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Visits and Tours

Visit Saint Francis University (Loretto, PA) in person and discover the beauty of our 600 acre scenic campus nestled in the hills of Western Pennsylvania. Come for a preview day or schedule an individual visit. We look forward to meeting you!

    • On-Campus Daily Visits
    • On-Campus Saturday Visit Days
    • On-Campus Red Flash Preview Days
    • Virtual Red Flash Preview Days
    • Virtual Daily Visits
    • Self-Guided Virtual Tour
    • ACT on Campus
    On-Campus Daily Visits

    On-Campus Daily Visits

    Visit the Covid-19 webpage to read how our approach to visits and other initiatives follow guided safety precautions.

    Experience for yourself what life is like as a student at SFU.

    During your visit, you’ll explore campus with a current  student as your guide, tour a residence hall, and learn more about student involvement opportunities. 

    You’ll have an opportunity to discuss important admission, scholarship and financial aid information with our knowledgeable enrollment team.   You’ll also have the opportunity to connect with faculty from the areas of your academic interests as well as other areas of non-academic interest such as Fine Arts, Student Life, Esports, Campus Ministry, and more!

    Start by selecting your requested date on the calendar and then tell us if you'd like a morning (9:00AM - 12:00PM) or afternoon (1:00PM - 4:00PM) visit.    

    On-Campus Visit Registration

      On-Campus Saturday Visit Days

      On-Campus Saturday Visit Days

      Visit the Covid-19 webpage to read how our approach to visits and other initiatives follow guided safety precautions.

      Saturday Visit Days are perfect for busy families to make a trip to our beautiful, mountaintop campus outside of the hustle and bustle of a busy work/school-week. 

      Your half-day visit on campus is led by an admissions staff member who will introduce you to the rich legacy and values of Saint Francis University as well as provide an overview of the admissions and financial aid processes. 

      You’ll also meet current students and be provided a student-guided tour of campus which is designed to highlight many topics that are important to first-year students including housing, dining, academics, and campus life. 

      Your day will conclude with an appetizing lunch in one of our campus dining facilities.

      Register Today

      On-Campus Red Flash Preview Days

      On-Campus Red Flash Preview Days

      Visit the Covid-19 webpage to read how our approach to visits and other initiatives follow guided safety precautions.

      Come explore our beautiful, mountaintop campus at one of our upcoming Red Flash Preview Day events!  This full-day experience will introduce you to the mission, character, and values of Saint Francis University and provide opportunities to meet faculty from your academic programs of interest, experience unique curricular and co-curricular settings, learn more about campus life and student support services, take in the panoramic view along a guided walking tour of campus, and enjoy a delicious lunch in our dining facilities! 

      The day begins around 8:30 AM (EST) and will conclude around 3:00 PM. (EST) 

      Register Now! (Please note these events are intended for current high school seniors)

      Saturday, October 3rd

      Saturday, November 21st

        Virtual Red Flash Preview Days

        Virtual Red Flash Preview Days

        Learn about Saint Francis University from the comfort of your own home at one of our Virtual Red Flash Preview Day events!  This half-day, morning experience will introduce you to the mission, character, and values of Saint Francis University and provide opportunities to meet faculty from your academic programs of interest, experience unique curricular and co-curricular opportunities, learn more about campus life and student support services, and take in the panoramic view along a guided virtual tour of campus! 

        These events begin at 9:00 AM and will conclude around 1:00 PM (EST). 

        Register Now!

        Saturday, September 26th

        Saturday, October 24th 

          Virtual Daily Visits

          Virtual Daily Visits

          Virtual visits include a schedule designed to connect you to faculty, current students and members of your enrollment team. We can’t wait to connect with you! 

          The best part? You can walk around campus without even leaving home! You will be led on an online guided tour for an interactive 360-degree view of our beautiful, mountain-top campus. In addition to academic buildings, you’ll explore residential halls, dining facilities, athletic and recreational facilities, and more. 

          Start by selecting your requested date on the calendar and then tell us if you'd like a morning (9:00AM - 12:00PM) or afternoon (1:00PM - 4:00PM) visit.   
          (All times EST)

          Virtual Visit

          Self-Guided Virtual Tour

          Self-Guided Virtual Tour

          Can’t wait to check out our beautiful campus but can't yet make it to campus? Check out our virtual campus map. Select the "Virtual Daily Visits" option from the tabs above if you prefer a guided campus tour.

          Go Explore!

          ACT on Campus

          Come to SFU for a campus visit and take the ACT!

          Here at SFU you can register to take the Residual ACTs in the morning in our very accommodating Testing Center.

          After the test, refuel with a delicious meal in our dining facilities -- lunch is on us! Followed by a tour of our beautiful, mountaintop campus with a panoramic view!

          Meet with a faculty member from your academic program of interest!

          Receive your test scores before you leave! 

           

          To register for the ACT at SFU, please contact Ms. Terri Kirby, Academic Support Specialist, to schedule the exam. You can call her at 814.472.3287 or email her at tkirby@francis.edu

          Important: Download our PDF guide for important details for registering