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Summer Preview Days

Summer Preview Days at Wheaton is a chance to experience a planned day of activities that will help you feel warmly welcomed and see yourself at Wheaton! After your time on campus, we know you’ll understand why the Princeton Review calls Wheaton #10 for Best Quality of Life and why Wheaton is consistently ranked as the top distinctively Christian college in the U.S. 

Summer Preview Days 2020

Check back soon for dates for Summer 2020!

Picture Your Day

Plan to arrive around 9:15am. After registering, you'll have the chance to share in a light breakfast, mingle with your hosts, and review your Welcome folder.

Next, you’ll

  • attend the opening session
  • attend Pathways to Wheaton (Admissions and Student Financial Services presentation)
  • take a student-led campus tour
  • look ahead to your future career with a presentation from the Center for Vocation and Career
  • learn about community life with a session from our Dean of Residence Life
  • join us in Anderson Commons for a top 20 college dining experience

Scheduled programming concludes around 2:30pm, but plan to stick around – you never know what activities you’ll find are happening on campus, in Wheaton, or in nearby Chicago!

Summer Preview Day Schedule

Activity Time Description
Registration   9:00-9:30am   Arrive on campus, receive your visit packet, snack on fruit, coffee, and breakfast bites; mingle with campus hosts.
Opening Session   9:30-9:45am   Welcome from Wheaton Admissions and Campus Leadership
Pathways to Wheaton   9:45-10:15am   Attend an information session sharing distinctives of Wheaton students and detailing the admissions process and scholarship opportunities
Campus Tour   10:15-11:30am   Student- or admissions counselor-led tour of campus
Vocation and Career Session   11:30am-12:00pm   Learn about how our Center for Vocation and Career equips students to use their liberal arts education to thrive in careers that reflect Kingdom values and lead to flourishing lives that help build the church and benefit society worldwide.
Lunch   12:00-1:00pm   Come mingle with Admissions staff and enjoy a top 20 dining experience.
Residence Life Session    1:00-1:30pm    90% of Wheaton students live on campus all four years. Learn about the Wheaton community and housing options available to students. 
Student Panel   1:30-2:30pm   This is an opportunity to hear from current Wheaton students as they talk about life in this community. 
Choose Your Activity    2:30pm    Mingle with Admissions Counselors, visit the campus bookstore or museums, explore downtown Wheaton or nearby Chicago.