Purple & Gold Days

On select Fridays in the fall and spring semester, Olivet hosts our epic Purple & Gold Days. Designed for high school seniors and their parents, P&G is the perfect way to check out ONU!

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Here's What to Expect:

Meet Your Admissions Counselor 

You don't know this, but your Admissions Counselor has been dying to meet with you-this is the time! They can help you navigate any obstacles, and answer all those questions you may have. Basically-it's like a one-on-one with your newest, biggest fan.

Meet the Admissions Team

Take a Campus Tour

There are more secrets to unlocking the campus experience, and your student ambassador will do all of that with you. You'll see the hot-spots, the hang-outs and the get-it-done workspaces on your personalized tour.

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Meet with Financial Aid Advisors

There's a reason we have devoted an entire crew to making your Olivet education affordable. Every family is different- every student has different needs. Our skilled team will take this opportunity to get you started on your path to ONU.

Learn More About Financial Aid

Connect with Faculty

Visit with some of your future-mentors through class visits, one-on-one appointments or just drop-ins in departments. Made up of respected scholars and educators, our faculty are also pracademics. They don't just teach, they also "do". This is the Olivet difference. 

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Enjoy Great Food

Grab a latte at our campus Starbucks in Ludwig Center before heading to lunch with other students. You'll get to know other seniors just like you- from all around the U.S.- and the world, and get to meet a crew of current ONU students. 

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Don't Leave Mom & Dad At Home

We designed Purple & Gold Days to be experiences both TOGETHER and APART. There are places for students to ask their questions, and room for mom and dad to ask theirs.

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Tiger Athletics

On select dates, we offer opportunities to meet with some of the award-winning ONU coaching staff, to explore your options as a future Tiger athlete. Be sure to ask about these.

Learn More About Athletics


More than 500 students participate in one or more of our 21 music ensembles. Choirs, bands, orchestras- we have it all. Be sure to mention your interest in music. You don't have to major in music to be part of the action.

Check Out the School of Music

Sample Schedule:

8:45 (Varsity Athletes) or 9:45 a.m. - Check-in at Admissions Center
9 a.m.–3 p.m. - Meet with an Admissions Counselor, Professors and Coaches at Admissions Center, and Campus Tours
11:45 a.m. - Event Luncheon
1 p.m.  - Financial Aid Session for Parents at Admissions Center, Conference Room 
2–3:30 p.m. - Individual Financial Aid Appointment Times Available
3:30 p.m.  - Closing Session & Olivet Panel                  

Lodging & Restaurants

If your family requires lodging, there are plenty of options. Also, while in town, stop at a few of these student favorites.

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