To visit campus on another date, check out our Discover Days or Daily Visits.
There will be two concurrent sessions of Open House on April 7. Check your confirmation email to see the start time for the session you registered for. We will also send a reminder email a week before the event that will indicate your session start time.
Session One (starts at 9 am)
8:30 am | Check in at Havener Center
9:00 am | Admissions and Student Financial Aid presentation, Student panel
10:00 am | Information fair
Session Two (starts at 9:15 am)
9:00-9:15 am | Check in at Havener Center
9:15 am | Information fair
10:00 am | Admissions and Student Financial Aid presentation, Student panel
11:00 am | Academic department visit*
12:00-1:00 pm | Lunch on own
1:00-1:45 pm | Optional- 2nd Academic department visit**
12:30-3:30 pm | Campus tour; Student Design Center, Student Fitness Center, and Residential Life tours***
*Academic department visit of your choice based on your selection during your online registration.
**The 2nd academic department visit offered at 1 pm is an optional activity. During your online registration you will select if you would like to visit a 2nd department and choose what program you wish to visit.
***These activities are optional. Visitors may choose to end their visit after the 11 am academic department visit concludes. If available, the Student Design Center, Fitness Center, Thomas Jefferson and Residential Commons residence hall will be open for drop-in/walk-in traffic between 12:30-3:30 pm.
Q: Do I have to register to attend Open House?
A: We strongly encourage you to register for our Open House event and not arrive as a walk-in/drop-in.
Q: What time do I need to be at Open House?
A: If you are registered for the 9 am Open House session that begins with the presentation, you are encouraged to arrive between 8:30-8:45 am to check in. If you are registered for the 9:15 am Open House session that begins with the information fair, you are encouraged to arrive no earlier than 9 am for check in.
Q: Where is Open House held?
A: Open House will begin in the Havener Center (1346 N Bishop Ave, Rolla, MO).
Q: Where should I park for Open House?
A: Visitors registered for Open House are encouraged to park in lot X. Once lot X is full, you are encouraged to park in parking lots E or C. Those who need accessible parking may park in parking lot A in one of the spots that say "reserved for Admissions."
A campus map can be found HERE. A parking lot map can be found HERE. Monday or Friday attendees must print off the parking pass and have it displayed on the front dash of your vehicle to avoid being ticketed.
Q: What should I wear?
A: Comfortable shoes are recommended. You will be walking to various locations across campus. We also recommend bringing a refillable water bottle.
Q: Are meals provided?
A: No. Lunch will be on your own. Please see the "Local Lunch Options" tab for area options.
Open House visitors are encouraged to park in lot X; once lot X is full you are encouraged to park in lot E or C. Accessible parking is available in lot A.
To avoid a parking ticket violation, Open House visitors attending on a Monday or Friday are required to print and display a parking pass on the front dash of their vehicle.
Visitors planning to stay the night before can find a list of local hotel accommodations at Visit Rolla.
Dining options can also be found at the Visit Rolla site.
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