Admissions & Aid

Visit Campus

If you’re interested in Alma College, come visit us! Talk to a professor. Attend a class. Eat lunch in Hamilton Commons. Tour our beautiful campus. We offer a variety of visit options and are excited to help plan your Alma experience.

Weekday Visits

Visiting during the week (almost any Monday through Friday) offers a personalized schedule and campus experience. Schedule your weekday visit today. Students interested in nursing are encouraged to schedule visits on Mondays. 

Please note, classes will be unavailable from December 10 until January 7 due to holiday break.

Explore Alma

Throughout the year, these visits will provide a glimpse into the Alma College experience. You will hear from a faculty member, learn about the admissions process, meet current students and enjoy lunch on campus! Click here for dates.

Model United Nations Day

Learn more about Alma’s outstanding Model UN team, where you develop leadership and teamwork skills by exploring international issues. Program Director and Professor of Political Science Dr. Derick “Sandy” Hulme leads this event for globally-minded students. Click here to register.

Open Houses

We offer a variety of larger open house events on select Saturdays throughout the year. These events are tailored to fit your college search process. Find out more at our registration page.

Out-of-State & UP Visitors

We know that many of you are traveling a considerable distance to visit campus. Your time and interest are greatly appreciated. We will financially assist you with lodging, food and travel expenses. Please contact your admissions representative for details.

Off Campus Events

You and your guests are invited to join faculty, students and alumni for a complimentary dinner to learn about their Alma experience.  Meet with alumni and discuss the interesting careers they’ve pursued after graduation.

Discover Alma College Dinner Series:

Thursday, December 13th, 6:30 p.m., at the Blue Tractor BBQ - Traverse City

Thursday, January 10th, 6:30 p.m., at City Park Grill - Petoskey

Thursday, January 31st, 6:30 p.m., at Gandy Dancer Restaurant - Ann Arbor.  To RSVP call or text Nathan Waldo at (989) 763-8459 or email

Sunday, February 17th, 5:30 p.m., at Watermark Country Club - Grand Rapids

Thursday, February 28th, 6:30 p.m., at Maggiano’s Little Italy - Troy.   To RSVP call or text Nathan Waldo at (989) 763-8459 or email

Questions? Contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-321-ALMA