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Campus Tours and Info Sessions

students and parents on an admissions tour walking down the stairs in front of the integrated science center

Taking a student-led campus tour is one of the best ways to discover what Holy Cross is all about. Our guides know every corner of our campus, and they’ll give you the lowdown on what it’s like to live and study here. After all, for many guides, the tour was an eye-opening part of their college search process. They’ll make sure it’s just as valuable for you. 

Student-Guided Tours

During the one-hour tour of campus, our welcoming tour guides cover a lot of ground — physically and intellectually — traversing The Hill and touching on topics ranging from declaring a major to their favorite meals served in Kimball. But the greatest advantage to having a student guide is the chance to get the inside scoop from someone who’s living the Holy Cross experience.

Tours depart from the Admission Office located in Fenwick Hall, where visitors sign in before the tour departs.

Summer 2019
Monday - Friday (weekdays only):
May 28 - August 23
10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.
No tours: July 4 & 5 (Independence Day)

Fall 2019
September 2 (Labor Day)
Monday - Friday (weekdays only):
Fall tours resume September 9 - December 13
10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.
No tours: October 14 - 18 (Fall Break), November 27 - 29 (Thanksgiving)

Winter 2020
Monday - Friday (weekdays only):
January 2 - January 17
10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.

Spring 2020
Monday - Friday
January 21 - May 4
10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.
No Tours: March 2-6 (Spring Break) or April 9 - April 13 (Easter holiday break)

 

Information Sessions

If the campus tour helps you get a feel for what Holy Cross is like, the information session fills in the details. Sessions run about 45 minutes, during which time our admissions counselors discuss subjects that may not have come up on the tour, including important information about the application process. We welcome and encourage your questions and participation, so don’t hold back.

July
Every weekday (Monday - Friday) - 11:15 a.m.
No Information Sessions: July 4 & 5 (Independence Day)

August
Every weekday (Monday - Friday) - 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.
No Information Sessions: August 26th - 30th (Fall Orientation)

September
Monday, September 2 (Labor Day) - 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

October
Monday, October 14 (Columbus Day) - 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

November
No Information Sessions

December
No Information Sessions

January
No Information Sessions

February
Monday, February 18 - Friday, February 22; 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

March
No Information Sessions

April
Every weekday (Monday - Friday) - 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. 
No Information Sessions: April 9 -  April 13 (Easter holiday break)

May
No Information Sessions

June
No Information Sessions

 

Saturday Visits (Fall 2019)

If you are not able to make it to campus during the week, you also have the opportunity to join us on select Saturdays. Take a student-guided tour of the campus, attend a general information session led by an admissions staff member, and schedule a one-on-one interview if you’re a current high school senior.

  • Fall 2019 dates will be posted shortly. You can visit our events calendar and sign up for another opportunity. 

 

Group Visits

High school or community groups wishing to visit campus with a group of 10 or more must request a visit from our office. We’ll do our best to accommodate your group. Please note that your visit is not confirmed until you have been contacted by a member of our staff. 

Contact

Call us at 800-442-2421 or send email to admissions@holycross.edu with questions about your visit.