• WAYS TO VISIT

    choose the visit that best suits your interests

    One of the best ways to find out if St. Kate's is right for you is to come see for yourself. From individual appointments to overnight weekends, we offer many ways for you to experience life as a Katie.

    Either schedule a visit online today or call the Admission Office at 651-690-8850 or 800-656-KATE (5283) for reservations. Please note: spaces fill quickly.


    Individual Appointment

    Let us customize your visit with opportunities to tour campus, meet with admission and financial aid counselors, attend a class, and speak with a faculty member or athletic coach. Appointments are available Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Please note when choosing dates to visit the campus that our office and the St. Catherine University campus will be closed on Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


    Saturday Visits

    We want you to see for yourself all that St. Kate's has to offer. Visit us on a Saturday to learn more about what life and learning are like for a Katie!

    Reservations are required due to limited space.

    Sophomores and juniors are welcome 9–11 a.m and seniors are welcome 10 a.m.–noon. on the following dates.

    • February 11
    • March 4

    Transfer students are welcome 9–11 a.m. and seniors are welcome 10 a.m.–noon on the following dates.

    • March 18

    Seniors are welcome for individual appointments 9 a.m.–noon on the following dates.

    • April 8
    • April 29

    Transfer Student Sessions

    If you are a college student thinking of transferring to St. Kate’s, or have already applied or been accepted, these visits are geared toward your specific interests and questions. Not only will you have the opportunity to tour campus and learn about our academic programs, you'll be able to meet one-on-one with an admission counselor and have your transcript(s) evaluated for eligible credit transfers.

    Upcoming transfer session dates are February 20 and April 5, from 4–7 p.m.

    February 20 Schedule:

    • 12–1 p.m. Faculty and Campus Information Fair
      • Join us early to meet with professors, learn about your major, talk with Residence Life and find out how to get involved on campus.
    • 12:30 p.m. Check-in
    • 1–1:30 p.m. Welcome & Admissions Presentation
    • 1:30–1:45 p.m. Life at St. Kate's Panel
    • 1:45–2:30 p.m. Academic Department Meetings
    • 2:30 p.m. Campus Tour (optional)

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    a perfect first look at St. Kate’s

    How to Finance a St. Kate's Education

    Paying for a private college education seems daunting and, at times, out of reach. Not true! In this session, we'll help you understand the cost of attendance and navigate the financial aid process—important information that is applicable for any college you're considering. Staff members from our admission and financial aid offices will be on hand to answer your questions and offer guidance.

    • January 28, 10 a.m.–noon

    St. Kate's Bound

    Celebrate your admission to St. Kate’s and join us at our St. Kate’s Bound program for accepted seniors only. You’ll meet current Katies and future classmates, connect with professors in class, explore our beautiful campus, talk with your admission counselor and check out what it’s like to live on campus.

    Dress casually and bring a sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush and towel. This is the perfect time to experience St. Kate’s!

    Accepted seniors welcome February 19–20:

    • 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Optional tour
    • 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Check in begins
    • 1 p.m. Monday, Program ends

    Overnight Preview

    Experience a day (and night) in the life of a Katie! Designed for high-school juniors and seniors, Overnight Preview is your opportunity to spend the night in one of the residence halls, attend class, have lunch in the dining hall, visit with a professor or coach, and get your questions answered about admission and financial aid.

    Reservations are required due to limited space.

    • April 2–3, juniors welcome

    Spring Spotlight

    Designed for high-school sophomores and juniors just beginning the college search, Spring Spotlight is the perfect first look at St. Kate’s! Learn what schools look for in a prospective student, how to finance your college education, and what life as a Katie is like in the classroom and around campus. Current students will guide you on a campus tour and admissions staff will be on hand to answer your individual questions.

    • February 20, 9 a.m.–noon
    • April 22, 9 a.m.–noon

    Minnesota Private College Week

    June 26–30
    Minnesota Private College Week (MPCW) helps students entering their junior and senior years of high school explore the many private college options available across Minnesota. Campus tours and general information sessions are offered twice daily at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.


    Summer Fridays

    Summertime is a perfect—and beautiful—time to explore St. Kate's. This group session lead by admission counselors and faculty will provide you with information about admissions, financial aid, academics and student services. It's a great opportunity to meet current Katies, find out about the college selection process and tour campus. The program is from 9:00 a.m.–noon.

    • August 11
    • August 18
    • August 25

    Fall Visit Days

    Get into the action with a visit to St. Kate's during the busy fall semester! Meet current students, sit in on classes, speak with faculty, take a campus tour and enjoy lunch in the dining hall. Plus, you'll learn all about admissions, financial aid, academic programs and student services. The campus is full of activity—come check St. Kate's out!