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Once you experience campus, you'll understand

Picture of the campus sealHoly Cross students describe the moment they knew this was where they would earn their degree. For many, it was an overwhelming feeling they had during their campus visit.

We offer several campus visit options (both in-person and virtual) that let you experience Holy Cross to the fullest:

If you are a prospective student, an information session with an admission’s counselor is the best way for you to learn about the Holy Cross College experience, the application process, and financial aid resources available to you. These sessions are offered most weekdays at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and are followed immediately by a student-led campus tour. If you would like to meet a specific professor or are interested in meeting with representatives from athletics, campus ministry, career development, global perspectives, Notre Dame Marching Band, or ROTC, please let us know before you arrive so that we can do our best to accommodate your request. You can indicate a special meeting request on your visit registration form or by calling us at 574-239-8400.

Information sessions and campus tours are also offered on select Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. and on Notre Dame home football game Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. Those who participate in a campus tour on the Friday prior to a Notre Dame home football game or on Saturday morning will receive a complimentary parking pass (valued at $30) for game day parking at Holy Cross College.

For the safety of our students and visitors, the following protocols will be in place for campus visits:

  • Registration will be limited to allow for proper social distancing
  • Visitors will undergo a temperature check and health screening in the parking lot before the session begins
  • Visitors will be required to wear masks while inside buildings and while outside if social distancing cannot be observed
  • Classroom observation, overnight stays, and dining hall visits are currently not available

Click here to schedule your visit.

Holy Cross Live is a series of online events introducing you to the academic, social, and faith life at Holy Cross College. Events will be interactive with the opportunity for viewers to submit questions in real time from the comfort of home.

Click below to watch recorded sessions:

If you are unable to visit campus, you are encouraged to participate in a virtual information session led by a member of the admissions staff. This is an excellent way to learn about the Holy Cross College experience, the application process, and financial aid resources available to you. These sessions are offered most Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. ET and last approximately one hour. The online session will be interactive with an opportunity for you to submit questions in real time. And because you are unable to visit campus in person, view our campus tour video to get the full experience.

Click here to register for a virtual information session

Parking is available in the visitor parking lot (#2 on the campus map). Handicap parking spots are located in the visitors circle (#14 on the campus map).

Click here for driving directions to campus. “Search nearby” on Google maps for hotel accommodations, restaurants, and attractions. If you’re making hotel reservations, be sure to let them know you’re visiting Holy Cross and ask if they have a special visit rate.

Traveling by plane or taking the South Shore Line from Chicago? The South Bend International Airport is your easy, local connection. The South Shore rail line connects South Bend Airport with cities throughout Northwestern Indiana, with a final destination of downtown Chicago.

Need help getting from there to here? The SBN website links to car rental agencies, taxi services, and local buses. You’ll also find Uber and Lyft services available around South Bend.