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. Custom visit options are only available during the academic year and will resume on Monday, Sept. 5. Coach availability for athletic appointments during the summer months may be limited.

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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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Fall Preview | Oct. 1 and Oct. 29, 2016

Register for Fall Preview on Oct. 1

Register for Fall Preview on Oct. 29

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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Other Visit Opportunities

Behind the Scenes: Sewanee Symphony Orchestra

Behind the Scenes: University Choir

Behind the Scenes: Art Sewanee

Behind the Scenes: Theatre

Behind the Scenes: The Sciences at Sewanee

Behind the Scenes | Art Sewanee

The Office of Admission and the University Art Gallery 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, gallery walk featuring the University’s most recent exhibit, and dinner at McClurg Dining Hall.

When can I come?  Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, 2-7 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.

Check out our Art, Art History, and Visual Studies programs.

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, Nov. 1 or Tuesday, Dec. 6, 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 | The Sciences at Sewanee

The Office of Admission and science faculty at the University of the South have designed a special visit opportunity for prospective students interested in the sciences. We call it Behind the Scenes: The Sciences at Sewanee. You’ll call it a whole lot of fun.

Who is invited? High school students and their parents/guardians.

What will I do?  Campus tour, admission information session, facility tours, preview classes and lunch in McClurg Dining Hall.

When can I come? Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, 8:45 a.m. to 3 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 the sciences 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 | Theatre

We’re preparing to open Neil Simon’s “The Good Doctor” 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 “The Good Doctor” and more.
 
When can I come? Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at 3:30 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’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.
 

Choir with candles



Who is invited?
 Do you want music to be a part of your collegiate experience? This visit opportunity is for you.  (This visit is open to prospective students and their parents/guardians.)

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, Sept. 22, Oct. 20, or Nov. 17, 2-7 p.m.

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? Review the tentative schedule and register online.

NEW IN TOWN

September 14, 2016

Summer has wound down, and Sewanee has welcomed around 500 new students to our Domain, and with them, as many stories that are waiting to be told. As you find your place over the next few months, the Office of Admission would like to encourage you to read and share your Sewanee stories with us. The best year is the one comin’ up. YSR!

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