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Visits and Tours

Visit Saint Francis University (Loretto, PA) in person and discover the beauty of our 600 acre scenic campus nestled in the hills of Western Pennsylvania. Come for a preview day or schedule an individual visit. We look forward to meeting you!

Visit the Covid-19 webpage to read how our approach to visits and other initiatives follow guided safety precautions.

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  • Transfer Information Session (December 9th)

    On-Campus Transfer Session

    Join us for an undergraduate transfer information session on Wednesday, December 9th on Saint Francis University's campus.
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    Agenda for Transfer Students

    10:30 a.m. Arrival & Admissions Presentation Padua Hall Admissions Office & Padua 110

    11:00 a.m. Campus Tour with Current Student

    12:00 p.m. Lunch with Faculty in Torvian Dining Hall

    1:00 p.m. Optional Onsite Admissions (students may submit their application & supporting documents to receive an admissions decision) 

    Contact Kelly Aharrah, Transfer Coordinator with questions kaharrah@francis.edu 

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    Daily Visit (Offered M-F)

    On-Campus Daily Visit
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    Experience for yourself what life is like as a SFU student.

    While you’re here you can: 

    • discuss admissions, scholarship and financial aid information with your designated admissions counselor  
    • explore campus with a current student as your guide
      tour a residence hall
    • learn more about student involvement opportunities  
    • connect with faculty from the areas of your academic interests
    • customize your day by requesting time with fine arts, student life, esports, campus ministry, and more!
    • enjoy a delicious, complimentary lunch in our spacious dining hall

    Offered 5 days a week Monday through Friday
    Morning (9:00AM - 12:00PM) or Afternoon (1:00PM - 4:00PM) options available

    (Can’t make it to campus? See our virtual daily visit options!) 

    On-Campus Daily Visit Registration

      Virtual Daily Visit (Offered M-F)

      Virtual Daily Visit
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      Virtual visits include a schedule designed to connect you to faculty, current students and your designated admissions counselor.

      During your interactive virtual visit you can:

      • discuss admissions, scholarship and financial aid information with your designated admissions counselor  
      • take in the panoramic view along a guided virtual tour of campus led by a current student 
      • learn more about student involvement opportunities  
      • connect with faculty from the areas of your academic interests

      Offered 5 days a week Monday through Friday
      Morning (9:00AM - 12:00PM) or Afternoon (1:00PM - 4:00PM) options available

      Virtual Daily Visit Registration

      Saturday Visit Day

      On-Campus Saturday Visit Day
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      Saturday Visit Days are half-day in-person visits perfect for busy families who can’t visit during the work/school-week. 

      While you're here you can:

      • discuss admissions, scholarship and financial aid information with your admissions counselor and your enrollment team 
      • explore campus with a current student as your guide while gaining insight to housing, dining, academics, and campus life   
      • enjoy a delicious, complimentary lunch in our spacious dining hall

      Your day will go from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM  

      Saturday Visit Registration   

        Red Flash Preview Day (Dates Coming Soon!)

        On-Campus Red Flash Preview Day

        Come explore our beautiful, mountaintop campus! This full-day experience will allow you to see what SFU is all about!

        While you’re here you can:  

        • connect with your admissions counselor and members of our admissions team
        • meet faculty from your academic programs of interest
        • learn more about campus life 
        • get to know about our student support services
        • explore campus with a current student as your guide while gaining insight to housing, dining, academics, and campus life   
        • enjoy a delicious, complimentary lunch in our spacious dining hall   

        The day begins around 8:30 AM (EST) and will conclude around 3:00 PM. (EST)
           
        (Can’t make it to campus? See our virtual Red Flash Preview Day options!)  

        Spring Dates Coming Soon! 

        Self-Guided Virtual Tour

        Self-Guided Virtual Tour

        Can’t wait to check out our beautiful campus but can't yet make it to campus? Check out our virtual campus map. Select the "Virtual Daily Visits" option from the tabs above if you prefer a guided campus tour.

        Go Explore!

        ACT on Campus

        Come to SFU for a campus visit and take the ACT!

        Here at SFU you can register to take the Residual ACTs Monday through Friday in our very accommodating Testing Center 

        or 

        check out our monthly ACT Testing Events to take your test on select Saturdays.

        Explore Your Options