Admissions Events

  • Take a campus tour. Sit in on classes. Meet students and professors. VISIT!

    No matter what major you are interested in, Gannon has possibilities for you. A key part of deciding which college to go to is finding a good fit. And a great way to get more information is to visit the colleges in person. We invite you to come see first-hand Gannon’s vibrant downtown campus, meet with our engaging and dynamic faculty, and learn about our innovative academic programs. A variety of visitation opportunities are scheduled throughout the year; so no matter what you are interested in, Gannon has possibilities for you! For a complete listing of upcoming events please view the details below. To schedule a daily campus visit please visit our campus visit page.

    Fall 2016 On-Campus Visit Opportunities

    Academic Program Days

    Gannon offers academic program days during the fall semester which are structured to give you a first-hand look at each of our academic colleges individually and to explore more in depth the programs that each college offers.  Specific academic program days will be held for:

    Fall Open House

    Gannon will host our Fall 2016 Open House on Saturday, October 29th. This event is for prospective students seeking an up-close look at Gannon. Students will have the opportunity to meet with current students and faculty, learn about Gannon's outstanding undergraduate programs and to connect with administration from student life, learning abroad and more! Seniors in high school will also have the opportunity to compete in 1 of 5 academic contests wherein participants can win between $500 and $3000. Contests will be administered for students in all academic disciplines.

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    Fall 2016 Off-Campus Visit Opportunities

    High School Visits and College Fairs

    Representatives from Gannon University's Admissions Office will be travelling across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Maryland and Washington DC to meet with you at your high school or in your home area.  These visits will provide you with the opportunity to learn about our academic programs, the admissions process, and how Gannon can help you find your possibilities.  Follow the link and search by High School Visit or College Fair in the Event Category area to find when we will be in your area!

    High School Visit and College Fair Dates

    Upcoming Events for Spring 2017

    Full Tuition Scholarship Competition

    This invite-only event is held every January on Gannon's campus, and provides the possibility for highly qualified academic students to compete for one of up to ten full-tuition scholarship to study at Gannon.  Additionally, all students who are invited and choose to participate will automatically have their merit award increased by $1500…just for participating.  Interested students must be admitted to the University by December 15, 2016 in order to be reviewed for qualification.

    Knight with Scholars

    This overnight opportunity happens every February and provides an opportunity for admitted students to spend the night with a current student to find out what it is really like to eat, sleep, play and even learn on Gannon's campus.  Registration will open in January 2017.

    Admitted Student Days (Select Fridays in March and April)

    On select Fridays and Saturdays throughout March and April admitted students will have the opportunity to learn about Gannon and meet future classmates at one of our Admitted Student Days.   During their visit students will learn about class registration, the housing selection process, financial aid and more!!  Students will also have the opportunity to observe a class and enjoy lunch with faculty from their program of study.  Registration will open in early February 2017.

    Knight in Your Neighborhood

    An opportunity for accepted and deposited students to enjoy a night all about Gannon, but in their home region! These evenings are designed to be fun and relaxing while allowing for students and parents to engage in conversations with other future Gannon students from their local area, current Gannon students, Gannon alumni and Gannon admissions representatives. We chose fun venues with great atmospheres and even better food - on Gannon's tab! Registration for these events will open in February 2017.

    Spring Preview Day

    Designed for the high school sophomore or junior just beginning the college search process, Spring Preview Day is meant to give prospective students an introduction to college life.  This spring session will help students find out what makes Gannon unique and provide helpful tips and hints as they begin the important next step in their education.