Campus Visits

To better understand what it means to be at Parkside, you need to see it firsthand. Sign up today for one of our visits and take a tour. From campus tours to specialized visit events, we offer many ways to experience Parkside. Select from the visit opportunities below to learn more.

Campus Tours and Events


Tour the campus with a student Campus Ambassador and visit Parkside's academic buildings, Ranger Residence Hall, and the Sports and Activity Center. Before the tour begins, an Admissions Counselor will present on academics, campus life, and more. This visit lasts approximately 90 minutes.  

Summer 2018 Tour Schedule (Ends Aug 31)                      Fall 2018/19 Tour Schedule (Start Sept 1)
10 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday                                        10 am Monday - Friday
2 pm Tuesday, Thursday                                                           2 pm Wednesday - Friday 
                                                                                                       5pm Thursday

Take our virtual tour and hear from current students about why you should be at Parkside. Learn about programs offered at Parkside, campus resources and activities, and more. Take the virtual tour now!   


Fall 2019: Sept 15, Oct 13, Nov 2

Join us for our premier visit experience which includes an admissions presentation, student panel, information fair, academic session, and a student-led campus tour.

Check-in begins at 9 am. Visit concludes by 2 pm.

Spring 2018: Apr 21, May 12, Jun 16
Fall 2018: Aug 4, Sep 15, Oct 13, Dec 15
Spring 2019: Mar 16, Apr 13, May 11, Jun 15

Attend an admissions presentation on academics, campus life, and more. Hear from a student panel about their Parkside experience. Tour the campus with a Campus Ambassador and ask any departing questions before you leave.

Check-in begins at 8:30 am and program starts at 9 am. Visit concludes by 12 pm.

Yo Soy Parkside is a visit day for prospective Spanish-speaking students and their families to meet current students and faculty and to discover the many real and amazing reasons to Be at Parkside. Attend experiential workshops, hear a keynote speaker, engage with a student panel, and receive a campus tour.

More info coming soon!

Nov 10, 2018

Be First: First-Generation Student & Family Summit is an event open to the community that celebrates and supports first-generation college students and families with interactive workshops, keynote speaker, and luncheon. Nearly 60 percent of our graduates are the first in their family to attend college! Take a look at the great resources Parkside has to offer, but also learn to see your self in college.

Nov 30, 2018

A visit experience designed for students interested in pursuing a degree in the art, graphic design, music, or theatre. Held in The Rita, the agenda includes a tour our state-of-the-art instructional facilities and stunning performance venues, and meetings with the faculty. You will also explore our award-winning academic programs, and scholarship opportunities.


A group visit experience designed for educators to share a day of college with their students. On these special visit days, students will experience what it’s like to be a college student at Parkside, including classroom activities that will actively engage and motivate high school students, discussions with faculty and current students, and an opportunity to join classes in English, French, Spanish, and Communication.

Want to bring a large group to Parkside? Request a date now!
All group visits include a tour of the campus and an admissions presentation that includes the admissions process, financial aid, student services, and application timeline. 

All group visits must:
Be scheduled at least three weeks in advance
Have one chaperone per 15 high school students 

Please allow 7-10 business days for the confirmation of your event. You will receive an email with detailed information from the Group Visit Coordinator. Due to staff and student availability we are only able to host high school-age group visits at this time. 

If you have any questions please contact or 262-595-2318. Request your date today.

Tour for students at orientation

Plan Your Campus Visit

Our admissions counselors are excited to introduce you to Parkside. Year round, we host information sessions, open houses, and conversations with current students and professors. Pick an event and time that works for you, or just stop by. We're eager to meet you.

See what our students have to say, take a virtual tour.