Opportunities to Engage

Choose the date on the calendar when you would like to engage with us to see what events are available. Or click on the specific dates below to go directly to the registration form. Please note that all events are based on Eastern Daylight Time (US and Canada). 

NEW! Ambassador-Led On-Campus Tours: Open to seniors in high school and transfer students only, this in-person tour is led by a current Lafayette student for 75-minutes through the outdoor spaces of our beautiful campus. Please note we allow one family (3 people) per time slot. Social distancing and masks are required and families may not enter buildings. Tours begin September 23.
Monday: 1:30 pm
Tuesday: 9 am, 11 am, 11:15 am, 12:45 pm, 1 pm
Wednesday: 12 pm, 1 pm
Thursday: 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm
Friday: 11:15 am, 11:45 am, 1:30 pm


All events below are through a web-based means. 

NEW! Our Beloved Community Social Justice Symposium, Saturday, November 7 from 12 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Join our 9th annual symposium on social justice as we explore current-day issues in an effort to become leaders in global equity and ambassadors of what Dr. Martin Luther King envisioned as The Beloved Community.

NEW! Virtual October Open House 
Saturday, October 3 from 12 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
Experience the depth of academic engagement that attracts students to Lafayette.  As scholars and undergraduate researchers, our students are positioned to excel in grad school and the job market. They accomplish this all while maintaining a robust life of activism, athletics and just plain fun!  Find out how this can be your college future.

NEW! Virtual Engineering Open House Friday, October 23 from 1 PM - 4 PM EDT
Dive deeper into our engineering program. Gain an overview of the program from Director Scott Hummel, then break out into various groups to learn more about specific areas of engineering.

Academic Information Sessions
Interact with professors to find out more about the majors, internships and research opportunities available within specific academic departments.  

Thursday, September 24 at 4 pm: Physics
Tuesday, September 29 at 3 pm: Neuroscience

Applying to College in 2020: 

Wednesday, September 23 at 3 pm EDT
Thursday, October 22 at 4 pm EDT

During this 1-hour program Dean of Admissions Matt Hyde will share thoughts on how best to approach this moment in time and maximize the opportunity prospective students have to effectively capture their reality in the confines of a college application. 

Ambassador Online Tour: Monday - Friday at 11 am, 2:30 pm and 7 pm EDT
During this 75-minute student-led virtual tour, our Ambassadors of Lafayette will do what they do best: share our campus and their Lafayette experience with you!

 Monday - Friday at 9:15 am, 11:15 am, 1:15 pm & 3:15 pm EDT
Seniors in high school and transfer students may sign up for a 45-minute virtual interview.

Information Session: 
Monday & Wednesday at 4 pm; Friday & Saturday at 12 pm EDT
This online opportunity provides insight into the Lafayette experience with an admissions director. The 30-minute presentation is followed by a chance for students and families to ask questions.

Essay Writing Workshop: Monday, October 5 at 5 pm EDT
How do you best express who you are within a 600-word essay or a 250-word short answer? Find out how to craft the story of you during this 1-hour session, which includes time for your specific questions.

ROTC Information Session: New dates coming soon!
Meet our Gold Bar Ambassador as she shares her experiences with ROTC at Lafayette and shows how ROTC can pay for your college experience while adding a military science component to your education. The 30-minute presentation is followed by a chance for students and families to ask questions.


Have questions? Contact us at 610-330-5100 Monday - Friday from 8:45 am to 5:00 pm to chat with an Admissions representative. Or email admissions@lafayette.edu.
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