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Weekday Visits & Tours

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Saturday Information Sessions & Tours

August 29

September 12,19

October 3, 10, 17, 24

November 7, 14, 21

December 5, 12

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Off Campus Information Sessions

Albany, NY: September 15, October 20

Buffalo, NY: October 22

Syracuse, NY: October 8

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Columbus Day Information Sessions

October 12, 2015

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Prospective Student Athlete Open House

October 11, 2015

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Fall Open Houses

September 26, 2015

October 31, 2015

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Performing Arts Open House

November 14, 2015

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Art Degree Portfolio Review (October 2015 through April 2016) Details Register
Dance Degree Audition (October 2015 through April 2016) Details Register
Music Degree Auditions (October 2015 through April 2016) Details Register
Acting, Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts Degree Auditions (October 2015 through April 2016) Details Register
Winter Open House (January 30, 2016) Details Register
Transfer Thursdays (July 16, November 19, 2015, January 21, February 18, May 26, June 23, 2016) Details Register
Transfer Information Sessions (August 7, September 26, October 12, October 31, November 11, 2015, March 15, April 23, 2016) Details Register

Hours: The admissions office is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for personal information meetings, and most Saturdays for information sessions. All scheduled visits include a campus tour. Our campus also hosts special events and open houses, detailed below.


Fall Open House September 26, 2015, October 31, 2015: Register Here »

What: Campus tours, admissions presentations, financial aid planning sessions, student panels on student life, overviews of internships and career planning, information sessions hosted by faculty in the major(s) that you are considering, discussions about how to prepare an art portfolio or music audition, and more.

When: Check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the Arts Center. Open house concludes at 2 p.m.

Questions: Please contact Events Coordinator Bernadette Rall, 585-389-2832brall4@naz.edu


Saturday/School Break Information Sessions & Tour (Multiple Dates): See dates and register here »

What: Led by an admissions staff member, info sessions provide an overview to prospective freshmen of what makes Nazareth distinctive, explain admissions and financial aid processes and procedures, and answer your questions.

When: Please arrive at 9:45 a.m. Information sessions begin at 10 a.m., include a tour, and end about noon.

Questions: Please contact Operations Specialist Sammy McClenton, 585-389-2860smcclen9@naz.edu


Weekday Visits & Tours: Register Here »

Monday through Friday visits: Prospective freshmen and families go on a student-led tour of campus followed by a presentation about Nazareth by one of our Admissions counselors.

Start times: Choose 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Please arrive 15 minutes early. We'll email to you a confirmation of your registration.

Where: The weekday sessions and tours depart from the white Admissions House, 4141 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618. Parking is next to the building and the driveway entrance is on East Avenue (north of Nazareth's North Campus Drive). Please walk in from the front porch.

Questions: For assistance scheduling your visit, please contact our Operations Specialist Sammy McClenton, 585-389-2860, smcclen9@naz.edu

Interested in Transferring from another college? You're invited to take a student-led tour of campus (optional), and to meet with Lynne VanZandt, Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions. To schedule your visit, please contact tradmissions@naz.edu or call 585-389-2053.


Off-Campus Information Sessions : Register Here »

What: Meet with admissions staff in a city near you. These events are a great way to meet our staff in your area. Select locations will offer an information session and light refreshments. Sign up today.

When:Various cities and dates

Albany, NY September 15, October 22

Buffalo, NY October 20

Syracuse, NY October 8

Questions: Please contact Admissions Events Coordinator Bernadette Rall, 585-389-2832brall4@naz.edu


Columbus Day Information Sessions (October 12, 2015): Register Here »

What:  Columbus Day Information Sessions are offered Monday, October 12th from 8:30 am - 12 noon and 1:00 pm - 4 pm. Register for the session that includes the academic major you plan to pursue. Both sessions include the faculty session, a campus tour and a freshmen information session with Admissions.

