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Ready to experience UND?
A campus visit is a great way to see firsthand what awaits you at UND. See where you'll live, where you'll eat and where you'll study. You can also meet faculty, tour the UND Wellness Center and see the crown jewel of campus – the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Plus, we'll make sure to answer all of your questions.
Admitted Student Day | Feb. 28, 2020
Admitted Student Day
See what it's like to be a student at UND.
Even if you've been to UND before, this experience goes beyond the standard campus visit. You'll have the chance to interact with UND professors in the classroom, hear directly from a panel of UND students, meet other students considering UND and explore the parts of campus that interest you the most.
Plus, you might be one of the 10 students chosen to win a $1,000 UND scholarship for your fall 2020 semester! (You must be present to win.)
Who Should Attend?
Admitted Student Day is especially suited to newly admitted freshmen and families who have not yet committed to UND and who want to experience more of the campus before making a decision by May 1.
If you haven’t decided where to go in the fall, this is your chance to ask questions, get to know our campus, and learn if UND is the right fit for you before it's time to make your final college decision.
If you've decided UND is the place for you, you're welcome to attend this special event to get a better feel for life at UND.
There is no charge to attend this event. Lunch will be provided.
Reservations close on Feb. 21.
Dress is casual. Please dress for weather and wear comfortable shoes as many activities take place across campus.
Schedule for Friday, Feb. 28
Check in and receive your lunch passes, campus map and information packets.
Welcome to UND
You'll get an overview of the day and what to expect as well as hear from UND Football Head Coach, Bubba Schweigert.
You'll be assigned a group based on which academic activity you choose when you register. Each group will participate in the following.
Mini Academic Sessions
Based on your academic interests, you'll participate in mini academic sessions and hands-on learning activities with UND professors. This is your chance to get a sneak peak of what it's like to be a UND student and learn from expert professors who are passionate about what they teach.
Meet up with your parents to enjoy lunch on us.
Student Life / Experience Panel
When it comes to what it's like to be a student here, no one can explain it better than current UND students. They'll share with you everything you want to know - what it's like in the residence halls, how to make friends, the best study spots, their favorite professors, why they love the Red Pepper and hockey traditions at The Ralph.
Campus Administrator Panel
As parents, you probably have a lot of questions about UND and what it's like. Hear first-hand from UND campus administrators about what students can expect in the classroom.
Meet up with your student to enjoy lunch on us.
Student & Parent Experience Panel
When it comes to what it's like to be a student here, no one can explain it better than current UND students and the parents who have had their kids go off to college. They'll share with you everything you want to know as a parent of a future college student at UND.
Closing & Next Steps
Get your questions answered and learn about the next steps to begin your legacy as
the UND Class of 2024. If you're lucky, you might be one of the 10 students chosen
at random to receive a $1,000 scholarship that will be applied to your fall 2020 semester
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Take this time to explore campus and learn more about the following:
Schedule subject to change.
UND Hockey Ticket Discount
Visitors coming to UND for Admitted Student Day can purchase discount UND Hockey tickets for the game against Western Michigan on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7:37 p.m.
Admitted Student Day Parking
Prior to the event, you'll be emailed a UND Parking Permit for your campus visit. Please place the visitor permit in the lower left-hand corner of your dashboard, which allows you to park for free in any lot marked with “A” (red), “S” (blue) or “A/S/H” (brown) sign.
You’ll find plenty of parking in the parking lots behind the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
Please note that the visitor permit is not valid in the following spaces:
• Parking Meters
• Service and Maintenance Vehicles
• Reserved Parking
Minneapolis Hawk Hour | March 8, 2020
Minneapolis Hawk Hours
Sunday, March 8 \ Sheraton Bloomington Hotel \ 2 - 4 p.m.
Interested in hearing from recent UND grads living and working in the Minneapolis area?
You and your parents are invited to attend the Minneapolis Hawk Hour and hear from some of our young Minneapolis area alum. You'll hear about their experiences on campus and how UND has set them up for success in their careers.
Plus, you might be one of the 2 students chosen to win a $1,000 UND scholarship for your fall 2020 semester! (You must be present to win.)
Who Should Attend?
Minneapolis Hawk Hour is especially suited to newly admitted freshmen and families who have not yet committed to UND and want to learn more before making a decision by May 1.
If you haven't decided where to go to campus in the fall, this is your chance to ask questions and learn if UND is the right fit for you before it's time to make your final college decision.Reserve Your Spot at Hawk Hour
Schedule for Sunday, March 8
5601 W 78th St
Young Alumni Panel | Q&A
Ask the tough questions you've had on your mind. We want you to be sure UND is a good fit for you by hearing directly from those who've been in your position.
Chat with our young alum panelists and representatives from Admissions, academic areas, Housing and Student Finance while enjoying complimentary snacks.
Undergraduate Student Tours
During your weekday or Saturday campus visit, you'll:
- Attend an admissions presentation.
- Take a 1-hour walking tour of campus with a current student.
- Visit with faculty / advisors in your academic area of interest.
- Enjoy lunch on us in one of our premier dining centers.
Please do not finalize any travel plans until your visit request has been confirmed by our staff.
