Custom Visit Options
The First Visit
If you are planning your first visit to campus, we encourage you to participate in both the student led campus tour and information session. Please keep in mind that you are expected to attend all events that are scheduled for you.
Join a member of our Office of Admission counseling staff for an interactive group session that will help you learn more about academics as well as Sewanee's admission, financial aid and merit scholarship processes.
Join one of our current students for an hour-long tour of campus where you will have the opportunity to more learn about our unique history, remarkable academic resources, and student and community life at Sewanee, and see several campus facilities, including two classrooms, the dining hall, a dorm room (during the academic year only), and the athletic center.
Custom Visit Options
Please Note: Custom visit options are not available from May 2 - August 31.
Interested in playing a sport in college? Let us know and we will set up a meeting with one of our coaches. Please understand that coaches may be unavailable on the day of your visit due to practice and game schedules. If you are a prospective student athlete, please complete an athletic questionnaire prior to scheduling your visit. Questionnaires for each sport can be found by selecting your specific sport from the Men's and Women's Sports navigation bars.
Career Services Information Session
Join a member of the Career Services Counseling Staff to have all of your questions answered about what life will be like after Sewanee. Counselors will answer your questions about career and graduate school placement, internship opportunities and funding, and the many other services available for students at Career Services. Career Services sessions are offered on Monday and Friday at 11 a.m.
High school seniors are invited to experience the depth and breadth of Sewanee’s top-ranked academics first-hand by scheduling a class visit. Although we will always try to schedule a class that matches your academic interests, occasionally we are unable to do so. You can be assured, however, that each and every Sewanee classroom will provide a window into the rigorous intellectual interactions between our faculty and students.
Financial Aid Appointment
The members of Office of Financial Aid are available throughout the spring to meet with admitted seniors to discuss financial aid packages and financing options. Appointments may be requested by contacting the Office of Financial Aid at (931) 598 1312.
Lunch with a Current Student
While on campus, we invite you to eat lunch in McClurg Dining Hall with a current student. Lunch Hosts are available at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.
Nabit Art Facility Tour
Thanks to generous gifts of alumni, the Nabit Art Facility provides students of the Art department a state of the art facility to explore their artistic creativity. Nabit also serves as home to one of two of the University Art Galleries. Join a current art major to explore this facility and view the exhibit in the Carlos Gallery. Tours available throughout the academic year upon request.
Join us on Fridays at 1 p.m. throughout the academic year for a nature walk through Abbo's Alley. These nature walks are designed to give you a taste of what it is like living on a 13,000 acre campus with over 60 miles of hiking trail at your fingertips.
High school seniors can stay overnight with a student host in one of our great residential facilities. Overnight visits are offered Sunday through Wednesday and last one night only.
Residential Life Tour
Join us Monday through Thursday at 1 p.m. throughout the academic year for an extensive tour of four of our residential halls. These tours are designed to give you a better idea of Sewanee's housing options.
The Sciences at Sewanee Facility Tour
Over the past three years, Sewanee has added over 60,000 square feet of classroom and laboratory space to our science facilities (not to mention 3,000 acres to the domain!). Join a current science major for a tour of these state of the art facilities and to get an introduction to the multitude of opportunities available to you within the comprehensive science curriculum at Sewanee. Available Mondays at 1 pm.
Tennessee Williams Theatre Arts Tour
Thanks to the Tennessee Williams endowment, our theatre arts building is home to state of the art technology and a black box theatre. Tours of the Tennessee Williams Theatre Arts building are available upon request throughout the academic year.
Meet one-on-one with a current Sewanee senior for an informal interview. Senior interviews are available for all high school seniors throughout the school year; juniors are also welcome to schedule an interview beginning in the spring of their junior year.
To better accommodate your requests, we ask ten days advance notice for all custom visit options. Additionally, these options are only available during the academic year, and not on University holidays.
Please note that Sewanee is on Central Standard Time.
Still have questions about scheduling your visit? Contact our office at (800) 522-2234 during our office hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. CST to 4:30 p.m. CST.