Campus visits provide taste of college life

Local universities and colleges offer a variety of open house and/or campus visit events throughout the year. If you’re unable to visit during a scheduled event, arrange a personal visit through the admissions office. Below are upcoming events at schools found in this education guide.

Chicago State University: Prospective students can take a virtual tour of the campus at or call (773) 995-2000 to arrange a visit. CSU is at 9501 S. King Drive.

Coyne College: Schedule a visit at one of the school’s two Chicago campuses: 330 N. Green (773-577-8100) and 230 W. Monroe (800-699-5958); register for visits online at

Rosalind Franklin University: To arrange a campus visit at 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, contact (847) 578-3000 or visit

Indiana University Northwest: IUN hosts a spring preview at 5:30 p.m. March 20; register online at Regularly scheduled walking tours take place at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. Fridays. IUN is at 3400 Broadway in Gary, Ind. Call (888) 968-7486 or visit

University of St. Francis: Adult, transfer and graduate student open houses will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 2. Transfer students can get information from 5 to 8 p.m. March 21. Campus visit days for high school students run from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 18 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16. Prospective students also can arrange a personal visit by calling (800) 735-7500. Saturday information sessions run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 16 and 23, March 2 and 23, and April 6, 13, and 27. USF is at 500 Wilcox St. in Joliet. Visit for information.