Fall Open House
Saturday, October 26, 2019
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

"Fall" in love with Saint Anselm College. Whether you will be visiting for the first time or making a return trip, there's nothing quite like the Hilltop this time of year. You will have the chance to meet many members of our community and discover Saint Anselm through academic opportunities, student life, and campus tours. We hope to see you soon!

Advanced registration for Fall Open House has ended, however walk-in's are welcome! Saint Anselm students and signs will direct you to parking and onsite registration. We hope to see you on campus!

For questions or additional information, please contact the Office of Admission at 603-641-7500 or admission@anselm.edu.


Open House Schedule

Check-in for the Open House will begin at 9 a.m. in the Jean Student Center. Signs and students will assist you in parking and getting to Jean. Both the Academic Fair and the Nursing Information session will begin at 9:30 a.m.

  • 9:30 - 10:15: Nursing Information Session

    Nursing faculty and students discuss why our academic program is so well respected. Topics will include program details, clinical experiences, and opportunities offered to our BSN graduates. Guests are welcome to attend the Academic Fair following the information session to speak with any other departments they may wish.

    It is strongly encouraged that guests planning to attend the Nursing Information Session arrive on campus with enough time to park, check-in and make it to the session.

  • 9:30 - 10:45: Academic Fair

    Faculty and students from our academic departments will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about majors, minors, and other offerings.

  • 10:45 - 11:15: Who We Are: An Overview of the Day

    Members of the Office of Admission will welcome you to Saint Anselm College and discuss the Open House schedule.

  • 11:30 - 12:15: Anselmian Academics

    Faculty, staff, and students identify the key components of the Saint Anselm College academic experience. Learn about our outcomes-based core curriculum, internships, and research opportunities

  • 11:30 - 12:15 | 1:30 - 2:15: "And the Anselmians Say..." Student Life

    Become an audience member for the Saint Anselm College version of Family Feud! Current students bring the fun and entertainment, acting as contestants while discussing the many aspects of student life here on campus.

  • 12:30 - 1:15: Where History is Made Everyday: Anselmian Politics

    Why is the New Hampshire Institute of Politics one of the most exciting and unique resources offered at the college? Find out in a discussion with staff and students.

  • 12:30 - 1:15: Becoming a Hawk: Anselmian Athletics

    Meet with student-athletes, coaches, and faculty to discover what it is like to be on one of our Division II varsity teams. NCAA requirements and student-athlete expectations will be covered.

  • 11:30 - 2: Lunch

    Join us for some of our award-winning dining. Enjoy a New England signature whoopie pie for dessert!

  • Tours

    Campus Tours
    11:15 - 2: Take a tour of campus with one of our Admission Ambassadors. See academic spaces, residence halls, and student areas.

    New Hampshire Institute of Politics Tours
    1:15 - 2:15: Explore the NHIOP with Kevin Harrington Student Ambassadors and see firsthand where history gets made.

    Nursing Tours
    11:15 - 1:15: Visit Gadbois Hall, home of the nursing program. Current nursing students and faculty will tour the building and provide a lab simulation.
    Guests with last names A-J: Attend Nursing tours from 11:15 - 12:15
    Guests with last names K-Z: Attend Nursing tours from 12:15 - 1:15

  • Elsewhere on Campus

    Office of Admission
    Alumni Hall, Main Floor
    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Jean Student Center
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center
    Alumni Hall, Main Floor
    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Abbey Church
    Mass in the Abbey Church will be held at 11:50 a.m.

    Athletics (Go Hawks!)
    Men's Soccer vs. Adelphi University
    11 a.m.

    Women's Ice Hockey vs. Post University
    1 p.m.

    Football vs. Southern Connecticut State University
    1 p.m.

    Women's Soccer vs. Southern Connecticut State University
    2 p.m.

    Men's Ice Hockey vs. New England College
    4 p.m.

  • Visit Accommodations

    Saint Anselm College aims for all of our guests to have a great experience while on campus. During our Open House, please note the following:

    • Handicap parking is available on campus. Please ask one of our student greeters for options upon arrival.
    • There will be 2 buses and a golf cart offering transportation services at various points throughout the day. Bus Stop signs will be placed around campus.
    • Student guides will be available outside of the Dana Center to escort guests to the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.
    • Dietary restriction options are available during lunch. Please see a member of dining services for accommodations.

    If you have any questions regarding visit accommodations for the Fall Open House, please contact the office of Admission at 603-641-7500 or admission@anselm.edu.