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Office of Admission
Admission

First Year Visits

On-Campus Visits

Explore Butler (Presentation & Campus Tour)

Recommended for all high school students, transfer students, and students in the beginning stages of their college seach or those visiting campus for the first time. 

Offered Monday through Friday at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM ET 

Explore Butler is our standard, daily campus visit program and includes the following:

  • 30-minute information session
  • 60-90 minute student-led tour of campus

The information session consists of a presentation from an admission counselor who will provide a general overview of campus, the Butler student experience, our academic colleges and majors, and the admission process. You can expect this visit to last around 2 hours. We recommend you register at least two weeks prior to your visit to ensure there is available space, and all visiting students should submit a separate registration.

Register for Explore Butler.

Campus Tour

Recommended for all high school students, transfer students, and those who previously visited campus and would like another tour of campus.

Offered most Saturdays during the academic year (September through April) and select weekdays in summer (June through August)

Starting June 1: Offered Mondays at 12:00 PM ET

During the tour, one of our Butler Student Ambassadors will guide you through campus, providing a general overview of Butler, the student experience, and our academic colleges and majors.

What to expect:

  • 60–90 minute student-led walking tour
  • A tour of campus only, with no formal presentation 

Register for our Campus Tour.

Discover Butler Preview Day

Recommended for:

  • High school sophomores and juniors
  • Transfer students
  • Students in the beginning stages of their college search or those visiting campus for the first time.

Monday, July 19 | Friday, July 30 | Monday, August 9

Discover Butler, offered multiple times throughout the summer, is a terrific way to get to know what life is like as a Bulldog. This visit day program will provide a great introduction to Butler and will include opportunities for engagement such as: an academic and student life fair, opportunities to ask questions of current faculty members, a student-led tour of campus, and other highlights. For your planning purposes, this visit will last approximately 3-4 hours.

Register for Discover Butler Preview Day.

Virtual Visits

Explore Butler (Virtual)

Recommended for:

  • All high school students
  • Transfer students 
  • Students in the beginning stages of their college search or those visiting campus for the first time.

Wednesdays at 4:00 PM | Fridays at 10:30 AM

These online information sessions are in a webinar format (don't worry—you're not on camera!) and include a live delivery of our standard daily campus visit presentation and time for Q&A. An admission counselor will provide a general overview of campus, the Butler student experience, our academic colleges and majors, and the admission process.

Register for Virtual Explore Butler.

Explore Colleges (Virtual)

Recommended for:

  • High school juniors
  • High school seniors

Already have an idea of what you want to study in college? If so, then these visits are for you! These weekly visits are 30 minutes in length and will provide you a more thorough and detailed overview of specific academic colleges and programs. Different from our more general Explore Butler visit program, these will give you the opportunity to hear directly from a faculty or staff member within your area(s) of interest.

Registration for these visits has ended and will re-open fall 2021.

Admission Counselor Appointments (Virtual)

Recommended for:

  • All high school students
  • Transfer students 

The college search and application process can be a stressful time and we bet you have some questions. Your admission counselor is here for you! Whether you want to learn more about our 65+ majors, our test-optional admission process, or what life on campus is like, these one-on-one virtual meetings are the perfect way to get your questions answered.

Find your admission counselor and schedule a meeting using our Find Your Counselor tool. (Tip: click the "learn more" arrow.) 

Open House (Virtual)

Recommended for:

  • High school seniors
  • Transfer students

Open House is our cornerstone event for high school seniors and transfer students in the college search process. The event, which will be held in Zoom, will include college-specific breakout sessions, information about Butler’s academic offerings and student life, special opportunities to meet our admission counseling team, and (of course!), Butler Blue IV, our live mascot. You’ll connect with current students, faculty, and staff, all from the comfort of your home and in only two hours. Learn more and view the schedule of the event at butler.edu/open-house.

Fall 2021 information coming soon!