Experience Cairn Open House

Cairn University is monitoring the latest information on COVID-19 (coronavirus). To limit our campus community risk of transmission, Cairn University asks that any individuals who meet either of the following criteria to refrain from visiting campus:

  1. You traveled in a country or region in the last 14 days identified by the CDC with a Warning Level 3 or 4 Travel Health Notice for COVID-19.
  2. You have been in direct contact with a person in the last 14 days confirmed as testing positive for COVID-19.

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You are cordially invited to get a firsthand look at the Cairn University experience. Take a campus tour, sit in on a class, enjoy a meal in the dining commons, meet with faculty and staff, and get answers to your enrollment and financial aid questions.

Stop wondering what it’s like to be a part of the Cairn community—schedule your visit today and find out for yourself!

Can’t make it to an Experience Cairn Day? No problem.
Schedule your own Personal Visit

Upcoming On-Campus Events

Register via the online form below

Friday, February 8, 2022
Friday, March 18, 2022
Friday, April 8, 2022

Experience Cairn Day Itinerary

Open House Check-in

8:30 am

Check-in & Welcome Session

Begin your campus visit with a continental breakfast in the Stearns Lobby and a time to meet with faculty and staff.

Experience Cairn Day officially kicks off at 9 am with a brief word from the University president and the Assistant VP of Enrollment.

Welcome to Cairn University

9:30 am

Meet Our Professors

Meet with faculty from our various schools and departments to learn more about your specific academic interests.


10:30 am

Student Life Presentation & Chapel

Learn about everything the Office of Student Life has to offer; then join the rest of the Cairn community for a time of worship.

Students in cafeteria

11:40 am


Join our student body for a complimentary lunch in the Furman Dining Commons.

Student-athletes can tour our athletic facilities and meet with coaches over lunch.

President Todd J. Williams

12:45 pm

A Word from the President

Hear from Cairn University President, Dr. Todd J. Williams.

Professor teaching class
Manor Residence Halls

Personalized Options

  • Class Visits (Students only, 1:15–2:30 pm)
  • Financial Aid Information (1:15–2:15 pm)
  • Dessert Reception (1:30–3:30 pm)
  • Admissions Information (2:30–3:30 pm)
  • Tour Residence Halls (2:30–3:30 pm)
  • Meet with representatives from the School of Music and Student Life (2:30–3:30 pm)

*Overnight Experience Cairn Day Option

During select Experience Cairn day events, high school seniors have the option to stay overnight on campus. Shadow a current student, participate in fun Student Life activities, and stay the night in a residence hall for an even deeper look into the Cairn experience.

Overnight accommodations are limited to students and are filled on a first-come basis. Parents/guardians can view a list of local hotels here

  • Friday, 4:30 pm Overnight Check-in & Connect with Student Host
  • 5 pm Complimentary Dinner
  • 7 pm Student Life Event
  • 9 pm Free Time with Host
  • Saturday, 8 am Complimentary Breakfast
  • 9:30 am Pick Up

Register for Experience Cairn Day

Can’t attend one of our scheduled Experience Cairn Days? Pick a day that works better for you and design your own personal campus visit.

For more information or assistance with scheduling a visit, please email visits@cairn.edu or call 215.702.4235.

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