Visit Campus

The best way to get to know us is to come see for yourself. You already know about our quality academic reputation, but we’re well known for our beautiful campus, too. Come be our guest! You’re welcome to visit campus anytime. We offer individual campus visits Monday through Friday along with Preview Days during the academic year.



Individual Campus Visits

Personal admission meetings along with campus tours are available Monday through Friday -- you'll select your exact visit time when completing the visit registration form.

Schedule your Campus visit now

or call the Admission Office at (800) BEARCAT or (618) 537-6831. 

After you submit your request, you will receive confirmation of your visit via email. When you arrive on campus, you will need to check-in with the Office of Admission which is located on the upper level of the Piper Academic Center. 

Campus Map and Directions to Campus.



Group Campus Visits

To schedule a group visit to McKendree University, please send the details of your visit request to, or call the Office of Admission at (800) BEARCAT or (618) 537-6831.



Preview Days

McKendree University Preview Days give you the opportunity learn more about academics, co-curricular activities, and campus life during an interactive student-faculty panel moderated by the Dean of Students.  You'll also hear from financial aid, get a full tour of campus and we'll treat you and your guests* to lunch!


Check back soon for our 2022-2023 Preview Days.

Register Now

View the day's schedule.


Campus Map and Directions to Campus.


*Up to three meals will be provided for visiting students and their guests.



Campus Visits & COVID 19

The health and safety of our guests, students, faculty and staff is our priority and the McKendree University Office of Admission is currently following the COVID-19 guidance for Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan.

All campus visitors are asked to self-evaluate their health before joining us for a campus visit.  If you feel ill and/or have a fever, please reschedule your campus tour.



Virtual Counselor Meetings

We want to make sure you have all all of the information you need even if you can't visit campus. Sign up for a virtual counselor meeting for an interactive experience with your admission counselor to discuss the college search process and all things McKendree.

Call the Admission Office at (800) BEARCAT or (618) 537-6831 or email



Virtual Campus Tour & Video Library

Check out McKendree's campus by taking a virtual tour with our interactive campus map and watching the videos in our library to learn more about the McKendree University Experience.

Campus Tour & Video Library