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.


Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we are unable to accept out-of-state visitors for in-person visits on campus. We would love to visit with our out-of-state students virtually. Please contact your admission counselor or use one of the options below to set up a virtual appointment or a virtual tour. We appreciate your patience as we continue to work in the best interest of our prospective students and our campus community. 

  • Weekday Information Sessions
    Join us on select weekdays to learn more about Saint Vincent College. Admission, financial aid, academics and campus life will be discussed in a small group setting. Tour our beautiful campus and possibly meet with an athletic coach, if available. All state and campus guidelines will be followed for the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. 

    Visits are limited to one prospective student and two guests. Due to current PA guidelines, we are only able to accept visitors who reside in Pennsylvania at this time.

    Weekday Information Sessions
    Tuesday, December 8, 2020
    Friday, December 11, 2020
    Tuesday, December 15, 2020
    Friday, December 18, 2020
    Tuesday, December 22, 2020
    Tuesday, January 5, 2021
    Friday, January 8, 2021
    Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    Friday, January 15, 2021
    Monday, January 18, 2021

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  • Saturday Information Sessions
    Join us on select Saturdays to learn more about Saint Vincent College. Admission, financial aid, academics and campus life will be discusses in a small group setting. Tour our beautiful campus and possibly meet with an athletic coach, if available. All state and campus guidelines will be followed for the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. 

    Visits are limited to one prospective student and two guests.
     
    Saturday, December 12
    Saturday, December 19

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    Please note: Due to current PA guidelines, we are only able to accept visitors who reside in Pennsylvania at this time.

  • Bearcat Days: Individual On-Campus Visits

    Saint Vincent College is again allowing in-person visits! All state and campus guidelines will be followed for the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance, and Monday visits must be scheduled by the Friday before at 3 p.m.

    Visits are limited to one prospective student and two guests and offered Monday-Friday and select Saturdays. 

    Click the button below to learn more about the guidelines and procedures and schedule your on-campus visit!

    Schedule a Visit

    Please note: Due to current PA guidelines, we are only able to accept visitors who reside in Pennsylvania at this time.

  • Become a Bearcat – Athletic Recruitment Virtual Event 
    Become a Bearcat – Athletic Recruitment Virtual Event 
    Sunday, Dec. 13 – 4 p.m. (ET) 

    Interested in learning more about our varsity athletic programs at Saint Vincent College? Our athletic department is hosting a virtual event on Sunday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. (ET) to offer you an inside look at the student-athlete experience at Saint Vincent.  

    You will hear from our associate athletic director, strength and conditioning staff and current student-athletes. You will also have the opportunity for an individual breakout session with the head coach of your sport. If you have any questions, please contact Adam Bowser, Associate Director of Admission and Athletic Relations, at 724-805-2621 or adam.bowser@stvincent.edu.  

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    WELCOME 
    Jeff Mallory, Ed.D., (C’06, G’13), Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer 
    Former Bearcat Basketball Player and Coach 
    313 Career Blocked Shots – School Record 
    1,580 Career Points – 5th in School History 

    ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT 
    Sue Hozak: Associate Athletic Director, Compliance, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach 
    Chris McMahon, Ph.D: Faculty Athletic Representative 
    John Bell: Strength & Conditioning Coordinator 

    Q&A AND INFO SESSION 
    Adam Bowser: Associate Director of Admission and Athletic Relations 
    Joined by Current Bearcat Student-Athletes 

    BREAKOUT SESSION 
    Student-athletes can join their head coach for an overview of their program and to ask sport-specific questions.  

    The following head coaches/programs will be represented at this event: 
    Nicole Carr – Softball  
    Samm Firestone – Golf (M/W)  
    Josh Gurekovich – Swimming (M/W)  
    Andy Herr – Men’s Cross Country  
    Sue Hozak – Women’s Volleyball  
    Mick Janosko – Baseball  
    Brian Niemiec – Tennis (M/W)  
    Jimmy Petruska – Women’s Basketball  
    Aaron Smetanka – Football  
    Terrance Smith – Men’s Basketball 
    Kevin Wanichko – Women's Cross Country/Track 
    Zach Wilfong – Men’s Lacrosse  
    Scott Wisneski – Men’s Volleyball 

    To participate in breakout rooms with a coach, please be sure you have upgraded to the latest version of Zoom using this link: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362233-Upgrade-update-to-the-latest-version
  • Saturday Campus Visits

    Join us on select Saturdays to speak with an admission counselor and tour our beautiful campus. All state and campus guidelines will be followed for the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. 

    Visits are limited to one prospective student and two guests. 

    Dates for future Saturday visit sessions will be posted here when available. 

    Register

    Please note: Due to current PA guidelines, we are only able to accept visitors who reside in Pennsylvania at this time.

  • Virtual Residence Hall Tour: Saint Benedict Hall
    Virtual Residence Hall Tours are temporarily suspended during winter break. In-person tours of Saint Benedict Hall are available during campus visits while current SVC students are on break.
  • Virtual Bearcat Parent Lounge

    Stay tuned for more information and dates for the next Bearcat Parent Lounge.

  • Live Virtual Tours
    Live virtual tours allow students and parents to participate in a walking tour of campus without having to leave home. A student tour guide will take your around our beautiful campus and show you many of the same areas you would typically see when you visit with us in-person and you will have the opportunity to ask questions during the tour. 

    Live virtual tours are available Monday - Friday and you must schedule your tour at least 24 hours in advance. Monday tours must be scheduled no later than 3:00 p.m. (ET) the Friday before. 

    To schedule a live virtual tour, please call the Admission Office at 800-782-5549, Ext. 2500.
  • Virtual Bearcat Days

    Your personal admission counselor at Saint Vincent College is looking forward to speaking to you in a virtual meeting.  Please register and leave your counselor a message.  The counselor will be in touch with you soon.   

    Schedule a Visit

  • Transfer Information Sessions (Campus Visit):  Suspended until further notice

    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. 

    Please check back for future sessions.

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  • Overnight Visits:  Suspended until further notice
  • 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. 

    Please check back at a later date for additional details.

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  • Wimmer Examination Program

    Registration for this year's Wimmer Scholarship Competition is now closed.

    The Wimmer Scholarship Competition is a general knowledge examination open to graduating high school seniors. There will be on-campus and online options for this year's exam.

    Seniors must have applied for admission by the date of the exam and his/her official high school transcript must document a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher. Students must have an SAT score of 1300 or higher, a minimum ACT score of 28 or a minimum CLT of 86. A test score is required to sit for the exam unless a student has a 4.0 GPA with at least six AP courses.

    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 $200,000.

    The second- through fifth-place winners will receive a full tuition scholarship for eight semesters – an estimated value of more than $150,000.