The AM Session includes majors from the School of Education (8:30 - 9 am) School of Arts and Sciences (9:15 - 10 am).

The PM Session includes majors from the Schools of Management and Health and Human Services.

When: Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.in the Arts Center for the morning program, and at 12:30 for the afternoon program.

Questions: Please contact Admissions Events Coordinator Bernadette Rall, 585-389-2832, brall4@naz.edu


Student Athlete Open House (October 11, 2015): Register Here »

What: Visit Nazareth College, and meet with representatives from the Athletic Department including coaches, administrators and current student-athletes. Listen to a presentation from the admissions department and receive a tour of the Nazareth College facilities.

When: Check-in begins at 10 a.m. in the Arts Center. Event concludes 2:15 p.m.

Questions: Please contact Athletic Department Coordinator Brittany Zaruta, 585-389-2186, bprater4@naz.edu


Performing Arts Open House (November 14, 2015): Register Here »

What: Come spend a day with faculty, staff, and fellow performers and experience the magic of performing arts at Nazareth College. Go behind the scenes and be a part of the production and performance process. Tour our classrooms, rehearsal and practice spaces, and performance venues—including the Nazareth College Arts Center, our region’s premier mid-sized theatre.

When: Check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the Arts Center. Event concludes at 2 p.m.

Questions: Please contact our Events Coordinator Bernadette Rall, 585-389-2832brall4@naz.edu


Winter Open House (January 30, 2016): Register Here »

What: Campus tours, admissions presentations, financial aid planning sessions, student panels on student life, overviews of internships and career planning, information sessions hosted by faculty in the major(s) that you are considering, discussions about how to prepare an art portfolio or music audition, and much more.

When: Check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the Arts Center. Event concludes at 2 p.m.

Questions: Please contact our Events Coordinator Bernadette Rall, 585-389-2832brall4@naz.edu


Art Degree Portfolio Review (October 2015 - April 2016): Register Here »

Dance Degree Audition (October 2015 - April 2016): Register Here »

Music Degree Audition (October 2015 - April 2016): Register Here »

Acting, Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts Auditions (October 2015 - April 2016): Register Here »

All applicants for Art, Dance, Music, Music Theatre, and Theatre degrees must schedule an audition or a portfolio review. The date of the audition will determine the notification procedure.

Questions: Please contact our Events Coordinator Bernadette Rall, 585-389-2832brall4@naz.edu


Transfer Thursdays: Register Here »

Who: Undergraduate students attending, or who have attended, another college and are thinking of transferring to Nazareth.

When: Weekday sessions are typically offered once a month from 2 to 4 p.m. Upcoming:

  • November 19, 2015
  • January 21, 2016
  • February 18, 2016
  • May 26, 2016
  • June 23, 2016

What: Campus tour, followed by an overview of transferring to Nazareth by our senior assistant director for transfer admissions and our transfer credit evaluator in Academic Advisement. 

Where: The sessions and tours depart from the Palladoro Reception Vista, located in the Arts Center building.

Questions? Or to meet at another time, please contact our Events Coordinator Bernadette Rall, 585-389-2832, brall4@naz.edu


Transfer Information Sessions: Register Here »

Who: Undergraduate students attending, or who have attended, another college and are thinking of transferring to Nazareth.

When: Evening or weekend. Upcoming:

  • In conjunction with Fall Open House 1 – September 26, 2015
  • In conjunction with Columbus Day Info Session – October 12, 2015
  • In conjunction with Fall Open House 2 – October 31, 2015
  • In conjunction with Vet’s Day Info Session – November 11, 2015
  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016 (6 – 7:30 pm)
  • In conjunction with Spring Open House – April 23, 2016

What: Overview of transferring to Nazareth and an opportunity to meet with faculty from your major of interest. Registration is strongly encouraged, to ensure a departmental representative will be present.

Questions? Or to meet at another time, please contact our Events Coordinator Bernadette Rall, 585-389-2832, brall4@naz.edu

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