Campus Visit Programs
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University invite you to experience our community and discover what being a Bennie or Johnnie is all about! We welcome you to join us for any of the following events. While we also encourage you to arrange an individual visit during your college search, the below campus visit options are great opportunities to explore the many advantages of a CSB/SJU education. We look forward to having you on campus!
National Fly-in Weekend Program
Open to accepted, out of state students. Not only will we pay up to half of your travel costs, we also arrange a three-day, customized campus experience for you. To learn more, please see the National Fly-in Program page.
Group Overnight Visit Program
We will provide accepted students with a two-day, customized campus experience with other prospective students. Take advantage of one of these opportunities to see our campuses, meet future classmates and experience life as a Bennie or Johnnie! Please register at least two weeks in advance so we can arrange the best possible experience for you.
Campus Visit Days
Our campus visit days provide you and your family an overview of what life is like as a CSB/SJU student. The agenda for the day you choose will provide specifics, but you can expect your visit to include an admission and financial aid overview, and a tour of both campuses.
Spring Campus Visit Days
Visit CSB/SJU when campus is in full bloom! Spring Campus Visit Days will be held on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, April 22. The April 22 program includes an optional mass before the program.
Minnesota Private College Week
Find out what Minnesota private colleges and universities have to offer! Each of the 17 private colleges in Minnesota will be offering introductory campus tours and informational meetings twice daily the week of June 25-29.
- Monday, June 25 – Minnesota Private College Week
- Tuesday, June 26 – Minnesota Private College Week
- Wednesday, June 27 – Minnesota Private College Week
- Thursday, June 28 – Minnesota Private College Week
- Friday, June 29 – Minnesota Private College Week
Summer Campus Visit Days
Make a visit to CSB/SJU part of your summer plans! Each visit day includes an opportunity to tour not one, but two beautiful campuses in the sunshine, meet current CSB/SJU students, and learn more about the advantages of a CSB/SJU education.
- Monday, July 30 – Summer Campus Visit Days
- Thursday, August 2 – Summer Campus Visit Days
- Monday, August 6 – Summer Campus Visit Days
- Monday, August 13 – Summer Campus Visit Days
- Thursday, August 16 – Summer Campus Visit Days
Alum Campus Visit Day
Alums are invited to share their love of CSB/SJU with the next generation! Bring your children, neighbors, and friends to this special campus visit opportunity and help us recruit future Bennies and Johnnies. If you do not have an alum connection but visiting on this day works best for your family, you are still welcome to join us.
- Thursday, August 9 – Alum Campus Visit Day
Saturdays at CSB/SJU
You are invited to join us for one of our Saturdays at CSB/SJU programs to learn more about the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University during a fun and informative day. Afterwards, we invite you to stick around for optional activities. Discover for yourself why Sports Illustrated writer Austin Murphy calls Saint John’s his favorite place in America to watch college football, or catch one of the other CSB/SJU sports teams in action. Registration will be available by June 1.
- Saturday, September 22 – Saturdays at CSB/SJU
- Saturday, October 13 – Saturdays at CSB/SJU
- Saturday, October 20 – Saturdays at CSB/SJU
- Saturday, November 3 – Saturdays at CSB/SJU
- Saturday, November 10 – Saturdays at CSB/SJU
Fall Campus Visit Days
Use your days off from school to visit CSB/SJU when our fall colors are at their finest! Fall Campus Visit Days will be held twice daily on Thursday, October 18, and Friday, October 19. Learn more about the CSB/SJU experience through an informative Admission & Financial Aid presentation, tours of both campuses, and meeting with current students. Registration will be available by June 1.
- Thursday, October 18 – Fall Campus Visit Day
- Friday, October 19 – Fall Campus Visit Day
Science Exploration Day
Find out why our CSB/SJU science departments are among the best in the nation! Take advantage of this special opportunity to take indepth tours of our science facilities, meet our faculty members, and hear about our science outcomes. Registration will be available by June 1.
- Saturday, November 17 – Science Exploration Day