Travel

visit reimbursement program

Why reimburse?

We want students to visit Dordt! If students do a full campus visit, including a tour, a professor visit, and an overnight stay if possible, we will happy to reimburse you.

Do I qualify?

Are you flying to Dordt or driving from a distance of more than 200 miles away? If so, you qualify for reimbursement!

HOw much will i be reimbursed for?

If you're flying, half of your ticket will be reimbursed up to $300 total. To be reimbursed, you'll need to provide Dordt will a copy of your receipt. The airports closest to campus are in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Sioux City, Iowa. Dordt will provide transportation from the Sioux Falls and Sioux City airports to campus; to schedule a pick-up, please email Dordt's campus visit day coordinator, Ruth Hofland, or call her at 712-722-6093.

If you plan to fly into the Omaha, Nebraska airport, we will not be able to transport you to campus. However, if you rent a car, Dordt will reimburse $50 of your rental as long as you provide a copy of your receipt.

If you drive to campus from a distance of more than 200 miles one-way, Dordt will reimburse you $.05 per mile round-trip up to $200 total. For more information, please email Ruth Hofland or call her at 712-722-6093.

What about group trips?

If you are traveling on a Dordt group trip by plane or bus, you will be charged upfront; bus or plane trips do not qualify for reimbursements. For group plane trips, Dordt typically charges half of your ticket price; this usually includes lodging, airfare, and meals. For group bus trips, Dordt will determine the rate you are charged based on distance and other factors. For more information, please email Ruth Hofland or call her at 712-722-6093.

What About my parent(s) or guardian(s)?

Dordt encourages you to bring your parents or guardians along. However, we cannot reimburse airfare costs for parents or guardians. We do not have on-campus lodging for parents or guardians, but they are welcome to stay at local hotels. They can also feel free to check out the Dordt Alumni Guest House for available rooms.