Visiting Manchester

Visit Manchester University

Are we a good fit for you?

You have to experience Manchester to really "get it." After all, a campus visit is one of the most important steps in choosing the college that's right for you. We warmly welcome you to visit us to talk about your interests and goals, and discover whether Manchester is the fit for your academic future.

And get this!

Visit as a high school senior and earn an extra $500 toward your MU tuition! That’s in addition to the generous aid you’ll already get from Manchester scholarships, and it applies for all four years of your college career!

Individual Weekday Visits

Come to campus for a personalized visit on a weekday. Options include a tour; time with admissions, faculty, coaches, and current students; a complimentary lunch; and more. 

Schedule A Weekday Visit

You can also register or request more information by calling 800-852-3648 or e-mailing us at


Saturday Visit

Saturday visits are only available on the dates shown in the selection. The visits begin at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time and include the following:

9:30 a.m. - Admissions Presentation
10 a.m. - Campus Tour
11 a.m. - Academics Presentation
11:30 a.m. - Lunch with student host


Special Visit Events



Spring Overnight Visits

March 29-30: Activity Rollerskating and Arcade Games
April 26-27: Activity MAC on the Mall

This overnight experience is designed for students that have already been admitted to Manchester and would like to get the real feel of being a student on campus. Students will arrive on campus at 4:00 pm for a campus visit and leave the next morning.

Students will connect with a student host and have the opportunity to view campus from the perspective of a current student. Dinner will be provided in Haist Commons. Following dinner, you will attend a Manchester Activities Council event. Then stay the night in one of our residence halls with your student host. Before leaving Manchester on Saturday, make sure to enjoy breakfast with your student host!

Register for an Overnight Visit

Regional Admitted Student Events

Manchester's Admissions staff is teaming up with some local alumni to meet you!  MU alums are opening their homes to host an informal gathering for future Spartans and their parents to meet local alumni, current students, parents of MU students, and staff.  Make connections and hear stories about what makes Manchester a special place.

Atlanta, Georgia – March 24
South Bend – April 7
Hobart – April 28

Georgia Regional Event
South Bend Regional Event
Hobart Regional Event

Evening Visit

THE CHET: Open Late
March 28
April 2, 17

Option 1: 4:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Option 2: 6 - 7:45 p.m.

You are invited to visit Manchester University in the evening! Enjoy dinner plus a tour of campus, and talk with an Admissions counselor who can answer questions about Manchester and the college search process.



Manchester Goes to the Show! Overnight Event
April 13-14

Have you always wanted to be on the stage or involved with the behind-the-scenes work of a production?  Have you ever seen a play on a college campus stage?  The Manchester University Theatre Society and the Office of Admissions invite you to attend MU's first ever "Manchester Goes to the Show."

Schedule of Events:

Students will come to campus on Saturday, April 13th at approximately 3:30PM and check-in at the Office of Admissions.  At 4:00PM, students will meet in Wampler to run through skits/improv activities and meet theatre director, Kira Hawkins.  At 5pm, students will meet the cast of tonight's show for dinner in Haist Commons.  At 6:00PM, students will accompany the cast to Cordier Auditorium for dress rehearsal, and then proceed to watch the show at 7PM. 

On Sunday morning, students will have breakfast with their student hosts around 8AM.  At 9:00AM, students will have a tech/lighting training in Cordier and at 10:00AM be taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of Cordier and Wampler Auditorium, and finally at 11:00AM students will have lunch with their hosts before departure at noon.


Admitted students

Admitted Student Days
March 27
April 15

As an admitted student, this is your opportunity to experience a more in-depth view of Manchester and meet some future classmates!



Spring Preview Day
April 13
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

The visit includes:

  • Information fair
  • Academic sessions
  • Campus tour
  • Financial aid session
  • Complimentary lunch
  • Student panel
  • Meeting coaches and admissions staff

Call 800-852-3648 with questions.


transfer visit

Transfer Student Day
April 24
May 22

Transfer Student Day is your opportunity to experience a more in-depth view of Manchester and meet some future classmates!

The day starts with check-in at 10:00 a.m. and includes:

  • Information available about topics like student success, the transition to joining the Spartan Community
  • meeting other prospective transfer students
  • talking with admissions staff
  • lunch at Sister’s Cafe
  • a tour of campus
  • information about academics and the credit transfer process

The program will conclude by 1:30 p.m.  We hope you and your family will join us!

MU Experience Award for Transfer Students:

This event qualifies you for the Manchester University Experience Award (MUEA) which is a visit award of $500 per year for up to four years at Manchester. This is awarded to students who attend certain events where they create personal connections with the Manchester community. The MUEA is in addition to the academic scholarship you already received, and it can only be used for undergraduate tuition.


In Living Color registration

In Living Color
April 28 – 29

Come join Admissions and the Office of Multicultural Affairs as we co-host this overnight experience. 

You will arrive in time for dinner with current students, followed by participating in campus events to celebrate diversity.

You'll be rooming on campus with a student host, to truly experience life as a Manchester student.

After breakfast in the morning, you'll be set up with your own personal schedule to tour campus, meet with faculty, coaches, and/or admissions staff. 


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