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Visit Dordt

Why Visit Campus?

From the energy of walking to class and seeing friendly faces to the feel of worshipping together at our student-led praise and worship. There are some things you just have to experience in person. We encourage all prospective students to visit campus. It's simply the best way to discover if Dordt is the school for you.

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Look Around Campus

From comfy dorms to modern classrooms, our historic campus has all the facilities you'd expect of a private university—and more. Check out the video to get a feel or schedule your own virtual visit.

Schedule a Visit

Group Visits

We host group visits to campus throughout the year. Find a date that works best for you and schedule away. Group visits are a great way to connect with other students considering Dordt!

Typical Schedule

Typical Thursday Night Schedule



8:30 p.m.

Check-in (Campus Center, Admissions)

8:45 p.m.

Welcome and Student Tours

9:45 p.m.

Praise & Worship

10:45 p.m.

Meet student hosts

Typical Friday Schedule



9:15 a.m.

Welcome (Eckardt Lounge)

9:45 a.m.

Campus Tour

10:40 a.m.Scholarship/Financial Aid Presentation

11 a.m.

Academic Appointment

11:50 a.m.

Lunch in the Dining Hall

12:30 p.m.

Student Information Panel

1-3 p.m.

Academic and Co-Curricular Appointments

"During my campus visit at Dordt, I felt a sense of community and acceptance that I never felt on any other visit. I genuinely felt like I belonged."

— Devyn, student

Individual Visits

Like flying solo? During the school year, we offer individual visits on Monday afternoons starting at 1 p.m., and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. Each visit will include a tour of campus, a visit with a professor from your desired major (if available), and a meeting with an admissions counselor.

The length of your visit will vary depending on how many appointments you request. Chapel attendance is also included during a Wednesday visit when possible. If you have specific time restrictions please let us know before you arrive on campus. We look forward to showing you around!

Schedule an Individual Visit

Summer 2024 Visits

During the summer, we will offer individual visits on Monday afternoons starting at 1 p.m., Wednesday mornings starting at 9 a.m., Thursday afternoons starting at 1 p.m., or Friday mornings starting at 9 a.m. Each visit will include a tour of campus, a visit with a professor from your desired major (if available), and a meeting with an admissions counselor.

Due to availability, we are unable to offer meals or overnight stays for summer visits.

Schedule a Summer Visit

Travel Reimbursement

If students do a full campus visit during Dordt's academic year—which includes a tour, visits with professors, and meeting with Admissions, we will be happy to provide a one-time travel reimbursement.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer any travel reimbursement for summer visits.

If you have questions, please call Ruth Hofland, Campus Visit Coordinator, at 712-722-6093.

Flight Reimbursement

If a prospective student flies to visit campus and does not need Dordt to provide airport transportation, we will reimburse $300. If Dordt needs to provide airport transportation, we will reimburse $200. This money will be paid on the day of your visit. If you need transportation from the airport, we only offer that from the Sioux City, IA and Sioux Falls, SD airports. We do not offer transportation from the Omaha airport.

Driving (Miles) Reimbursement

When students drive to campus, we will also off the following reimbursement: This will be paid to you during the wrap-up of your visit day.

  • 200-399 miles from Dordt: $25
  • 400-599 miles from Dordt: $50
  • 600-799 miles from Dordt: $75
  • 800+ miles from Dordt: $100

Plan your campus visit now. 🎉

Additional Resources

We want to make your visit to Dordt as easy, enjoyable, and affordable as possible. Be sure to check out the following resources as you plan for your trip. For more information please email Ruth Hofland, campus visit coordinator, or call at 712-722-6093.

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Campus Map

Get directions and information for all the buildings across campus.

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Student Life

Learn why so many students love life at Dordt.

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Dordt Stories

Browse inspiring stories about Dordt students, staff, and alumni. Together, we're committed to Christ-centered renewal in all areas of life.

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Dominerds Become Domino Masters

Alex and Derek Koops

The Koops twins make an appearance in Fox's first Domino Masters Challenge.

Alex and Derek Koops

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Bringing Things Closer

Danielle Roos

During her time at Dordt, Danielle learned to see theatre through new eyes.

Danielle Roos

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Experiences Key to a Career

Steve Nugteren

Steve's appreciation for the outdoors as a child led him to graduate Dordt with a degree in Environmental Science

Steve Nugteren

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Puzzle Pieces of Her Story

Allison (Wordes) Tevelde

Allison was able to step out of her comfort zone at Dordt which helped her to grow and learn more about herself and others.

Allison (Wordes) Tevelde

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Invaluable Experiences

Jerusha Samuel

Jerusha's hard work and dedication to her education and extracurriculars gave her the stepping blocks she needed to start off on a very successful career path.

Jerusha Samuel

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Opening Doors

Georgia Lucas

The nerves that Georgia felt from attending a school halfway across the country were immediately erased when she found that Dordt was a second home to her.

Georgia Lucas

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Leaning on God

Angelica Linabary

Third time was the charm for Angelica! After attending two colleges before Dordt, Angelica was immediately embraced by Dordt's community which allowed her to flourish as a student athlete.

Angelica Linabary

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Exposure to New Ideas

Stephen Kloosterman

The abundance of writing opportunities for Kloosterman at Dordt allowed him to grow in his writing skill and knowledge and go on to pursue his life in Journalism.

Stephen Kloosterman

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Bible Studies and Growth

Ivan Hoogland

Ivan's opportunities, experiences, and development at Dordt has allowed him to grow in his faith and become connected outside of the classroom.

Ivan Hoogland

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Community Shining Through

Chris De Groot

During his four years at Dordt, Chris learned that is was okay to lean on people and be vulnerable, and this helped him to grow his faith and form strong relationships.

Chris De Groot

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Nurturing the Heart

Anna Christians

Dordt gave Anna the confidence and humility that she needed to grow as an individual and realize that who you become is so much more important than what you do with your life.

Anna Christians

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Growing in Community

Daniel Seaman

The effort that Daniel made to be engaged in the community was what led him to the many opportunities and lessons that he gained at Dordt.

Daniel Seaman

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Taking Chances

Jenna Stephens

Coming to Dordt with little art experience, Jenna was able to learn and grow as an artist over her four years and develop all the skills she needed to find a successful career after college.

Jenna Stephens

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