Attend A Visit Day

Choose the program that interests you.

More than the regular visit day experience - these days will give you the chance to gather with other potential Chargers to experience the Briar Cliff difference. Together, you will experience firsthand the project-based learning, faculty expertise, and academic excitement that will be critical parts of your academic journey at Briar Cliff University.

9 Program Visit Days

$2000 Visit Incentive Earned

1 Unforgettable Experience

Visit Day Schedule

All events are free and open to any high school student in the greater Siouxland area. Use the schedule below to plan the dates that work for you or your class. Some visit days have limited capacity, so please register in advance.

Day, Date, Time

Program / Topic

Plan to Attend

Friday, 01/26/2024 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM Sophomore and Junior Day Register Now | Add Event to Calendar
Friday, 02/09/2024 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM Health Careers Register Now | Add Event to Calendar
Friday, 02/16/2024 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Business & Media Communications Careers Register Now | Add Event to Calendar
Thursday, 02/22/2024 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM Homeschool Student Visit Day Register Now | Add Event to Calendar
REGISTRATION FULL-Friday, 02/23/2024 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM Health Careers Add Event to Calendar
Friday, 03/01/2024 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Transfer Visit Day Register Now | Add Event to Calendar
Friday, 03/15/2024 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Social Sciences Careers Register Now | Add Event to Calendar

What to Expect

Every Visit Day starts at 9:00 a.m. with doors opening at 8:30 a.m. Events end at different times, so please check the schedule. Lunch is provided for all registered students. All guests will leave The Cliff with an excellent understanding of what sets BCU apart from other schools by hearing from our faculty, students, and admissions team. Students also earn a $2,000 campus visit scholarship to attend BCU as a full-time student in the future. Every visit will have a unique schedule of events tailored for the highlighted major(s). Use the dropdowns below to read about each program day and what you can expect! 

Education Visit Day

Learn about the opportunities for Education majors and hear our keynote speaker, Krystal Colbert, Iowa’s Teacher of the Year!

Business & Media Communications Visit Day

Join us for a series of interactive sessions that will leave you with a good understanding of all things BCU. Throughout the day you will get the chance to talk to real students and graduates of the Business Administration, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Sports Management, International Business, Mass Communications, Graphic Design, and Sports Information programs at Briar Cliff. Find out more about the career paths they have/will taken/take with their degrees. Finally, end the day having fun with the social media network that makes up the mouthpiece and customer service line for most businesses today. We hope you can make it! 

Health Career Visit Day

Health and Science Visit Day includes a variety of sessions led by BCU professors in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Exercise Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy. The sessions will include an opportunity to tour the cadaver lab, get a hands on collegiate experience in a lab, and interact with faculty.

Social Sciences Visit Day

Careers in social work, psychology, behavioral analysis, and criminal justice focus on helping people in many different ways. Join us and conduct a simulated therapy session in the Behavioral Analysis Clinic, participate in crisis intervention with our Social Work faculty, and process a crime scene scenario with our Criminal Justice faculty. 

Sophomore and Junior Visit Day

Join us on The Cliff for a day as a part of our Sophomore and Junior group visit experience. 

This full agenda of activities will leave you and your support system with a good understanding of all things BCU. With a variety of interactive sessions, we will keep you busy as you get the chance to:

  • Learn about BCU and campus activities 
  • Meet with professors in areas that interest you
  • Hear from our Compass team 
  • Learn from a BCU student panel all the exciting reasons to come to BCU! 
  • Tour our beautiful campus! 
  • Listen to understand the basics of Financial Aid
  • Special BCU gift for everyone! 

Transfer Visit Day 

Spend time on The Cliff and meet with advisors to learn how your credits can transfer into one of our academic programs. You will learn about support services, activities, clubs, and tour campus. Lunch and prizes are provided!

Homeschool Student Visit Day 

We look forward to sharing what BCU has to offer in academics and BCU student life! Meet with current BCU students, participate in a mock classroom, and meet with faculty to hear how BCU is a great choice to continue your education!

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