The College of St. Scholastica invites you to experience our community and discover what being a Saint is all about! We recognize students are at many different phases in the college search process, so we offer a variety of visit options.
Register for a Campus Visit
A few of the many opportunities you will have during a personal visit to The College of St. Scholastica include:
- Touring our campus
- Meeting with an admission representative and/or a coach
- Visiting with a professor (weekdays only)
- Learning about the financial aid process, including scholarships and grants that could be available to you
Please note: Individual visits are not listed for MEA weekend. You're invited to attend our Open Houses on October 18 & 19. If you have any questions email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To arrange a visit, complete our online registration form. If you have any questions, please call our Admissions Office at (218) 723-6046 or (800) 249-6412 or email us at email@example.com.
If you are a high school counselor, college readiness coach, or teacher who would like to arrange a group visit (AVID, TRiO, school groups, etc.) to St. Scholastica, please fill out the visit request form.
Schedule a Group Visit
- Please note that: We are available for group visits Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 AM & 12:00 PM. No exceptions will be made.
- Group visits take approximately 2 hours and consist of a campus tour and an admissions presentation. Please take this into consideration when scheduling your visit.
- Please plan your visit at least two weeks ahead of your preferred date.
- We prefer that groups be at or under 50 people, and juniors and seniors in high school.
- We require one chaperone per 10 students.
- If you are running late, we reserve the right to alter your schedule as we see fit.
*Please note that we do not have the funds to cover meals or housing.
To arrange a group visit, please complete this online visit request form and an admissions representative will contact you directly.
During the Open House (which is first-year student focused), participants will:
- Explore our beautiful campus
- Meet our admissions staff, faculty and students
- Learn about financial aid options
- Experience campus life
- Have the option to do an overnight stay in student housing (not available in September and October)
2018-2019 Open House Dates
If you have any questions, please call our Admissions Office at (218) 723-6046 or (800) 249-6412 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accepted students and their families are invited to attend one or more of our Accepted Student Days listed below.*
These events are a chance for you to further explore the College and solidify your decision, as well as start building relationships within the St. Scholastica community. During these events you will have an opportunity to:
- meet current St. Scholastica students, including students who are pursuing majors in your potential degree field/area of academic interest;
- interact with faculty members in your potential degree field/area of academic interest; and
- meet potential future classmates and start developing those relationships
*These events are optional and are different than Orientation, and do not include registering for classes for fall.
Can't make it to one of our Accepted Student Days? Schedule a personalized campus visit or contact your Admissions Counselor about attending one of our three Saints Fridays in April. We will provide transportation for students from different locations in Minnesota on these Fridays.*
Dates and locations are:
*Due to space availability these are student-only visits.
- April 5 - the Twin Cities area (pick up will be in Minneapolis and St. Paul - locations TBD)
- April 12 - Southern MN (pick up will be in Owatonna and Northfield - locations TBD)
- April 26 - Central MN (pick up is at the St. Scholastica campus in St. Cloud/Sartell)
June 24-28, 2019 (Registration will open April 1)
Start exploring! Find out what the Minnesota private colleges and universities have to offer. Sessions will be held twice daily on 17 campuses statewide (including The College of St. Scholastica)!
July 24-25, 2019
Register for Discover Duluth
Discover Duluth is a FREE overnight summer program to give Twin Cities-area high school students in various college readiness programs a chance to experience The College of St. Scholastica and the city of Duluth in a unique way!
- Tour St. Scholastica
- Stay in residence halls
- Spend time with student mentors and find out what it means to be a college student
- Learn about the admissions process at St. Scholastica and then services St. Scholastica provides
- Find out about financial aid and scholarships available
- Seniors: Apply to St. Scholastica on the last day of the event
Duluth has a variety of overnight accommodations for you to choose from. Here's a comprehensive list. The following hotels offer a CSS campus visitor discount:
- Radisson Hotel Duluth Harborview, 505 W. Superior St., Duluth, (218) 727-8981 - Promo code: CSS
- Holiday Inn® & Suites - Duluth Downtown, 200 W. 1st St., Duluth, (800) 315-2621 - Mention your CSS tour when you call to book your room.
- Country Inn & Suites - Duluth North, 4257 Haines Rd., Duluth, (218) 740-4500 - Mention your CSS tour when you call to book your room.
- Pier B Resort, 800 W. Railroad St., Duluth, (218) 481-8888 - Ask for the CSS rate when you call to book your room or use promo code STSC if booking online. (Available Sunday-Thursday)
- La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1805 Maple Grove Rd, Duluth, (218) 722-0700 - Ask for the CSS rate when you call to book your room.
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Duluth North, 4725 Market St, Hermantown, (218) 722-0909 - Ask for the CSS rate when you call to book your room.
- Hampton Inn & Suites - Duluth North Mall Area, 1002 Mall Drive, Duluth, (218) 481-7707 - Book online here or ask for the St. Scholastica visit rate when you call to book your room (discount is 8% off the retail rate).
There's no end of things to do and places to go in the Duluth area. During your visit consider checking out some local events and activities:
- Spirit Mountain (skiing, alpine coaster, mini golf, zip line)
- Vista Fleet Harbor Cruises
- Duluth Huskies Baseball
- St. Scholastica Athletics
- Great Lakes Aquarium
- The Duluth Depot (Duluth Art Institute, Lake Superior Railroad Museum, Veterans Memorial Hall, The Duluth Playhouse, North Shore Scenic Railroad, Matinee Musicale, Arrowhead Chorale, St. Louis County Historical Society and Minnesota Ballet)
- Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, national and international music acts)
- Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center
- Downtown Duluth
Duluth hosts several events throughout the year. Check out out all the latest information on upcoming events.
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