Visit Us

The best way to get to know a college, its environment, people and offerings is by seeing it in person.  We strongly encourage you to visit our campus.  There are many options, explained below.  There are many ways to visit including Get Acquainted Days (Open Houses), Accepted Student Day, Individual Campus Visits, Weekend Information Sessions and Overnight Visits.

  • Get Acquainted Day (Open House)

    Get Acquainted Day is geared for a large audience, feature a series of short talks on academics, admission procedures, financial aid and college life at Saint Vincent.  In addition, the day includes a tour of the campus by current students and an opportunity to meet with faculty of various academic departments and programs.

    Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Fred M. Rogers Center

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  • Transfer Information Sessions (Campus Visit)

    The Transfer Information Session gives prospective transfer students the opportunity to learn more about Saint Vincent College. Questions regarding academic programs, transfer credits, and financial aid can be answered.  Experience student life on a campus walking tour with current students. 

    Spring 2020 Transfer Information Sessions:

    Session begins at 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, March 18

    Appointments for academic programs, athletics or class observations may be scheduled for a weekday.


  • Bearcat Day (Individual Campus Visit)

    Bearcat Day provides a personalized visit tailored to each student’s interests.  These visits include a tour of campus with a current student, an individual meeting with your personal admission and financial aid counselor, and the opportunity to observe a class in your major of interest – allowing you to see our small classroom experience with current students and faculty.  To further personalize your visit, you may also request to meet with a coach or faculty member.  Bearcat Day is offered weekdays while school is in session, with a morning arrival time.

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  • Saturday Campus Visits

    The Group Information Session gives prospective students the opportunity to learn more about Saint Vincent College and to explore the beautiful campus.  Our knowledgeable counselors can answer questions about student life, academic programs, athletics, and financial aid. 

    Spring 2020 Information Sessions:
    The Information Session begins at 10 a.m., and is followed by a campus walking tour given by an Admission Student Ambassador.  Information Sessions are approximately two hours.

    Saturday, March 14
    Saturday, March 21
    Saturday, March 28

    Appointments for academic programs, athletics or class observations may be scheduled for a weekday. 



  • Overnight Visits

    Overnight visits are available for ACCEPTED students only when the college is in session.  The prospective student will eat dinner on campus and spend the night in the freshman residence hall with a host.  The following day, the prospective student will sit in on 1-2 courses within their areas of interest and meet briefly with their admission & financial aid counselor.  They may also request to meet with a coach, faculty member, and/or a representative from an extracurricular activity.  Plan to be on campus until about 1 or 2 p.m. the following day.  For a list of available dates and to schedule an overnight visit, please contact the Office of Admission at 724-805-2500.

    Overnight visits begin Spring 2020 and are not offered to transfer students. 

  • Accepted Student Days

    These visits allow students accepted to Saint Vincent College the opportunity to gain in-depth insight into the vibrant small classroom experience, active engagement with faculty and in demand academic majors that you find as a student.  Meet students and faculty with similar interests as you participate in classes with your peers.  

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  • Wimmer Examination Program

    The Wimmer Scholarship Competition is a general knowledge examination open to graduating high school seniors. This year's exam is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.

    Seniors must have applied for admission by the date of the exam and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 and minimum SAT of 1170 (including ERW and Math sections) or minimum ACT composite score of 24 or CLT of 77 to be eligible for the competition. 

    The first-place winner will receive a full tuition, room and board scholarship to attend Saint Vincent College for eight semesters – an estimated value of more than $194,000.

    The second- through fifth-place winners will receive a full tuition scholarship for eight semesters – an estimated value of more than $145,000.

    If you have any questions, please call 724-805-2500.

    Registration is closed for this event.