Open House

We offer you and your family a number of options for your Open House visit. From freshman to transfer to major-specific sessions, there is an Open House schedule for you. Choose your option and register below. Join other students and their families as you learn more about Barton College. We look forward to your visit!

Freshman Open House

We invite all high school and Early College students to spend the day with us and learn what Barton has to offer.

Register for Event

  • Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • Friday, November 11, 2016
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 (Accepted Seniors Only)

September Event

9:30 a.m. – Welcome
10:00 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
10:45 a.m. – Tour of Campus
12:00 p.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
12:45 p.m. – Complimentary Lunch
1:30 p.m. – Student Panel
2:00 p.m. – Closing
2:15 p.m. – Optional Sessions on NCAA Division II Athletics and/or Whitehurst Family Honors Program

November and January Events

9:30 a.m. – Welcome
10:00 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
11:00 a.m. – Tour of Campus
12:00 p.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
12:45 p.m. – Complimentary Lunch
1:30 p.m. – Student Panel
2:00 p.m. – Closing
2:15 p.m. – Optional Sessions on NCAA Division II Athletics and/or Whitehurst Family Honors Program

April Event (Accepted Seniors Only)

9:00 a.m. – Welcome
9:30 a.m. – Breakfast with Faculty in Your Major
10:30 a.m. – Breakout Class Sessions
12:00 p.m. – Paying for College
12:30 p.m. – Student Testimonials
1:00 p.m. – Closing
1:15 p.m. – Optional Activities (i.e., Financial Aid, Bookstore, Campus Tour, Lunch, Athletics)
2:30 p.m. – Campus Offices Close



Transfer Open House

We invite all students from other institutions who are considering transferring to spend the day with us and learn what Barton has to offer.

Register for Event

  • Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • Friday, December 2, 2016
  • Friday, February 17, 2017
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017

September Event

10:00 a.m. – Welcome
10:25 a.m. – Registrar Presentation
10:45 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
11:15 a.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
11:45 a.m. – Closing
12:00 p.m. – Complimentary Lunch and/or Tour of Campus (Optional)

December and February Events

1:30 p.m. – Welcome
2:00 p.m. – Tour of Campus
3:00 p.m. – Mix and Mingle with Campus Life
3:30 p.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
4:15 p.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
4:30 p.m. – Registrar Presentation
4:45 p.m. – Closing
5:00 p.m. – Complimentary Dinner (Optional)

April Event (Accepted Seniors Only)

9:30 a.m. – Welcome
9:50 a.m. – Registrar Presentation
10:10 a.m. – Tour of Campus
11:00 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
12:00 p.m. – Closing
12:15 p.m. – Complimentary Lunch and/or Tour of Campus (Optional)



Academic Days and Experience Days

These Friday morning events welcome both high school and transfer students.

Register for Event

Academic Days

  • Friday, September 30, 2016
    (Art and Design, Business, Education, English, Exercise Science, Health Care Administration, Health Promotion, History, Mass Communication, Political Science, Religion and Philosophy, Spanish, Sport Studies, Theatre)
  • Friday, October 14, 2016
    (Nursing)
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    (Biology, Chemistry, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Pre-Professional Programs, Psychology, Social Work)
  • Friday, March 17, 2017
    (Biology, Chemistry, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Nursing, Pre-Professional Programs, Psychology, Social Work)
  • Friday, March 24, 2017
    (Art and Design, Business, Education, English, Exercise Science, Health Care Administration, Health Promotion, History, Mass Communication, Political Science, Religion and Philosophy, Spanish, Sport Studies, Theatre)

Experience Days

  • Friday, February 24, 2017
    (For high school juniors and seniors only)
  • Friday, April 28, 2017
    (For high school juniors and seniors only)

Academic Days

9:30 a.m. – Welcome
10:00 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
11:00 a.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
11:30 a.m. – Tour of Campus
12:30 p.m. – Complimentary Lunch
1:15 p.m. – Closing

Experience Days

9:15 a.m. – Optional Tour of Campus
10:30 a.m. – Welcome
11:10 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
12:00 p.m. – Breakout Sessions (i.e., Admissions, Athletics, Study Abroad, Bookstore, Housing, Honors Program, Financial Aid)
1:00 p.m. – Complimentary Lunch
1:30 p.m. – Closing
2:00 p.m. – Optional Tour of Campus



APP Information Session

Barton’s Accelerated Professional Programs provide weekend, evening, and online options for adult students. Click here to learn more about APP.

Register for Info Session

  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016
  • Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017

July and November Events

5:30 p.m. – Welcome
5:45 p.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
6:00 p.m. – Meet with Faculty in Your Major
6:45 p.m. – Registrar Presentation
7:00 p.m. – Closing

September Event

10:00 a.m. – Welcome
10:25 a.m. – Registrar Presentation
10:45 a.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
11:15 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
11:45 a.m. – Closing
12:00 p.m. – Complimentary Lunch and/or Tour of Campus (Optional)

January Event

9:00 a.m. – Welcome
9:15 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
10:00 a.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
10:30 a.m. – Registrar Presentation
11:00 a.m. – Closing
11:15 a.m. – Complimentary Lunch and/or Tour of Campus (Optional)

April Event

9:30 a.m. – Welcome
9:50 a.m. – Registrar Presentation
10:10 a.m. – Financial Aid Presentation
10:30 a.m. – Meet Faculty in Your Major
11:00 a.m. – Closing
11:15 a.m. – Complimentary Lunch and/or Tour of Campus (Optional)



Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about Open House or Academic Days? We’ve got the answers here:

Frequently Asked Questions


Individual Visits

Want to visit prior to an Open House event? Try an individual visit instead:

Schedule an Individual Visit