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Visit tips

Arrive early

Allow extra time to locate the campus and to park. If you are running late, please contact us at (800) 249-6412 or (218) 723-6046.

Wear comfortable shoes

A visit to CSS will involve a walking tour of our campus, so wear comfortable walking shoes. Some of the tour will be outdoors, so be sure to dress in layers. We also suggest bringing a camera.

Notify us of special accommodations

We are happy to make arrangements for any additional needs, such as an interpreter or a meeting with The Center for Equal Access. Please let us know of any special accommodations one week in advance of your visit.

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Visit Campus

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Your Adventure Starts Here

We're glad you're thinking about visiting The College of St. Scholastica. There's no better way to make your decision on where to attend college than to visit. Get a feel for life here in Duluth by taking a tour of our beautiful campus and meeting with faculty and students.


Visit Us

The College of St. Scholastica invites you to experience our community and discover what being a Saint is all about! We recognize students are at many different phases in the college search process, so we offer a variety of visit options.

Register for a Campus Visit

A few of the many opportunities you will have during a personal visit to The College of St. Scholastica include:

  • Touring our campus
  • Meeting with an admission representative and/or a coach
  • Visiting with a professor (weekdays only)
  • Learning about the financial aid process, including scholarships and grants that could be available to you

Please note: Individual visits are not listed for MEA weekend. You're invited to attend our Open Houses on October 18 & 19. If you have any questions email us at

To arrange a visit, complete our online registration form. If you have any questions, please call our Admissions Office at (218) 723-6046 or (800) 249-6412 or email us at

If you are a high school counselor, college readiness coach, or teacher who would like to arrange a group visit (AVID, TRiO, school groups, etc.) to St. Scholastica, please fill out the visit request form.

Schedule a Group Visit

  • Please note that:  We are available for group visits Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 AM & 12:00 PM. No exceptions will be made.
  • Group visits take approximately 2 hours and consist of a campus tour and an admissions presentation. Please take this into consideration when scheduling your visit.  
  • Please plan your visit at least two weeks ahead of your preferred date.
  • We prefer that groups be at or under 50 people, and juniors and seniors in high school. 
  • We require one chaperone per 10 students. 
  • If you are running late, we reserve the right to alter your schedule as we see fit.

*Please note that we do not have the funds to cover meals or housing.

To arrange a group visit, please complete this online visit request form and an admissions representative will contact you directly.



During the Open House (which is first-year student focused), participants will:

  • Explore our beautiful campus
  • Meet our admissions staff, faculty and students
  • Learn about financial aid options
  • Experience campus life
  • Have the option to do an overnight stay in student housing (not available in September and October)

2018-2019 Open House Dates

If you have any questions, please call our Admissions Office at (218) 723-6046 or (800) 249-6412 or email us at

June 25-29, 2018 (2019 dates coming soon!) 

Start exploring! Find out what the Minnesota private colleges and universities have to offer. Sessions will be held twice daily on 17 campuses statewide (including The College of St. Scholastica)!

Friday, December 7 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

During this event (which is first-year health science major focused), participants will:

  • Explore our beautiful campus
  • Connect with faculty about our academic programs in our Schools of Health Science and Science
  • Learn about career opportunities
  • Get a firsthand look at the CSS Health Science departments

If you have any questions, please call our Admissions Office at (218) 723-6046 or (800) 249-6412 or email us at

July 25-27, 2018 (2019 dates coming soon!)

Discover Duluth is a FREE three-day/two-night summer program to give Twin Cities-area high school students in various college readiness programs a chance to experience The College of St. Scholastica and the city of Duluth in a unique way.  It's a full three days!

  • Tour St. Scholastica
  • Stay in residence halls
  • Spend time with student mentors and find out what it means to be a college student
  • Learn about the admissions process at St. Scholastica and then services St. Scholastica provides
  • Find out about financial aid and scholarships available
  • Seniors: Apply to St. Scholastica on the last day of the event

If you have questions, contact Kiara Gomez or Lee Parker.


Explore Duluth

Duluth has a variety of overnight accommodations for you to choose from. Here's a comprehensive list. The following hotels offer a CSS campus visitor discount:

Ship in Canal Park, Duluth

There's no end of things to do and places to go in the Duluth area. During your visit consider checking out some local events and activities:

Duluth hosts several events throughout the year. Check out out all the latest information on upcoming events.

From great burgers, to locally smoked fish, to massive burritos, there's amazing food everywhere you turn in Duluth. Here's a list with all the options.

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