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, March 19, 2021
Friday, April 9, 2021

Upcoming Virtual Events

Click the date of your choice to register

Friday, March 5, 2020 (3pm EST)

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 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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