Admission & Financial Aid

National Fly-in Weekend Program

Be a Bennie or a Johnnie for Two Nights!

Group Fly-in Photo

NOTE: You must be in the process of applying for admission or accepted to CSB/SJU in order to register for one of our Fly-in Weekends.
  • If you apply using the Common Application, please refer to the message you receive from us regarding setting up your portal username and password.
  • If you apply using the CSB/SJU application, you will create a username and password.
  • You will need the username and password to complete the Fly-In Weekend registration form.

The National Fly-in Weekend program is designed to give accepted students from outside of Minnesota a true taste of what life is like in our community. Your three-day customized experience could include eating in our dining halls, attending our classes, meeting with a coach or taking a private music lesson. The possibilities are endless!

We will pay for your travel costs through our National Travel Assistance Program. While we will assist you in visiting us anytime, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to see our campuses and get to know future classmates from across the country!

Get started:
  • Apply for admission. You must be in the process of applying for admission or accepted to attend a fly-in weekend.
  • Register for your date. These are three-day, two-night events. Please check your personal calendar carefully before registering for a fly-in weekend.
  • Questions? For more information, please contact your admission representative.
  • Note:  Fly-In Weekends will occur as long as conditions permit with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fly-in Testimonials

2022 National Fly-in Weekend Dates:

  • February 26-28
  • March 26-28
  • April 9-11

National Travel Assistance Program

The campus visit is the most important part of your college search. The National Travel Assistance Program is designed to give you an opportunity to visit and explore our campuses.  With this program, we will pay for an airline ticketed for any accepted student.

To be eligible for flight:

  • Student must apply to CSB/SJU and be accepted for admission
  • Student flight must be arranged by student or parent/guardian in case flight has to be cancelled/postponed due to COVID
  • Student flight should be booked three weeks prior to visit date (to get most affordable flights)
  • Flight cost for student should not exceed $500
  • Student/Parent/Guardian will need to submit flight receipt with cost for student flight to be reimbursed after visit
  • Student must fly with parent/guardian who will provide transportation to campus
  • Admission will pay for one-night lodging (one room over the time of their visit) in Saint Joseph/Saint Cloud at one of the following hotels: