March 24, 2020
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Welcome! We are excited that you plan to visit Kenyon. This page contains helpful information as you plan your upcoming visit. In addition to individual visits, we also offer larger visit programs and welcome group visits.
The Office of Admissions, located in Ransom Hall, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST) weekdays throughout the year and 9 a.m. to noon on select Saturdays throughout the academic year. Use our online visit calendar to find a date that might work for you.
Once you have a day picked, you will be able to schedule activities for that particular day. Note that not all activities are available on any given day. When you click on a particular day on the online visit calendar, you will be directed to the Plan Your Visit form. This form will list the activities available on the specific day. Our activities complement each other, allowing you to schedule a tour, interview and information session all in one morning or afternoon. To schedule an overnight visit, please choose the day after the overnight for your preferred activities in the Office of Admissions (tour, interview, etc.).
You can select from the following list of activities:
Tours are led by Kenyon students and are offered weekdays throughout the year and on select Saturdays during the academic year. Tours last roughly one hour.
Tour times during the academic year:
Tour times during the summer:
Interviews are a recommended (but not required) part of the admissions process. They are a great way for the admissions office to learn more about you as a student and for you to learn more about Kenyon. Interviews are available on weekdays throughout the year and on select Saturdays during the academic year. Interviews will last about 45 minutes and will be with either a senior admissions fellow or a staff member.
Interviews times during the academic year:
Interview times during the summer:
Conducted by admissions staff, information sessions are held weekdays throughout the year. During the academic year, information sessions are offered at 12:10 p.m. on most weekdays, and at 11:10 a.m. on select Saturdays. During the summer, information sessions will be offered weekdays at 12 p.m. Sessions last approximately fifty minutes.
Class visits are available on a walk-in basis. A list of pre-approved classes will be available in the Office of Admissions on the day of your visit.
This student-led tour of the Science Quad takes place daily from Monday-Friday at 9:10 a.m. and 3:10 p.m., and on select Saturdays at 12:10 p.m. The science tour lasts about 50 minutes.
This student-led tour of the Kenyon Athletic Center takes place Mondays and Fridays at 9:10 a.m. and 3:10 p.m., and on select Saturdays at 12:10 p.m. The KAC tour lasts about 60 minutes, including walking time to and from this state-of-the-art facility.
This student-led tour of a number of Kenyon's art, creative writing, dance, music, and theater facilities takes place daily from Monday-Friday at 9:10 a.m. and 3:10 p.m., and on select Saturdays at 12:10 p.m. The fine arts tour lasts about 50 minutes.
This student-led tour of Kenyon's new state-of-the-art film center in Mount Vernon highlights the production and classroom facilities devoted to film. This specialized tour is available on select Mondays and Fridays, leaving from Ransom Hall at 3:10 p.m. and returning at 4 p.m., and on select Saturdays, leaving from Ransom at 1:10 p.m. and returning at 2 p.m.
Learn about writing at Kenyon, from the English major to the Kenyon Review. This student-led tour takes place daily from Monday-Friday at 10:10 a.m. and on select Saturdays at 10:10 a.m.
During the academic year, juniors and seniors visiting Monday-Friday can join a current student for lunch from 12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m. During the month of April, this program is expanded to include a 1:10 p.m. to 2 p.m. option.