Accepted Student Events

April is a time to celebrate YOU!  We developed a lineup of fun events so you can gain an understanding of the excitement and depth of the Lafayette experience by meeting faculty, campus partners, and students who are finding their passions and gaining new insights into the world. Join us!

If you are a prospective student (junior, sophomore, freshman or transfer), please take a look at the page of events just for you!
VIRTUAL ACCEPTED STUDENT CELEBRATIONS

XLC: Experience Lafayette College
Sunday, April 11 at 1 pm
Wednesday, April 21 at 6 pm

United by a spirit of celebration to honor you and your potential as a Leopard, XLC: Experience Lafayette College presents a distinct opportunity to add clarity, color, and excitement to your vision for Lafayette. Join us for one or come for all three! Each XLC features different perspectives and key campus and community voices that will shape your Lafayette experience.

Prologue: Your Look Book
Saturday, April 24 at 1 pm

CUR NON is not just our motto, it's a lifestyle. Prologue is a virtual experience where we make space for you to curate your FIT. Join the T.A.G. Team (Together from Application to Graduation) and our inspiring scholars for the style guide to your academic freedom, social impact, and limitless talent at Lafayette College.
 
ON-CAMPUS EVENTS

Interact with students and see the outdoor spaces of our beautiful campus. Admissions directors will be on hand throughout April to answer all your questions. All visitors to campus must wear a mask and remain socially distanced at all times and refrain from entering buildings and facilities to assist in keeping our campus community safe. Walks-ins without a tour reservation may complete a self-guided tour; we are unable to provide a tour guide for unscheduled families. We look forward to meeting you!


Campus Exploration
Monday, Friday & Saturday throughout April
In this student-led/self-guided hybrid tour, you get the best of both worlds. You decide where to explore, and knowledgeable tour guides stationed throughout campus will answer questions and introduce you to their experiences. You gain multiple perspectives and go at your own pace. Register for your one-hour slot between 12 and 4 pm. 


Ambassador-Led On-Campus Tours
Monday through Friday
A current Lafayette student will lead you for 60-75 minutes through the outdoor spaces of our beautiful campus. You may peek in the windows of buildings, but you may not enter buildings for the safety of our students and faculty. Tour guides lead up to three families on each tour. Consult On-Campus Visitation FAQs for more information. Sign up for a tour slot using the calendar to select your day.


Self-Guided On-Campus Tours: Use the self-guided tour brochure or the online tour to lead yourself around the outdoor spaces of the campus. Social distancing and masks are required and families may not enter any buildings or facilities. Sign up for a tour slot using the calendar to select your day.

Weekend & Evening Self-Guided On-Campus Tours: Students may register for a self-guided tour when they reach campus using the QR code posted at the kiosk in front of Markle Hall if they self guide outside of the 9 am - 4 pm hours weekdays or on weekends. For more information, consult the On-Campus Visitation FAQs

 

VIRTUAL ACCEPTED STUDENT EVENTS

Faculty Panels
Wednesday, April 14 at 4 pm
Wednesday, April 21 at 4 pm
Wednesday, April 28 at 4 pm


At Lafayette, faculty aren't just professors who teach your classes. They become mentors, colleagues and friends as you learn with them inside and outside of the classroom. Although not every major is represented, the panels help you gain an understanding of the thoughtfulness, kindness and depth professors bring to their teaching, research and interactions with students.

Student Panels
Thursday 8-9 pm
Our current Leopards share their experiences and answer all the questions you might have about college life.


Leopard Spotlights
Monday at 5 pm & Friday at 3 pm
College is more than classes and research papers. Learn how to navigate toward a future career, which are the best meals in the dining hall, how sustainability and service are lifestyles here, and so much more.  Read descriptions of each of the spotlights.
Friday, April 2: Supporting Academic Success
Monday, April 5: Lafayette's Gateway to Life Beyond Graduation
Friday, April 9: Wellness, Dining & Safety at Lafayette
Monday, April 12: Living & Learning Lafayette Style

Friday, April 16: Exploring Easton
Monday, April 19: Lafayette in Action
Friday, April 23: ABCDs at Lafayette: Affinity, Belief, Culture & Diversity
Monday, April 26: Living in, Learning from and Serving our Community
Friday, April 30: Pard Pride & Traditions


Faculty Panel
Wednesday at 4 pm
Meet the people who will be teaching your classes and with whom you may share a research experience, a study session, or even a bit of advice. Not sure the major you want will be represented? No worries. Each panel provides a greater depth of understanding of how Lafayette professors--no matter their area of expertise--interact with students as teachers, mentors, and friends.


Join A Class
Our professors have opened their Zoom links for students like you to experience a college class with Lafayette students. Registration is required 24 hours in advance. Full list of classes coming soon!

Cur Non Kickback
April 7, 14 and 28 at 7 pm
Have a question you want to ask in person? Looking to make some connections at your new college home? Just want to hang out with like-minded people and shoot the breeze? Join current Lafayette students for a fun activity and meet some of your soon-to-be classmates.

Club Fair
April 11 at 3 pm
April 21 at 8 pm

Extracurricular and co-curricular activities are a hallmark of college life. Whether you want to spend time in an affinity group or playing sports, join Greek Life or love philanthropy, want to serve in student government or join an academic club (or maybe all of the above!), there is an opportunity for you. This Zoom-based event allows you to hop from club to club to sign up (no obligation!) or get more information. The Club Fair will directly follow XLC: Experience Lafayette College.



Alumni Events
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
Meet alumni who have lived and learned on the Lafayette campus and used all of its resources to launch their lives across the country and around the world. Region-specific events will highlight alum from the area where you live, but you are welcome to join any event to gain perspectives from new grads and those who have decades of successful careers following their Lafayette experience. Full list of events coming soon!

Ambassador Online Tour
Monday - Thursday at 2:30 pm and 7 pm ET

During this 75-minute student-led virtual tour, our Ambassadors of Lafayette will do what they do best: share their Lafayette experience with you!

Information Session
Monday at 4 pm, Wednesday at 6 pm, Saturday at 12 pm
This online opportunity with an admissions director provides insight into the liberal arts experience from the academic, social and community engagement perspectives. The 30-minute presentation is followed by a chance for students and families to ask questions.

Leopard Connect
Engage with a current student in a one-on-one virtual meeting, email or text exchange to absorb the Lafayette vibe while you get all your questions about college answered. Register today and we'll be in touch soon!


ON-DEMAND SESSIONS
On-demand sessions are available to register for today's date so you receive the link and can view it now.

On-Demand Information Session
Anytime, day or night, access our pre-recorded video information session that will give you a glimpse into the opportunities offered through academics, student life, study abroad, athletics, and more. If you sign up for the session today so you can access it today. If you sign up for a future date, you cannot access the video until that date.

On-Demand Financial Aid Session
Sit in on a recording at your convenience from a recent Financial Aid Information Session. Learn more about how Lafayette meets 100% of demonstrated need and what forms you will need to complete to be eligible for financial aid
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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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