Make plans to attend our remaining
Spring Open House

Friday, April 14

High school students: You and your families are invited to join us on campus this spring to learn more about Connecticut College and the college admission process!

We'll offer tours, panel presentations and opportunities to meet the students, faculty and staff who make Conn a special place.

Check out the schedule below, then register by clicking the April 14 button!

 Friday, April 14



(The alphanumeric items in parentheses refer to the event location on the campus map.)

8:15-9:15 a.m.
Stop by to let us know you’re here and get your Spring Open House packet.
Giant tent in Castle Court (D3)

9:15-9:45 a.m.
We'll kick off the day with a warm Camel welcome!
Palmer Auditorium, lower level (D3)

10-10:50 a.m.
Connections Curriculum: Putting the Liberal Arts into Action
Connections, our unique approach to the liberal arts, personalizes your education to make it more meaningful to you. Learn how it works—and how it prepares you to adapt in this ever-changing world—from the dean of the college and current students.
Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center (D3)

Arboretum Tour
The 750-acre Connecticut College Arboretum serves as a living laboratory for environmental research and teaching ... and is just a beautiful, calming place to visit. Join us for a tour of the 20-acre Native Plant Collection.
Departs from Castle Court (D3)

Campus Tour
Departs from Cummings Arts Center patio (D3)

11:05-11:55 a.m.
Career Preparation, Professional Development and Internships
Conn’s career advising program works: Around 96% of our alumni are employed or in graduate school within one year of graduating. The program starts in your First-Year Seminar, continues for four years and includes funding for career-related experiences like internships. Hear all about it from current students and the executive director of the Hale Center for Career Development!
Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center (D3)

Scope out our state-of-the-art science center and other science facilities with the faculty who teach in them.
Tours will depart from various locations around our science buildings. A map will be in the packet you receive at Check-in. (E/F3)

Campus Tour
Departs from Cummings Arts Center patio (D3)

12:10-1 p.m.
The First-Year Experience
The interim dean of first-year students and associate dean for campus life will detail the many ways Conn welcomes new students, including extensive support during that all-important first year. Current students will also share their experiences and ways to get involved on campus.
Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center (D3)

Tour the Arts
The arts are vital in our Camel community, in ways both experiential and intellectual. See the spaces devoted to the arts and hear from members of the departments of music, studio art, dance and theater.
Music, Studio Art and Theater tours begin in Cummings Arts Center Salon (D3)
Dance Tour begins in the lobby of the College Center at Crozier-Williams (G2)

Sustainability Tour
Conn was sustainable before the world knew how vital it is. See the many sustainability initiatives on campus and learn how you can help make the world a better place through education, action and advocacy.
Tour departs from bike rack on Cummings patio overlooking Castle Court (D3)

Campus Tour
Departs from Cummings Arts Center patio (D3)

1-2 p.m.
Cupcakes, Camel Cookies and Counselors
This is your chance to try some of our favorite desserts and ask questions of our all-knowing admission counselors! They'll even share their recommendations if you're looking for a place to have lunch.
Tent in Castle Court (D3)

1:20-2:10 p.m.
Bonus Campus Tour
Departs from Cummings Arts Center patio (D3)

Snacks will be provided throughout the day and we’ll provide a list of area restaurants if you’d like to get lunch after your visit to Conn!

*Schedule subject to change.



On Spring Open House, traffic in one area of campus will be one-way and we suggest parking in one of three lots. This map illustrates both traffic and parking information. We’ll have shuttles running from the two parking lots marked by an S on the map.

Please bring a mask with you. Our campus is mask-optional and you may need one if you visit an office or classroom that is masking.

If you or anyone in your party experience symptoms of COVID prior to your visit, we ask that you take a rapid antigen (at-home/over the counter) test before coming to campus. If the test is positive, please reschedule your visit. If the test is negative, you are welcome on campus wearing a KN95 mask or the equivalent.