Schedule a Visit to Olivet Nazarene University

We offer several different ways for you to visit our beautiful campus! Whether you choose a personalized visit or energetic event day, we want to show you all that Olivet has to offer. Choose from one of the several visit styles below. Ready to take the next step? Simply Apply Now.

Personalized Campus Visit

It’s all about your dreams and goals! We want to plan a personalized visit just for you. We will schedule a time for you to take a campus tour, meet your admissions counselor, and visit with a professor.

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Online Campus Visit

Explore campus with an online tour and set-up a virtual meeting with your admissions counselor. Of course, you will want to come to campus as soon as possible, but our online visit should help you in the meantime.

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Specialized event days

Specifically for high school seniors & transfer students, we invite you to experience Life at Olivet when you visit campus on a high-energy, event-packed Purple & Gold Day!

Purple & Gold Days

Enroll for the fall semester like you are on “Fast Forward.” In one day we can bring you up to speed, helping to expedite your enrollment process at Olivet.

Olivet Fast Forward

If you have attended a Purple & Gold Day or submitted an enrollment deposit, this is the perfect visit for you! Take a deeper dive into all that Olivet has to offer.

Become a Tiger

Specifically for high school juniors and their parents, we invite you on campus to get a taste of what Olivet is all about.

Just for Juniors

Take advantage of your day off of school and visit! We invite you to experience Olivet when you visit campus on a high-energy event day.

Holidays @ Olivet

You Belong Here.

At Olivet, we don’t just say that — it’s in everything we do. Belonging is an important part of this community, where every individual is valued as we work together for a common good.

Find Your Way to Olivet

Olivet is nestled in the historic village of Bourbonnais, Illinois — about an hour from Chicago. Situated on more than 275 acres, the campus consists of both historic and innovative architecture, on beautiful, park-like grounds. Nearby are coffee shops, restaurants and all the amenities a college town affords.

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Lodging & Restaurants

If your visit includes an overnight stay, and your family requires lodging, there are plenty of options. Also, while in town, stop at a few of these student favorites.

What You’ll Do

Meet Other Students

Current students will serve as your hosts for the day as you tour the campus, visit classes, dine together, and jump into the Olivet scene. Many students make new connections with other visiting families, as well.

Make Your Plans

Each visit includes a brief session with your personal Admissions Counselor, where you can ask the burning enrollment and financial aid questions, and map out your plan for success at Olivet. 

Stay With Us

Each student is encouraged to stay overnight on campus with an assigned student — it’s a great way to really know what its like to live at Olivet. Students serve as overnight hosts, including meals together and usually an evening activity on campus.

Fly On Us

Too far to drive to Olivet? We’ve got you covered. Because we feel your personal visit to Olivet is so critical, we invite you to fly on us! Olivet will reimburse your airfare up to $500 for your visit to Olivet prior to June 1.

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