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.
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
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 Thursday Night Schedule
Check-in (Campus Center, Admissions)
Welcome and Student Tours
Praise & Worship
Meet student hosts
Typical Friday Schedule
Welcome (Eckardt Lounge)
|10:40 a.m.||Scholarship/Financial Aid Presentation|
Lunch in the Dining Hall
Student Information Panel
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."
Like flying solo? 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. If you have specific time restrictions please let us know before you arrive on campus. We look forward to showing you around!
About Sioux Center
Dordt is located in charming Sioux Center, Iowa, located 45 miles from Sioux City, Iowa, and 55 miles from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. During your visit, you will find ample accommodations and things to do. Of course, we hope you spend plenty of time with us on campus, too.
Sioux Center Community
A community that has largely withstood the economic strains facing the country, Sioux Center is a growing community with strong businesses and industries. Real estate listings for Sioux Center and nearby towns can be found here.
Dordt's campus is truly one-of-a-kind. Explore our facilities, student activities, and more.
Everything at Dordt revolves around Jesus Christ. Learn what that means for campus life, academics, sports, and more.
If students do a full campus visit—which includes a tour, visits with professors, and meeting with Admissions, we will be happy to provide a one-time travel reimbursement.
If you have questions—please talk to Ruth Hofland, Campus Visit Coordinator at 712-722-6093.
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. 🎉
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.
Get directions and information for all the buildings across campus.
Learn why so many students love life at Dordt.
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