Visit Us

The best way to get to know a college, its environment, people and offerings is by seeing it in person.  We strongly encourage you to visit our campus.  There are many options, explained below.  There are many ways to visit including Get Acquainted Days (Open Houses), Accepted Student Day, Individual Campus Visits, Weekend Information Sessions, and Overnight Visits.

  • Get Acquainted Day (Open House)

    Get Acquainted Day is geared for a large audience, feature a series of short talks on academics, admission procedures, financial aid and college life at Saint Vincent.  In addition, the day includes a tour of the campus by current students and an opportunity to meet with faculty of various academic departments and programs.

    Saturday, Oct. 19
    Monday, Nov. 11
    Saturday, Jan. 25

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  • McKenna School Day (Open house)

    Get to Know the McKenna School is for an audience interested in taking a closer look at Business, Economics, Politics, and Criminology, Law, and Society.  The day features a series of short talks on academics, admission procedures, and financial aid.  The Dean and departmental faculty are excited to meet you and discuss the various programs offered at Saint Vincent College.  Learn more about Accounting, Management, Marketing, and Finance.  You can ask questions about Forensic Studies, SAP Business One, and Business Education Information Technology.  In addition, the day includes an opportunity to interact with current McKenna students and tour campus.

    Saturday, Nov. 2


  • Bearcat Day (Individual Campus Visit)

    Bearcat Day provides a personalized visit tailored to each student’s interests.  These visits include a tour of campus with a current student, an individual meeting with your personal admission and financial aid counselor, and the opportunity to observe a class in your major of interest – allowing you to see our small classroom experience with current students and faculty.  To further personalize your visit, you may also request to meet with a coach or faculty member.  Bearcat Day is offered weekdays while school is in session, with a morning arrival time.

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  • Saturday Campus Visits

    Saint Vincent College, Office of Admission and Financial Aid is open select Saturdays for Group Information Sessions.

    The Group Information Session gives prospective students the opportunity to learn more about Saint Vincent College and to explore the beautiful campus.  Our knowledgeable counselors can answer questions about student life, academic programs, athletics, and financial aid. 

    Fall 2019 Information Sessions:
    The Information Session begins at 10 a.m., and is followed by a campus walking tour given by an Admission Student Ambassador.  Information Sessions are approximately two hours.

    Oct. 26
    Nov. 2
    Nov. 9
    Nov. 16

    Appointments for academic programs, athletics or class observations may be scheduled for a weekday. 



  • Holiday Evening Campus Visit

    Join us for our Holiday Evening Information Session.  Come see the beautiful holiday lights and enjoy an evening tour of campus.  This session begins at 6 p.m., and is followed by a tour given by an Admission Student Ambassador.  Information Sessions are approximately two hours.

    Monday, Nov. 25


  • Overnight Visits

    Overnight visits are available for ACCEPTED students only when the college is in session.  The prospective student will eat dinner on campus and spend the night in the freshman residence hall with a host.  The following day, the prospective student will sit in on 1-2 courses within their areas of interest and meet briefly with their admission & financial aid counselor.  They may also request to meet with a coach, faculty member, and/or a representative from an extracurricular activity.  Plan to be on campus until about 1 or 2 p.m. the following day.  For a list of available dates and to schedule an overnight visit, please contact the Office of Admission at 724-805-2500.

    Overnight visits begin Spring 2020 and are not offered to transfer students. 

  • Accepted Student Days

    These visits are scheduled in January and February and allow you to gain in-depth insight into the vibrant small classroom experience, active engagement with faculty and in demand academic majors that you find as a Saint Vincent College student.  Meet students and faculty with similar interests as you participate in classes with your peers.  Also available through your visit will be a presentation on the challenging Honors Program and student guided campus tours.


  • Wimmer Examination Program

    The Wimmer Scholarship Competition is a general knowledge examination open to graduating high school seniors. This year's exam was held on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.

    Seniors must have applied for admission by the date of the exam and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 and minimum SAT of 1170 (including ERW and Math sections) or minimum ACT composite score of 24 or CLT of 77 to be eligible for the competition. 

    The first-place winner will receive a full tuition, room and board scholarship to attend Saint Vincent College for eight semesters – an estimated value of more than $194,000.

    The second- through fifth-place winners will receive a full tuition scholarship for eight semesters – an estimated value of more than $145,000.

    If you have any questions, please call 724-805-2500.