Visiting the University of Redlands

Below are a variety of opportunities to visit Redlands. With a backdrop of two of the highest mountains in California, orange groves, hundreds of iconic palm trees and unique architecture styles of Greek, Spanish and Modern California, the University of Redlands is a place you need to see for yourself.

Campus Visit

Beginning September 9: Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Beginning September 7: Saturday: 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. 

Your visit begins with a 30-minute information session led by one of our admissions counselors, followed by an hour long walking tour around our beautiful campus with one of our student guides. Our student guides, known as Bulldog Ambassadors, will share their personal stories throughout the tour so you can see what it would be like to be a student here.

Click here to schedule a campus visit.


Bulldog for a Day

Select days throughout the semester from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
We'll pair you up with a current student who will take you to class and to lunch in our dining hall. If you want, you can see a room in a residence hall. This is a great opportunity to experience first hand what it would be like to be a Redlands student.

Click here to register. We ask that Bulldog for a Day visits are scheduled at least one week in advance so we can prepare for your visit.

Overnight Visits

Select days throughout the semester from 4:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. the following day.

Seniors and Transfer students are invited to experience the residence halls first hand. Students are paired with one of our overnight hosts and shadow them as they go to class, eat in the dining halls, and participate in their activities. There is no cost for overnight programs. We ask that students bring a sleeping bag and pillow.

Click here to register. We ask that overnight visits are registered for at least two weeks in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

Meet with an Admissions Counselor

Monday - Friday, and Most Saturdays during the School Year.

First Year Students
Meeting with an admissions counselor is not required for admissions, however it is a great way to share more about your educational journey thus far.

Transfer Students
In this meeting you will have the opportunity to share your goals and journey, and learn about the steps you can take to transfer from a 2-year or 4-year college.  In order to best advise you in course selection and next steps, we highly recommend you bring an unofficial transcript from your current or former college(s).

Click here to sign up for a meeting.

Meet with Student Financial Services

Monday through Friday 11:00 and 11:30 a.m.
Families are welcome to schedule an appointment with Student Financial Services to learn more about affording a Redlands education. Meetings last 30 minutes. Please choose a time that does not conflict with your campus visit or interview.

Click here to schedule a meeting with Student Financial Services.

Admissions Events and Workshops

Discover Redlands
Saturday, November 9
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Join us to learn more about the Redlands Experience. This is an opportunity for juniors and seniors in high school, as well as students looking to transfer to Redlands.
- Explore our beautiful campus with a student as your guide
- Discover how we make a degree affordable and attainable
- Get advice on how to navigate the admissions process
- Attend a session on academic opportunities
- Meet Adelaide, our live bulldog mascot

Click here to register.

If you are interested in bringing a group of students, please contact Alesha Knox, Campus Visit Experience Manager.


Application and Financial Aid Workshops

We invite you to join us to learn about the Common Application, decision deadlines, and financial aid. These workshops, led by an admissions and financial aid counselor, will help you prepare for the college application process.

Workshops will be offered on the following dates
at the University of Redlands
1200 E. Colton Ave.
Redlands, CA 92373 
(click on the date to register):

Thursday, October 3
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 26
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 12
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Families interested in attending a workshop in Spanish can indicate on the registration form. Las familias interesadas en un programa en Español, pueden indicarlo en la forma de registro.



Group Visits

Group Visits

Most Mondays thru Fridays at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. September through May.

Group visits are available for 9th to 12th grades students, and up to 50 students.  A group visit includes an overview with an admissions counselor, and depending on the size of your group and the availability of our students, you will have either a one hour student panel or walking tour.

Group visits need to be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance and a Certificate of Insurance (COI) is required.

If you are wanting to schedule a visit for 8th grade and younger, please click here

Click here to request a group visit.