the Scenes | Theatre

We’re preparing to open Naomi Iizuka’s “Good Kids” in the Proctor Hill Theatre at the Tennessee Williams Center (yes, named after that Tennessee Williams, the one who left his literary estate to Sewanee), and we want to invite you behind the scenes to attend the final dress rehearsal, see how we are polishing the work, and offer you an opportunity to talk with the cast and faculty afterwards.
 
Who is invited? High school students and their parents/guardians, theatre arts teachers, college counselors. Teachers and college counselors, bring a group if you like.
 
What will I do? Dinner at McClurg Dining Hall, behind-the-scenes tour of Sewanee’s theatre arts facility, exclusive viewing of the final dress rehearsal of Sewanee’s upcoming performance of “Good Kids” and more.
 
When can I come? Thursday, April 6, 2017, 2pm-9pm
 
Where will we meet? To get started, we will gather at the Office of Admission on University Avenue.
 
Why should I come? You’re interested in theatre arts or Sewanee or both. (We’re really hoping it’s both.)
 
How can I register?  Review the tentative schedule and register online

Behind the Scenes | University Choir

The University Choir of All Saints' Chapel in Sewanee brings students together with a common love of music and an interest in singing, studying, and performing the finest liturgical music. The Office of Admission and the University Choir invites prospective students to learn more about choral music in Sewanee. Sign up to become a VIP Guest of the University Choir for the day. You’ll find it a whole lot of fun.
 
Who is invited? Do you want music to be a part of your collegiate experience? This visit opportunity is for you.
 
What will I do? We will take you on a campus tour, offer an admission information session, and have Dr. Geoff Ward, the university choirmaster, give you an overview of the University Choir at All Saints' Chapel. Current choir members will take you to dinner at McClurg Dining Hall and you will have a chance to sing along with the University Choir while they practice.

When can I come? 
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
Thursday, March 9, 2017 
Thursday April 6, 2017
Thursday, April 27, 2017
 
Where will we meet? To get started, we will gather at the Office of Admission on University Avenue.  
 
Why should I come?  If you are looking for choral opportunities to be part of your college experience, a visit to All Saints' Chapel with the University Choir should be on your bucket list. You have to see (and hear) it to believe it.
 
How can I register?  Register and record a short (2 min. maximum) YouTube video of you singing.  We’ll send you electronic copies of the music you’ll play with us.

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HANGING WITH THE HIPPOCRATES FELLOWS

February 13, 2017

Ellie Herron, C’20, is a Hippocrates Fellow at Sewanee. The Hippocrates program is Sewanee’s leadership program through the Pre-Health curriculum, and has had great success in leading our students to their eventual programs of choice in the medical field. Read on to hear what Ellie has to say about one of Sewanee’s top pre-professional programs.

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