Schedule a Tour
Weekday Tour Schedule
You can visit UND year-round Monday through Friday (except holidays or other special circumstances) at the following times:
- 8:30 a.m.
- 9:30 a.m.
- 1:30 p.m.
Every effort will be made to schedule time for you to meet with a faculty member or advisor during your campus visit; appointments are based on availability and not guaranteed.
Please note the following when scheduling your campus visit for certain academic areas:
Aviation Briefings & Tours
Available Mondays and Fridays at 1 p.m. until approximately 5 p.m.
Please call the Office of Admissions at 701.777.4795 to verify if there is an Aviation Briefing on the date you have requested before booking any travel arrangements. Some Aviation dates are not available because of holidays and other breaks including February 17, March 13, 16 and 20, April 10 and 13 and May 15, 22 and 25 of 2020, but they do not show as unavailable on the visit calendar.
The full visit experience is available on Mondays and Fridays at 11 a.m., which includes visits with faculty, advisors and students as well as a tour of our facilities. If you’re unable to visit on Mondays or Fridays, you may meet with a business advisor to answer your questions Tuesday-Thursday.
Available Monday through Friday at 12 p.m. during the semesters. From Dec. 19 through Jan. 6 available Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m.
Nursing Briefings & Tours
The full visit experience is available on Mondays and Fridays at 11 a.m., which includes visits with faculty, advisors and students as well as a tour of our facilities. If you’re unable to visit on Mondays or Fridays, you may meet with a nursing advisor to answer your questions Tuesday-Thursday.
Join us on select Saturdays if you can't make it during the week. Saturday visits are the same as visits during the week, just in larger groups.
8:00 a.m. – UND Resource Fair* \ Check In
9:00 a.m. – Welcome \ Admissions Presentation
10:00 a.m. – Campus Tour
11:00 a.m. – Academic Visit
For Aerospace Days, families will have lunch beginning at 11:00 a.m., followed by the Aviation Tour at 12:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
12:30 p.m. – Aviation Tour (Aerospace Days Only)
*The UND Resource Fair consists of representation from the following departments: Student Success Center, Career Services, Financial Aid, Housing, Student Involvement, Honors, Health & Wellness, American Indian Center, Multicultural Programs & Services, ROTC and the International Center.
February 22, 2020 and March 28, 2020
Learn more about the various aerospace programs including Aviation, Air Traffic Control, Atmospheric Science, the Helicopter Training Program and Unmanned Aircraft Systems. You'll tour the airport and see UND's fleet of aircraft and aerospace simulators.
Please note the following:
- If you're planning to attend Aerospace Day, be sure to make your hotel reservations early. Find area hotel options from the Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau.
- If you're interested in aerospace engineering, you should come for an Engineering & Geology Day.
- The optional Wellness Center & UND Bookstore Tour is not available on Aerospace Days.
Business and Law Day
January 25, 2020
Receive a tour of the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration and visit with faculty to learn more about business programs, including:
- Banking & Financial Economics
- Business Economics
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems
- Managerial Finance & Accounting
- Operations & Supply Chain Management
- Political Science
- Public Affairs
Education, Arts & Sciences and Undeclared Day
May 2, 2020
Do you want to teach?
Interested in pre-law, pre-health sciences, fine arts, graphic design, music, theatre arts, English, history, languages, philosophy, religious studies or American Indian studies? Like math, physics, chemistry or biology? What about kinesiology or public health education?
Have questions about communication, criminal justice, geography & geographic information science, forensic science, psychology or sociology? How about communication sciences and disorders?
Curious about special programs like international studies, interdisciplinary health studies or women and gender studies?
Chat with faculty, advisors or current students and tour some departments to explore more than 35 programs offered in the College of Education & Human Development and the College of Arts & Sciences.
Or maybe you're still deciding on your major? That's ok!
Come and visit with one of our advisors and learn what services are available to help you explore the academic and career pathways that are right for you.
Engineering, Geology and Computer Science Day
March 7, 2020
Tour the engineering complex and visit with faculty members and students to learn more about the exceptional programs in engineering and geology available at UND, including:
- Aerospace Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Environmental Geoscience
- Geological Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering
- Computer Science
Medical and Nursing Day
April 18, 2020
Interested in nursing, dietetics, social work, community nutrition, athletic training, public health education, kinesiology, medical laboratory science, occupational therapy, or physical therapy?
Want to learn more about the pre-professional programs for medicine, dentistry, optometry, veterinary, chiropractic, physician assistant, podiatry, pharmacy, osteopathic medicine or mortuary science?
Visit with faculty or advisors, tour multiple departments and get all of your questions answered about the:
- Required courses
- Application processes
- Getting accepted into UND's nursing and pre-professional programs
We offer specialized tours for graduate students. Depending on your interests, we can arrange one-on-one tours with our recruitment team, meetings with faculty and/or visits to the buildings that you would use as a graduate student.
To request a visit, email UND.tours@UND.edu.
Accommodations and Parking
Several hotels are conveniently located near campus. Find area hotel options from the Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau.
A parking pass is needed for every lot on campus. Guest parking passes are available at no charge for a prospective student's visit to campus when scheduling a tour.
Visit Any Way You Can
Can't get to campus? There are other options for you to explore UND.