Visit Events – Asbury University
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Visit Events

Visit events are designed to give you a well-rounded picture of life at Asbury. Plan your visit today!

We are excited to be hosting on-campus Visit Events!

Please note: In order to follow recommendations as outlined by our COVID-19 Task Force, the CDC, and government officials, space will be limited to 25 registrants (+1 person to accompany the student) for all Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 events. If you are unable to travel or an event has reached capacity, we invite you to join one of our online visit options listed below.

The Office of Admissions is closely monitoring and following Asbury University’s official COVID-19 Response. Visits will follow all official recommendations, including the use of masks while visiting campus. If you do not have a mask for your visit, we can provide one for you!.

Our visit events are created to help you feel like an Asbury student for a day and see what life is really like on campus. Explore any event listed below to learn more or contact our Visit Team by email or phone at (859) 858-5374.

We also partner with various academic departments on campus to run department-specific tracks during our Preview Events. To register for one of these tracks, sign up for the Preview Event and choose the department-specific track in the Schedule Requests section of the registration form.

Fall Semester 2020 Visit Events

In order to prioritize your health and safety, space is limited to 25 registrants for all in-person events.

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Fall Preview Event

October 1-2, 2020
Preview Events allow you to experience the Asbury community firsthand while attending classes, meeting current students and faculty, worshiping in Chapel and spending the night in a residence hall.

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Online Visit Event

We’re bringing Asbury to you! Online Preview Events allow you to get to know the Asbury community and our Admissions Staff from the comfort of your home. Connect with professors, current students, and your Admissions Counselor, and have your questions answered all without having to travel to campus.

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Equine Visit Event

November 5, 2020
Attend our Equine Visit Event to become familiar with Asbury's equine program and resources, no matter your current experience level. Whether you've been riding for years or are interested in the business side of the equine industry, this event will help you gain a better understanding of our program while connecting with our faculty, staff, and students at the Equine Center.

Spring Semester 2021 Visit Events

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Salvation Army Weekend

January 21-24, 2021
Our Salvation Army weekend is hosted in partnership with our Salvation Army Student Center and allows you to attend classes and Chapel, learn about financial aid opportunities for Salvationists, meet staff and current students and spend some time in Lexington with the Salvation Army staff.

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Scholarship Competition #1 & 2 (by invitation only)

January 28-29, 2021
February 11-12, 2021

Eligible applicants for the fall are invited to come to campus and compete for our top academic scholarships and a place in our First-Year Honors Seminar while attending classes, worshiping in Chapel and meeting current students and faculty.

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Spring Preview Event

March 25-26, 2021
Preview Events allow you to experience the Asbury community firsthand while attending classes, meeting current students and faculty, worshiping in Chapel and spending the night in a residence hall. Additional Tracks: Possible department tracks for both Music and Worship Arts.

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Scholar Preview + SEARCH Symposium

Date: TBA
Our Scholar Preview day is for high school juniors who are interested in diving deeper into the academic possibilities at Asbury. Held in conjunction with the annual SEARCH Symposium, an academic research seminar and contest for current students, guests will hear from internationally known speakers, attend the Symposium to see the work of current students, tour campus and meet with an Admissions counselor, among other activities.

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Media Communication Weekend + Highbridge Film Festival

April 23-24, 2021
Hosted in partnership with Asbury's Engaging Culture Week and Highbridge Film Festival, our Media Communication Weekend allows high school juniors, seniors and potential college transfers to sit in on seminars taught by industry professionals from Hollywood, New York City and Nashville while also attending classes and Chapel, staying overnight in residence halls and experiencing Asbury community firsthand. This event is open to students interested in any major, but will be of special interest to those who want to study media, film, acting, journalism, public relations or creative writing. Additional Activity: Attend the formal-dress Highbridge Film Festival on campus at the end of the weekend.