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Visiting Houghton

There’s nothing like an up-close-and-personal trip to our campus in Western New York to help you determine if Houghton is the right fit for you. We offer three unique visit experiences for students and families, so please take a few moments to explore the various opportunities mentioned below to help you decide which type of visit experience will work best for you and your preferences!

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Encounter Days

Think "Open House." These days are designed to provide you with an overall first-introduction to Houghton College. If you are thinking about visiting for the first time, an Encounter Day is an excellent choice.

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Opportunity Days

If you're particularly interested in learning about a specific department or major in-depth, visiting on an Opportunity Day is the way to go. These days allow students and parents the opportunity to participate in visit activities through the lens of some of our departments and majors such as pre-health, music, art, etc....

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Individual Visits

An Individual Visit is the ideal choice for students and parents who prefer one-on-one interaction and who have specific requests as to what they would (and would not) like to do during their time on campus. Please keep in mind that an Individual Visit can be scheduled on the same day as an Opportunity Day.

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Spring 2014 Visit Opportunities

  • Friday, April 11: Encounter Day
  • Saturday, April 26: Equestrian Opportunity Day (WNYDA Houghton College Challenge Series Dressage Show)

Individual Visits | As available

Summer 2014 Visit Opportunities

  • Friday, July 26: Summer Encounter Day
  • Friday, August 15: Summer Encounter Day

Individual Visits | As available

Please contact us with any questions that you may have about visiting by sending an email to visitoffice@houghton.edu or calling 800.777.2556.