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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 for high school students and their families.

These include:

Daily visits and tours

Plan your visit

Create the schedule that suits you the best. Pick up to four options for your day at Augustana.

Schedule your visit

Tour campus with a current student, meet an admissions counselor and learn more about the application process.

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.

Academic Scholarship Days

Participate in an 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.

Learn more: Academic Scholarship Day

Register: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024

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!

Your day will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 12:15 p.m.

Register: Thursday, March 14, 2024

Register: Monday, March 25, 2024

Register: Thursday, April 4, 2024

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.

Your day will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end around 3 p.m.

Register: Saturday, April 13, 2024

Summer Visit Days

Learn about Augustana's mission and values, life on our beautiful campus, careers and study abroad, the Quad Cities, admissions and financial aid. Our student tour guides can talk about what life is like as an Augustana Viking!

Your day will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 12 p.m.

2024 visit days are June 13, June 17, July 11, July 15, July 22 and Aug. 1.

Learn more: Summer Visit Days 2024

Visit question? Contact us at 309-794-7341 or

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

More opportunities to explore

A campus tour in action

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.

student studying in front of old main

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.