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Visiting Augustana

Get to know our vibrant and supportive community. You'll be inspired by our beautiful, ever-evolving campus and the creativity you see in our students and classrooms. 

Wherever you are on your journey to find the right college, we have a customized visit just for you.

We offer several visit days with special programming in the fall of 2022 for high school students and their families.

These include:

Academic Scholarship Day

Feb. 18, 2023

Visit Augustana College and participate on Academic Scholarship Day and you could achieve an extra $1,000 grant a year for four years. 

More than 30 academic departments from 90 majors and other programs will be your hosts.

Chicago reception for admitted students

March 5, 2023

Admitted students from the Chicago area are invited to a special event in Lombard, Ill.

Spring Preview Days

A Spring Preview Day is a great way for high school juniors and sophomores — and transfer students — to get a jump start on the college search.

Explore Augustana with a campus tour, learn about the admissions process and more!

→ March 13, 2023

→ March 21, 2023

→ March 30, 2023 (Students are on spring break, but the campus is open for visitors.)

It Begins With A!

It Begins with A is a tradition at Augustana. And it's a celebration!

It's a day for admitted students to meet others who have chosen Augustana, and those still deciding.
Take a campus tour, have lunch in the dining hall and more.

April 15, 2023

Daily visits and tours

Explore Augustana

Tour campus with a current student, meet an admissions counselor and learn more about the application process. Explore Augustana visitors will meet in a small-group setting.

Explore Augustana custom visit

A custom visit lets you create a schedule that suits you the best. Pick up to four options for your day at Augustana.

Virtual options

Virtual information sessions

Learn about campus life, academics, the admissions process and more.

Meet with an admissions counselor

Your admissions counselor will be your guide throughout the application process. Connect with your counselor and get answers to questions about the applying for admission and financial aid, plus any other questions you have about life on campus, opportunities and more.

Visit question? Call 309-794-7341.

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays

damon hulick

Damon Hulick '22

"Augustana’s history of academic success and the high percentage of job placement were two of the main reasons I came to Augustana."

More opportunities to explore

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How to prepare for your first college visit

Visiting schools is one of the most integral (and fun) parts of the college selection process. Schools may look great on paper, but the only way to know if the school is the right fit for you is to go and get a feel for campus life. 

campus beauty

What makes a campus beautiful? It's more than you think.

College campuses are known to be beautiful because of academic buildings and classrooms, but there is more than physical beauty. The memories made with friends at the quad and in residence halls are just as important.

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How to experience campus when you can't visit

If you can't visit a school in person, there are still plenty of ways to get a feel of what campus life is like.