Campus Visit Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for visiting our Campus Visit FAQs page! We're here to make sure you have all the information you need to make the most of your visit. This website will answer our most commonly asked questions and help you navigate the ins and outs of planning your trip to campus.

Common Questions
  Where do I go for parking and check-in?

Staff members or student ambassadors will be outside to assist you with parking and direct you to check-in. For most admissions events use Google Maps to type in Bayer Hall at 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516. This address will lead you to our main entrance on the Boston Post Road (across the street from a Subway for reference) and the admissions building will be the first building on the right as you enter.

  Is it okay if I am running late?

Of course! We'll be more than happy to assist you with check-in once you arrive – just let us know by calling 203-932-7319 or emailing

  Can I get a school absence note?

If your visit is during a school day, an admissions staff member will be able to assist you with getting an absence note.

  How long is the campus tour?

Tours typically last about 60-75 minutes.

  Can I bring an additional guest?

We kindly ask that you limit the number of guests to two people (total of three in your party). However, if there is a younger sibling or family member who cannot stay at home, they are more than welcome to attend.

  Can I reschedule my visit?

Certainly, please cancel your visit through the Registration Form linked in your confirmation email. To reschedule for an upcoming event, visit:


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