Open House

Experience the level of personal attention from professors and staff that is the hallmark of a Stetson University education. Ranked in the "Top 5 Best Colleges in the South" by U.S. News and World Report, we are proud to continue our 132-year-old tradition of providing a superb academic experience within a friendly, close-knit community.

All of our open houses have taken place for this academic year, please check back soon for next year’s open house dates.

Please visit our Events Portal to schedule a campus visit.

Questions? Ask StetsonAdmission on Facebook or @StetsonAdmit or tag #VisitStetson on Twitter. Use the #VisitStetson hashtag while taking pictures throughout the day of the event for enter Stetson's "Open House Pic of the Day" contest!

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The Accepted Student Reception honors the talented students selected for the incoming class. You'll have the opportunity to discuss campus life, ask questions about financial aid, connect with alumni and enjoy a few light refreshments.

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Last Year's Open House Schedule

8:15 - 9 a.m.

Registration and check-in at the Hollis Center

9 - 9:20 a.m.

Welcome to SU

Robert Andrews, Director of Admissions

9:20 - 9:35 a.m.

The Road to Becoming a Hatter: Admissions and Student Financial Planning

9:45 - 10:30 a.m.

Learning Happens Everywhere: On the Green

  • Campus Life and Student Success
  • Experienced Student Panel

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

Learning Happens Everywhere: In the Classroom


    • Stetson Signature Program Showcase:
      • “The Structure of Thought Itself” – Dr. Joshua Rust
      • “A Snake’s Tail: Understanding Experimental Design” – Dr. Terence Farrell
      • “May the Marketing Force Be with You” – Dr. B Tod Cox
      • “What Makes the Sport Industry Unique” – Dr. Matt Wilson
      • “Mozart, Movies, and Musicology” – Dr. Andrew Larson


    • The Academic Experience: The Role of a Parent

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch with Campus Community

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Optional Campus Tours

Travel Scholarship

Visiting from out-of-state? Out-of-state students who attend an official admissions visit on or before Hatter Saturday and are accepted before February 15 can receive a one-time $1,000 travel scholarship awarded as a part of their financial aid package at Stetson.

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