Winthrop University: Campus Visit

Visit and Event Options


2022-2023 All Year Events

    Weekday In-Person Visits: 

    • In-person sessions will include an admissions presentation given by an admissions counselor, followed by a student-led tour of campus.
    • Monday - Friday:  10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.

     Register Now

    Transfer Tuesdays 

    Transfer Tuesday information sessions are intended to simplify the transfer process and make an easy transition to Winthrop University. These evening sessions provide students with information about the transfer application process, transfer credit policies, and available scholarships. Please note that we do not provide pre-evaluation of transfer credit.

    To learn more about Winthrop Transfer Admissions and events, contact Craig Gero.

    Fall Dates:

    CVPA "Arts Winthrop" Open Houses

    The College of Visual & Performing Arts hosts open houses for students interested in Fine Arts, Design, Music, Dance & Theatre for an in-depth look at the facilities and chance to talk directly with faculty and current students.

    Fall Dates:

    STEM Tours

    On Fridays at 12 p.m., a STEM hosts leads tours of the facilities at Sims Hall. Students can register for this additional experience throughout the Fall/Spring semester if they have academic interests in the following area of study: Biology, Chemistry, Human Nutrition, and/or Mathematics.

    Fall Dates:

 

Fall 2022 Events

    October 8, 2022

    Join us for our Fall Open House created for all high school prospective students (seniors, juniors, and sophomores) to provide an in-depth view of academic and campus life at Winthrop University.  While on campus, you will have the opportunity to meet Winthrop faculty, staff, and students; explore your intended major; and tour our campus.

    Fall Open House Date:


    Schedule:

    8:30 - 9 a.m.     

    Check In - Tillman Hall

    9 - 9:45 a.m.

    Welcome & Academic Panel - Tillman Auditorium

    10 - 10:30 a.m.    




     




    Breakout Sessions
    Round 1: 10-10:25 a.m.

    • Student Panel "Campus Life & Beyond" - Dina's Place (DiGiorgio Campus Center)
    • Admissions Overview "What it takes to become an Eagle" - Richardson Ballroom A
    • Financial Aid Info Session "How to pay for College" - Richardson Ballroom B
    • Honors Info Session - 114 DiGiorgio Campus Center
    • Undergraduate Research - Bookstore Commons

    10:30 - 10:55 a.m.




    Breakout Sessions
    Round 2: 10:30 - 10:55 a.m.

    • Same sessions listed above
    11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
       

     
    Academic & Student Life Fair - West Center Courts
         *Refreshments will be provided*


    11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.




    Downtown Rock Hill Bus Tours - Scholars Walk Bus Stop
         *Bus will depart every 15 minutes and the route lasts 30 minutes*



    11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   
     


    Optional Campus Tours - Depart from Campus Center Concourse
         *Last Tour departs at 11:55 a.m.*


    Friday, October 28, 2022

    First Look Friday provides a glimpse into the life of a Winthrop student. The visit includes a tour of campus, lunch in the cafeteria, and sitting in on a class.  Students also have the opportunities to speak with current students, faculty, and their personal admissions counselor to learn more about the Winthrop experience.

    Date:


    Schedule:

    9:15 a.m.  

    Check In - DiGiorgio Campus Center

    9:30 a.m.  
       
    Welcome & Admissions Presentation - Richardson Ballroom
     
    10 a.m.

    Student Panel - Richardson Ballroom

    10:30 a.m.          


    Mock Classrooms TBD
      *Parent Q&A Session - Dina's Place

    11:30 a.m.

    Campus Tours

    12:30 p.m.

    Lunch on Campus - Eagle Eatery

    Saturday Visits

    Not able to join us during the week? Attend a Saturday Visit with us this Fall for a full visit experience.

    Dates:

    • October 22       (Register Now)
    • November 5      Registration Opens October 1
    • December 3      Registration Opens in October

    Schedule:

    9:15 a.m.      
      
    Check In - DiGiorgio Campus Center

    9:30 a.m.

    Admissions & Financial Aid Presentation - Dina's Place

    10 - 11 a.m.    
     
    Campus Tour

    October 12, 2022

    Local high schools will be testing juniors, and the seniors are encouraged to use the day to visit schools. This event is specifically designed for those students to come experience Winthrop while they have a free day from school.


    Date:  October 12


    Schedule:

    9 a.m.

     Check In - DiGiorgio Campus Center

    9:30 a.m.
     
    Welcome & Admissions Presentation - Dina's Place

    10 a.m.
      
    Campus Tours

    12:30 p.m.         

    Check In - DiGiorgio Campus Center

    1 p.m.

    Welcome & Admissions Presentation - Dina's Place

    1:30 p.m.

    Campus Tours

    2 p.m.

    Check In - DiGiorgio Campus Center

    2:30 p.m.

    Welcome & Admissions Presentation - Dina's Place

    3 p.m.

    Campus Tours

     

 

Spring 2023

    February 11, 2023

    Here at Winthrop University, we make sure all students feel welcome and comfortable. We celebrate cultural diversity, and our Office of Diversity & Student Engagement provides several avenues through which they can enhance their knowledge about other cultures and the diversity issues that individuals belonging to such cultures face in today's society.  Join us and hear directly from our current Eagles about their Winthrop experience.

    Registration Opens: January 10th, 2023

    Saturday Visits - January 21

    Not able to join us during the week? Attend a Saturday Visit with us this Fall for a full visit experience.

    Dates: 

    • January 21   (Registration Opens December 1, 2022)

    April 1, 2023

    Winthrop Day is all about celebrating our Admitted Eagles! All 2023 Admitted students can attend this celebration and learn more about life at Winthrop. At this event students and families can connect with current students, faculty, and staff.

    Registration Opens: February 1, 2023

    April 14, 2023

    First Look Friday provides a glimpse into the life of a Winthrop student. The visit includes a tour of campus, lunch in the cafeteria, and sitting in on a class.  Students also have the opportunities to speak with current students, faculty, and their personal admissions counselor to learn more about the Winthrop experience.

    Registration Opens: March 1, 2023

    March 27-31, 2023

    Virtual Events just for admitted students and families leading up to Winthrop Day.

    • Virtual Honors Session
    • Virtual Major Knowledge Sessions
    • Instagram Live Student Q & A
    • Virtual Residence Life Session
    • Instagram Live Room Tours

 

Group Visits

    Group Visit opportunities have resumed. Please complete the form below to request a group visit with us and we will reach out to confirm date and times.  

    Please keep in mind group visits are for groups larger than 10 people. If you wish to schedule a visit for a smaller group of students, please contact the Admissions Office at 803/323-2191.

    Request a Group Visit

 


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Last Updated: 9/20/22