Winthrop University: Campus Visit

Visit and Event Options

Visiting the campus is the best way to see if Winthrop is the right fit for you!  At this time, we are offering virtual options, as well as in person, socially distanced options for you to learn more about Winthrop University.  Be sure to check back periodically to learn more about our upcoming events! 
** Dates and schedules subject to change**

Spring Events - In Person 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.
    • Campus tours will not enter campus buildings and will maintain social distancing.  

     Register Now

    Spring Open House -  March 5, 2022

    Description:  Join us for our Spring 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.


    • Saturday, March 5, 2022   (Registration Opens February 1, 2022)

    College of Visual & Performing Arts Open House -  February 4, 2022

    Description:  The College of Visual & Performing Arts invites you to join them Friday afternoon to learn about Arts at Winthrop! During this event you will have the opportunity to meeting students and faculty within your future major and tour the campus and arts facilities. Schedule details will be available after registration.


    • Friday, February 4, 2022      (Register Now)
    • Saturday, March 5  (following Admissions Open House Event) 

    First Look Friday -  February 25, 2022

    Description: 1st 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 opportunities to speak with current students, faculty, and their personal admissions counselor to learn more about the Winthrop experience.


    • Friday, February 25, 2022   (Registration Opens February 1, 2022)

    Saturday Visits - February 12, 2022

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


    • Saturday, February 12, 2022    (Register Now)
    • Saturday, April 23, 2022 

    Admitted Student Receptions -  January/February 2022

    Description: Winthrop Admissions comes to you! This event will allow you to have one onone time with your Admissions counselor and meet your future fellow Eagles to learnabout their journey here at Winthrop University.

    Location and Dates:           

    • Blythewood, SC - February 3   (Register)
    • Irmo, SC - February 9    (Register)
    • Rock Hill/Fort Mill, SC  -  February 9  (Register)
    • Greenville, SC - February 10 -    (Register)
    • Columbia, SC - February 16 -     (Register)
    • Lexington, SC - February 17 -    (Register)
    • Spartanburg, SC - February 25 - (Register)

    Multicultural Day - February 10, 2022

    Description: 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 students with 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.


    STEM Tours

    Interested in STEM fields?  Talk with faculty and students and get an up-close look at the cutting-edge facilities and terrific, hands-on learning opportunities that prepare Winthrop STEM students to excel in the workforce and in graduate and professional degree programs (MS, PhD, MD, etc.). 

    STEM Tour Dates:

    Check back for future dates

    Winthrop Day - April 2, 2022

    Winthrop Day is all about celebrating our Admitted Eagles! All 2021 Admitted students can attend thiscelebration and learn more about life at Winthrop. At this event students and families can connect with currentstudents, faculty, and staff.


    • Saturday, April 2, 2022   (Registration Opens: February 1, 2022)


Spring Virtual Events

    Virtual Weekday Visits

    Offered Tuesday & Thursday at 5:00 p.m.

    • Online information sessions include an overview of Winthrop’s admissions process, campus life, and financial aid opportunities.
    • Students will have an opportunity to send in questions during the session and to take our virtual tour immediately afterward.

    Registration is required in order to participate in these information sessions. Login information will be sent upon registration. 

    Register Now

    Virtual Open House -

    Join us for Fall Open House for an in-depth view of Academic & Campus Life here at Winthrop University!  You will have the chance to join virtual sessions on Financial Aid, Admissions Process, & Student Q&A. There will be opportunities to learn all about your potential major(s) and lastly take a virtual campus tour.

    • Check back for dates

    Virtual 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.


    • Tuesday, February 8,2022       (Register Now)
    • Tuesday, March 8, 2022
    • Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    • Tuesday, June 7, 2022

    Virtual Chat with an Eagle:  Wednesdays @ 6:30 p.m.

    To hear what it's really like as a Winthrop Eagle, sign up for a time to chat with one of our current students and learn more about life as an Eagle.



    College of Education Open House

    We welcome you to join us virtually on Zoom to learn more about the opportunities here at Winthrop's College of Education. Members of the College of Education faculty and staff along with a few students will provide an overview of the programs in the College of Education and answer any questions you many have pertaining to their academic experience. 

    The College of Education covers all of the following academic degree programs:

    • Early Childhood Education
    • Educational Studies
    • Elementary Education
    • Exercise Science/ Athletic Training 
    • Human Development & Family Studies
    • Middle Level Education, Special Education
    • Physical Education, Teacher Education
    • Sport Management


    Check back for future dates

    Admitted Student Week - March 28 - April 1, 2022

    In preperation of Winthrop Day, we are celebrating with our future Eagle with virtual sessions they can attend from home!  These events will offer future Eagles a chance toget to know current students and their future classmates. They will also hear directly fromResidence Life and FYE about what they can look forward to for next Fall.

Group Visits

    We are now open for group visits!   Group Visits can be requested during our weekday hours, and they are open to Elementary, Middle, and High School age students. 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.

    Request a Group Visit

 Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with the information disseminated by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding COVID-19, Winthrop has adjusted our Admissions Events. Updated regulations include reduced capacity for each event, reduced number of guests, mandatory masks for all visitors and staff, increases hand sanitizer, limited time spent indoors, and a required pre-event COVID-19 health screening for every visitor.

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Last Updated: 1/21/22