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Visit Baker

Schedule a visit & see what makes Baker exceptional.


Eva Durand, BS ’92, MLA ’99

Director of Prospective Student Engagement

Office | Denious Hall

Want a personal campus visit? You got it!

Visits Tailored to You

The Office of Admissions schedules group visits throughout the year. If you’d prefer a weekday visit customized just for you, we can do that, too.

We will tailor a visit to Baldwin City to match your interests.

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Campus Visits

We want to share our special community with you!

During a personalized visit you will meet with your admissions counselor to learn more about Baker and the admissions process, and you will get a customized campus tour from a current BU student. You also have the option of meeting with a professor in your field, depending on schedules. Athletes can meet with coaches. If you choose, you can learn more about Baker’s performing arts participation.
Schedule a Campus Visit

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Group Visits

Tuesdays & Thursdays
10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (12:30 p.m. with optional lunch)

Teachers: Bring your juniors and seniors for a group visit! Please note, the maximum number of students per group is 30.

Get an introduction to college life and Baker University.

  • Tour campus with student ambassadors
  • Meet with an admissions counselor
  • Engage with a panel of current students
  • Enjoy optional lunch in the cafeteria
    Offered at a discounted price. Single payment for group required.

Register for a Group Visit

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Virtual Visit

We can’t wait to show you what makes Baker truly special during a virtual visit. We’ll personalize a videoconference where you can meet with your admissions counselor, faculty, and coaches. Or, try our self-guided virtual tour.

Schedule a Virtual Visit

Virtual Tour

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Simplified Visits

9 – 10:30 a.m.

Monday, March 18 (Spring Break)
Saturday, April 27

Open to all students and families.

During this alternative to a regular weekday campus visit, enjoy an admissions presentation and academic visit and take a campus tour. Plus we offer on-the-spot admission decisions for high school seniors with unofficial transcripts!

Visits with faculty and coaches will not be available.

Register for a Visit

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Academic Scholarship Competition Day

Saturday, February 10

By invitation only for admitted seniors who qualify. Eligibility is determined by GPA.

Participants compete for Baker’s highest scholarships through a writing synopsis and a prepared presentation based on the theme “connect.” The family schedule will include informative panels and presentations.

Learn More: Scholarship Competition

Find Your Fit Visit Day

Wednesday, March 6 | 9 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Juniors and seniors: Learn more about Baker U and our academic program areas.

Visit with current students, take a campus tour, and meet with the admissions team. You will also choose an academic program area for deeper exploration.

Register by February 23

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Wildcat Way: Admitted Student Day

Friday, April 5 | 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

All admitted students are invited.

Come to campus to enjoy a time of celebration, get to know future classmates, and gain a deeper understanding of the ways of the Wildcat! After lunch in the caf, you’ll get to attend a BU class and explore all things Student Life.

Register by March 25

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Welcome Center

Meet your guides through the visit process

Hi, future Wildcat! We’re eager to help you coordinate your visit to Baker University. Whether you want an individual visit catered to your specific interests, or prefer a taste of Baker on a group day, the Office of Admissions provides you exactly what you’re looking for. We look forward to meeting you and sharing with you all that Baker has to offer!

Eva Durand, BS ’92, MLA ’99
Director of Prospective Student Engagement

Belinda DeMott, Welcome Coordinator


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