Transfer Student Visit Opportunities

    Join us on campus to learn more about transferring to BGSU. 

    We're rolling out a variety of visits & events in 2023. Review the options below to find the visit that works best for you. 

    BGSU Tour for Transfer Students
    Offered on Monday, Friday and select Saturdays
    This visit includes a 90-minute campus tour, led by a current BGSU student. Come ready with questions for your tour guide, who will be happy to tell you all about life at BGSU. 

    Transfer Student Info Session & Campus Tour
    Offered Friday, Feb. 10 and Monday, Mar. 13
    This type of visit includes a 30-minute info session hosted by the BGSU Transfer Team. You'll learn more about opportunities for transfer students, what to expect as a student at BGSU, the application process, transfer of credit and more. Immediately following the presentation, you and your guests will enjoy a 90-minute campus tour, led by a current BGSU student. 

    Presidents Day Open House
    Monday, Feb. 20

    Our largest event of the year, this is a one-stop shop designed to give you a true sense of life at BGSU. Hosted on a day where our students are in classes, you'll get to see campus in full swing. This is also a "choose your own adventure" event, so you'll be able to choose from a wide range of activities - this is your visit, your way! 

    BGSU Visit Tips:

    • If these dates don’t work with your schedule, an event has closed or you’re looking for something different, reach out to your transfer specialist. They’re ready to help find the visit that works best for you.
    • If you’re interested in a personalized experience, be sure to reach out to your transfer specialist at least 2 weeks in advance. Please note - personalized meetings and tours cannot be accommodated on Saturdays, holidays or on large visit days (like Presidents Day.)
    • General campus tours will include visits to our student recreation center, the student union, a traditional residence hall, the Maurer Center (home of the Schmidthorst College of Business and classrooms for students from any major), outdoor spaces and a general academic building.
    • General campus tours will take place, rain, shine, cold or snow. However, during the winter months, if the University is closed due to winter weather, visits will be cancelled and registrants will be notified. We recommend dressing for the weather and bringing a refillable water bottle.

    We can’t wait to host you on campus!  Contact the Office of Admissions at or 419-372-2478 if you have any questions.

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