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Visiting Juniata

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Thinking about visiting Juniata? Great! There are many different opportunities to visit now and throughout the year. Register to attend one of our Open Houses or schedule a weekday or Saturday visit. Take a tour of our campus, meet with admission staff and get to know Juniata. High school seniors and transfers may also request to meet with faculty, have lunch with a student, meet with financial planning, attend a class and talk with varsity coaches. If you have questions about our visitation options or registering online to visit campus, call Pamela Zilch at (814) 641-3428 or toll-free at 877-586-4282. However, if an actual visit isn't possible at this time, take a virtual tour.

Open Houses

Get to know Juniata by participating in one of our extensive open house programs. When scheduling to attend one of these events, please plan to spend approximately 6 hours with us. For details about the activities we have planned for each event and to register online, click on the event of your choice below. Please register for our Open Houses a minimum of one week in advance. Space is limited and registration closes one week before each event so register now!

October Open House                                                              Monday, October 12, 2015                     8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Attend a reception with students . observe class . take a campus tour . meet with faculty . attend  admission and financial planning information sessions . participate in a student panel . enjoy lunch in our dining hall with a Juniata student . optional activities include meeting with athletic coaches, attending a music information session, touring our Early Childhood Education Center or touring our off-campus environmental field station.


Natural Sciences Department Day                                            Monday, October 26, 2015                   8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Attend a reception with faculty from the natural sciences . observe a natural science class of your choice . take a campus tour . eat lunch with Juniata students  studying in your natural science academic area if interest . participate in a special activity highlighting experiential learning (may include visiting off-campus facilities) . meet with faculty from your specific academic area of interest . attend admission and financial planning information sessions .


International Perspectives Day                                                Monday, November 2, 2015                   8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Enjoy a reception with faculty and students who have participated in our international programs .  observe class . participate in a special activity highlighting how study abroad can relate to your academic area of interest . enjoy a luncheon with Juniata students who have studied abroad . meet with faculty from your specific academic area of interest .  attend an admission and financial planning information session . take a campus tour highlighting our international programming facility


November Open House                                                            Saturday, November 14, 2015                9:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Attend a reception with students and opening welcome from the president . take a campus tour . meet with faculty . attend an admission and financial planning information session . participate in a student panel . enjoy lunch in our dining hall with Juniata students . optional activities include attending an athletic information session, a music information session, touring the Early Childhood Education Center or touring our off-campus environmental  field station 

We do not schedule personal visits or admission interviews during events.  Admission Counselors are available until 3:00 p.m. to meet informally with those prospective students and their families who have personal admission questions.  If you need more details about our fall events before registering online, call Terri Bollman-Dalansky, Senior Associate Dean of Admission, at 814-641-3424, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Weekday Visit

Visiting Juniata when we are in full-swing is a great way to discover whether we are the right fit for you.  Schedule a campus tour  and participate in an information session introducing you to Juniata. When scheduling a weekday visit, plan to spend a minimum of two hours with us. High school seniors and transfers may also request to observe a class, meet with faculty and athletic coaches, eat lunch with a Juniata student and schedule an admission interview.  To schedule your weekday visit online click on the box below, and for directions and information about our local region, click on the boxes above.  Please provide a one week notice so we are adequately staffed to accommodate your visit.


Weekday visits begin on August 27th and continue through the academic year.   We are closed during final exams, holidays and breaks. Guests requesting to schedule a weekday visit during an open house or department day event, will be encouraged to register for the event or schedule their visit for another time.  If you would like to talk with our Campus Visit Coordinator before scheduling online, call Pam Zilch at 814-641-3428, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.   

Saturday Visit

Sometimes a Saturday is a more convenient time for prospective students and their families to visit our campus and check-out beautiful Central Pennsylvania. Schedule a campus tour and arrange to participate in an Admission Information Session.  Participation in an Admission Information Session provides you with evidence about what makes Juniata distinctive, materials about how to apply for admission, news about our scholarship and financial aid programs and time for Q and A.  Information sessions are scheduled at 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. and tours are offered at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.  When scheduling a Saturday visit, plan to spend two hours with us.  To schedule your Saturday visit online click on the box below, and for directions and information about our local region, click on the boxes above.  Please provide a one week notice so we are adequately staffed to accommodate your visit.



Saturday visits begin September 12 and continue through the academic year.  We are closed during final exams, holidays and breaks. Guests requesting to schedule a Saturday visit during an open house will be encouraged to register for the open house or schedule their visit for another time.  If you would like to talk with our Campus Visit Coordinator before scheduling online, call Pam Zilch at 814-641-3428, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 

Personal Overnight Visit

Juniata is happy to host prospective high school seniors and transfers interested in immersing themselves in the Juniata community for the purpose of deciding between the top colleges of their choice.  Observe classes, enjoy meals in our dining facility, stay overnight in one of our residence halls with a Juniata student host, meet with faculty, coaches, club members as well as other  members of the Juniata community. Spend time investigating your specialty interests and live the life of a Juniata student for 24 hours.  Overnight accommodations in a residence hall are provided for one evening on a Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night and all meals are complimentary. Overnight visits are arranged for high school seniors and transfers and must be scheduled by phone.  To arrange your overnight visit contact our Campus Visit Coordinator, Pam Zilch, at 814-641-3428 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Please provide a two week notice so you have adequate time to arrange your travel plans and we have adequate time to put together an excellent personalized schedule.  For directions, transportation options and information about our local region, click on the boxes above.


We begin hosting overnight visitors on Sunday, September 27 through Tuesday, April 26.  We are closed during final exams, holidays and breaks. If you need overnight accommodations longer than the allotted one night in a college residence hall, please be sure to discuss with Pam Zilch about making arrangements to stay in one of our local hotels.  Pam Zilch, Campus Visit Coordinator, can be reached by dialing 814-641-3428, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 

Groups Visiting Campus

Juniata is happy to host groups interested in seeing our campus and learning more about the enrollment process.  Come and take a campus tour and attend an Admission Information Session. We accommodate chaperoned prospective student groups up to 50 in size Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Group information sessions and campus tours are offered on the hour between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.  To schedule your visit call Pam Zilch, Campus Visit Coordinator, at 814-641-3428, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please provide a two week notice so we are adequately staffed to accommodate your visit. For directions and information about our local region, click on the boxes above. 

We begin hosting groups wanting to visit Juniata on Tuesday, September 8 through Tuesday, April 26. We are closed during final exams, holidays and breaks.