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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.

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!

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

Alejandra Sosa Pieroni, Executive 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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