In-Person Visits!

    Thank you for your interest in Carleton! 

    We are excited to welcome visitors to campus. Please note that due to developments in the Covid-19 pandemic, campus visits may be changed or cancelled at the last minute. Register using the calendar below. 

    In-Person Campus Visit Schedule for Prospective Students:
    • Mondays September (and intermittently October-November) - 10:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.
    • Fridays September (and intermittently October-November) - 10:10 a.m. or 1:40 p.m.
    • Saturdays September 17-November 12 (excluding October 15) - 9:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.
    The calendar scheduler below contains the most accurate and up-to-date information of when in-person visits are offered.

    Expectations for Admissions campus visitors: 
    • Registration: all prospective students and their guests must be registered in advance; no drop-in visitors or unregistered guests are permitted at this time
    • Duration: ~90 minutes: 30-minute seated information session followed by a 60-75-minute walking tour
    • Masks: Please note that masks are currently optional on the Carleton College campus. Learn more about campus expectations through our Covid-19 FAQs.
    • Vaccination: All campus visitors are expected to be fully vaccinated and boosted, if eligible. 
      • If a visitor or their family member is feeling ill on the morning of their visit, they should not proceed with an in-person visit on that day. Please contact the Admissions Office ( or 507-222-4190) and we will work with you to reschedule.
    • We'll cover some ground—wear comfy shoes!
    • Bring a refillable water bottle
    • Check the weather. Tours happen rain or shine (or sleet or snow), so bring appropriate weather gear. We'll also provide rain ponchos and umbrellas if needed.
    Accessibility: Accessible parking, entrances, and restrooms will be available. All open buildings also offer places to sit. 

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    You are welcome to go on our virtual self-guided virtual tour at any time. And, we welcome you to connect with some current students by requesting a virtual student host and reading through our student blogs, too.
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