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    Open House

    Last updated: 4/21/2020 11 a.m.

    In response to coronavirus (COVID-19) and with the health of guests and the Illinois State University community in mind, we have cancelled all campus visits through July 31. We apologize for any inconvenience, but hope you will come see us in the future. If you have any questions, please contact

    The excitement at an Open House event is contagious! Join other future Redbirds and hear from campus leaders, tour our Quad and residence halls, meet with department reps and current students—and don’t forget to take a selfie with Reggie Redbird! Customize your day by selecting sessions that are of the most interest to you. 

    Enjoy the following at our Open House:

    • A University welcome and overview presentation from Admissions
    • Student-led tours of our campus and residence halls
    • A guided tour of our Student Fitness Center
    • A student-led Q&A panel
    • An Academic and Student Services Fair to learn about departmental offerings, career exploration, and opportunities for internships and networking
    • A variety of optional 30-minute sessions focused on all aspects of admissions, enrollment, financial aid, and student life
    • A session designed specifically for transfer students
    Get an idea of what's in store at our Open House.


    Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. for Early Bird Tours, and our main presentation begins at 9 a.m. The last academic presentation ends at 3:30 p.m.


    If an individual with a disability needs an accommodation to participate, including but not limited to accessible parking, please contact the Office of Admissions at least two weeks in advance at (309) 438-2181 or (800) 366-2478.


    Please select a date below.

    Don't see a time that works for you? Check out our Saturday Campus Visit schedule, register for a Daily Campus Visit, or if you're a transfer student, check out our Transfer Friday schedule.

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