Campus Visit & Tour Options

Campus Tours

See our campus through a student’s eyes by taking a student-guided walking tour of our downtown Boston campus. Stops on the tour include:

  • Sawyer Library
  • Classrooms
  • Student lounges
  • One of Suffolk’s four residence halls

You will also get the chance to ask questions and learn about life at Suffolk from a student perspective.

Campus tours are 1 hour and available weekdays, several Saturdays and holidays, throughout the semester.

Information Session & Campus Tours - Holidays and Select Saturdays

Learn more about Suffolk University in a relaxed group setting. Representatives from the Office of Undergraduate Admission, as well as current students, will discuss the admission process, financial aid, studying abroad, internships, and faculty at Suffolk. A tour of the campus is included. Please wear comfortable shoes. The information session and tour will last approximately 90 minutes.

Fall Preview Days (Open House)

Designed for prospective students and their families, this full-day event provides a valuable and comprehensive opportunity to learn about Suffolk. Faculty members, administrators, and current students will be available to answer your questions about Suffolk’s academic offerings, student services, and campus life. Campus tours will be offered throughout the day, including tours of our residence halls.

Fall Preview Days will be held Oct. 6 and 26, 2013.

Art & Design Majors

In addition to our standard campus tours and information sessions, we also offer tours and information sessions specific to art and design, where you can learn more about the New England School of Art & Design (NESAD) at Suffolk University and our fine arts, graphic design, interior design and illustration majors. Topics that will be discussed in a group setting include portfolio requirements and admission to the Art School, financial aid, and job placement.

Transfer Decision Sessions

(Only for students transferring from another college/university)

Transfer Decision Interviews provide you an opportunity to visit Suffolk and receive an admission decision on the spot from an admission counselor, who will review your application and required documents.

To participate in this interview, you must register and bring the following information:

  • Completed transfer Common Application (including supplement)
  • Essay
  • Official college transcript(s) in a sealed envelope
  • Official final high school transcript in a sealed envelope (required if you have less than 24 semester hours completed of college level courses)
  • SAT/ACT results (required if you have less than 24 semester hours completed of college level courses.

Register for a transfer decision interview by calling 617-573-8460

You can schedule an appointment for Monday through Friday, based on transfer counselor availability. If you are interested in enrolling in the spring, you may schedule your appointment for a date between September and December. If you are interested in enrolling in the fall, you may make your appointment for a date between January and May. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 617-573-8460 and indicate that you are a transfer student interested in a decision interview. You should submit the online Transfer Common Application at least three days ahead of your appointment

Group Visits

Suffolk offers two types of group tours:

  • Tours designed for high school students and secondary school counselors
  • Tours designed for educational organizations and special interest groups, such as Gear Up, Kids to College, and various other youth organizations interested in learning more about higher education.

Group visits are usually 90 minutes and include a brief information session followed by a campus tour.

These sessions are offered:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 p.m.

Group tours are normally limited to 35 individuals and are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Groups larger than 35 total guests should contact the Welcome Center directly at welcomecenter@suffolk.edu to make a reservation.

While we welcome educational groups of all age levels, priority is given to student groups at the secondary and University level. If you are working with a group of students that are not at these levels, please let us know at least two full weeks ahead of your planned visit date.